Russia to make drastic cuts to EU gas supply via Nord Stream pipeline

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Russian energy giant Gazprom would further reduce natural gas flows through the Nord Stream pipeline to 20% of capacity, citing equipment repairs. The move ramps up concerns that Russia may cut off gas as political leverage over the war in Ukraine, just as Europe tries to shore up storage for winter. Gazprom said on Monday it would cut gas deliveries to 33 million cubic metres a day from Wednesday. However, the German economy ministry said there was “no technical reason” for further cuts in deliveries. According to Berlin, this is a “pretext” and a “political” decision to put pressure on the W…

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