Nord Stream

Russian gas flows to Europe, Turkey break new records

Russian gas flows to Europe, Turkey break new records

Cold weather across Europe triggers increased demand for Gazprom gas

Nord Stream-2: politics vs business

Nord Stream-2: politics vs business

Does the project threatens the Polish, Ukrainian and the Baltic security interests?

Nord Stream 2: planned JV for Russia-Germany gas pipeline falters

Nord Stream 2: planned JV for Russia-Germany gas pipeline falters

Poland and several other Central and Eastern European states have opposed the project

 Kremlin about agenda of Putin-Juncker meeting in St. Petersburg

Kremlin about agenda of Putin-Juncker meeting in St. Petersburg

Russian President Vladimir Putin will discuss relations between Russia and EU, as well as the situation in Syria and Ukraine, with European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker at the St. Petersburg …

Wolfgang Buchel: Process of lifting sanctions against Russia may begin this summer

Wolfgang Buchel: "Process of lifting sanctions against Russia may begin this summer"

Most German enterprises cling to the Russian market and believe in economic recovery

Andrzej Duda criticizes Germany for supporting #039Nord Stream#039

Andrzej Duda criticizes Germany for supporting 'Nord Stream'

President of Poland Andrzej Duda has criticized the leadership of Germany for ita support of the Russian pipeline projects of the 'Nord Stream' series. "We strive to have good relations with all of our …

Opponents of #039Nord Stream-2#039 cannot stop it

Opponents of 'Nord Stream-2' cannot stop it

Despite the fact that a number of European countries oppose the gas pipeline project 'Nord Stream-2', right now they are not able to convince both Germany and the European Commission, which do not intend to create any obstacles to its …

Won’t ‘Nord Stream-2’ prevent ‘Turkish Stream’?

Won’t ‘Nord Stream-2’ prevent ‘Turkish Stream’?

Today Russian President Vladimir Putin participated in a teleconference during the ceremony of welding the first joint of the new gas pipeline, which ...

Miller: capacity of Turkish stream cut due to Nord Stream-2

Miller: capacity of Turkish stream cut due to Nord Stream-2

Gazprom CEO Alexei Miller said that reduction in capacity of the Turkish Stream pipeline to 32 billion cubic meters a year is linked to the construction of North Stream-2. According to him, the capacity of North …

Slavenko Terzic: “We hope Russia won’t leave Serbia without gas”

Slavenko Terzic: “We hope Russia won’t leave Serbia without gas”

Ambassador of Serbia speaks about prospects of relations between Moscow and Belgrade

The Natural Gas Europe: European energy companies renew relations with Russia

The Natural Gas Europe: "European energy companies renew relations with Russia"

Western media on key geopolitical events over Russia and Iran

Has Turkish Stream been postponed until November?

Has Turkish Stream been postponed until November?

The Russian Energy Ministry expects that an intergovernmental deal on the Turkish Stream gas pipeline will be signed after a new government is formed in Turkey, Russian Energy Minister Alexander Novak said.  Russia …

Gunnar Walter becomes new financial director of TAP

Gunnar Walter becomes new financial director of TAP

Gunnar Walter has become the new financial director of the Trans-Adriatic Pipeline project (TAP), which envisages transportation of Azerbaijani gas to Europe. In January of last year he was appointed to TAP as a senior …

Novak may replace Warnig in Transneft

Novak may replace Warnig in Transneft

Media report information about the government's directive to the state officials on the board of directors of Transneft about the need to vote in favor of the candidacy of the head of the Ministry of Energy, Alexander Novak, in the elections for the new

Novak: Europe#039s dependence on Russian gas will increase

Novak: Europe's dependence on Russian gas will increase

Europe's dependence on Russian gas supplies won’t decrease, and will even increase,’’ said Russian Energy Minister Alexander Novak in an interview for Rossiyskaya Gazeta.  …

International Business Times: USA fear that Greece will quit  NATO

International Business Times: «USA fear that Greece will quit NATO"

Western press on the geopolitical situation in the world

Trumpet.com: The Cold War between Russia and the West is coming to an end

Trumpet.com: The Cold War between Russia and the West is coming to an end

Western mass media on fundamental geopolitical events

Miller: both lines of Nord Stream-2 gas pipeline to be ready by 2019

Miller: both lines of Nord Stream-2 gas pipeline to be ready by 2019

Gazprom CEO Alexey Miller said that both lines of Nord Stream-2 gas pipeline will be commissioned by 2019 year-end.

Novak speaks about talks on gas supplies to Europe via Turkish Stream

Novak speaks about talks on gas supplies to Europe via Turkish Stream

Russia and the European Commission in the near future will address the issue of gas supplies to Europe from the hub on the Turkish-Greek border, the head of the Ministry of Energy of Russia Alexander Novak said. "The development of the gas transportation system in the south-east of the hub on the border between Turkey and Greece will be the subject of our discussion in the near future," TASS reports with reference to the TV channel Russia 24.  

Bakhruz Abdolvand: “Iran is a natural alternative for Russia in Europe”

Bakhruz Abdolvand: “Iran is a natural alternative for Russia in Europe”

Interview by Orkhan Sattarov, the head of the European Bureau of Vestnik Kavkaza Bakhruz Abdolvand, a coordinator of the Berlin Center for Caspian Region Studies, an associated member of the German Society for Foreign Policy, described the prospects of Iranian gas on the European energy market after Iran’s possible return to the international arena from isolation and about the impact of the Ukrainian crisis on Iranian-Russian relations. 

Russian minister and European commissioner to discuss Russia#039s gas exports to EU

Russian minister and European commissioner to discuss Russia's gas exports to EU

Russian Energy Minister Alexander Novak and European Commissioner for Energy Günther Oettinger are going to meet in Moscow on August 29 in order to discuss Russia's gas exports to the EU, the Russian ministry of energy says in a statement.

Bahruz Abdolvand: Europe#039s foreign policy decisions and economic interests are contradictory

Bahruz Abdolvand: "Europe's foreign policy decisions and economic interests are contradictory"

Interview by Orhan Sattarov, the head of the European bureau of "Vestnik Kavkaza" 

Is South Stream construction going according to schedule?

Stroytransgaz quits project to prevent failure

Third Energy Packet is not so frightful

Third Energy Packet is not so frightful

Konstantin Simonov: “It will be easier to agree with the new heads of cabinets in the European Commission”

Gas partnership between Europe and Russia

Gas partnership between Europe and Russia

The gas issue is very politicized

Gazprom to build South Stream at own cost

Gazprom Deputy Head Alexander Medvedev said that the company could build the South Stream at its own cost. He reminded that similar mechanisms had been used for realization of the Nord Stream and the Sakhalin-2 projects, Interfax reports

Decision on Nord Stream, South Stream should follow decision on Ukrainian gas transport system, EU commissioner says

Decision on Nord Stream, South Stream should follow decision on Ukrainian gas transport system, EU commissioner says

European Commissioner for Energy Gunther Oettinger believes decisions regarding gas pipelines bypassing Ukraine, i.e. Nord Stream and South Stream, are secondary compared to the need to secure transportation of Russian gas across Ukraine, the Kyiv Post reports on Sunday.

Russia may look for alternative South Stream route, Putin says

Russia may look for alternative South Stream route, Putin says

Russia might have to look for an alternative route for the South Stream gas pipeline if problems on the European Union's part with respect to the project continue, Russian President Vladimir Putin is quoted as saying by the Voice of Russia.

South Stream will make Europe independent from Ukrainian gas transit – Medvedev

Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev said that launch of the South Stream gas pipeline will make Europe independent from Ukrainian gas transit, Bloomberg reports.He reminded that the Nord Stream was a guarantee that Europe will be supplied with gas.

South Stream as a means of gas war – 2

South Stream as a means of gas war – 2

Gas dreams of Kiev are wrecked on harsh reality