Russian President Vladimir Putin and Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe. Photo: Xinhua Russian President Vladimir Putin and Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe. Photo: Xinhua
Russian President Vladimir Putin and Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe. Photo: Xinhua

US sanctions on Russia getting in the way of Japan’s oil exploration plans, sources say

The US is maintaining a firm line on the restrictions even as some international companies press on with their energy deals

Russian President Vladimir Putin and Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe. Photo: Xinhua Russian President Vladimir Putin and Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe. Photo: Xinhua
Russian President Vladimir Putin and Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe. Photo: Xinhua
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