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Poland Waves Goodbye to Russian Gas After 74 Years

  • Diversifying deliveries is strategic goal: goverment official
  • Poland is ready for any risk of supplies in transition period
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Russia’s oldest natural gas buyer is ready to break up after more than 74 years.

Poland, which relies on Kremlin-controlled Gazprom PJSC for about two-thirds of its gas, says diversification trumps potential price cuts it could leverage from building an import link to access Norwegian fuel. That comes after the eastern European nation in 2016 completed a liquefied natural gas terminal to diversify away from the Russian gas it’s been buying since 1944.