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Vladimir Putin and Xi Jinping open first
giant gas pipeline between Russia and
China as part of $400billion deal

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Posted By: LittleHoodedMonk, 12/2/2019 3:08:05 PM

Russia and China today launched a giant gas pipeline linking the two countries as part of a major $400billion deal to cement Moscow as the world's biggest gas exporter. Talking via video link during an elaborate televised ceremony, Russian leader Vladimir Putin and Chinese counterpart Xi Jinping hailed the 'Power of Siberia' pipeline as a symbol of cooperation. 'Today is remarkable, a truly historic event not only for the global energy market, but first of all for us and for you, for Russia and China,' Putin said. (Snip) The pipeline is part of Russian efforts to develop ties with Asia - in particular top energy importer China -

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Now, this explains WHY Russia, China, and Iran are soon to participate in "joint war drills". Iran is sitting on huge oil reserves that because of the Trump sanctions, can't sell now. With China's "belt and road initiative" the pieces are falling into place for the new "Axis of Evil".

"Iran, China and Russia will 'send a message to the world' with first ever joint war drills"

https://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-7734981/Iran-China-Russia-send-message-world-joint-war-drills.html

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Reply 1 - Posted by: JunkYardDog 12/2/2019 3:10:33 PM (No. 250988)
This is the US armed forces newest high priority target.
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Reply 2 - Posted by: MindMadeUp 12/2/2019 4:42:11 PM (No. 251030)
Communists of the East hail the opening of pipelines while the Communists in our country (Democrats) do all in their power to block them...
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Reply 3 - Posted by: Starboard_side 12/2/2019 5:53:06 PM (No. 251060)
One things for sure, Putin can't play "gas games" with China like he has with the EU. This is announced on the day the United States has become a net exporter of oil (we've been a net exporter of energy - NatGas, Coal and oil combined), but now we are actually also exporting more oil than we import (believe the largest importer is California, and it's Middle East oil).
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Reply 4 - Posted by: DVC 12/2/2019 6:27:32 PM (No. 251088)
So, when you buy Chinese junk, you feed money to Putin's military machine in addition to China's military machine.
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Reply 5 - Posted by: bad-hair 12/2/2019 6:37:19 PM (No. 251100)
Don't know which way the gas will flow. Don't know who's selling and who's buying. Bet they can both get it cheaper from us. Hell it's "infrastructure" which is what socialists want.
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Reply 6 - Posted by: bad-hair 12/2/2019 7:23:16 PM (No. 251137)
Oh, and PS Neither one of the above will have half a trillion dollars (NOT rubles, NOT yen) to throw around until the US sanctions are removed.
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Reply 7 - Posted by: DVC 12/2/2019 7:59:57 PM (No. 251177)
When I flew from Moscow to central Siberia at night, there were HUGE flares of unwanted natural gas being burned off in central Siberia a decade ago. They have TONS of gas and need to sell it, since the Russians have very, very little else that people want to buy beyond oil and gas.
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Reply 8 - Posted by: DVC 12/2/2019 8:00:50 PM (No. 251178)
#5, Russia selling gas to China.
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Reply 9 - Posted by: watashiyo 12/2/2019 8:13:53 PM (No. 251185)
Evil empires work better together.
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Reply 10 - Posted by: MeiDei 12/2/2019 8:47:29 PM (No. 251202)
Will they band together to attack Israel - as in bible prophecy?
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Reply 11 - Posted by: Heraclitus 12/2/2019 11:52:59 PM (No. 251251)
During the Soviet era, the Russians had two thorns in their side: a little one, Marshal Tito of Yugoslavia; and China.. Will they also sell their cheep-o products to each other?
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