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externalGermany, France reject Russian demand to make gas payments in rubles.

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by The Kyiv Independent news deskMarch 31, 2022 8:26 pm
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German Economy Minister Robert Habeck said Moscow's latest maneuver is an unacceptable breach of contract that amounts to "blackmail." Speaking during a joint conference with his French counterpart, Habeck said that he hasn't seen the new Russian decree mandating payments in rubles but said it's important "not to give a signal that we will be blackmailed by Putin."

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