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July 6, 2022 11:10 amby The Kyiv Independent news desk

According to the Russian state-controlled news agency Interfax, a Russian court has closed the Caspian Pipeline Consortium terminal for 30 days under alleged technical issues. The terminal is Kazakhstan's main exit point for Kazakh oil. Kazakh President Kassym-Jomart Tokayev recently called Kremlin proxies in Donbas quasi-states, saying that Kazakhstan won't recognize their independence, which is pushed by Moscow.

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