Kremlin Takes Aim at Rosneft Chairman

The Kremlin’s campaign to oust government officials from the boards of major state-controlled companies looks likely to claim its highest-profile victim yet-Igor Sechin, Russia’s oil czar and chairman of oil giant OAO Rosneft.Russian President Dmitry Medvedev called Wednesday for the government to replace ministers and other senior officials in major state companies with independent directors before the middle of the year.

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