Eastern Europe Bashes West as Putin Gas Link Plan Splits EU

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  • Slovak, Ukrainian, Polish leaders rally against Nord Stream-2
  • Nations set to lose billions in Russian gas transit fees

The prime ministers of Slovakia and Ukraine criticized an agreement between western European companies from Germany’s EON AG to Paris-based Engie with Russian pipeline gas export monopoly Gazprom PJSC to expand a Baltic Sea link.

Photographer: Andrey Rudakov/Bloomberg

Eastern European nations set to lose billions of dollars in natural gas transit fees are lambasting western Europe for striking another pipeline deal with Russia that will circumvent Ukraine.

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