Photo Gallery: The Shady World of Ukrainian Gas Deals
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Photo Gallery: The Shady World of Ukrainian Gas Deals

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A Stockholm Conspiracy The Underbelly of Ukrainian Gas Dealings

The agreement in early 2009 which restarted gas deliveries from Russia via Ukraine to Western Europe, was hailed as a success. But since Viktor Yanukovych became Ukrainian president in February, many of those involved in the deal have been arrested. Furthermore, the president's friends have profited handsomely while the state has lost a fortune.
Translated from the German by Christopher Sultan