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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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UPDATE 1-Rosneft eyes Africa, former Soviet posting of CEO
2014-04-23
MOSCOW, April 23 (Reuters) - Russian oil producer Rosneft may expand in the African countries of Angola and Mozambique, where its boss Igor Sechin served as a Soviet translator in the early 1980s. Rosneft said on Wednesday its delegation in Angola had ...
(Reuters)
  1. Rosneft 'eyes Angola entry'
  2. Rosneft Head Holds Talks With Minister For Foreign Affairs Of Mozambique
  3. Rosneft Says Discusses Oil, Gas Projects in Mozambique

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Head of Russia's largest social network VKontakte leaves his post
2014-04-22
“Today VKontakte was transferred under the full control of Igor Sechin and Alisher Usmanov,” Durov said, referring to a recent rift the company had with authorities. Durov's dismissal follows a series of events associated with a number of alleged ...
(RT)
  1. Russian social network founder says he has been fired
  2. Putin allies take over Russia's Facebook; founder ousted by Kremlin
  3. Founder of 'Russian Facebook' booted by Vladimir Putin's allies

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Business in Russia
2014-04-16
If Igor Sechin, the boss of Rosneft, another energy firm, is sanctioned, the effect may be similar. Foreign firms fret that sanctions could also create openings for competitors. American firms worry that the EU's softer curbs may give its companies ...
(The Economist)
  1. U.S. lists demands before Geneva meeting with Russians, Ukrainians
  2. EU-US axis under strain in Ukraine crisis

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US to impose sanctions against Putin's friends: Sechin's business at risk
2014-04-15
As for Igor Sechin, his Rosneft company cooperate with western firms. The newspaper's source says Obama doesn't have plans to place more crippling measures on whole sectors of the Russian economy unless the Kremlin escalates its actions in Ukraine.
(Charter 97)
  1. Putin's oil kingpin The next US sanctions may target Russia's own Darth Vader
  2. Putin's inner circle: Another threatened with sanctions, but who are they?
  3. Top Putin aide was in Oslo for oil talks: Statoil

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Obama warns Putin against further Ukraine disruption
2014-04-15
Among them is Igor Sechin, a longtime Putin ally and the president of Rosneft, the largest state-owned Russian oil company, which has a major joint venture with Exxon Mobil. European ministers agreed Monday on a list of their own. The U.S. sanctions ...
(Dallas Morning News)
  1. Obama, Putin talk as situation in eastern Ukraine deteriorates
  2. US to apply fresh sanctions on Russia
  3. What the Papers Say, April 16, 2014

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Russia Holds off on Energy Profit Cash Bonanza Amid Political Turmoil
2014-04-11
A report in a Russian newspaper had stated that the government was planning to take 95% of the sizeable profits as a dividend in 2013, in a plan opposed by the holding's chairman Igor Sechin. Siluanov told reporters at an International Monetary Fund ...
(International Business Times UK)
  1. Russia holds off raking in profit from state energy holding

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Rosneft Hires Son Of CEO Igor Sechin
2014-04-08
Rosneft, the world's largest publicly traded company by output, has hired the 25-year-old son of its CEO Igor Sechin, a news report said. Ivan Sechin has been appointed deputy chief of one of the company's offshore production units, Kommersant reported ...
(The Moscow Times)
  1. Rosneft CEO's son Ivan joins company's offshore division - paper
  2. Sechin scion takes Rosneft post

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UPDATE 2-Gazprom Neft CEO says company could look east if sanctions hit
2014-04-07
Its CEO, Igor Sechin, did an Asian tour last month to boost cooperation. Russia plans to double its oil flows to Asia over the next 20 years to some 32 percent of total oil exports via the East Siberia-Pacific Ocean pipeline and its spur to China. Both ...
(Reuters UK)
  1. Russia's Gazprom plans to sell gas for rubles
  2. Gazprom may look east in response to sanctions
  3. Crimea Sanctions Could Spur Gazprom Neft to Look Eastward, CEO Says

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Sanction the Oligarchs and Give Russians Visas
2014-04-02
The leader that allows his cronies to earn 138 million rubles a month in wages, like Igor Sechin does. Putin and his team live by Hegel's maxim: "If facts contradict my theory, so much the worse for the facts." This is the underlying principle of all ...
(Huffington Post)

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