01.10.2009 - Russian Premier Putin woos Gulf funds
From Tradearabia.com: Prime Minister Vladimir Putin promised to launch a new Russian privatisation drive before courting over lunch the heads of some of the world's largest sovereign wealth funds and money managers. Putin, who ultimately holds the power to decide, spoke clearly in favour of it for the first time since the financial crisis hit Russia, though no specific timetable was announced, according to a report in our sister newspaper Gulf Daily News....................Full Article: Source