Japan lawmakers push $6.7 billion Russia Gas Pipeline

Japanese lawmakers are revisiting a plan to build a $6.7 billion natural gas pipeline from Russia ahead of a visit by President Vladimir Putin to the Asian country next month. A group of about 80 lawmakers from ruling parties will ask the government by the end of this month to carry out a feasibility study on the project, Naokazu Takemoto, the secretary general of the group, said in an interview. The proposed pipeline