The Invest-Oil company, acting on behalf of the Sibneft Oil Company and the Tyumen Oil Company (TNK), paid about RUR58.712bn (about $1.86bn) for about 3.563 billion common shares in the Slavneft Oil and Gas Company, which is 74.95 percent in the company, on January 18, 2003. These shares were purchased at a privatization auction on December 18, 2002. This information was posted by Sibneft and TNK in a joint press release.
Invest-Oil got a loan from Sibneft and TNK, which provided equal shares of it. Slavneft's shares were passed to Invest-Oil on January 21, 2003.
The discovery of the submarine has unveiled a few "inconsistencies." For example, how can one explain the fact that the sub was found where it needed to be searched for from the start?
When on a state visit to Singapore, Russian President Vladimir Putin promised to revisit the discussion of the 1956 Declaration between the USSR and Japan regarding the issue of the peace treaty with Japan
The TurkStream, which runs along the bottom of the Black Sea from Russia's Anapa to Turkey, will consist of two lines, each with a capacity of 15.75 billion cubic meters of gas a year