Uzbekistan to raise gas price for Russia by 50 percent

Putin will not be happy. Watch for repercussions against Uzbekistan (Uzbeks aren’t all that popular in Russia anyway). — PID

January 10, 2008 (AFP) — Russia depends on imports of natural gas from the Central Asian states of Turkmenistan and Uzbekistan for domestic needs and to fulfil gas export agreements at higher prices to Ukraine and western Europe. Full Report