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20.05.2014 Russian minister rules out old gas price for Ukraine

Russia is ready “to discuss discounts on gas prices with Ukraine but it is impossible to return to the price that existed in the first quarter of 2014,” Russian Energy Minister Alexander Novak told a news conference in Berlin after meeting EU Commissioner for Energy Gunt

20.05.2014 Russian PM insists Ukraine has to pay debt

Reliability of gas transit supplies from Russia to Europe depends from Ukraine, Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev said in an interview with TV channel Bloomberg, ITAR-TASS reported on May 20.

20.05.2014 Russia’s Yamal LNG project may be delayed - newspaper

According to Christophe de Margerie, CEO of Total, the Ukraine crisis could ”slightly affect” the Yamal LNG project as a number of European banks turn negative towards granting project financing, Barents Observer said on May 19.

19.05.2014 Russia to offer gas discount if Ukraine pays debt - energy minister

Russia is ready to give a discount for natural gas to Ukraine should Kiev pay off its debt to the tune of $2.237 billion, accumulated over the period until April 1, Russian Energy Minister Alexander Novak told journalists on May 16, ITAR-TASS has reported.

19.05.2014 Naftogaz Ukrainy ready to pay debt if Gazprom cuts price

Andriy Kobolyev, CEO of NJSC Naftogaz of Ukraine, and Alexei Miller, CEO of OJSC Gazprom, held a meeting in Amsterdam on May 16, Naftogaz’s press office has said.

16.05.2014 Ukraine wants Russia to return gas seized in Crimea

Kiev demands from Moscow to return to continental Ukraine gas from underground gas storages of Crimea, which Russia captured as a result of occupation of the peninsula, Deputy Energy and Coal Industry Minister Ihor Didenko told a briefing in Kyiv on May 15, a Ukrinform c

16.05.2014 Ukraine ready to pay Gazprom $4 billion

Naftogaz of Ukraine is ready to pay off its debt to the Russian Federation for the use of natural gas, but only after settling the pricing dispute, Deputy Minister of Energy and Coal Industry Ihor Didenko told a press briefing on May 15, Ukrinform has reported.

16.05.2014 Ukraine not to pay for gas — Russian energy minister

Russia does not see that Ukraine has any possibilities to pay for natural gas supplies even if discount provided due to the economically complicated situation in the country, Russia’s Energy Minister Alexander Novak said on May 15, ITAR-TASS has reported.

16.05.2014 Putin unhappy with EU role in solving Ukraine gas debt problem

Russia is disappointed by the absence of EU specific proposals on solving the Ukraine gas debt problem and expects European countries to play a more active role in this process, President Vladimir Putin said on Thursday, May 15, ITAR-TASS has reported.

16.05.2014 Putin says Ukraine to pre-pay for gas, but Russia ready for talks

Russian President Vladimir Putin said on May 15 that Moscow had been forced to introduce advance payments for deliveries of natural gas to Ukraine, but remains open for discussion to normalize the situation, RIA Novosti has reported.