Tag Archives: Naftogaz

RA’s Daily Russia News Blast – Oct 20, 2014

TODAY: Putin and Poroshenko agree on winter gas price; Ukraine has money to pay debt but not to pay upfront, Putin tells Europe to help out; Duma members want to act against ‘negative’ news; St. Petersburg lawmakers wants Finnish stamps banned; Lavrov says Russia will not accept sanctions conditions; state television slams German Gref and […]

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RA’s Daily Russia News Blast – Oct 10, 2014

TODAY: New all-time low for ruble, reserves down; sanctions will stay until Russia leaves Ukraine, says U.S.; ECHR Yukos decision to be appealed; Navalny says Khodorkovsky is an ally; activist released; Foreign Ministry not pleased with NATO comments; Moscow to support election process in eastern Ukraine; Putin says Russia will act as global sporting events […]

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RA’s Daily Russia News Blast – Oct 6, 2014

TODAY: Khodorkovsky vows to set Russia straight; political elite rumoured to be at war; investors avoid Russian stocks due to falling ruble; China and Russia flexing military air power, planning new energy deals; Latvian pro-Russia party wins most votes in parliamentary elections; Statoil teams up with Naftogaz; Putin pardons former FSB member; theatre legend dies. […]

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RA’s Daily Russia News Blast – June 20, 2014

TODAY: NATO notes Russia’s resumption of military build-up on Ukraine border; Naftogaz says Gazprom seeking an end to compensation contract; Australia unveils its Russia sanctions; Moscow promoting disinformation about fracking; Novak says South Stream partners under pressure; erotic LGBT movie scenes deemed child pornography. In what NATO Secretary-General Anders Fogh Rasmussen called ‘a very regrettable […]

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RA’s Daily Russia News Blast – June 16, 2014

TODAY: Ukraine gas cut-off deadline arrives as pricing talks end without resolution; Kiev officials prepare for supplies to end; Russia accuses Ukraine of having third-party backing; Gazprom to sell Lithuanian assets following fine; violence worsens in eastern Ukraine, 49 killed in Luhansk; Poroshenko urged to sack aide who called Putin ‘dickhead’; Navalny sued; citizens want […]

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RA’s Daily Russia News Blast – June 12, 2014

TODAY: Ukraine refuses Russia’s concession on gas contract, Putin says talks at a ‘dead end’; Freedom House blames Russia for democracy decline; Visa and MasterCard offered get-out clause; Navalny’s aides charged with fraud; Pamfilova encourages work with Western rights activists; eastern Ukraine death count at 270. Following a fresh round of inconclusive negotiations, President Vladimir […]

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RA’s Daily Russia News Blast – April 14, 2014

TODAY: Ukraine’s acting president says it’s war; deaths on both sides as Kiev meets pro-Russian separatists with force; Russia calls emergency UN meeting, quarrels ensue; Naftogaz suspends gas payments; thousands protest in favour of media freedom in Moscow; Khodorkovsky prison book published; Russia spent more than US on military last year. The acting President of […]

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RA’s Daily Russia News Blast – Feb 4, 2014

TODAY: Naftogaz unlikely to pay its Gazprom bill on time as Kremlin slams Ukrainian opposition; Putin had vision of Sochi over a decade ago; environmental activist detained near Sochi; Lenta plans London listing; Dozhd satellite drop amounts to closure; school siege in Moscow; homophobia murder, LGBT teenager found guilty. Politically-embattled Ukraine currently owes Gazprom $3.3 […]

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RA’s Daily Russia News Blast – Jan 10, 2014

TODAY: Terror attempt thwarted in Stavropol; F.B.I. sending personnel to Sochi for Games; European Court orders Chechnya payout; Ukraine signs price reduction with Gazprom; Mokhnatkin charged; Pussy Riot attend trial broadcast; bank loses license. Police are hunting for suspected terrorists after five (or six, depending on the source) dead bodies were found in vehicles in the […]

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RA’s Daily Russia News Blast – Nov 12, 2013

TODAY: Ukraine halts Russian gas imports; Rosneft signs China agreement with Kazakhstan; Putin visits Vietnam; Greenpeace detainees moved; Pavlensky will not be charged; Sergei Polonsky; Norilsk Nickel to double domestic spending; Google appeases Federation Council. Ukraine’s Naftogaz halted gas imports and new gas purchases from Russia last week, the latest move in a long-standing pricing […]

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