Moscow’s consent to extend the winter package represents a concession to Ukraine.
The suspension by Naftohaz of gas supplies to the Donbas has been treated by Moscow as a pretext to unfreeze the Russian-Ukrainian gas dispute.
The main elements of the ongoing transformation of Central Europe’s gas markets.
Russia's withdrawal from the construction of the South Stream gas pipeline has changed the situation on the gas market in the countries of region.
Most likely, the main reason behind Russia’s decision is Gazprom’s financial problems, which are partly a result of the sanctions.
On 9 November, during President Putin’s visit to Beijing, another package of Russian-Chinese agreements regarding the energy sector was signed.
We cannot rule out the possibility that the gas ‘ceasefire’ will be violated before the date specified in the protocol.
The reservations expressed by the UK regarding Russia taking over RWE DEA’s British assets may cause the whole transaction to fall through.
Chinese CGN will be strategic investor in the project to expand the only functioning power plant in Romania.
The largest Slovak gas recipient, the state-owned Slovenský plynárenský priemysel (SPP) has been receiving less and less gas from Russia for a month now.