Publication: Monitor Volume: 1 Issue: 35

An intense fight is going on behind the scenes over which firms will be exempted from further privatization plans and which ones will be put on the block, Segodnya reported June 17. Various government agencies composed a list of some 2,000 firms that would not be subject to privatization, but the Russian privatization agency is whittling that down and should announce the final list before June 30.

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