February 13, 2012

Gazprom's Empire at the End of the Earth

Brett Forrest, BusinessWeek


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The priest in the seat next to me is gripping a Bible on his lap as our helicopter flies north over desolation. A man could die out there, in the hard Arctic that passes by the portholes. And yet our traveling companions don’t appear disturbed. The roughnecks of the gas industry drowse in their parkas to the restful cadence of the helicopter blades clipping overhead. These men carry another faith. . .

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