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The board also agreed to sell one share in the project to VEB, Russia’s state-development bank, the diamond producer said today in a regulatory filing. Alrosa will retain the right to nominate Timir’s chief financial officer.
VEB will have the right of first refusal if Alrosa or Evraz seek to sell their stakes, according to the filing.
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