News In Brief

Ticker

EU and Ukraine in anti-Russia gas deal

19.11.13 @ 09:29

  1. By EUOBSERVER

The EU is closing a deal with Ukraine in an effort to reduce Russia's leverage over Kiev in the lead up to the Vilnius summit, reports the Wall Street Journal. The deal would involve Ukraine importing natural gas via Slovakia at prices below Gazprom, Russia's state-owned export monopoly.