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Who is buying bargain Russian oil in Asia?

Tankers full of Russian crude still entering Japan, South Korea, India, China

The benchmark price for Ural crude in Europe slipped by around 30% between early March and mid-April, falling from $111 to $78 a barrel.   © Getty Images

TOKYO -- Nearly two months after Russia invaded Ukraine, much Russian oil continues to flow to Japan, South Korea, China and India, the latest tanker-tracking data shows.

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