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Russia Threatens to Cut Off Gas, Coal to Ukraine

Russia threatened Tuesday to cut off natural gas and to halt coal deliveries to Ukraine, worsening a dispute over a power blackout in Crimea. Russian Energy Minister Alexander Novak accused Kyiv of deliberately refusing to help rebuild electricity pylons which were blown up by unidentified, pro-Ukrainian attackers over the weekend, causing the interruption of gas supplies to Russia-annexed Crimea. The Ukrainian government has denied the accusation as "absolutely groundless."...

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