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This agreement is between the ICMP, the Ministry of Human Rights, the Ministry of Health, the Ministry of Martyrs and Anfal Affairs and the Martyrs Foundation and relates to a specific three-year project that will investigate specific mass graves and surviving populations that can likely be linked to those graves.
Gazprom, which grew out of the former Soviet Union's state gas ministry, had been busy buying up Yukos' far-flung empire, stoking American fears that soon Russia and its tough leader, Vladimir Putin, would control virtually all of the natural gas flowing to Europe. The United States wanted to stop that from happening. So the American embassy in Slovakia hired a Texas-based oil consultant and began secretly advising the Slovakian government on how to buy the 49 percent stake Yukos had held in Transpetrol, the Slovakian oil pipeline company.