Japan turns to Russia for power


Japan is facing an energy crisis after March's earthquake and tsunami.

This means that the country is increasingly relying on Russian gas imports from Sakhalin island.

The southern part of which was a key part of the Japanese empire until the second world war.

Daniel Sandford reports.

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