Apr 17 2014 - 19:05
Georgia has resumed wine exports to Belarus, the head of Georgia's National Wine Agency, Levan Davitashvili, is quoted as saying by ITAR-TASS. Some 80 thousand bottles are set to be delivered to Belarus soon, he said.
Apr 17 2014 - 17:00
Members of the European Parliament have voted against the South Stream project. The decision has been made in the framework of the sanctions imposed on Russia after the country had taken conrol of the Crimea.
Apr 17 2014 - 14:13
President of the European Commission Jose Manuel Barroso sent a letter to Russian President Vladimir Putin on behalf of 28 EU countries urging him to keep supplying Ukraine with gas, RIA Novosti reports.The letter asks Putin to continue gas pumping despite any possible payments for gas.
Apr 17 2014 - 12:53
Ukraine pumped 4 million cubic meters of gas from Poland on April 15, GAZ-SYSTEM reports.Gas was delivered according to a deal of RWE and Naftogaz. The pipeline running through Hermanovici has a capacity of 1.5 billion cubic meters a year. The capacity for May will be on sale on April 24.The pipeline had been used before Russia gave Ukraine a 30% discount for gas in December 2013. The discount remained throughout Q1 2014.
Apr 17 2014 - 10:08
Prime Ministers of Turkey Recep Tayyip Erdogan and the Kurdish Regional Government of Iraq Nechirvan Barzani have discussed energy cooperation, oil transportation, situation in Syria, opening of new customs offices, economic and trade agreements, Trend reports.Barzani has been visiting Turkey for the first time since the March 30 municipal elections.
Apr 16 2014 - 20:10
Sochi and Poland intend to develop cooperation in the sphere of tourism. The ministerial advisor of the Department for Support of Trade and Investments of the embassy of Poland to Moscow, Marek Ochepka, visited Sochi within the framework of the Made In Poland programme.
Apr 16 2014 - 13:18
Russian Minister for Economic Development Alexey Ulyukayev said that Russia may file a lawsuit against the U.S. to the WTO for sanctions against banks, ITAR-TASS reports.He noted that the lawsuit was discussed at the WTO summit in Geneva.