Brazil's President Dilma Rousseff is seen before a meeting Russian Orthodox Patriarch Kirill at the Alvorada Palace in Brasilia, Brazil February 19, 2016. REUTERS/Ueslei Marcelino
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Federal investigators Monday launched a round of arrests and raids targeting the manager of President Dilma Rousseff's election campaigns and Brazil's largest engineering group in the latest stage of the nation's biggest corruption probe.Prosecutors said in a statement they were also looking into possible bribes paid off contracts signed by state-run oil company Petrobras and shipbuilder Sete Brasil with Keppel Fels, the Brazil unit of Singapore's oil rig builder Keppel Corporation Ltd.Nicknamed the "maker of presidents", Santana, 63, also advised Rousseff's predecessor Luiz In?cio Lula da Silva and late Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez in his re-election bid in 2012 .Keppel Corporation said in October it may face an investigation into deals with Petrobras and Sete Brasil.
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