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Can Russia's new Turkish gas project work?

Russia has found at least one supporter in the EU for a new natural gas pipeline project dubbed Turkish Stream.

Hungarian prime minister Viktor Orban is open to the idea of constructing the necessary infrastructure for the project, which is to replace the failed South Stream pipeline that would have brought gas from Russia to the EU via Bulgaria.

Orban made his position clear last month during a visit by Russian president Vladimir Putin to Budapest.

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