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Russia shuts down Nord Stream 1 pipeline

Russia has halted the flow of gas through the Nord Stream 1 pipeline to Europe for three days, and the EU has agreed to suspend a visa deal with Moscow. Plus the FT’s John Paul Rathbone explains why Ukraine’s counter-offensive in the south of the country could be a gamechanger in the war. 


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Russia shuts down Nord Stream gas pipeline to Europe

EU rips up Russia visa deal in victory for eastern member states

Military briefing: Ukraine makes its move with Kherson counter-offensive 


The FT News Briefing is produced by Fiona Symon, Sonja Hutson and Marc Filippino. The show’s editor is Jess Smith. Additional help by Peter Barber, Michael Lello, David da Silva and Gavin Kallmann. Topher Forhecz is the FT’s executive producer. The FT’s global head of audio is Cheryl Brumley. The show’s theme song is by Metaphor Music. 


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