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Russia is main supplier of gas to EU

Russian pipeline supplies covered 45% of extra-European Union gas imports, according to the European Commission's quarterly report on European gas markets. Russia is followed by Norway (26%). "In the …

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Gazprom starts gas talks in Berlin

The delegation of Gazprom has started consultations on gas with representatives of Germany in Berlin, told reporters. "The Gazprom delegation has arrived at the Federal Ministry for Economic Affairs and Energy of …

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New composition of European Commission approved

The European Union parliament has approved incoming Commission President Ursula von der Leyen's new team by a large majority. Members of the European Parliament (MEPs) voted in favour of the new commissioners …

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Novak and Sefcovic discuss gas transit via Ukraine

Russian Energy Minister Alexander Novak has discussed gas transit through Ukraine, as well as the relationship between Russia and the European Union within the framework of the BRELL project (single energy system of Belarus, …

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Kristalina Georgieva approved as new IMF chief

Bulgarian economist Kristalina Georgieva was confirmed as managing director of the International Monetary Fund. Georgieva, who was previously chief executive of the World Bank, becomes the first person from an emerging …

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Juncker evaluates no-deal Brexit probability

A deal to ensure a smooth British exit from the European Union is still possible but the risk of a no-deal is also "very real", European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker has said, The Irish Independent reports. In an …

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EU urges Iran to 'reverse' scale-back from JCPOA

The European Union urged Iran to reverse its scale-back of commitments to the nuclear accord struck with world powers after the Islamic Republic announced it was ending curbs on atomic research. European Commission …

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European Commission: no progress on Brexit yet

The European Union said the British government has made no proposals for ending the Brexit deadlock, with a new round of technical talks aimed at ending the impasse set to take place on Friday. "For the talks to make progress …

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