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Gazprom CEO says China gas deal will affect European market

ST PETERSBURG, Russia, May 23 (Reuters) – Russia’s landmark deal to supply natural gas to China will affect prices in Europe and have an impact on international liquefied natural gas projects, the chief executive of state-run Gazprom said on Friday. Russia and China signed a 30-year gas supply contract on Wednesday worth a total of more than $400 billion, during ...

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China signs 30-year deal for Russian natural gas

By Louise Watt and Vladimir Isachenkov | The Associated Press SHANGHAI — China signed a landmark deal Wednesday to buy Russian natural gas worth about $400 billion, giving a boost to diplomatically isolated President Vladimir Putin and expanding Moscow’s ties with Asia. Price negotiations on the 30-year deal continued into the final hours of a two-day visit by Putin to China, during which ...

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China gives Putin a diplomatic boost

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By Louise Watt for the Associated Press SHANGHAI (AP) — President Vladimir Putin met Tuesday with China’s president in a diplomatic boost for the isolated Russian leader but the two sides had yet to agree on a widely anticipated multibillion-dollar natural gas sale. Putin, shunned by the West over Ukraine, met with Chinese President Xi Jinping at a start of ...

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Putin’s visit to China set to bolster ties


MOSCOW (AP) — Amid a bitter crisis in relations with the West over Ukraine, Russia’s President Vladimir Putin is moving to bolster ties with China. Russia sees relations with China as a top priority and their ties now are the best ever, Putin said in an interview with the Chinese media released by the Kremlin Monday, a day before his ...

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Russia-China gas deal preparations in “final phase” says Putin

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(Reuters) – Preparations for an agreement on long-awaited Russian natural gas exports to China have entered “the final phase”, China’s state-run Xinhua news agency on Monday quoted Russian President Vladimir Putin as saying ahead of a two-day visit to Shanghai. “For Russia, implementing these agreements means diversifying gas supply destinations, while for our Chinese partners … it could be a remedy for energy shortages and ...

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China to set up $1.6 bln fund to help fight smog


BEIJING Feb 12 (Reuters) – The Chinese government said on Wednesday said it will set up a 10 billion yuan ($1.65 billion) fund to fight air pollution, offering rewards for companies that clean up their operations. Pollution is of increasing concern to China’s stability-obsessed leaders, anxious to douse potential unrest as a more affluent urban population turns against a growth-at-all-costs ...

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