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Unexpected: Ukraine lifts sanctions from Russian coal supplier

January 15, 2018 – FRN –  Rusvesna – translated by Inessa Sinchougova  The Ministry of Economic Development and Trade of Ukraine has lifted sanctions against the Russian coal supplier Yuzhtrans. On October 30, 2017, the Ministry decided to impose external economic sanctions against 18 Russian companies, among them Yuzhtrans. The corresponding orders of the Ministry came into […]


Americans deliver stinky, substandard coal to the Ukraine

December 8, 2017 – FRN –  SVPressa – translated by Inessa Sinchougova  American coal purchased by Ukraine turned out to be substandard and not environmentally friendly. Such a statement was made by Andrei Gerus, a former member of the National Commission for Energy Regulation and Utilities of Ukraine . According to Gerus, coal imported from the […]

New US sanctions against Russia come into force

November 29 , 2017 – Fort Russ News –  KtovKurse – translated by Inessa Sinchougova The US Ministry of Finance has reported that the new package of sanctions against Russia have entered into force. According to the document adopted by the Congress on September 29, new measures will affect the energy and financial sectors of Russia. The […]

Ukraine to pay US $1.4 billion to become a “nuclear dump”

November 16 , 2017 – Fort Russ News –  Vesti-Ukr  – translated by Inessa Sinchougova Outside Kiev, they have begun to build a repository for used nuclear fuel, in order to abandon the apparently expensive Russian waste services. The authorities assure that it does not carry a threat to people, but local residents and environmentalists are seriously concerned. […]

Europe seeks to implement Nord Stream 2, despite US arm twisting

November 13 , 2017 – Fort Russ News –  Finmarket.Ru – translated by Inessa Sinchougova   The issue of implementation of the Nord Stream 2 gas pipeline project has not been removed from the agenda. Moscow receives ‘signals’ from its European partners about their readiness to continue on energy cooperation, despite the expansion of US sanctions. “As you […]

Busted: Americans supply Europe with gas, which they buy in Russia

November 6 , 2017 – Fort Russ News –  by Inessa Sinchougova  The United States supplies fuel to the liquefied gas terminal in Belgium’s Antwerp, after purchasing it in Russia. This story was initially reported by TASS, the journalists of which were investigating activities of offshore companies. It turned out that the liquefied gas arriving in Antwerp […]

Poland admits to buying Donbass coal

November 6 , 2017 – Fort Russ News – – by Inessa Sinchougova  WARSAW, Poland. Polish Energy Minister, Krzysztof Tchórzewski, acknowledged the supply of coal from the self-proclaimed Donetsk People’s Republic to the country. According to him, a relatively small supply has been purchased so far, about 11 thousand tons of coal in total.  “This is as much […]

Anti-Russian sanctions will not affect key energy player – Gazprom (S&P Report)

August 8 , 2017 – Fort Russ News –  KtovKurse – translated by Inessa Sinchougova  Due to the fact that the United States has introduced new sanctions against Russia, uncertainty is growing in the gas market of Europe. Among the possible risks – rising gas prices and supply disruptions. Such consequences can be expected if restrictive measures lead to […]