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Old 01-12-2014, 06:27 PM   #116
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Barroso on Russia-Ukraine gas deal ..
The Russia–Ukraine gas disputes refer to a number of disputes between Ukrainian oil and gas company Naftohaz Ukrayiny and Russian gas supplier Gazprom over natural gas supplies, prices, and debts.. These disputes have grown beyond simple business disputes into transnational political issues—involving political leaders from several countries—that threaten natural gas supplies in numerous European countries dependent on natural gas imports from Russian suppliers, which are transported through Ukraine.. Russia provides approximately a quarter of the natural gas consumed in the European Union; approximately 80% of those exports travel through pipelines across Ukrainian soil prior to arriving in the EU..

After the dissolution of the Soviet Union, oil import prices to Ukraine reached world market levels in 1993.. However, gas import prices and transit fees remained below European levels for Russian exports to Europe through pipelines in Ukraine; these were set in bilateral negotiations...At the same time Ukraine remained the main transit corridor for Russia's gas export. In 2004–2005, 80% of Russian gas exports to the European Union were made through Ukrainian Territory..Two-thirds of Gazprom's revenue comes from the sale of gas that crosses Ukraine..

A gas chamber is an apparatus for killing humans or animals with gas, consisting of a sealed chamber into which a poisonous or asphyxiant gas is introduced.. The most commonly used poisonous agent is hydrogen cyanide; carbon dioxide and carbon monoxide have also been used.. Gas chambers were used as a method of execution for condemned prisoners in the United States beginning in the 1920s and continues to be a legal execution method in three states.. During the Holocaust, large-scale gas chambers designed for mass killing were used by Nazi Germany as part of their genocide program... don't accept that abandoning half of the country is necessary..Mankind survived the last ice age..We're certainly capable of surviving this one..All depends on whether or not we're able to learn from our mistakes?..I'm afraid that time has come and gone, my friend...

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