Well, then: Former Chancellor Schröder, who has been the subject of massive criticism, is leaving the Russian oil company Rosneft. It was impossible for him to extend his mandate on the supervisory board.
Former Chancellor Gerhard Schröder wants to leave the supervisory board of the Russian oil company Rosneft. Schröder, who is the head of the Rosneft supervisory board, said it was impossible for him to extend his mandate on the board. Details were not given.
The state-owned oil company said Schröder and German businessman Matthias Warnig had informed the company that they could no longer serve on the board. On Thursday, the European Parliament pushed for Schröder to be included on the list of sanctions against Russian oligarchs if he held on to his posts in Russian companies despite the war in Ukraine.
Schröder has been heavily criticized for his contacts with Russia and his closeness to Russian President Vladimir Putin, including within his own party.
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