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A gas fired power station is seen on the outskirts of Minsk, with a rainbow and sun rays in the sky, December 15, 2009. REUTERS/Vasily Fedosenko

A gas fired power station is seen on the outskirts of Minsk, with a rainbow and sun rays in the sky, December 15, 2009. REUTERS/Vasily Fedosenko

A gas fired power station is seen on the outskirts of Minsk, with a rainbow and sun rays in the sky, December 15, 2009. REUTERS/Vasily Fedosenko
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A driver pumps petrol into his car at a petrol station in Brussels March 8, 2011. REUTERS/Yves Herman

A driver pumps petrol into his car at a petrol station in Brussels March 8, 2011. REUTERS/Yves Herman

A driver pumps petrol into his car at a petrol station in Brussels March 8, 2011. REUTERS/Yves Herman
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A motorist holds a fuel pump at a Gulf petrol station in London in this April 18, 2006 file photo. REUTERS/Luke MacGregor/Files

A motorist holds a fuel pump at a Gulf petrol station in London in this April 18, 2006 file photo. REUTERS/Luke MacGregor/Files

A motorist holds a fuel pump at a Gulf petrol station in London in this April 18, 2006 file photo. REUTERS/Luke MacGregor/Files
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Pedestrians walk near a gas station in Tokyo March 15, 2012. REUTERS/Toru Hanai

Pedestrians walk near a gas station in Tokyo March 15, 2012. REUTERS/Toru Hanai

Pedestrians walk near a gas station in Tokyo March 15, 2012. REUTERS/Toru Hanai
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