Rosneft to Replace Gazprom as Putin Energy Driver After TNK Deal

Rosneft to Replace Gazprom as Putin Energy Driver After TNK Deal

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Rosneft has relied on Sechin’s access to Putin, who he’s worked with for more than 20 years, as the Kremlin strengthened control over the energy industry and pushed oil output to a post-Soviet high.