┬áItaly receives 50% less gas than requested on Friday Germany’s Uniper receives 60% less gas Russia says must wait and see over equipment return Countries need to build up storage before winter Italy could invoke gas rationing for some industrials-sources LONDON, June 17 (Reuters) – Russian gas flows to Europe fell short of demand on Friday, coinciding with an early heatwave gripping its south and boosting benchmark prices already lifted by concerns the continent may struggle to build up storage in time for winter. Italy and Slovakia reported receiving less than half of the usual volumes through the Nordstream 1 pipeline, which crosses the Baltic Sea from Russia to Germany and accounts for around 40% of Russian pipeline flows to the European Union. France […]