The Voice of Russia: Gazprom blames Ukraine for violating gas contract

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Feb. 2, 2012, 7:48 p.m. |

Russia’s Gazprom exports head Alexander Medvedev says Ukraine violates gas contract.

“Ukraine is now consuming gas at an annual volume of 60 billion cubic meters which is much higher than the contracted volume,” Russia’s Gazprom exports head Alexander Medvedev told reporters in Moscow on Thursday.

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rcd1 Feb. 2, 2012, 8:55 p.m.    

Interesting observation... every time Ukrainian President Victor Yanucovich makes major announcements of reform policies toward meeting E. U. Standards it is most often quickly followed by more pressure and threats by Russia in regards to Gas and the Gas contracts. Quite interesting that pressure is always increased as if to stop or distract any positive movement towards the E.U. by Ukraine.

Just a thought and observation?

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