MOSCOW (Reuters) – Russia has ramped up oil shipments to Asia since Europe imposed sweeping sanctions, but still needs to re-route over a quarter of its crude exports away from Europe – or about 1.3 million barrels per day – when a full oil embargo hits in December. Russia exports around 20 million tonnes of crude per month – roughly five million barrels per day (bpd) – via several routes, including the Druzhba pipeline to Europe and others to Asia.

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