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27th Aug 2016

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Barroso: G7 to press Russia on gas 'weapon'

EU commission president Barroso said in Brussels the "G7 should be firm and encourage Russia to lay down this weapon", referring to the G7 summit of leading nations and Russia's use of inflated gas prices to menace Ukraine. He noted he may call a donors' conference on Ukraine before 2015.

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