Divisions in EU on how to head off potential cut off in Russian gas supplies

EU energy ministers will meet on Tuesday (July 26) to examine the proposals and adopt other required measures. PHOTO: REUTERS
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LONDON - European Union governments are struggling to adopt a joint response to the prospect of a cut-off in Russian natural gas supplies, which threatens to bring widespread disruption to electricity and heating during the forthcoming winter.

The European Commission, the EU's executive body, has unveiled an emergency winter energy strategy, outlining the steps member states should take to avert freezing by the end of this year.

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