Russian gov't to suggest amendments to c bank bill

RUSSIA - The Russian government intends to suggest its amendments to the Bill on the Central Bank of Russia before the second reading, Deputy Prime Minister, Finance Minister Alexei Kudrin told reporters.

He added that a meeting devoted to this issue, presided over by Prime Minister Mikhail Kasyanov, had already been held. As soon as next week Kudrin intends to meet with the chairmen of the Banking and Budget.

Committees of the State Duma, Alexander Shokhin and Alexander Zhukov, "to work out a