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Mon Mar 20, 2017, 10:14 PM

How Russia sold its oil jewel: without saying who bought it

Someone mentioned this in the hearing today:

http://www.reuters.com/article/us-russia-rosneft-privatisation-insight-idUSKBN1582OH

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In addition, public records show the ownership structure of the stake ultimately includes a Cayman Islands company whose beneficial owners cannot be traced.

And while Italian bank Intesa SanPaolo leant the Singapore vehicle 5.2 billion euros to fund the deal, and Qatar put in 2.5 billion, the sources of funding for nearly a quarter of the purchase price have not been disclosed by any of the parties.

"The main question in relation to this transaction, as ever, still sounds like this: Who is the real buyer of a 19.5 percent stake in Rosneft?" Sergey Aleksashenko, a former deputy head of Russia's central bank, wrote in a blog last week.

Glencore would not comment on the identity of the Cayman Islands firm or give a further explanation of how ownership of the 19.5 percent stake was divided.

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kentuck Mar 2017 #3
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Response to kentuck (Original post)

Mon Mar 20, 2017, 10:17 PM

1. the very amount the Steele dossier said

the Russians would give to Trump for weakening the GOP platform on the Ukraine.

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Mon Mar 20, 2017, 10:18 PM

2. Rexxon knows, that's why he is going to Russia.

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Mon Mar 20, 2017, 10:19 PM

3. Does Trump own property in Qatar?

http://time.com/4629308/donald-trump-business-deals-world-map/

Qatar
Trump has stakes in four companies that appear to be tied in business in the desert nation. The country’s state-owned carrier, Qatar Airways, has leased an office in Manhattan’s Trump Tower since 2008. Ivanka Trump told Hotelier Middle East in 2015 that the Trump Hotel Collection was eyeing opportunities in Qatar.

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Mon Mar 20, 2017, 10:27 PM

4. No wonder the drumpfanov family is ass kissing Putin and supporting everything

Russian.

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