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Turning East
Turning East
When the Going Gets Tough, Russia Turns to China

Rosneft is struggling under Western sanctions. Beijing can help, but it can’t solve all of Moscow’s energy problems.

Turning East
Will China Finance Russia’s Arctic LNG Ambitions?

Checked by Western sanctions, Russia’s Siberian LNG ambitions may rely on Chinese financiers.

Turning East
China Ready to Sign 2nd Major Gas Deal with Russia

Beijing seems almost as ready as Moscow to sign a massive new gas deal this year.

Turning East
Russia Ready to Strengthen Energy Ties With China

Russia is considering allowing Chinese investors to own more than 50 percent of some of its biggest oil and gas fields.

Turning East
Russia Accelerates Its Asian Energy Pivot

Moscow is ramping up oil sales to Asia while it works on finalizing a second massive gas deal with China.

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Putin's Patronage

The rebound of Russia’s largest oil company appears to be a major success story, but the truth is more complicated.

TAI elsewhere

Jason Willick on the inadequacy of the donor class vision for the Republican Party.

Regulate Don't Kill

Trying to apply blue model thinking to post-blue problems is foolish.

A New Cud to Chew

Feeding cows seaweed could cut out 99 percent of their methane emissions.

Trouble in Brussels

After threatening Putin with new sanctions over Syria, European leaders discover they lack the political will to deliver.

The United States is now going to have to figure out how to help Venezuela avoid completely melting down, with the Venezuelan strongman still at the helm.

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