Wednesday, June 23, 2010

Mocking Moscow Cuts Gas Supply To Belarus

Subject: txt engry intl russia -
Russia has cut back its gas supply to Belarus over unpaid debts, raising fears of disruption to European supplies. The head of Russian oil giant Gazprom said Belarus had failed to come up with the money and instead was offering equipment and machinery to cover a £130m overdue payment.

But in a mocking attack, Russian President Dmitry Medvedev said only hard cash would settle the debt and ordered Gazprom to close the tap on Russian gas supplies to Belarus...

[It's our energy policy that enables such energy tyrants - all needlessly.]


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