Europe Moscow, Kiev locked into another gas dispute – who pays rebels' bills

Russia is threatening to turn off the taps, claiming that Kiev needs to pay for the gas that Russia's Gazprom is directing to rebel-held eastern Ukraine. Europe's own gas supplies could be affected if a shutdown occurs.

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Russia and Ukraine are once again locked in a quarrel over gas payments, and Moscow is threatening to turn off the tap.