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Pipe Fixed, Russian Gas Starts to Flow to Georgia

Russia completed repairs on Sunday to a natural gas pipeline carrying fuel over its border in the Caucasus, beginning to restore fuel to Georgia after a week of blackouts and heating fuel shortages strained relations between the countries. Kavkaztransgaz, the company responsible for the repairs, announced that gas had started to flow again on Sunday morning. Bombs severed the pipeline, as well as a reserve pipeline and an electricity line, on Jan. 22. No one has claimed responsibility for the bombing. Russia has blamed insurgents in the region, though Georgian officials have rejected that explanation. Full Story

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