Russian companies spend millions on EU lobbyists: Transparency Int.

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First pipes delivered for Nord Stream gas pipeline. In Austria, the interests of Gazprom are represented by the oil and gas company OMV, which is a participant of the Nord Stream project.

Russian companies spend millions on EU lobbyists: Transparency Int.


Transparency International presented a new report named “Russian corporate lobbying in the EU countries: public registries of lobbyists.”

The report, published by the Russian branch of the organisation, describes the functioning of public lobbyists’ registries available in 13 countries and in the EU via government- or NGO-ran websites.

According to Transparency International, the most active company in the field of promoting Russian interests abroad is Gazprom. According to human r...


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