Help from Germany Firms Could Soon Provide Gas to Ukraine

Ukraine's dependence on gas from Russia has often been used as a political weapon by Moscow in conflicts with its neighbor. German companies are now considering how Western European gas could be rerouted to Kiev if the Kremlin decides to cut supplies.
Under pressure: A gauge is pictured at an underground gas storage facility in the village of Mryn, 120 kilometers north of Kiev in this May 2013 archive photo.

Under pressure: A gauge is pictured at an underground gas storage facility in the village of Mryn, 120 kilometers north of Kiev in this May 2013 archive photo.

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Graphic: Rethinking Ukraine Gas Deliveries

Graphic: Rethinking Ukraine Gas Deliveries

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