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Then makes the squeeze play.

I think that just about kills the optimistic scenario.

The Russians are going for the jugular, here.

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by cskendrick (cs ke nd ri c k @h ot m ail dot c om) on Mon Jan 2nd, 2006 at 09:38:17 AM EST
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There is no competing sources and never were: Gazprom controls gas and the pipeline.
by blackhawk on Mon Jan 2nd, 2006 at 10:33:05 AM EST
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I agree on that. But the "Turkmen" gas creates a convenient fiction as it is more difficult for Ukrainians to justify stealing transit gas from Gazprom when they are not paying "Turkmens".

In the long run, we're all dead. John Maynard Keynes
by Jerome a Paris (etg@eurotrib.com) on Mon Jan 2nd, 2006 at 10:38:05 AM EST
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