Dec 5, 2016

Japanese banks eye ¥95 billion in loans to Russia's Gazprom

Sumitomo Mitsui Banking Corp., Mizuho Bank and other banks are making final arrangements to jointly extend some ¥95 billion ($831 million) in loans to Russia’s state-run gas firm Gazprom, sources close to the matter said Monday. A contract is expected to be concluded during ...

May 5, 2015

Europe takes on Gazprom

If Moscow is determined to pick a fight with Europe, it may discover that the economic battlefield is the wrong place for a showdown.

Cease-fire takes hold in Ukraine; U.S. angry at Russia's 'lies'

Feb 26, 2015

Cease-fire takes hold in Ukraine; U.S. angry at Russia's 'lies'

A U.N.-backed cease-fire showed signs of taking hold in Ukraine on Wednesday, but tensions remained high after the U.S. accused Russia of “lies” and Britain ordered a small troop deployment to train Kiev’s forces. Russia in turn has warned it could within days cut ...

Russia starts gas supplies to rebel-held east Ukraine

Feb 20, 2015

Russia starts gas supplies to rebel-held east Ukraine

Russia started supplying gas to rebel-held eastern Ukraine on Thursday after Kiev had temporarily suspended deliveries because of damage to the networks from heavy fighting, which is continuing despite a cease-fire. The spat over Russian gas supplies and pricing for Ukraine had been at ...

Jul 10, 2013

Moscow to ease LNG export rules in January: report

Russia’s energy minister, Alexander Novak, indicated Tuesday that liquefied natural gas exports from the country, currently dominated by state-run Gazprom, will be liberalized next January at the earliest, a Russian economic newspaper reported Tuesday. In an interview with the Kommersant paper, Novak said necessary ...