Russian Oil Firm Buys Yukos Russia's state-owned oil company buys the mysterious front company that won an auction for the key production unit of embattled oil giant Yukos. The move effectively nationalizes one of the country's largest oil production units. Hear NPR's Renee Montagne and Michael Harrison of the Independent.
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Russian Oil Firm Buys Yukos Bid Winner

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Russian Oil Firm Buys Yukos Bid Winner

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Russian Oil Firm Buys Yukos Bid Winner

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Russia's state-owned oil company buys the mysterious front company that won an auction for the key production unit of embattled oil giant Yukos. The move effectively nationalizes one of the country's largest oil production units. Hear NPR's Renee Montagne and Michael Harrison of the Independent.