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Igor Sechin

Igor Ivanovich Sechin is a Russian official, considered a close ally of Vladimir Putin. Sechin is often described as one of Putin's most conservative counselors and the leader of the Kremlin's Siloviki faction, a statist lobby gathering former security services agents.
Igor Sechin currently is Deputy Prime Minister of Russia in Vladimir Putin's cabinet. » Read more on Wikipedia.org

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China Leads Russia in Contest for Kyrgyzstan's Airports
2014-07-08
On February 19, Putin ally Igor Sechin, Rosneft's chairman, and Kyrgyz First Deputy Prime Minister Djoomart Otorbaev (now prime minister), signed a memorandum on Rosneft's interest in the airport and its lucrative fuel-distribution contracts. Fast ...
(EurasiaNet)
  1. Chinese Beating Russia for Kyrgyz Airports
  2. China edges Russia in bid to invest in Kyrgyzstan airports

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Defiant Oil Giant Rosneft Promises Growth Despite Sanctions
2014-07-07
The drilling by the two companies in the Arctic Kara Sea had been scheduled to begin in mid-August, but it could be moved forward depending on the weather, Rosneft Chief Executive Officer Igor Sechin, a long-standing ally of President Vladimir Putin ...
(The Moscow Times)
  1. Rosneft eying new projects

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Rosneft eyes new projects in strategic shift
2014-07-06
The move marks a significant strategic change for the state-controlled oil group which, in the two years since Igor Sechin, a close ally of president Vladimir Putin, took over as chief executive has embarked on one of the most aggressive runs of ...
(Financial Times)
  1. Rosneft eyes new projects; says "no impact" from sanctions - FT

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Russian Deal-Making Tumbles to Four-Year Low Over Ukraine
2014-07-03
... Rosneft (ROSN)'s purchase from diamond monopoly Alrosa of gas assets for $1.4 billion. Rosneft also withdrew the sale of a stake in its oil refinery Lisichansk in Ukraine, Prime news agency reported on June 16, citing Chief Executive Officer Igor ...
(Bloomberg)
  1. Russian Deal-Making Falls to Four-Year Low Over Ukraine Face-Off

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Rosneft Seeks US Approval for Morgan Stanley Oil Deal
2014-07-03
VedomostiIndustry watchers have expressed doubts the deal will go through due to Western sanctions on Russian officials, including Rosneft's head Igor Sechin, over the Ukraine crisis. Russian state-owned energy giant Rosneft has submitted details of a ...
(The Moscow Times)
  1. Rosneft, Morgan Stanley Submit Deal for US Security Review
  2. Rosneft Submits Details On Morgan Stanley Deal
  3. In the news: Alcoa discloses warehouse risk, Goldman and Google spar over ...

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Rosneft, Morgan Stanley Submit Deal for US Security Review
2014-07-02
Approval of the deal faces special challenges because the U.S. Treasury, which leads the committee, in April added OAO Rosneft's Chief Executive Igor Sechin to a sanctions list. The list, which bans U.S. travel and triggers asset freezes, is part of U ...
(Wall Street Journal)
  1. Rosneft submits Morgan Stanley deal for US security review: WSJ
  2. WSJ: Rosneft, Morgan Stanley submit deal for U.S. security review

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Rosneft to get $1.5-billion advance payment from BP
2014-07-01
Rosneft President Igor Sechin noted that the deal with BP opens up new opportunities for both companies. BP is getting stable supplies and guaranteed petroleum product quality, while Rosneft is getting high sales yield and additional financial resources.
(Russia Beyond the Headlines)

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    Rosneft ready to sue Gazprom on export pipeline Economy July 01, 18:38
    2014-07-01
    “Strangely enough, Gazprom's approach is based solely on the ownership of the unified gas transportation system,” said Rosneft president, Igor Sechin. Possible access scenarios were discussed at the latest meeting of the presidential energy complex ...
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      Russia launches largest oil drilling platform in the country's Far East
      2014-06-27
      The drilling platform can withstand a 9 magnitude earthquake, waves of up to 18 meters and temperatures down to minus 44 degrees Celsius, Rosneft President Igor Sechin said. Berkut can also withstand floating ice up to two meters thick and has an ...
      (RT)
      1. Largest Oil,Gas Producing Offshore Plataform Launch by Russia
      2. Russian offshore platform "Berkut" starts operation in the Sea of Okhotsk

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