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Kremlin shrugs off speculation of Nornickel nationalisation after fuel spill

Reuters Friday, 5 June 2020
The idea of forcing out Norilsk Nickel president Vladimir Potanin, raised by one Russian lawmaker after an Arctic fuel spill, is unacceptable, Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov told reporters on Friday.
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