EurActiv.com: Russia twists Ukraine’s arm on gas pricing
Gas disputes between Moscow and Kyiv worry Gazprom's European customers because pricing conflicts have in the past disrupted Russian gas supplies to Europe, most of which flow through Ukraine.
After failing to get a price discount from Moscow in prolonged negotiations throughout 2011, Ukraine has sought to cut the volume of its gas imports, which were set at 52 billion cubic metres (bcm) a year under a 2009 agreement.
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