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    Eastward gas flows via Yamal-Europe pipeline rise slightly

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Eastbound gas flows rose on Tuesday morning on the Yamal-Europe pipeline to Poland from Germany, having resumed in that direction last night, data from pipeline operator Gascade showed.

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Eastward gas flows via Yamal-Europe pipeline rise slightly

LONDON, Dec 6 (Reuters) - Eastbound gas flows rose on Tuesday morning on the Yamal-Europe pipeline to Poland from Germany, having resumed in that direction last night, data from pipeline operator Gascade showed.

Exit flows at the Mallnow metering point on the German border stood at 828,710 kilowatt hours (kWh) per hour from 0800-0900 CET (0700-0800 GMT), up from 718,968 kWh/h between 0500 and 0600 CET.

Nominations, or requests, for Russian gas into Slovakia from Ukraine via the Velke Kapusany border point stood at 40.8 million cubic metres (mcm), down from 42.2 mcm the previous day, Ukrainian transmission system data showed.

Russian gas producer Gazprom said it would ship 42.4 mcm of natural gas to Europe via Ukraine on Monday.

Gas flows via the Nord Stream 1 pipeline, which crosses the Baltic Sea to Germany from Russia, remained at zero. It was offline for maintenance from August this year but was then damaged by explosions in suspected sabotage. (Reporting by Nina Chestney in London and Harshit Verma and Ashitha Shivaprasad in Bengaluru; editing by Jason Neely)