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Posted inCentral Europe & Baltics, Eastern Europe & Russia, Regions, Southeastern Europe

PROFILE: The Gazprom Connection

7 March 1997 TWO YEARS BEFORE THE collapse of the Soviet Union, under Viktor Chernomyrdin’s leadership, Gazprom charted the path toward the hybrid “state capitalist” industrial structure that now dominates Russia’s “market” economy. Since then, the concern has managed to retain its monopoly position in the Russian economy and has become the world’s biggest producer […]