Russia’s Gazprom starts work on line to Europe

Posted: December 8, 2012 at 2:58 a.m.

A worker prepares for a ceremony Friday marking the start of construction of the South Stream pipeline in Anapa, Russia.

After years of delays and negotiations, Russian gas company Gazprom on Friday formally started construction of its $20.65 billion Europe-bound South Stream pipeline, key to its strategy of strengthening its supply to its most important export market.

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Business, Pages 29 on 12/08/2012