$CHK Belarus threatened to siphon off oil from Russia’s transit pipeline to Europe unless Moscow restarted crude supplies and accused the Kremlin on Friday of using energy prices as leverage to try to swallow up its former Soviet neighbour. The threat, from Belarussian President Alexander Lukashenko, escalates a row between the two countries over oil supplies and lifts the lid on a bigger geopolitical dispute that has seen Minsk accuse Moscow of trying to bully it into a unified state. beta.theglobeandmail.com/wo...
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