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. Last Updated: 07/27/2016

Spartak Chooses Oil

MOSCOW -- Soccer champions Spartak Moscow have signed LUKoil, the country's biggest oil company, as their major sponsor, a LUKoil spokesman said Thursday. Terms of the three-year agreement were not disclosed.

For the past few years Spartak has been sponsored by a subsidiary of Gazprom, the nation's biggest gas company.