China, Russia sign major gas deal (6)

Pittsburgh Post-Gazette 2014.05.22 07:42
By William Wan and Abigail Hauslohner / The Washington Post BEIJING - China signed a huge, long-awaited deal Wednesday to buy Russian natural gas, giving China a new source of clean energy and Russia a diplomatic boost as it faces international sanctions for its aggressive actions in Ukraine. With the stroke of a pen, Russia significantly shifted its economic relations with its neighbors, creating a new major export market to the
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