For anyone interested:

 

http://www.richardchandler.com/publications/Great%20Companies%20Great%20Nations_0709.pdf

 

Flick down to page 57. Details Richard Chandler's Sovereign Fund's dealings with Gazprom, even succeeding in nominating the first independent director to their board. Clearly they have very close ties to Gazprom, beyond just being a shareholder. Draw your own conclusions from this.