This Week’s Highlights From OCCRP – 2 August 2017

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Firm Linked to Putin Friend Smoothed Path for BP in Russia

If you want to do business in Moscow, it helps to hire a pal of President Vladimir Putin.

That’s the conclusion reached by investigators for Transparency International-Russia, who looked into one of the biggest deals in that country’s history: BP’s 2013 sale of its stake in Russia’s third-largest oil company to state-owned oil giant Rosneft for a hefty amount of Rosneft shares and $12.5 billion in cash.

Avilon Complex, Moscow

Cars, Connections, and Contracts in Putin’s Russia

The owners of the Avilon Automotive Group, a top Russian dealer in luxury vehicles that does substantial business with law enforcement agencies, have secret business connections with relatives of Prosecutor General Yuri Chaika, his deputy, and a senior ex-official of the Investigative Committee, a top-level police agency.

For years, the…

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