March 9, 2014

Sorry, U.S. Gas Won't Save Ukraine

Keith Johnson, Foreign Policy

The Associated Press

Sorry, Congress, America can't save Ukraine by selling it natural gas.

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TAGGED: Natural Gas, Ukraine


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