Pussy Riot releases first song since trial

MOSCOW, July 17 (UPI) -- Pussy Riot representatives said the band has released its first song since two of its members were jailed last year for hooliganism.

Russian to survey Far East reserves

MOSCOW, July 2 (UPI) -- Russian oil company Rosneft said it started looking at the natural resource potential at three license areas in the Sea of Okhotsk.

Vitol, Rosneft sign LNG deal for Asia

ST. PETERSBURG, Russia, June 21 (UPI) -- Swiss energy trading company Vitol said Friday it signed a deal with Russian energy company Rosneft to secure LNG from the Far East.

Exxon Mobil, Rosneft to research arctic energy

WASHINGTON, June 12 (UPI) -- Russian oil company Rosneft and U.S. counterpart Exxon Mobil said they reached a deal to set up an arctic research center with an eye on future exploration.

Russia investigating bank clients in $1B money-laundering scheme

MOSCOW, May 31 (UPI) -- Clients of a bank owned by Russia's largest oil company are under investigation for possible laundering of almost $1 billion, interior ministry officials say.

Rosneft eyes Far East oil wth Inpex

MOSCOW, May 30 (UPI) -- Russian oil company Rosneft announced it signed a deal with Japan's Inpex Corp. to explore areas off Japan's western coast.

Japan, Russia join LNG hands

MOSCOW, April 18 (UPI) -- An agreement with Marubeni Corp. on the implementation of an LNG project ensures a foothold in the Asian market, Russian company Rosneft said.

Rosneft, ExxonMobil to invest $15 billion for LNG plant

ULAN-UDE, Russia, April 12 (UPI) -- Russia's state oil company Rosneft and ExxonMobil are considering investing $15 billion in a liquefied natural gas plant.

BP, Rosneft may explore arctic reserves

LONDON, March 22 (UPI) -- British energy company BP and Russian supermajor Rosneft aim to explore for oil in Russia's arctic after closing on the TNK-BP acquisition, an executive said.

'Historic' deal closed for TNK-BP

MOSCOW, March 22 (UPI) -- Russian energy company Rosneft announced it completed transactions necessary to fully acquire Anglo-Russian joint venture TNK-BP.

Vitol, Glencore secure Rosneft oil

MOSCOW, March 8 (UPI) -- Energy trader Vitol confirmed that it and fellow trader Glencore secured long-term crude oil supply contracts with Russian oil company Rosneft.

Rosneft moves into Gulf of Mexico

HOUSTON, March 7 (UPI) -- A subsidiary of Russian energy company Rosneft acquired a 30 percent stake in assets in the Gulf of Mexico, Exxon Mobil said.

Eni, Rosneft sign logistics deal

ROME, Feb. 25 (UPI) -- Italian energy company Eni said a deal with Russian oil company Rosneft will make it one of the leading traders in the European market.

Rosneft: China wants more oil

MOSCOW, Feb. 19 (UPI) -- The president of Russian state-owned oil company Rosneft returned from a visit to China with assurances Beijing wanted more oil, a spokesman said.

Rosneft, Exxon bite work in Russian arctic

MOSCOW, Feb. 14 (UPI) -- Working with U.S. supermajor Exxon Mobil will help unleash the "enormous resource potential" in the Russian arctic, Rosneft executive Igor Sechin said.
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Igor Ivanovich Sechin (Russian: Игорь Иванович Сечин, born 7 September 1960, Leningrad, Soviet Union) 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.

Igor Sechin graduated from Leningrad State University in 1984 as a linguist fluent in Portuguese and French.

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