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    Reports: Ukraine says it paid $15 million for Russian gas
    Feb27

    Reports: Ukraine says it paid $15 million for Russian gas

    Interfax-Ukraine news agency quoted Naftogaz’s executive, Andrei Kobolev, as saying that the company had paid for gas supplies from Russia for the month of March. Following a bruising dispute over prices and debt that raised fears of supply disruptions in Europe, Russia and Ukraine signed a deal in October requiring Kiev to pay in advance...

    Reports: Ukraine says it paid $15 million for Russian gas
    Feb27

    Reports: Ukraine says it paid $15 million for Russian gas

    MOSCOW (AP) — Ukrainian gas company Naftogaz says that it has paid $15 million for another month of Russian gas after fears escalated that Moscow could cut off supplies. …read more Source: U.S....

    Ukraine rebels seen withdrawing heavy weapons front line
    Feb27

    Ukraine rebels seen withdrawing heavy weapons front line

    NOVOAMVROSIIVSKE, Ukraine (AP) — Separatist fighters in east Ukraine have moved rocket launchers to a location 70 kilometers (43 miles) back from… …read more Source:...

    Russia confirms will attend gas talks with EU, Ukraine
    Feb27

    Russia confirms will attend gas talks with EU, Ukraine

    Moscow (AFP) – Russia has confirmed that it will attend talks with the European Union and Ukraine on Monday aimed at resolving a bitter gas supply dispute which threatens deliveries to Europe.Russian state-owned gas giant Gazprom threatened this week to cut deliveries to Ukraine over a dispute related to Moscow’s move to start direct...

    Gazprom has a ‘much wider agenda’: Naftogaz CEO
    Feb27

    Gazprom has a ‘much wider agenda’: Naftogaz CEO

    There’s an agenda behind Gazprom’s threats to cut European gas supplies, the CEO Ukraine’s state-owned gas firm told CNBC. …read more Source:...

    Russian Energy Minister Says Ukraine Faces Imminent Gas Cut
    Feb27

    Russian Energy Minister Says Ukraine Faces Imminent Gas Cut

    Russian Energy Minister Aleksandr Novak has said Russia would likely suspend supplies of gas to Ukraine before a March 2 meeting in Brussels that aims to resolve this latest energy dispute between the two countries. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    10 things you need to know before European markets open
    Feb27

    10 things you need to know before European markets open

    Good morning! Here are 10 things you should know in markets today. Russia will participate in Ukraine’s gas talks. Russian Energy Minister Alexander Novak said on Friday that he would take part in talks over gas supplies to Ukraine in Brussels on March 2. “We have been invited to three-way talks and have confirmed our participation....

    Ukraine’s Debt Debacle
    Feb27

    Ukraine’s Debt Debacle

    War is making a mess of the Ukrainian government’s finances. …read more Source:...

    UN to discuss Ukraine on anniversary of annexation
    Feb27

    UN to discuss Ukraine on anniversary of annexation

    Artemivsk (Ukraine) (AFP) – The UN Security Council scheduled an emergency session to discuss the fragile ceasefire in Ukraine on Friday, a year to the day since Russian troops and pro-Moscow forces began seizing ports and cities on the Black Sea peninsula of Crimea.The anniversary of the seizure, which triggered the worst standoff in...

    Ukraine, rebels start pulling back heavy weapons in country’s east
    Feb27

    Ukraine, rebels start pulling back heavy weapons in country’s east

    KIEV, Ukraine — Warring parties in Ukraine took a major stride toward quelling unrest in the country’s east Thursday with the declared start of a supervised withdrawal of heavy weapons from the front line. …read more Source: Pittsburgh...