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Moscow to speed up Rosneft privatization

MOSCOW, June 20 (UPI) -- Moscow aims to hasten the privatization of oil company Rosneft, the chief economic adviser to the Russian president said.

Russia mulls more answers to gas shortages

MOSCOW, May 5 (UPI) -- Moscow may consider ways to ensure a steady delivery of gasoline to local entities if the market doesn't stabilize, the prime minister's office said Thursday.

Moscow won't touch TNK-BP row with BP

MOSCOW, April 21 (UPI) -- The Kremlin is staying out of a case pitting BP against Russian counterpart TNK-BP over a deal with Russian oil company Rosneft, the prime minister said.

Russia's Sechin out of Rosneft board

MOSCOW, April 12 (UPI) -- Russian Deputy Prime Minister Igor Sechin resigned as board chairman of Russian oil company Rosneft, the company announced.

Russia to send more oil and gas to Japan

MOSCOW, March 23 (UPI) -- Moscow is examining ways to increase the amount of oil and natural gas it exports to Japan to compensate for Japan's energy deficit, officials said.

Russia boosts gas delivery to aid Japan

MOSCOW, March 12 (UPI) -- Russia will deliver extra natural gas to Japan as it struggles to recover from a major earthquake, a deputy premier said Saturday.
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.
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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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It uses material from the Wikipedia article "Igor Sechin."
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