Russia and Energy News Round Up

Asia Times: A thorough survey of Russia’s LNG opportunities AP: TNK-BP Denies Government Pressure TREND: Russia’s Stake in Iran Pipeline to be Evaluated RIA Novostia: Mikhail Saakashvili Won’t Accept New Russian Gas Prices Deutsche Welle: Warsaw Makes Its Voice Heard in EU-Russia Talks Reuters: Arkady Dvorkovich Complains that Sakhalin Hasn’t Boosted Russian Economy Reuters: Environmental Watchdog Oleg Mitvol Says Sakhalin Is Just a Start, and Consults International Lawyers in Regards to Suing Shell in International Courts People’s Daily Online: China National Petroleum Sets Up Joint Venture with Rosneft Independent: Human Rights Watch Report on Chechnya Goes to UN Committee on Torture MOSNEWS: Vladimir Putin Boasts About WTO Concessions