Jan. 16 (Bloomberg) -- OAO Rostelecom, Russia’s state- controlled telecommunications operator, dropped for the first day in three after Vedomosti reported billionaire Suleiman Kerimov is in talks to sell his six percent stake.
The shares dropped 1 percent to 152.56 rubles as of 10:46 a.m. in Moscow, the biggest intraday fall since Jan. 11.
Rostelecom itself may buy back the shares from Kerimov, the newspaper said, citing a person close to the company.
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