Andrey Belousov


The government approved the privatization plan


In the near future large packages of Sovcomflot and VTB can be sold.

Sechin sold Rosneft to foreign investors


Glencore and Qatar sovereign fund buy 19.5% stake in the company for 10.5 billion euros.

Sechin asked the government to protect Rosneft from BP


Igor Sechin, head of Rosneft, fears that BP will get a blocking stake in the Russian company during the privatization of 19.5% of its shares. To avoid this, he asks the Government to restrict the rights of buyers of the privatized shares.

Transaero was marked down


The company may go under the control of Aeroflot for a ruble.

Rosneft has threatened Kommersant with trial for an article about retaliatory sanctions


Rosneft has denied the information published in Kommersant newspaper that the state-owned company had prepared proposals for retaliatory sanctions, and announced that it intends to defend its business reputation, including in court. The statement was posted on the company's website on Wednesday, October 29.