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The June 2010 Russian-Belarusian Gas Transit Dispute: a surprise that was to be expected

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OIES paper: NG 43
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In June 2010 Belarus – the former Soviet country that does not feature too often in European media – attracted many headlines because of its transit dispute with Russia’s Gazprom. Presented with an ultimatum to repay its gas debt it five days or face supplies cuts, Belarus confronted Gazprom with a counter-demand to pay the debt for transit at an increased rate, threatening to reduce and potentially halt transit of gas and oil to Europe. This was not the first transit dispute between Belarus ...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Research group:
Oxford Institute for Energy Studies
Publisher:
Oxford Institute for Energy Studies Publisher's website
Publication date:
2010
URN:
uuid:cf2de192-cfa4-487e-92a8-e5c09768c520
Local pid:
ora:10266
ISBN:
978-1-907555-14-5

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