Ukraine will be able to use the EU’s financial assistance to pay off its debt for Russian gas, a spokesman for the European Commission on economic and monetary affairs said on May 13, RIA Novosti has reported.
The European Commission has said a new date of the Russia-Ukraine-EU meeting will be announced shortly, ITAR-TASS said on May 12.
Prime Minister of Hungary Viktor Orban voiced his support for Poland's proposals concerning a pan-European energy union on Monday while on an official visit to Warsaw.
Russian President Vladimir Putin warned that further economic sanctions over the Ukraine crisis may lead Russia to reconsider participation by U.S. and European Union companies in energy and other key industries, Bloomberg reported on April 30.
Russia, Ukraine, the European Union may hold trilateral gas talks in Warsaw on May 2, the Russian Energy Ministry said on Monday, April 28.
The US is most likely to export its shale gas to Asia instead of Europe, for the prices are more attractive in the former, Russia’s Ambassador to the EU Vladimir Chizhov told the international high-level conference on European energy policy, held in Bruges on April 24, I
A lengthy ban on Russian gas imports to the European Union is unlikely, according to the Fitch Ratings' Report 'Living Without Russian Gas’, RIA Novosti reported on April 23.
Ukraine needs investments in the energy sector and is ready for widest cooperation with the U.S. and European companies in this sphere, Prime Minister of Ukraine Arseniy Yatseniuk has said after a meeting with U.S.
Bulgarian Foreign Minister Kristian Vigenin has pledged that Bulgaria will do everything within its power to implement the South Stream project, ITAR-TASS reported on April 22.
The EU is ready to participate in trilateral consultations with Ukraine and Russia on security of Russian gas supplies through Ukraine to Europe, Ukrinform reported on April 17.