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Cabinet approves Transpetrol sale to Yukos

The cabinet has approved the selection of Russian gas firm Yukos as the winner of a public tender for a 49% stake in Slovak crude oil pipeline operator Transpetrol, despite earlier concerns the sale would raise Slovak dependence on Russian energy sources.

Compiled by Tom Nicholson from press reports.
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