BREAKINGVIEWS-Putin shows political mettle in steel probe


-- The author is a Reuters Breakingviews columnist. The opinions expressed are his own -- By Jason Bush MOSCOW, May 25 (Reuters Breakingviews) - Vladimir Putin has lashed out at metal producers. Russia's premier accused them of unfair pricing. There is an anti-monopoly probe of Evraz , a leading steelmaker. But the crackdown probably says more about the strong lobbying power of buyers than about anticompetitive behaviour. Putin isn't waiting for the results of any investigation. He ...

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