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No Russia-Ukraine gas deal at EU talks; Moscow queries finances
By Barbara Lewis BRUSSELS (Reuters) - Russia and Ukraine failed to reach an accord on gas supplies for the coming winter in EU-brokered talks on Tuesday but agreed to meet again in Brussels in a week in the hope of ironing out problems over Kiev's ability to pay. After a day of talks widely expected to be the final word, European Energy Commissioner Guenther Oettinger told a news conference the ...(10/21/2014 4:12:49 PM)
Russia Loses Oil Ally in De Margerie After Moscow Crash
In a Moscow speech hours before the plane crash that took his life yesterday, De Margerie said U.S. and European Union sanctions on the country were “unfair and unproductive,” and that he opposed efforts to render it “isolated from the major global economic and political process.”(10/21/2014 2:26:54 PM)
Fears over energy as Russia-Ukraine talks fail
Russia and Ukraine failed to reach an accord on gas supplies for the coming winter.(10/22/2014 1:29:13 AM)
Russia loses key Western business ally in airport tragedy
The Kremlin has lost one of its strongest Western supporters in the effort to lift US and European sanctions.(10/21/2014 11:14:49 AM)
Ukraine, Russia, EU energy chiefs meet to finalise gas deal
* Ukraine struggling to secure funds for gas payment * Russia says hopes to finalise a deal BRUSSELS, Oct 21 (Reuters) - Russia and Ukraine aim to resolve an impasse over natural gas supplies on Tuesday as their energy ministers meet in Brussels for talks brokered by the European Union's energy commissioner. Citing unpaid bills worth more than $5 billion, Russia cut off gas flows to Kiev in mid ...(10/21/2014 7:14:20 AM)
FIFA Is Pleased With Russia
While the world's opinion of Russia has soured this year, FIFA officials offered the troubled nation a pat on the back Monday. Inspectors arrived this weekend to check in on Russia's progress for the 2018 World Cup and were pleasantly surprised. "It's our first visit to Russia, and we're happy with the results for the moment," FIFA inspection committee head Christian Unger told AFP. "But we ...(10/20/2014 10:42:57 AM)
Ukraine, Russia end gas talks without breakthrough
BRUSSELS (AP) — Ukraine and Russia on Tuesday failed to get a decisive breakthrough in their standoff over gas supplies to Kiev and will resume European Union-sponsored talks next week.(10/21/2014 4:12:46 PM)
Russia temporarily bans fruit, vegetable imports from Ukraine
Russia will impose a temporary ban on fruit and vegetable imports from Ukraine from Wednesday, Russia's agricultural watchdog Rosselkhoznadzor said on Tuesday. The ban is the latest trade barrier erected by Russia in a trade and sanctions war linked to international tensions over Ukraine. In a statement, Rosselkhoznadzor said that it was imposing the ban because of a lack of labelling, which it ...(10/21/2014 8:24:46 AM)
Russia, Ukraine Seek Interim Gas Accord at Brussels Talks
Russia and Ukraine seek to strike a temporary agreement today in a natural-gas pricing dispute in order to restore gas flows and avoid disruptions in transit to Europe this winter.(10/21/2014 7:55:00 AM)
Russia, Ukraine meeting over energy dispute as ruble plummets - Why Russia should be at table on gas deal talks ...
Sanctions imposed on Russia by the United States and the European Union are causing the value of the ruble to plummet, leaving Moscow officials scrambling to aid its economy by resolving a natural gas dispute with Ukraine.(10/21/2014 10:54:06 AM)
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