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Ukraine is struggling to pay high gas prices under a 2009 contract with Russia and has asked for a reduction in price. Russia initially suggested concessions were possible, but insisted that Ukraine sell Moscow its pipeline grid or join a customs union of Russia, Kazakhstan and Belarus in return.

Kiev has sought ways to break free of its dependence on Russian gas, but without significant reserves of its own, it must seek supplies elsewhere in the region if it is to wean itself off of Russian supplies.

Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovich has threatened that Kiev could take Moscow to court in a bid to review the gas deal.

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