Could gas deal signal Russia - Ukraine detente?

The accord is good news for millions of Ukrainians, who depend upon Russian gas to heat their homes and power their industries.

By , Correspondent

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The very real danger that many Ukrainians could freeze this winter has been averted thanks to a hard-fought deal, brokered and guaranteed by the European Union, that was finalized  between Kiev and Moscow on Friday.