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Russia to Sell Portion of Yukos for Back Taxes
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Russia to Sell Portion of Yukos for Back Taxes

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Russia to Sell Portion of Yukos for Back Taxes

Russia to Sell Portion of Yukos for Back Taxes
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The Russian government says it will sell off part of the giant oil company Yukos, apparently to settle a huge bill for back taxes. The latest clash between the government and Russia's top oil exporter unsettled international oil markets and investors. NPR's Lawrence Sheets reports.

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