Putin’s Cousin Moves Into Road Construction, Kommersant Reports

Prime Minister Vladimir Putin’s cousin Igor Putin’s Surguttruboprovodstroy pipeline builder is expanding into road construction, Kommersant reported, citing an unidentified company official.

Surguttruboprovodstroy acquired Su-888 after the builder won a 1.3 billion-ruble ($40 million) contract to build a road in the Yakutia region of Siberia, the Moscow-based newspaper said today.

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