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Dutch firm says Gazprom will cut gas supply this week

Russia's Gazprom is expected to halt gas supplies to Dutch partly state-owned firm GasTerra on Tuesday, after the company refused to pay for gas in roubles. This means that approximately two billion cubic meters of contracted gas will not be delivered. "Opening accounts in Moscow under Russian law and their control by the Russian regime pose too great a risk for the … company," they said in a statement.

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Aid agencies clam up in Congo sex-for-work scandal

The European Commission has 25 documents, including emails, in its possession that contains "information about potential crimes" involving aid agency staff in the Democratic Republic of the Congo. EUobserver received a partial disclosure of the documents.

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Ukraine — what's been destroyed so far, and who pays?

More than 50 percent of Ukraine's energy infrastructure, large parts of its transport network and industrial capacity, around 150,000 residential buildings damaged or destroyed. The bill is between €378bn to €919bn.

Firms will have to reveal and close gender pay-gap

Employers will no longer be able to hide behind secret contracts to disguise how much less they pay women than men for the same work, due to new EU law. Countries will have three years to transpose the new rules.

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Why do 83% of Albanians want to leave Albania?

As autocracies collapsed across Eastern Europe in the early 1990s, Albanians had high expectations that democracy and a free-market economy would bring a better life. But Albania's transition from dictatorship to democracy has been uneven and incomplete.

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