The Ukraine straightens the path to the EU.

The Ukraine straightens the path to EU trying to take control of the transit of Russian gas.

The Ukraine has got a chance to deny "Gazprom" control over at least one gas flow route through the country to Europe. Having an agreement with the Hungarian FGSZ, Kiev demands that the Russian monopoly has provided data on the flow of gas. This will provide a virtual reverse, help getting away from Russia as a supplier of gas and create a hub. If "Gazprom" refuses, the Ukraine plans to put pressure on it by the European Commission under the antitrust case. The legal arguments of Kiev do not look too sure, but may be a cause for serious pressure on Moscow from Brussels.

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