Ukraine will have to pay Russia $378 per 1,000 cubic metres in the fourth quarter of 2014 and $365 in the first quarter of next year, an official at Russia's Energy Ministry was quoted as saying on Oct. 30 by RIA news agency.
Prime Minister Arseny Yatsenyuk said on Oct. 30 that Ukraine's position at three-way talks in Brussels was that the price of Russian natural gas should be $378 per 1,000 cubic metres by the end of 2014 and fall to $365 in the first quarter of 2015.
BRUSSELS -- Talks to guarantee that Russian gas imports flow into rival Ukraine throughout the winter appeared to be an impasse on Oct. 30 because of doubts over payments from Kyiv.
Ukraine is not going to recall its lawsuit from an arbitration court in Stockholm, Ukrainian Prime Minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk has said.
Ukraine will pay for Russian gas already delivered to the country at a rate of $268 per 1,000 cubic meters regardless of Gazprom's position on the matter, Ukrainian Prime Minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk said.
Ukrainian Prime Minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk has said that a "gas protocol" should be signed exclusively in a trilateral format of Ukraine, the European Union and Russia.
Brussels - Outgoing European Commission President Jose Manuel Barroso has called on Ukraine and Russia to resolve their gas dispute, without specifying, however, whether the EU might finance Kyiv to pay for Russian gas deliveries in advance.
Russia and Ukraine failed to clinch an agreement on winter gas supplies as the Kremlin said it wants the European Union to guarantee payments as Russian warplanes flew military maneuvers on NATO borders.
Russian Energy Minister Alexander Novak said Moscow and Kyiv could sign a gas deal later on Oct. 30 if all the necessary documents were finalized.
Moscow - Russia and Ukraine could reach agreement today, Oct. 30 on a resumption of gas deliveries, given the signing of the documents that the sides discussed late last night, Energy Minister Alexander Novak told Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev at a government meeting.
One of Russia's most powerful men stood on stage at New York's St. Regis Hotel with a conciliatory message for America.
Moscow - Ukraine has confirmed that it has the funds to pay for 4 billion cubic meters (bcm) of gas supplies, Energy Minister Alexander Novak said during a governmental meeting.
European Commission President Jose Manuel Barroso called on Russia and Ukraine on Oct. 30 to finish negotiations on deliveries of Russian gas to Ukraine after discussions the previous day failed to produce results.
Russia says its dispute with Ukraine over natural-gas supplies will not be resolved unless the European Union guarantees cash-strapped Kyiv pays up front for gas it wants from Russia this winter.
Russia said negotiations with Ukraine on gas supplies will resume today only after financial guarantees for future payments for the fuel are secured.
BRUSSELS -- Ukraine and Russia are set to resume talks on Oct. 30 to resolve their natural-gas dispute, after late-night negotiations yielded no breakthrough.
Brussels - The negotiations between Russia, Ukraine and the European Commission concerning gas supplies are expected to continue on Oct. 30, Russian Energy Minister Alexander Novak told reporters.
Brussels - The European Commission's financial guarantees concerning Ukraine's payments for Russian natural gas will be included in a bilateral protocol, Russian gas giant Gazprom CEO Alexei Miller said.
Ukraine and Russia bargained late into the night on Oct. 29 but European Union officials trying to broker a deal to resume gas supplies to Kiev as winter sets in said there was still no accord to announce.
The European Commission cancelled a news conference planned to follow talks between Russia and Ukraine on gas supplies on Oct. 29, saying negotiations in Brussels were continuing late into the evening.