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Russian ex-minister Ulyukayev found guilty of bribe-taking

MOSCOW: Former Russian economy minister Alexei Ulyukayev was found guilty on Friday of soliciting a $2 million bribe from Rosneft chief executive Igor Sechin in a court case that has shone a rare light on infighting among the Russian elite. A Moscow court found Ulyukayev guilty of demanding and accepting the bribe on Nov. 14 last year. State prosecutors had said that Ulyukayev had asked for the bribe in exchange for approving the sale of the state-controlled oil company Bashneft to Rosneft. Further details of the…