Crisis-hit Ukraine currently owes Russia about $3.3 billion in unpaid natural gas bills, Russia’s state-owned gas monopoly Gazprom said Monday in an apparent reminder that the long-running conflict over the fuel has not been solved by a recent price cut agreement.
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The head of Russia’s state-run energy company Gazprom said Friday that Ukraine has stopped paying for Russian gas supplies, which could trigger a repetition of 2009’s so-called “gas war” between the two countries.
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Russian President Vladimir Putin and his Ukrainian counterpart Viktor Yanukovych will meet in Moscow on Monday to discuss energy cooperation but do not plan to sign any documents, Putin’s spokesman Dmitry Peskov said.
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Russia and Ukraine should settle their gas dispute through negotiations, Russian Ambassador to Ukraine Mikhail Zurabov said on Thursday, after Kiev announced it intended to cut gas imports below contracted volumes.
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Ukraine is prepared to defend its interests in a potential row with Russia over the breach of contractual obligations under the existing gas imports contract, Fuel and Energy Minister Yuriy Boyko said.
- 15:25 13/09/2012 KIEV, September 13 (RIA Novosti)
Ukraine has submitted an application to purchase just 24.5 billion cubic meters of natural gas from Russian gas giant Gazprom in 2013, down from 52 bcm contracted for 2012, Ukrainian Fuel and Energy Minister Yuriy Boyko said on Thursday.
- 15:38 03/08/2012 KIEV, August 3 (RIA Novosti)
Russia's largest private oil company LUKoil has filed a bid for the Skifskaya oil and gas shelf area located in the Ukrainian part of the Black Sea, Ukrainian Environment and Natural Resources Minister Eduard Stavitsky said on Friday.
- 20:03 11/07/2012 KIEV, July 11 (RIA Novosti)
- 17:49 29/06/2012 MOSCOW, June 29 (RIA Novosti)
- 19:19 27/06/2012 KIEV, June 27 (RIA Novosti)
Russian gas giant Gazprom denied it has agreed with Ukraine's national energy company Naftogaz to reduce gas import volumes to 27 billion cubic meters from the current 52 bcm for 2013, Gazprom CEO Alexei Miller said on Wednesday.
- 15:02 31/05/2012 KIEV, May 31 (RIA Novosti)
Russia has agreed to look again at Kiev's arguments regarding the 2009 gas delivery contract signed between the two nations, and will return to talks on the issue soon, Ukraine's Prime Minister Nikolai Azarov said on Thursday.
- 16:41 26/04/2012 MOSCOW, April 26 (RIA Novosti)
Ukraine plans to triple offshore gas production in the Black Sea from 1.1 billion cu m to 3 billion cu m, Energy and Coal Industry Minister Yuriy Boyko said in an interview with RBC Ukraine on Thursday.
- 13:25 23/04/2012 KIEV, April 23 (RIA Novosti)
- 14:33 26/03/2012 KIEV, March 26 (RIA Novosti)
Ukraine may use its gas transport system in "reverse mode" to bring European gas to Ukraine, if Russia stops gas transit to Europe through it, Ukraine's Naftogaz energy firm deputy board chairman Vadim Chuprun said on Monday.
- 06:44 18/03/2012 KIEV, March 18 (RIA Novosti)
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- 14:42 06/03/2012 KIEV, March 6 (RIA Novosti)
- 14:18 27/02/2012 MOSCOW, February 27 (RIA Novosti)
Ukraine’s national energy company Naftogaz has sent evidence to Gazprom it claims disproves accusations from the Russian company that it siphoned off natural gas bound for Europe, Naftogaz said in a statement on Monday.
- 19:51 22/02/2012 MOSCOW, February 22 (RIA Novosti)
- 19:06 03/02/2012 KIEV, February 3 (RIA Novosti)
Ukraine should own a 34 percent stake in any gas transortation consortium with Russia and the EU to manage its gas transportation system, Germany's Sueddeutsche Zeitung newspaper reported on Friday, quoting Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovych as saying.
- 14:37 01/02/2012 KIEV, February 1 (RIA Novosti)
- 17:49 17/11/2011 KIEV, November 17 (RIA Novosti)
- 16:07 16/11/2011 MOSCOW, November 16 (RIA Novosti)
It is too early to speak about any new accords reached between Russia and Ukraine on gas price cuts for the ex-Soviet republic before Moscow and Kiev sign corresponding agreements, the Russian government's press secretary, Dmitry Peskov, said on Wednesday.
- 15:50 02/09/2011 MOSCOW, September 2 (RIA Novosti)
- 14:58 02/09/2011 KIEV, September 2 (RIA Novosti)
Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovych on Friday instructed Prime Minister Mykola Azarov to set plans to reorganize the country's state gas company, Naftogaz, by October 1, the president's official website said.
- 13:05 02/09/2011 KIEV, September 2 (RIA Novosti)
Kiev plans to liquidate its state-run energy firm Naftogaz, and to scrap all current gas deals with Russia, Prime Minister Mykola Azarov said on Friday, in an escalation of a bitter row with Moscow over prices for gas.
- 13:51 30/08/2011 KHARKOV, August 30 (RIA Novosti)
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- 13:26 11/08/2011 SOCHI, Russia, August 11 (RIA Novosti)
Ukraine and Russia should seek a compromise in their dispute over gas prices without taking the matter to court, Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovych said on Thursday before a meeting with Russian President Dmitry Medvedev.
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Ukrainian Prime Minister Mykola Azarov will discuss prices for Russian gas and fees for gas transit through Ukraine to Europe at a meeting with his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin on Tuesday, Azarov said on Monday.
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Ukrainian Prime Minister Mykola Azarov ruled out a merger between Russian energy giant Gazprom and Ukraine's national oil and gas company Naftogaz on Monday, but welcomed the idea of a joint venture between the two companies
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The Ukrainian government plans to suggest a review of the Russian-Ukrainian gas contract, which provides for a quarterly change in Ukraine's gas price, Ukrainian Prime Minister Mykola Azarov said on Wednesday.
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The Ukrainian government is currently holding talks with Russia's Gazprom to settle a dispute over 11 billion cubic meters of gas belonging to Swiss energy trader RosUkrEnergo, the Ukrainian Energy Minister Yuri Boyko said on Monday.
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Former Ukrainian prime minister Yulia Tymoshenko has unveiled an agreement on purchasing by the Ukrainian state gas company Naftogaz of 11 billion cubic meters of gas from the Russian energy giant Gazprom, a Russian respected daily said on Friday.
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Ukraine will take any decision on creation of a joint international gas transportation company with Russia only with the understanding and support of Ukrainian society for its national interests, Ukrainian fuel and energy minister Yuri Boiko said on Tuesday.
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Russia's proposal to merge its state-run Gazprom and Ukraine's national energy company Naftogaz merits attention and will be studied by the government, Ukrainian Prime Minister Mykola Azarov said on Wednesday.
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Former Ukrainian premier and opposition leader Yulia Tymoshenko said on Friday that Russia is planning to deprive her country of sovereignty by proposing a merger of both countries' largest gas companies.
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Russia will seek to use the momentum created by a deal with Ukraine extending the stay of its naval base in Crimea for a discount on gas prices to forge new long-term partnerships in the air industry, energy and nuclear sectors with Kiev
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Ukraine's gas transportation system will give the country some $6 billion in annual revenues if Kiev manages to persuade Russia and the European Union to invest in the modernization of Ukraine's pipelines.
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Ukrainian national oil and gas company Naftogaz will pay Russian energy giant Gazprom for gas supplies in April with its own funds, Ukrainian ICTV channel said citing Ukrainian Fuel and Energy Minister as saying
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The new gas deal with Russia offering Ukraine a 30% discount on the price of Russian natural gas supplies will help Naftogaz to avoid bankruptcy, the Ukrainian national energy company said in a statement on Thursday.
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Ukraine secured a 30% discount for Russian natural gas, expected to cost Russia $40 bln in the next 10 years, in exchange for extending the lease of a Russian naval base, a business paper reported on Thursday.
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Russia may offer Ukraine a loan of between $5 billion and $6 billion for construction of the third and fourth units of the Khmelnitsky nuclear power plant, Russian Prime Minster Vladimir Putin said on Saturday.
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Russian-Ukrainian gas deal
Ukraine's new leader Viktor Yanukovych is seeking to revise a long-term gas deal by offering Russia a stake in its gas transportation system, which currently accounts for about 80% of Russian natural gas exports to Europe. The project was put on hold during Yushchenko's presidency.