Presidents Resolve Ukraine Gas Dispute

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Presidents Resolve Ukraine Gas Dispute P SIGN IN TO E-MAIL OR SAVE THIS PRINT REPRINTS SHARE DEL.ICIO.US DIGG FACEBOOK NEWSVINE PERMALINK By ANDREW E. KRAMER Published: February 13, 2008 MOSCOW — The presidents of  Russia  and  Ukraine  averted a  threatened cutoff of natural gas supplies to Ukraine on Tuesday,  at the same time that Russia’s president said his country might  aim nuclear missiles at Ukraine if it followed through on its  intention to join  NATO . “It’s horrible to say and even horrible to think,” President  Vladimir V. Putin  of Russia said about the prospect of possibly  aiming missiles at Ukraine. Mr. Putin made the remarks in response to a question at a  Kremlin news conference. After speaking for a time about  Ukraine’s long cultural ties to Russia, he said that NATO might  deploy antimissile systems in Ukraine, and that Russia would  have to respond.
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This note was uploaded on 04/26/2008 for the course POLITICAL 347 taught by Professor Grover during the Spring '08 term at Winona.

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