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Russia-Belarus Dispute Threatens Gas Supplies

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Russia-Belarus Dispute Threatens Gas Supplies

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Russia-Belarus Dispute Threatens Gas Supplies

Russia-Belarus Dispute Threatens Gas Supplies

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Natural gas supplies to Europe might be disrupted this winter because of a dispute between Russia and Belarus. Russia's gas monopoly, Gazprom, wants Belarus to pay more for the gas it receives from Russia, ending subsidies that date from Soviet times. In turn, Belarus is threatening to block Gazprom supplies to Western Europe.

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