Rosneft gives $63m-bonus to board members in 2016
Meanwhile, the wages of the state-owned company’s top managers have been reduced by 16%.
The state oil company reported the 2016 income of its board members. It shows a 16%-lower salary of the management compared to the previous year, yet a 40% higher remuneration for attendance at board meetings.
The company's board is composed of 10 persons: Rosneft CEO Igor Sechin, the first vice-president, the vice-president and the chief financial officer. At the end of 2016, they received a total remuneration of 3.697 billion rubles (about $63m). Meanwhile, the remuneration has increased by 38.9% and reached 113.226 million rubles, and the wages decreased by 16.1% and amounted to 572.275 million rubles. The top managers got the same bonuses that they did in 2015, 2.006 billion rubles. In addition, Rosneft reported travel expenses of Board members that reached 1.005 billion rubles.
You may remember that the Forbes named Igor Sechin Russia’s second most expensive top-manager in 2015: his income was estimated to be $13 million, which was $4.5 million less than a year before that. Gazprom’s Chairman of the Board Alexey Miller got to the top of the ranking with $17.7 million he made in 2015.
Marina Semynina, who had been renting out non-residential premises with an area of 2.5 thousand sq. m to the trading network, is a co-defendant in the suit of the Prosecutor General's Office on the seizure of Colonel Zakharchenko's family assets in favor of the state.
In a week the police of the Penza region have lost two first executives. The Head of the regional Investigative Committee of Russia (ICR) announced his forthcoming resignation. In this regard, the region began talking about the global cleansing of the bigwigs of security agencies. Now everyone is waiting to learn who is next in the queue for quitting, and what new corruption rows pertaining to security chiefs are to come to light in the short run in a relatively serene region.
The International Olympic Committee (IOC) had seen plenty of scandals throughout its history. In the end of 2017, it ceased financing of the International Boxing Association (AIBA) on suspicion of misuse of funds by its management. However, the IOC couldn’t even think that international drug trafficker Gafur Rakhimov, member of the criminal ‘Brothers’ Circle’ put on the OFAC’s Specially Designated Nationals and Blocked Persons List, is going to take charge of it soon. Furthermore, Rakhimov has contributed greatly to the selection of Sochi the place of the 2014 Winter Olympics.
Kochkin is detained in the headquarters building and brought to the police department, where policemen drew up a protocol under Violating the Established Procedure for Arranging or Conducting a Meeting, Rally, Demonstration, Procession or Picket (part 8 of Article 20.2 of the Code of Administrative Offenses). According to the activist, in the near future he will go on trial.