***** To join INSNA, visit http://www.insna.org ***** Betweenness in the News again... Russia, is trying to increase the cost of natural gas to the Ukraine. From one angle it looks like Russia has a much stronger bargaining position -- yet, Ukraine is a key bridge in the flow of natural gas from Russia to Europe -- Queen Between? Both Ukraine and EU receive about 30% of their natural gas from Russia. http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/business/4569846.stm Valdis _____________________________________________________________________ SOCNET is a service of INSNA, the professional association for social network researchers (http://www.insna.org). To unsubscribe, send an email message to [log in to unmask] containing the line UNSUBSCRIBE SOCNET in the body of the message.