international magazine
08 / 2005


MOSCOW MAYOR VS OIL TYCOON
MAYOR OF MOSCOW STEPS INTO THE CONFLICT OF SIBNEFT AND SIBIR ENERGY



Moscow's Mayor Yuri Luzhkov in late July publicly accused the Governor of Chukotka region Roman Abramovich in thievery. The issue has nothing to do with politics head of Moscow spoke as the CEO of Moscow Oil&Gas Company, talking to Abramovich as the businessman and key shareholder of Sibneft rather than the Governor of Chukotka. Luzhkov alleges that Abramovich actions damage the capital of Russia.