Russian Football Union names oil executive as new president

FILE PHOTO: Alexander Dyukov, head of Russian oil producer Gazprom Neft, attends a session during the Week of Russian Business, organized by the Russian Union of Industrialists and Entrepreneurs (RSPP), in Moscow, Russia March 16, 2017. REUTERS/Sergei Karpukhin/File Photo

MOSCOW (Reuters) – The Russian Football Union (RFU) on Friday chose Alexander Dyukov, a senior oil executive, as its new president until 2021, RFU said. Dyukov is the chief executive officer of oil producer Gazprom Neft. He succeeds Vitaly Mutko, a deputy prime minister and veteran sports official who became embroiled in allegations around Russia’s […]

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