In what is seen as a further grab in the energy sector by the state The Russian Interior Ministry said today that it has seized all shares in the Russian oil company Russneft.
Moscow court on July 31 approved the ministry's request to seize the
shares in connection with a criminal investigation of the company's
former chief executive, Mikhail Gutseriyev.
Russian law-enforcement authorities accuse Gutseriyev of tax evasion and “illegal business activities.”
Russneft is one of Russia's top 10 oil firms in terms of production.
Same method as Yukos…..