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US accuses Russia of ‘coercion’ after Putin warns over gas supplies to Europe

President Vladimir Putin warned on Thursday that Russian gas supplies to Europe could be disrupted if Moscow cuts the flow to Ukraine over unpaid bills, drawing a US accusation that he is using energy “as a tool of coercion”.

20 Jul 2018 - 2:53PM

President Vladimir Putin warned on Thursday that Russian gas supplies to Europe could be disrupted if Moscow cuts the flow to Ukraine over unpaid bills, drawing a US accusation that he is using energy “as a tool of coercion”.

US accuses Russia of ‘coercion’ after Putin warns over gas supplies to Europe