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Europe’s Shift from Russian Gas to Pricey LNG

When the EU bombarded Russia with sanctions following the invasion of Ukraine back in 2022, gas was in the spotlight. Russia was the continent’s biggest supplier, and it was about to stop being that. At the time, the dominant mood in Europe was confidence—that even if Russia were to turn …

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Russia Loses Ground to China in Central Asian Trade

Trade data for 2024 is showing that Kyrgyzstan has an unhealthy dependency on China, even considering a wide discrepancy in figures released by Chinese and Kyrgyz official agencies. Bilateral trade turnover during the first quarter of 2024 totaled $4.815 billion, according to figures compiled by China’s General Customs Administration. The …

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