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Putin says Russia is ready to supply extra gas to Europe

Russian President Vladimir Putin outright denies that the country is using its natural gas supply as a political weapon against European countries.

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Russia is ready to deliver all of the natural gas that Europe needs, said President Vladimir Putin, blaming the continent’s current energy crisis on flawed policies rather than a lack of supply.

Europe’s largest gas supplier is raising deliveries in line with requests from its customers and is “prepared to discuss any additional steps” to stabilize the region’s markets, Putin said at Russia Energy Week in Moscow on Wednesday. However, he also criticized the continent for introducing “systematic flaws” into its energy system then “blame shifting” when things went wrong.

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