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. Last Updated: 07/27/2016

UES Legislation Put Off Until Fall

The State Duma on Wednesday postponed its first reading of a raft of government bills on reforming power monopoly Unified Energy Systems until fall.

The Duma Council decided at an extraordinary meeting to form a working group with representatives from the government, Duma and Federation Council to prepare bills for the next session, Interfax reported Duma Speaker Gennady Seleznyov as saying.

The Duma Council will change the Duma's schedule for Thursday and Friday, the last two days of the spring session. Deputies were to discuss a bill on the Central Bank on Thursday.