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2014-06-18 12:24:28

LONDON, June 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Russian producer Gazprom halted supplies [http://www.icis.com/press-releases/icis-shares-intelligence-on-the-russia-ukraine-relations-as-natural-gas-crisis-unfolds ] of natural gas to Ukraine as of 10am Moscow time on 16 June after the supplier switched Ukrainian incumbent Naftogaz to a pre-payment system for gas. European transit via Ukraine has not been affected. Established energy market intelligence provider, ICIS...

2014-04-02 04:20:27

VADUZ, Liechtenstein, April 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- http://www.worldreview.info Russia's control over energy supplies and distribution systems in Ukraine and Western Europe could be reduced if the United States relaxed energy exports. Diminishing Russia's economic leverage over Ukraine and Western Europe could be a key component of America's policy response to the Crimea crisis, writes Nick Loris from The Heritage Foundation in World Review...


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  • A goblin in English folklore, often appearing in the shape of a large dog and believed to portend imminent death or misfortune.
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