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A Gas Deal with Ukraine - Delivery from West to East

German energy company RWE has struck a deal to deliver natural gas to Ukraine. The gas is to be delivered through a pipeline across neighboring Poland. It's an important agreement for Ukraine, as Russia has threatened to halt its gas supplies.

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However Russian state-owned firm Gazprom isn't pleased with the unexpected competition and Ukrainian national gas company Naftogaz says Gazprom is trying to prevent the delivery of large supplies. Report by Karl Harenbrock