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Ukraine stopped buying gas from Russia and reduced its imports from the EU

Ukraine stopped buying gas from Russia and reduced its imports from the EU

On July 1st ‘Naftogaz Ukraine’ stopped buying gas from the Russian company ‘Gazprom’. On July 1st Ukraine has suspended imports of Russian gas, as well as significantly reduced its purchase in the EU after a fruitless trilateral gas talks with Russia brokered by the European Commission. This is informed by Unian with reference to the […]

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EU energy community and Ukraine’s place in it

EU energy community and Ukraine’s place in it

December 26, 2014 Place of Ukraine in European energy community Taking into account the current political situation and armed coflict in Eastern Ukraine, import of energy supplies from Russian federation is not the best option for Ukrainian state. Exports from Slovakia, Poland, and Hungary might become issues of top priority in 2015 for Ukraine. This […]

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Ukraine tends to minimize gas supplies from Russian Federation

Ukraine tends to minimize gas supplies from Russian Federation

December 15, 2014 Gas supplies from Europe have to exceed Russian ones Ukraine has been buying Russian gas and supplying its citizens with it for years. However, due to current political and military situation future supplies might be suspended if not permanently canceled. Ukraine cannot buy gas from country which has annexed part of its […]

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Survival without Russian gas (infographics)

 September 26, 2014 ‘Major reverse flow’ will help Ukraine to survive without gas supply from Russia   Filling up Ukrainian domestic gas storages is a decision of strategic necessity while winter approaches. Ukraine has to survive this winter without gas supply from Russian aggressor. Russian ‘Gazprom’ deliberately charges colossal price for gas that our country […]

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Sanctions against Russia: effective or not? Opinions of Borys Nemtsov and Dmitriy Medvedev concerning the issue.

July 17, 2014 Opinions of 2 Russian officials concerning the new sanctions. Who of the two is closer to the truth?   On July 16 US introduced new sanctions against Russian banks and companies, in particular ‘Gazprombank’ and ‘Vneshekonombank’, and also ‘Rosneft’ and NOVATEK. In patricular they’ll be denied of access to US financial markets, […]

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An anti-record of ‘Gazprom’ on gas supply

July 17, 2014 Due to cessation of gas deliveries to Ukraine ‘Gazprom’ had to reduce gas extraction.   According to experts it results in $50-60 million revenue shortfall a day and year-end earnings may be reduced by 5% (about $7.7 billion). According to ‘Gazeta.Ru’ a significant reducing of gas supply to foreign countries was recorded. […]

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Lutsenko: Putin blackmails Ukraine with gas and Donbas

At a meeting with world leaders in Normandy, President Vladimir Putin unofficially agreed to resolve the problem in the East of Ukraine, but now he demands to accept the one-sided gas contract in 2009. June 23, 2014 – Former Minister of Internal Affairs and freelance advisor of the President Yuriy Lutsenko declared on air of […]

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Russia insists on its part in dealing with the future of Ukraine’s Gas Transportation System

Russia believes that without its factor Ukrainian GTS will be hardly needed by anyone else.   June 19, 2014  Ministry of Foreign Affairs insists on resolving the future of the gas transportation system of Ukraine with Russian participation. According to an UNIAN correspondent in Russia, this was said by the official representative of the Russian […]

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