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EU agrees to cut gas use over Russia supply fears

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European Union countries approved a weakened emergency plan to curb their gas demand on Tuesday, after striking compromise deals to reduce the cuts for some countries, as they brace for further Russian reductions in supply. EU countries have reduced their combined gas use by just 5%, despite months of soaring prices and dwindling Russian supplies. Russia supplied 40% of EU gas before its invasion of Ukraine in late February. The draft would require a majority of countries to trigger the binding gas cuts.
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Times of India

EU to cut Russian gas use as missiles strike Ukraine

The effort to help Germany wean itself off Russian gas for the winter came as Turkey announced a meeting in Russia next week between Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan and his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin.

19 days ago·Mumbai, India
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BBC News

EU allows get-out clause in Russian gas cut deal

EU members agree to reduce gas use, but some including Ireland, Malta and Cyprus can seek exemptions.

19 days ago·United Kingdom
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News18 India

EU Members Strike Deal to Cut Russian Gas Use as Russia's Gazprom to Slash Supplies

The European Union reached an agreement to reduce their dependence on Russian supplies and reduce member states' consumption of gas by 15 percent

19 days ago·India
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Reuters

Europe agrees compromise gas curbs as Russia squeezes supply

European Union countries approved a weakened emergency plan to curb their gas demand on Tuesday, after striking compromise deals to limit the cuts for some countries, as they brace for further Russian reductions in supply.

19 days ago·United Kingdom
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The Guardian

'We will share the pain': EU to ration gas this winter in case Russia cuts supply – video

Governments in the European Union have agreed to ration natural gas this winter in order to protect themselves against further supply cuts made by Russia. Since Putin's invasion of Ukraine, EU leaders have accused Moscow of using their global gas supply as a political weapon. Energy ministers from the 27 member states mostly backed a plan for a voluntary 15% reduction in gas usage, but added in several opt-outs for island nations and countries u…

19 days ago·London, United Kingdom
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CBC News

European Union strikes deal to ration natural gas amid Russia cut-off fears

EU energy ministers approved a draft European law meant to lower demand for gas by 15 per cent from August through March.

19 days ago·Canada
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