</p> <p>Negations are underway to sell<a target="_blank" href="//www.rbc.ru/politics/12/04/2017/58edf87a9a7947b642aeffce?from=main" rel="noopener"> Russia’s independent RBC media outlet</a>, company sources have confirmed.</p> <p>RBC journalists were told on Wednesday that the outlet’s current owner, business tycoon Mikhail Prokhorov, will sell the holding.</p> <p>Potential buyers include oligarch Grigory Berezkin, Russia’s Vedomosti newspaper reported. Berezkin, who already owns the Komsomolskaya Pravda and Metro newspapers, is rumored to offer up to $50 million to add RBC to his business empire.</p> <p>If Berezkin secures the deal, then Alexei Abakumov, a former employee of the Russian state broadcast group, stands as a prime candidate to manage the holding. 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