Most probably, the Russian Economy Ministry will discuss the time schedule and methods of privatizing the state stake of shares in LUKoil at a meeting with the Russian Prime Minister this week, Economy Minister German Gref told journalists. The ministry has already determined the time schedule and the methods, he stressed. However, he refused to go into detail.
According to Gref, the state stake is likely to be privatized this year.
Chinese President Xi Jinping warned his new US counterpart Joe Biden not to push Europe into an alliance against Beijing