BP's Moscow Office Raided By Russian Special Forces

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First Posted: 31/08/11 16:11 Updated: 31/10/11 10:12

The Guardian:

Hopes that BP could take the focus away from its failure to tie-up a ground-breaking deal with Rosneft in Russia were crushed on Wednesday when black-clad special forces raided its main offices in Moscow.

The law enforcement officers were acting with the consent of a court in Tyumen, where minority shareholders are pursuing a $3bn (£1.8bn) compensation claim against BP over the collapse of the share swap with Rosneft.

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