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Russia Cuts Gas Supplies to Poland, Bulgaria

Russia yesterday said that it had destroyed Western-supplied weapons in Ukraine, while it halted gas supplies to EU and NATO members Poland and Bulgaria in a move that Brussels branded attempted blackmail. With the conflict that has claimed thousands of lives entering its third month, Ukraine conceded that Russian forces …

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Putin Insists on Ruble Payments for Gas

Russian President Vladimir Putin on Thursday said that the country’s natural gas must be paid for with rubles, a demand apparently intended to help bolster the Russian currency, but one that European leaders say they will not comply with because it violates the terms of contracts and sanctions. Putin said …

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Russian Oil Output up Amid Generous OPEC+ Quota

Russia last month increased its oil production amid a more generous OPEC+ quota, even as increasing COVID-19 cases threaten oil demand in the short term. The nation pumped 43.34 million tons (39.3 million metric tonnes) of crude and condensate last month, according to preliminary data from the Russian Energy Ministry’s …

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