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June 24, 2006 | Kim Murphy, Times Staff Writer
In a deep aquamarine fjord several miles off the coast of this chilly Arctic seaport, the biggest supertanker in the Russian oil fleet has dropped permanent anchor. Oil plumbed deep underneath Siberia is pumped by pipeline 550 miles to a transport terminal, shipped an additional 475 miles in railroad cars to the White Sea and finally ferried on icebreakers 450 miles across the water to this colossal floating oil terminal.
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June 24, 2006 | Kim Murphy, Times Staff Writer
In a deep aquamarine fjord several miles off the coast of this chilly Arctic seaport, the biggest supertanker in the Russian oil fleet has dropped permanent anchor. Oil plumbed deep underneath Siberia is pumped by pipeline 550 miles to a transport terminal, shipped an additional 475 miles in railroad cars to the White Sea and finally ferried on icebreakers 450 miles across the water to this colossal floating oil terminal.
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WORLD
December 28, 2005 | David Holley, Times Staff Writer
President Vladimir V. Putin accepted the resignation of a once-influential economic advisor turned Kremlin critic Tuesday, hours after the maverick aide said he could no longer work in a government that had done away with political freedoms. Andrei Illarionov had clashed bitterly with other members of Putin's administration for more than a year, and most of his duties were taken away from him nearly a year ago.
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December 29, 2004 | David Holley and Sergei L. Loiko, Times Staff Writers
In an apparent sign of infighting among Kremlin aides, a top advisor to President Vladimir V. Putin on Tuesday harshly criticized the takeover of Yukos Oil Co.'s main production unit by a state-owned company and warned of far-reaching repercussions for Russia's economy. "The sale of the main oil-producing asset of the best Russian oil company ...
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October 23, 2010 | By Sergei L. Loiko, Los Angeles Times
Russian prosecutors said Friday they would seek a 14-year prison sentence for onetime oil tycoon Mikhail Khodorkovsky, who is on trial for embezzlement and money laundering while already in his seventh year of incarceration on a tax evasion conviction, all charges he has vehemently denied. Khodorkovsky, once the head of Yukos Oil and the richest man in Russia, is widely seen as the nation's leading political prisoner and a personal foe of Prime Minister Vladimir Putin. The current trial is seen by some observers as a referendum on whether Russia has changed since Putin was succeeded as president by Dmitry Medvedev, a lawyer who has complained about judicial corruption and manipulation, which he described as "legal nihilism.
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December 4, 2006 | Kim Murphy, Times Staff Writer
British authorities said Sunday that they were widening their investigation of the poisoning of former KGB agent Alexander Litvinenko on the heels of a fresh series of leads into the Russian's murky political and business connections stretching from Moscow to the U.S. "Over the next few days, I think all of these things will widen out a little from the circle just being here in Britain," Home Secretary John Reid told the "Sunday Live With Adam Boulton" program of Britain's Sky News.
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December 24, 2004 | David Holley, Times Staff Writer
President Vladimir V. Putin used a year-end news conference Thursday to sharply criticize a wide range of U.S. actions and attitudes on Ukraine, Chechnya, Yukos Oil Co. and the issue of democracy within Russia. But the Russian leader paired his complaints with praise for President Bush and even called the two countries "allies" whose national interests were bringing them closer.
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May 27, 1998 | RICHARD C. PADDOCK, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Attempting to shore up Russia's sagging economy, President Boris N. Yeltsin signed a decree Tuesday slashing the government's budget this year by the equivalent of $6.5 billion. The move, however, did not restore investor confidence; Russian blue-chip shares continued their slide, dropping another 5%--bringing the stock market to its lowest level in two years. "The market of the Russian trading system has not been developing in the best way in recent days," Finance Minister Mikhail M.
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