Putin threatens to ‘freeze’ west by cutting gas and oil supplies if price caps imposed



Vladimir Putin has threatened to cut off energy supplies if price caps are imposed on Russia’s oil and gas exports.
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Speaking at an economic forum in Vladivostok in Russia’s far east, the president said Russia ‘will not supply anything at all if it contradicts our interests … We will not supply gas, oil, coal, heating oil – we will not supply anything’.

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