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06.02.2014 Russia concerned over Ukraine gas debt

President Vladimir Putin's spokesman said on February 5 that Russia was increasingly concerned about Ukraine's growing debt on its gas payments and needed an explanation about Kiev's future policies in the face of pro-EU protests, AFP has reported.

29.01.2014 Putin hopes for mutually acceptable solutions on Third Energy Package with EU

Russian President Vladimir Putin has expressed the hope that Russia and the European Union would be able to reach mutually acceptable solutions on the Third Energy Package, Itar-Tass reported on January 28.

29.01.2014 Russia not to revise gas deal if opposition comes to power in Ukraine

Russia will not initiate a revision of its gas agreements with Ukraine, which has been hit by anti-government protests, even if the opposition in that country comes to power, Russian President Vladimir Putin told a news conference after the Russia-EU summit in Brussels o

29.01.2014 Russia agrees on access to 100% of Germany’s OPAL pipeline

Russia has agreed with the E.U. to use 100% of capacities of the OPAL gas pipeline, plugged into the Nord Stream pipeline system, instead of 50%, President Vladimir Putin said late on January 28, Prime has reported.

24.01.2014 Russia’s Gazprom eyes Gaza gas deposits

Russia’s gas giant Gazprom will possibly develop gas deposits on the Mediterranean shelf of the Gaza Strip, Itar-Tass reported on January 23.

23.12.2013 Russia’s Rosneft Chief Informs Putin on Difficult Reserves Agreement with ExxonMobil

Russia’s oil company Rosneft has signed an additional agreement with ExxonMobil on the implementation of pilot projects for the recovery of hard-to-recover reserves, the company CEO Igor Sechin reported to RF President Vladimir Putin on December 20, Itar-Tass has reporte

20.12.2013 Putin Mentions Gas Consortium Plans with Ukraine

Vladimir Putin, speaking at a press conference on December 19, mentioned the talks to set up a gas consortium to manage Ukraine’s gas transportation network, has reported.

20.12.2013 Gas Price Cut for Ukraine Is Temporary Solution - Putin

Russia’s decision to slash its gas price to Ukraine by a third is a pragmatic and temporary decision, but a long-term solution must be found, President Vladimir Putin said on December 19, Prime has reported.

18.12.2013 Russia Cuts Gas Price for Ukraine

The Russian gas price will make 268.5 U.S. dollars for Ukraine, according to an additional agreement, which Russia’s Gazprom and Naftogaz Ukrainy signed on December 17, Itar-Tass has reported.

27.11.2013 Russia’s Rosneft, Italy’s Eni Sign Agreement on Trade, Logistics

Igor Sechin, Rosneft President and Chairman of the Management Board, and Paolo Scaroni, Eni CEO in the presence of the Russian President, Vladimir Putin, and Italy’s Prime Minister, Enrico Letta, signed a term sheet on mutual crude supply and a heads of agreement on logi