epa01083218 (FILES) The Gazprom headquarters in Moscow shown in this file picture dated 30 June 2006. Belarus’ President Aleksander Lukashenko, that his country will pay Russia a 460-million-dollar bill for natural gas deliveries «in the coming days,» the Interfax news agency reported 02 August 2007. Officials from the Russian monopolist natural gas firm Gazprom accused Lukashenko’s government of paying only 45 per cent of contracted fees for natural gas deliveries during the first half of 2007, and threatened to cut future volumes delivered to Belarus in half if Minsk did not cough up the cash. EPA/SERGEI ILNITSKY