Ukraine may seek changes to Russian gas deal (AP)

President Viktor Yushchenko of Ukraine speaks to the media on January 15, 2009. Ukraine wants to rewrite the gas deal signed with Russia that ended a weeks-long standoff that deprived several European countries of gas, the presidency said on Friday.(AFP/Leon Neal)AP – Ukrainian President Viktor Yushchenko indicated Friday he would like to revisit a hard-won natural gas deal with Russia later this year because the terms will further undermine his country’s battered economy.

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