New issue of economic monitoring

The beginning of the year was traditionally marked with gas issues confrontation. However, this time the conflict between Gazprom and Naftogaz reached new level and seriously hit European community. Although world mass-media consider gas confrontation as top issue, in reality much more dangerous looks the recently approved state budget 2009. 
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January 16, 2009