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Russian President Vladimir Putin has become the most influential player in the Organization for Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC)
The Russian leader is currently “calling all the shots,” one senior OPEC official told Bloomberg
Russia, which is not even a member of the group, has reportedly stolen Saudi power
Statistics from the China General Administration of Customs shows Russia held the crown as the country’s top crude oil supplier for the eighth month in a row in October
Exports of Russian oil to China have more than doubled over the past six years
originally posted by: olaru12
originally posted by: ausername
a reply to: xuenchen
It can also be an incredibly powerful (economic) weapon in the right/wrong hands.
and apparently it's in the wrong hands....
Vladimir Putin tells big business to prepare for war