Sechin: 'Sanctions show our effectiveness'

 	Russia's top energy official Deputy Prime Minister Igor Sechin speaks during an interview with Reuters during the St. Petersburg International Economic forum in St. Petersburg, June 19, 2010. The role has brought unaccustomed public attention to a man more comfortable with life in the shadows and Sechin, 49, used a rare interview with Reuters during the St Petersburg Economic Forum to try to soften his intimidating reputation. Picture taken June 19, 2010.

'Mark of effectiveness': Sanctions not offputting for Sechin

Rosneft boss Igor Sechin responded to sanctions against him by the US with some diplomatic hardball as he cast the measures as a mark of respect for the Russian oil behemoth.

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