Putin arrives in Yuzhno-Sakhalinsk

Russia’s Prime Minister Vladimir Putin has arrived in the city of Yuzhno-Sakhalinsk in Russia’s Far East. He is to hold a meeting on the development of the regional energy sector.

Putin will also discuss with the ministers and the heads of the oil and gas companies options of supplying oil and gas to Japan where a long term energy shortage is expected after the recent earthquake and the accident at the Fukushima-1 nuclear power plant.

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