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Moscow: Winter Fuel Fears THE MOSCOW TIMES

MOSCOW -- The government is falling behind in preparations to provide Russians with sufficient heating and energy resources for the fast-approaching fall/winter period and is looking for alternative solutions, officials said at a Cabinet meeting Thursday.

Officials said the country's heat and energy supply might be so overwhelmed by increasing demand that alternative sources may have to be adopted.

Public coal and oil companies f along with the Energy Ministry, gas giant Gazprom and the national electricity grid, UES f may be asked to supply fuel and energy to state-owned power plants to meet the increasing demand.

-- Carl Jenkins (, September 08, 2000


Howdy Carl.

-- spider (, September 08, 2000.

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