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Two interesting Reuters headlines about Russia

They ran about less than two hours apart: NATO resumes ties with Russia, Moscow welcomes move (21 minutes ago) BRUSSELS (Reuters) — NATO foreign ministers agreed Thursday to resume high-level formal ties with Russia, suspended last year after Moscow’s military thrust into Georgia. Putin threatens to cut Ukraine gas supplies (2 hours, 10 minutes ago) ...

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They ran about less than two hours apart:

NATO resumes ties with Russia, Moscow welcomes move (21 minutes ago)

They ran about less than two hours apart:

BRUSSELS (Reuters) — NATO foreign ministers agreed Thursday to resume high-level formal ties with Russia, suspended last year after Moscow’s military thrust into Georgia.

KIEV/MOSCOW (Reuters) — Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin warned that Moscow would halt gas deliveries to Ukraine if payment were not received by Saturday, and this could also affect supplies to Europe.

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