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The former Soviet republic, which relies on Russian gas imports to power its chemical plants and heat homes, has been attempting for more than a year to renegotiate a 2009 gas deal with Moscow, which it says sets an exorbitant price for fuel.

The two sides are due to start a new round of talks in Moscow on Jan. 15.

"Our Russian partners do not want to change the terms of the gas deal. They are happy with them", Ukrainian Prime Minister Mykola Azarov said in a sombre New Year’s message to a government meeting in Kiev on Wednesday.

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