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Russia's Oil Salvo Prompts Belarus to Explore Its Options

Feb 6, 2020 | 10:30 GMT
A monument depicts an oil pipeline near the Mozyr linear production dispatching station in Belarus on Jan. 4, 2020.

A monument depicts an oil pipeline in Belarus. Russia halted its oil supplies to Belarusian refineries on Jan. 1 because of an ongoing standoff between the two neighbors.

(NATALIA FEDOSENKO\TASS via Getty Images)

Following Russia's move to cut off its oil exports, Belarus is on the hunt for new suppliers. But the need for cheaper oil will likely drive Minsk back to Moscow before long....

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