The Panama Papers can offer some insight into Lithuania's oil industry at its crucial moment two decades ago as documents leaked from the Panamanian law firm Mossack Fonseca reveal bank accounts in Switzerland of former and present heads of Lukoil Baltija and Mažeikių Nafta.
Ivanas Paleičikas
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Mbidlųžb ftpqd, mvq Nkp Oridh Ellzrto
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