Russian senior MP calls on EU politicians not to hide heads in sand in Syrian settlementRussian Politics & Diplomacy March 26, 18:09
Three Russian fans stabbed after football match in BelgradeSport March 26, 3:28
Russia ready to take part in restoring oil production in Syria - energy ministerBusiness & Economy March 26, 3:27
Moscow disappointed over new US sanctions against Russian companies - Foreign MinistryRussian Politics & Diplomacy March 26, 1:28
US sanctions 8 Russian companies over non-proliferation lawWorld March 25, 21:53
Russia's Defense Ministry says US-led coalition unlikely to launch battle for Raqqa soonRussian Politics & Diplomacy March 25, 19:06
Russia cuts oil production by 185,000 barrels per day as of today — energy ministerBusiness & Economy March 25, 18:30
OPEC has no objections to speed of Russia's oil production cutsBusiness & Economy March 25, 12:38
Opposition leader Vladimir Neklyayev detained in Belarus - news agency directorWorld March 25, 5:33
UFA, October 19. /TASS/. CEO of Russia’s state-owned company Igor Sechin and President of Russia’s Bashkortostan republic Rustem Khamitov met in Ufa on Wednesday and discussed the future tax and dividend policy of Bashneft oil company after its privatization, the press service of the head of the republic reported.
"The key topic of the meeting between Khamitov and Sechin was the development strategy of Bashneft, its dividend and tax policies. the parties also discussed the prospects of interaction between the region and Rosneft, in particular in construction and upgrade of facilities of petrochemical industry, environment protection and social programs," according to the press release.
On October 12, Rosneft closed the deal of buying 50.08% of shares in Bashneft and transferred 329.7 bln rubles ($5.3 bln) to the state budget.
Bashkortostan’s administration holds 25% plus one share in Bashneft. After the privatization, Rosneft’s Vice President on energy and innovations Andrei Shishkin was appointed as the new head of Bashneft. The line-up of the management board of Bashneft also was renewed. Now it has seven top managers from Rosneft.
Earlier, Khamitov told TASS that the republic annually received up to 35 bln rubles ($565 mln) from Bashneft which is one fourth of the republic’s budget. In particular, the amount of charity aid to the municipalities of the republic is about 4 bln rubles, tax revenues exceed 20 bln rubles ($321 mln), while dividends totaled 7.2 bln rubles ($115 mln) in 2015. The company also sponsors local sport teams.
Bashneft operates in more than 20 regions of Russia and abroad.