Russia Closes ‘Deal of Year’ in Sale of 19.5% of Rosneft to Glencore, Qatar; Chechen Police Sent to Syria

December 8, 2016
President Vladimir Putin (L) and Igor Sechin (R), head of Rosneft, meet on December 6, 2016. Photo via Presidential Press Service

LIVE UPDATES: Rosneft sold 19.5% of its shares to Glencore and Qatar in a partial privatization of Russia’s largest state oil company.

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