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Murrett Speaks with the International Business Times About the Surge in Chinese Imports of Discounted Russian Oil Amid US and EU Sanctions

July 11, 2022

International Business Times

Robert B. Murrett

Robert B. Murrett

"It's not a surprise that China has increased their purchases of Russian oil since the outbreak of the war with Ukraine, as Russia is offering heavy discounts in the wake of boycotts by Western European and other nations," said retired Vice Admiral Robert B. Murrett, a professor of practice of public administration and international affairs and deputy director of the Institute for Security Law and Policy at Syracuse University. "It is likely that such ties between Moscow and Beijing will continue at a high level, as Russia is forced to find alternative buyers and the impact of global sanctions continues to mount."

Read more in the article "Oil Market: China And India Help Russia Beat US And EU Sanctions."

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