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July 20, 2022 1:38 pmby The Kyiv Independent news desk
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Russian dictator Vladimir Putin said on July 19 that unless the turbine came back soon, gas flows through Nord Stream might fall to some 20% of capacity. Kremlin-controlled energy giant Gazprom cut deliveries through the pipeline to 40% of its capacity last month, blaming Canadian sanctions. Canada approved the return of the turbine, despite opposition from Ukraine, which said the supply cuts were Kremlin blackmail meant to weaken sanctions.

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