Russian President Vladimir Putin gestures during a press conference in Moscow in February. Photo: Reuters
Russian President Vladimir Putin gestures during a press conference in Moscow in February. Photo: Reuters
Ukraine war

Ukraine war: Vladimir Putin wants ‘unfriendly’ countries to pay for Russian gas in roubles

  • Europe’s dependence on Russian gas has been thrown under the spotlight amid Western sanctions over Moscow’s invasion
  • Putin’s message sent prices soaring on fears that such a move would worsen the region’s energy crunch

Russian President Vladimir Putin gestures during a press conference in Moscow in February. Photo: Reuters
Russian President Vladimir Putin gestures during a press conference in Moscow in February. Photo: Reuters
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