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Russia pitches undersea gas pipeline to Japan

MOSCOW -- Russia has proposed building a pipeline to transport natural gas to Japan, an offer apparently aimed at strengthening economic ties between the two countries amid stiff economic sanctions imposed on Moscow by the West. 

     The plan to connect the gas-rich Russian island of Sakhalin with the northern Japanese island of Hokkaido was presented last month, according to diplomatic sources. This would mark the first pipeline between Japan and another country.

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