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Russia has been pushing for Kyiv to cede control of its gas pipeline network, through which Europe receives around two thirds of its transit supplies of Siberian gas, holding out the prospect of a cheaper gas price forUkraine in return.

But Yanukovich pulled out of gas price talks with Putin at the last minute on Tuesday, after a Kremlin foreign policy aide said the Ukrainians had argued they needed more time to prepare documents the two sides had planned to sign.

Speaking at a major news conference, Putin said Ukraine had blundered by refusing to lease its gas transportation system to both Moscow and the European Union.

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