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The New Geopolitics of Russian Oil and Gas

Eastward bound: Russian oil and gas exports have been redirected towards Asian markets in the wake of Western sanctions. Image: Nikolay N Antonov / Adobe Stock

With Europe divesting from Russian hydrocarbons in the wake of the invasion of Ukraine, Moscow has shifted the bulk of its exports to the east. However, the risk is that it goes too far and leaves itself vulnerable to Chinese and Indian economic and political influence.

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