Konsolidatsija along Gazprom lines in Russia

The authoritative Russian daily “Nezavisimaya Gazeta” uses the term “giant corporations” to describe the large concentration of holdings or super-holdings that have been set up or are in the process of being set up in Russia – a new phenomenon for the country. The benchmark is obviously Gazprom, the super-holding with a monopoly on Russian gas and a lead player on the world energy market.