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Europe's East 06-03-2018

Russia’s EU ambassador: ‘Donbass is part of Ukraine’

In a wide-ranging interview on Monday (5 March), Russia’s ambassador to the EU Vladimir Chizhov discussed Syria and eastern Ukraine, the current tensions between Gazprom and Naftogaz, as well as the Italian election.
Energy 02-03-2018

Snow-hit Ukraine faces gas squeeze as Gazprom holds back supplies

New tensions between Moscow and Kyiv flared yesterday (1 March) after Russia's Gazprom said it will not restart gas supplies to Ukraine and Naftogaz accused its counterpart of violating contractual agreements.
Energy 06-01-2017

Naftogaz official: The EU should not worry about another gas crisis

An official with Ukraine's Naftogaz told EURACTIV.com today (6 January) that EU countries need not fear a disruption of gas supplies, despite Russian warnings that a harsh winter may trigger a crisis similar to those of 2006 and 2009.
Global Europe 08-08-2016

Erdogan to meet Putin for a ‘new beginning’

Turkey’s president Recep Tayyip Erdogan will meet on Tuesday (9 August) his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin aiming to open "a new page" in bilateral relations and reverse the damage sustained by sanctions imposed by Russia.
Energy 28-09-2015

EU, Russia, Ukraine agree winter gas supply deal

Russia agreed to resume gas supplies to Ukraine over the winter under a deal clinched late Friday (25 September) with the European Union, capping months of difficult talks overshadowed by the Ukrainian conflict.
Ambassador Pyatt visits Zakarpattya. Ukraine-Slovakia Border, July 2015.
Energy 20-08-2015

Commission hopes for new trilateral gas talks on Ukraine

The European Commission deplored the collapse of the trilateral gas talks today (20 August), in which it was negotiating Ukrainian gas purchases from Russia, and expressed hopes that a new round could take place in September.
Central Europe 07-05-2015

Former Czech PM promotes Eastring gas pipeline

EXCLUSIVE / Mirek Topolánek, former Prime Minister of the Czech Republic, and President of the Council of the EU during the Czech Presidency in 2009, is now in charge of the promotion of the Eastring gas pipeline project, designed to link Central with Southeastern Europe. On a visit to Brussels, he explained the project to EURACTIV.
Maroš Šef?ovi? will chair the trilaterals [European Parliament]
Energy 19-03-2015

Commission sheds light on trilateral gas talks with Ukraine, Russia

The European Commission aims at concluding an agreement to supply Ukraine with Russian gas until Fall 2016, when an international court will issue a ruling on Moscow's pricing regime, a Commission official said.
Energy 19-03-2015

Study: Only Bulgaria would be hurt by a new Ukraine gas crisis

A new study has found that following the 2009 Ukrainian gas crisis, Europe is better prepared to deal with a such disruption than before. Only Bulgaria would be incapable of substituting imports during a short supply interruption.
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Energy 03-03-2015

Šef?ovi?: EU gas supply ‘secure’

Commissioner for Energy Union Maroš Šef?ovi? has said that he is 'reassured' that the supply of gas to the EU markets remains 'secure.' Šef?ovi? comments came after he held trilateral gas talks with Russia and Ukraine on Monday.
Energy 03-03-2015

Brussels talks avert another Ukraine gas crisis

Russia and Ukraine have agreed to discuss a "summer package" of gas supplies late this month, with Kyiv winning an assurance at Monday's EU-mediated talks in Brussels that it would not pay for energy delivered to rebel-held areas.
Energy 25-02-2015

Šef?ovi? mediating between Russia and Ukraine in order to avert new gas crisis

Commission Vice-President Maroš Šef?ovi? said today (25 February) that he is attempting to mediate between Ukraine and Russia, in order to avoid a new gas crisis.