"Russian Railways" is making plans to absorb rail operators in Poland, Slovakia, Bulgaria, Greece, and the acquisition of a stake in Deutsche Bahn. Why Russians needed assets in Central Europe, and how real this expansion.
Russian back to the Balkans. The march of the war of the 19th century, when the Balkans were under the influence of the Russian Empire, today could repeat the "Russian Railways" — the main contender for the purchase of the railways, the weakened financial crisis in Greece and Bulgaria. The Russian delegation has already visited and Athens and Sofia, in order to assess the value of the assets of national r / w operators. Another potential takeover target "Russian Railways" — the company Grup Feroviar Roman (GFR), which operates in Romania, Bulgaria, Hungary and Serbia. If the deal goes through, the Russians will be the largest rail operator in the Balkans.