France, Russia to build 4 helicopter ships

France, Russia to build 4 helicopter ships

SAINT-NAZAIRE, France, Jan. 26 (UPI) -- Russia and France have agreed to build four helicopter carriers for the Russian navy, European media reports said.

EU energy minister courting Russia?

MOSCOW, Nov. 3 (UPI) -- The Nord Stream and South Stream natural gas pipelines could find significance in a European energy strategy, a Russian energy minister said.

Nabucco pipeline dead, Moscow says

MOSCOW, Oct. 25 (UPI) -- Gas reserved for Russia's planned South Stream pipeline makes the European-backed Nabucco project redundant and unnecessary, a Russian energy minister said.
Russia and China deepen energy cooperation

Russia and China deepen energy cooperation

TIANJIN, China, Sept. 21 (UPI) -- Russia and China, Eurasia's rising regional powers, are deepening their energy cooperation.

Russia, Turkey ink nuclear deal

ISTANBUL, Turkey, June 9 (UPI) -- Moscow and Ankara solidified their energy relationship by agreeing to cooperate in the nuclear energy sector, ministers said in Istanbul.

Gazprom not solely to blame for prices

MOSCOW, May 19 (UPI) -- It is unfair to look solely to Russian gas monopoly Gazprom as the source of problems tied to natural gas prices, the Russian deputy prime minister said.

Russia, Turkey, Italy discuss oil pipeline

ANKARA, Turkey, May 7 (UPI) -- Building the Samsun-Ceyhan oil pipeline will reduce the environmental impact of tanker traffic in the Black Sea, Italian energy executives said in Turkey.

Moscow close to gas deal for Kiev

MOSCOW, April 21 (UPI) -- Moscow will consider selling natural gas to Ukraine at a discount but only if it gets something in return, the Russian deputy prime minister said.

Moscow considers gas discount for Kiev

MOSCOW, April 19 (UPI) -- Moscow is considering a gas discount for Ukraine in exchange for a larger role in national energy projects, Russia's deputy prime minister said.

Russia eyes gas discount for Ukraine

MOSCOW, April 17 (UPI) -- Russia said it's considering a gas discount for Ukraine in exchange for being allowed to participate in Ukrainian energy projects.

Moscow inks deal in Venezuela's Orinoco

MOSCOW, Feb. 2 (UPI) -- Moscow aims to produce 450,000 barrels of crude from the Junin-6 block of the Orinoco belt with its partners in Venezuela, the Russian deputy premier said.

Moscow-Minsk oil row settled

MOSCOW, Jan. 28 (UPI) -- European consumers breathed a sigh of relief when Moscow announced a lingering dispute over oil transits through Belarus was resolved.

Minsk, Moscow to take up oil spat

MOSCOW, Jan. 26 (UPI) -- The Russian deputy prime minister sits down with his Belarusian counterpart Tuesday to resume talks on oil exports, the Kremlin announced.

RusHydro to rebuild hydroelectric plant

MOSCOW, Sept. 18 (UPI) -- State-controlled utility RusHydro plans to issue new shares to finance reconstruction at a Siberian hydroelectric plant struck by an August industrial accident.

Moscow not blocking Nabucco

ANKARA, Turkey, July 22 (UPI) -- Russia will not interfere with European energy initiatives, including Nabucco, but feasibility should be considered when examining diversity, officials 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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