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President Vladimir Putin met with the chief executive of the electricity company Unified Energy Systems (UES), Anatoly Chubais

January 12, 2002, Valdai, Novgorod Region

The President was particularly interested in information about the storage of fuel and accidents in the country. He asked for details about the situation in the Primorsky region and in the Far East in connection with difficult weather conditions and the situation in the region of Ulyanovsk.

Mr Chubais said the country’s fuel stocks were above the targets, both in coal and fuel oil. There were no emergency situations with the fuel storage in the Far East, the Primorsky Territory, Arkhangelsk or Kamchatka.

January 12, 2002, Valdai, Novgorod Region