Gasprom imposed export restrictions on the deliveries of Russian gas to Ukraine. This was announced to a Rosbalt correspondent by the Ukrainian Fuel and Energy Ministry. According to official sources, restrictions on gas exported to Ukraine are being imposed as a result of Itera international group's debt to Gasprom, which are currently valued at USD 50 million. There was no mention of when such sanctions might end. Similar sanctions have also been imposed on Kazakhstan.
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Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe said that US army bases will not appear on the southern Kuril Islands in the even Russia delivers them to Japan