The Russian premier sees the main objective of VTB privatisation in attracting investors and building an efficient, universal banking system.
The government resolved a year ago that the VTB being a universal bank would be subject to gradual privatisation, with the government withdrawing from the number of its share-holders within five to seven years, said Kasyanov. "We hope the EBRD could create conditions favourable for the VTB to become an efficient universal bank," concluded the head of government.
Indeed, how dare they run US-independent policy? They should have followed the example of the European Union that turned independent states of the Old World into US-ditto entities
After the incident with the shootdown of the Ilyushin Il-20 reconnaissance aircraft over the Mediterranean Sea, Russia will supply an S-300 anti-aircraft missile system to Syria