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28.05.2014 Ukraine can pay for gas, but uncertain about price - minister

Ukraine has the money to pay its gas debts to Russia but is not certain about the price of Russian gas, Ukraine’s Finance Minister Oleksandr Shlapak said on May 27, ITAR-TASS has reported.

28.05.2014 Ukrainian prime minister sets gas deal deadline for Gazprom

An agreement between Naftogaz and Gazprom should be signed before May 29.

27.05.2014 Brent rises on worries over Ukraine, Libya

Brent crude rose towards $111 per barrel on May 27 amid supply disruption worries as Ukraine launched air strikes to put down a separatist revolt and Libya struggled to rein in rebels, Reuters has reported.

27.05.2014 Ukraine expected to pay $2.5 billion debt for Russian gas

Ukraine may repay at least $2.5 billion of its $3.5 billion debt for Gazprom gas supplies, Russia’s Energy Minister Alexander Novak said on May 26 following the second round of the trilateral talks between Moscow, Kiev and the EU, ITAR-TASS has reported.

27.05.2014 Ukraine’s Naftogaz boosts underground gas stocks

Over the previous week, gas stocks in the underground gas storages (UGS) of Ukraine grew by 851 million cu m, Ukrinform reported on May 26, citing Naftogaz Ukrainy.

21.05.2014 Advance payments for Russian gas not on agenda for Ukraine

The issue of making an advance payment for Russian gas is not on the agenda, Ukraine’s Prime Minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk said on May 20 in an appeal to the heads of the European Commission and leaders of the European Union states, ITAR-TASS has said.

21.05.2014 Ukrainian prime minister asks EU to buy gas on border with Russia

Ukraine’s Prime Minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk has urged the European Commission and the leaders of EU states to start receiving Russian gas on the Russia-Ukraine border, the press service of Ukraine’s cabinet of ministers reported on May 20, ITAR-TASS has said.

21.05.2014 Russia ready to discuss discount, not to change gas contract with Ukraine - minister

Russia is ready to discuss a discount on gas supplies to Ukraine, but not a change in the pricing formula stipulated in the existing contract, Russian Energy Minister Alexander Novak said on May 20, RIA Novosti has reported.

20.05.2014 Russia, EU, Ukraine to discuss gas on May 26

Russia, Ukraine and the European Commission (EC) will have a second round of three-party gas talks on May 26, ITAR-TASS reported on May 19.

20.05.2014 Russia does not object to gas flow to Ukraine from Slovakia

Slovakia’s approach towards starting reverse gas flows to Ukraine does not run counter to the agreements with Russia, Russia’s Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said, ITAR-TASS reported on May 19.