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Ivan Sechin Obituary

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It has been reported that Ivan Sechin, the 35-year-old son of Russian state-owned oil firm Rosneft CEO Igor Sechin, passed away on February 5.

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Working for Rosneft since March 2014, Sechin’s death remained unreported until exiled Russian businessman and ardent opponent of Russian President Vladimir Putin Leonid Nevzlin brought attention to an entry in the official registry of inheritance cases.

The person whose registration in the registry is Ivan Igorevich Sechin, a 1989 native who resided in a building that was formerly referred to as “a house for President Putin’s associates,” according to reports from independent Russian news agencies.

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Ivan Sechin
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Ivan Sechin Obituary

The heir of top Putin crony Igor Sechin died suddenly at the age of 35 earlier this month and his death was kept secret from the public.

Ivan Sechin, the son of Rosneft CEO Igor Sechin, had been working at the oil giant alongside his father since 2014, and was awarded the For Merit to the Fatherland medal in 2015 by Vladimir Putin for his “many years of conscientious work.” He was 26 at the time.





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