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Kiev: Russia has halted all gas deliveries to Western Europe

Moscow/Kiev - Russia has halted all supplies of gas to Western European customers in an escalation of the energy dispute between Moscow and Ukraine, a spokesman for Ukrainian gas monopoly Naftogaz said on Thursday morning.

Ukraine far from helpless in energy duel with Russia

Kiev - Russia is screwing down on the natural gas taps to Ukraine, and as Kiev media spin would have it, it's a case of the all-powerful Kremlin dropping the energy hammer on a helpless former Soviet republic.

Turkey confirms flow of Russian gas via Ukraine halted

Ankara - Russian gas supplies to Turkey via Ukrainian pipelines have been cut amid the ongoing dispute over gas between Kiev and Moscow, the Turkish government said Tuesday.

Deliveries have stopped from the West pipeline , Turkish Energy Minister Hilmi Guler told journalists.

Gazprom export chief calls on EU to "punish" Ukraine

Prague - The head of Gazprom's export services, Alexander Medvedev, called on the European Union Saturday to "punish" Ukraine for hampering gas transit to Europe.

Speaking at the start of a tour of EU countries, Medvedev said Ukraine had stolen 35 million cubic metres of gas since Friday from underground storage and pipeline, and this amount was increasing.

Gas deliveries down to EU, no end in sight for Russia-Ukraine row

Moscow/Kiev/Budapest/Brussels - Russian natural gas deliveries fell substantially in downstream markets on Saturday, with no end in sight for the Russia-Ukrainian row responsible for the reduction.

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