Russian Government Reportedly Approves Bashneft Sale: Bloomberg

October 6, 2016
Bashneft. Photo by Andrey Rudakov/Bloomberg

LIVE UPDATES: The Russian government has reportedly approved the purchase of the oil company Bashneft by Rosneft, Russia’s leading state oil producer headed by Igor Sechin, Bloomberg reported.

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