Austria resists including Nord Stream 2 in EU package of Russia sanctions

Austrian Foreign Minister Alexander Schallenberg attends a news briefing following talks with his counterparts from the Czech Republic, Slovakia and Ukraine in Kyiv, Ukraine February 8, 2022. REUTERS / Valentyn Ogirenko / Pool / File Photo Register now for FREE unlimited access to Register Austria’s OMV is a partner of Gazprom’s in Nord Stream … Read more

Russia says “destructive” sanctions would not harm Putin personally

Kremlin: Personal sanctions against Putin would not hurt him Russia keeps up the pressure with land and sea exercises Ukraine says Moscow is trying to sow panic Four-way negotiations on Eastern Ukraine start in Paris MOSCOW / PARIS, January 26 (Reuters) – Russia warned on Wednesday that imposing sanctions on President Vladimir Putin personally would … Read more

Putin says Europe has only itself to blame for rising gas prices

Europe’s gas price hit a record high this week Putin says the launch of Nord Stream 2 will reduce gas prices The Yamal-Europe gas pipeline flows in reverse order for the fourth day Putin says Russia is barred from administering the Yamal-Europe connection Novak says prices are cheaper with long-term contracts MOSCOW / KYIV, December … Read more