Economy Watch

Gazprom CEO Alexei Miller (R), President Vladimir Putin (2nd L) and Vice Premier Zhang Gaoli (L) attend the ceremony marking the welding of the first link of 'The Power of Siberia' gas pipeline outside Yakutsk, Sept. 1, 2014.

Russian Risks Rise For China Energy Deals

A combination of sanctions and a fall in the value of the ruble strains financing for supplies.