OAO Rosneft Chief Executive Officer Igor Sechin

OAO Rosneft Chief Executive Officer Igor Sechin

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Igor Sechin, chief executive officer of OAO Rosneft. The list of officials and companies sanctioned by the U.S. yesterday includes powerful businessmen close to Putin, such Sechin and Sergei Chemezov, director of State Corporation for Promoting Development, Manufacturing and Export of Russian Technologies High-Tech Industrial Products.