This article from RBK discusses the projection that the export of Russian gas to Uzbekistan through Kazakhstan could potentially range from 1.5 billion to 10 billion cubic meters. Kazakhstan's Minister of Energy, Almasadam Satkaliyev, emphasized that this estimate depends on various factors including Uzbekistan's energy system readiness and Russia's capability to meet the demand. The article highlights the need to consider Turkmenistan's interests while exploring expanded gas supply routes. The planned gas deliveries are set to begin on October 1, 2023. This outlook differs significantly from the anticipated annual gas export of 2.8 billion cubic meters under the agreement signed between Russia and Uzbekistan. The article also underscores the complex landscape of gas supply negotiations and their implications for regional energy dynamics.