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Russia looks for Asia LNG buyers to blunt Western sanctions' bite

Fivefold production bump planned by 2035 to counter rising US shale gas exports

Novatek's Yamal LNG terminal recently began shipping liquefied natural gas to Japan.   © Kyodo

MOSCOW -- Russia is boosting Arctic production of liquefied natural gas to counter growing competition from the U.S. while looking to Asia's major energy importers to buffer projects against Washington's ire.

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