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A natural gas dispute between Russia and Ukraine flared Tuesday when Ukraine accused the Russian supplier of cutting supplies to Europe, and at least nine countries said their supply from Russia had been cut or reduced.

Ukraine's state-run gas company said Gazprom, the Russian energy giant, had shut three of four export pipelines that take natural gas through Ukraine to the rest of Europe, significantly reducing supply.

Gazprom said Ukraine was to blame for shutting the pipelines to Europe. Read full article »

CNN's Jim Boulden, Alysen Miller, Phillip Warrington Taylor, and Tom Boltman in London and Mike Sefanov in Moscow contributed to this report.

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