Russian gas monopoly Gazprom has resumed shipments of natural gas to its embattled neighbor Ukraine for the first time since last July, when Moscow halted deliveries over a pricing dispute with Kyiv.
Gazprom CEO Alexei Miller said his company had reopened the pipelines to Ukraine after receiving a prepayment of $234 million (205.3 million euros) for the month of October, out of an expected $500 million.
Pricing disputes between Moscow and Kyiv in the past decade have led to a number of interruptions in the supply of natural gas.
Those interruptions have not only been problematic for Ukraine, where winter temperatures can drop …read more
Source: Daily News Egypt