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. Last Updated: 07/27/2016

Ministry to Aid Firms

MOSCOW () -- Russia's Fuel and Energy Ministry has drafted a resolution which includes a call for ministry officials to help manage state stakes in newly privatized oil firms, Interfax said Wednesday.

Under the resolution, the officials would occupy positions at private oil companies "in connection with personnel changes at the ministry," it said, but gave no details.