All Posts Tagged With: "natural gas"

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Yulia Latynina on Russia’s Squandered Billions

Award-winning Russian journalist Yulia Latynina discusses what happens when a country spends it’s money on presidential palaces instead of infrastructure and roads. An exclusive from

Mar 26, 2010 | Continued
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Putin Threatens to Cut Gas to Europe

Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin issued a threat on Wednesday that gas supplies to Europe would be cut off if Ukraine begins to siphon off unpaid energy resources.

Nov 12, 2009 | Continued
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Russian Deputy PM Warns of Coming Energy Crisis

Eastern Europe could face a new energy crisis in the coming winter, facing shortages of gas and oil, according to Russian Deputy Prime-Minister Igor Sechin. Comments from political analyst Stanislav Belkovsky.

May 5, 2009 | Continued
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Russian-Ukrainian Gas Summit Ends With No Agreements

No agreement between Russia and Ukraine was reached Saturday, as high-level officials met in Moscow in an attempt to resolve the continuing gas crisis.

Jan 17, 2009 | Continued
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Why Russia Stokes Mideast Mayhem – Kasparov

In his latest editorial for the Wall Street Journal, Russian opposition leader Garry Kasparov calls on the international community to step up to dictatorships around the world. Repressive petroleum-funded governments like Russia, he argues, have an interest in destabilizing the Middle East, and failing to respond may have catastrophic results.

Jan 13, 2009 | Continued
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Gas Crisis Will Have Consequences for Russia – Varenov

A host of European countries have now felt the effects of Russia’s natural gas dispute with Ukraine, and a troubled European Union has stepped into negotiations. Writing for, Nikita Varenov delves into the weakness of Russia’s position in the talks, arguing that Russia may ultimately pay for the consequences of shutting off the gas.

Jan 8, 2009 | Continued
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No Resolution As Ukrainian Gas Supplies Dwindle

The Russian natural gas monopoly has accused the Ukraine of stealing natural gas bound for Europe, as negotiations on gas pricing continue to stall.

Jan 3, 2009 | Continued