here and now (2000) 12/27/2000
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The results of the meeting of the State Council held on the eve of yesterday, which considered the issue of reforming the main state monopolies, are summed up.
Dmitry Medvedev emphasizes the importance of monopolies and their role in the economic stability of the country, informs about the beginning of the restructuring of RAO UES of Russia.
Speaking about the reform of Gazprom, it indicates the need for a "systematic, accurate approach."
Dmitry Medvedev answers the question about the possibility of repaying the external debt shares of enterprises whose shares are owned by the state.
PersonnelMedvedev Dmitry - Chairman of the Board of Directors of OAO Gazprom.