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    Gazprom to resume gas supply once Ukraine pays $2.2 billion
    Oct31

    Gazprom to resume gas supply once Ukraine pays $2.2 billion

    MOSCOW (Reuters) – Russia could resume natural gas deliveries to Ukraine as soon as next week if Kiev pays $2.2 billion (1.4 billion pounds) in debt and pre-payments, gas exporter Gazprom said on Friday, under a deal that also safeguards winter deliveries to Europe. …read more Source: The...

    Ukraine's Poroshenko backs Yatseniuk for new term as prime minister
    Oct31

    Ukraine's Poroshenko backs Yatseniuk for new term as prime minister

    KIEV (Reuters) – Ukraine’s President Petro Poroshenko on Friday backed Arseny Yatseniuk for a new term as prime minister following last Sunday’s election. …read more Source: The...

    Ukraine will guarantee transit of Russian gas to Europe – PM
    Oct31

    Ukraine will guarantee transit of Russian gas to Europe – PM

    KIEV (Reuters) – Ukrainian Prime Minister Arseny Yatseniuk, speaking after a gas agreement with Russia was nailed down, said on Friday Ukraine would guarantee deliveries of gas through its territory to Europe to make sure Moscow had no room for “blackmailing”. …read more Source: The...

    Europe won't recognise vote in eastern Ukraine, Merkel tells Putin
    Oct31

    Europe won't recognise vote in eastern Ukraine, Merkel tells Putin

    BERLIN (Reuters) – German Chancellor Angela Merkel told Russian President Vladimir Putin on the phone that Sunday’s planned elections in eastern Ukraine were illegitimate and would not be recognised by European leaders, a Berlin government spokesman said on Friday. …read more Source: The...

    Putin, Poroshenko, European leaders welcome Ukraine gas deal – Kremlin
    Oct31

    Putin, Poroshenko, European leaders welcome Ukraine gas deal – Kremlin

    MOSCOW (Reuters) – Russian President Vladimir Putin, German Chancellor Angela Merkel, French President Francois Hollande and Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko, in a telephone call, welcomed an agreement on gas supplies to Ukraine, the Kremlin said. …read more Source: The...

    UK gas prices drop to record low on Ukraine-Russia deal
    Oct31

    UK gas prices drop to record low on Ukraine-Russia deal

    LONDON (Reuters) – British wholesale gas prices for November and December fell to their lowest ever levels on Friday after Ukraine and Russia signed a deal which will see Moscow resume supplies of gas over the winter. …read more Source: The...

    Gas deal may be first sign of Russia-Ukraine detente – EU
    Oct31

    Gas deal may be first sign of Russia-Ukraine detente – EU

    BRUSSELS (Reuters) – The gas deal struck on Thursday between Russia and Ukraine is perhaps the first sign of an easing of tension between the two countries, European Energy Commissioner Guenther Oettinger said on Thursday. …read more Source: The...

    Russia will remain reliable energy supplier to Europe – minister
    Oct31

    Russia will remain reliable energy supplier to Europe – minister

    BRUSSELS (Reuters) – Russia will remain a reliable supplier of energy to Europe and a natural gas deal struck with Ukraine will ensure stable gas deliveries over the winter, Russian Energy Minister Alexander Novak said on Thursday. …read more Source: The...

    Ukraine, Russia, EU likely to agree gas supply deal Thursday – officials
    Oct30

    Ukraine, Russia, EU likely to agree gas supply deal Thursday – officials

    BRUSSELS/KIEV (Reuters) – Russia, Ukraine and the European Union are likely to conclude an accord on Thursday that would see Moscow resume gas supplies to its ex-Soviet neighbour over the winter, EU and Ukrainian officials said. …read more Source: The...

    East Ukraine separatists hold vote to gain legitimacy, promise normalcy
    Oct30

    East Ukraine separatists hold vote to gain legitimacy, promise normalcy

    DONETSK Ukraine (Reuters) – On a campaign trip, the leader of the self-proclaimed Donetsk People’s Republic lit candles at a Russian Orthodox Church and kissed icons of Jesus and the Virgin Mary before dashing off to meet about 100 voters in a local factory. …read more Source: The...

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