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Ukraine scores $15 bln from Russia, 33% gas discount

Δεκέμβριος 17, 2013 Σχολιάστε

PUTIN Yanukovych 17 dec ria novostiAfter stringing along Russia, the EU and the Ukrainian people, President Viktor Yanukovich has inked an agreement worth $15 billion in securities and from January 1, can start buying Russian gas for $268 instead of $400 per 100 cubic meters.

The Russian government will essentially buy $15 billion in Ukrainian debt by buying Ukrainian securities using money from Russia’s Welfare Fund, President Vladimir Putin announced Tuesday at a meeting with Yanukovich in Moscow.
«For the purpose of supporting the Ukrainian budget the Russian government has made a decision to invest part of the National Welfare Fund, to the tune of $15 billion, in Ukrainian government securities,» Putin said……… Διαβάστε περισσότερα…

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EU approves opening of new chapter with Turkey.

Οκτώβριος 22, 2013 1 Σχολιο

flags eu turkeyThe European Union’s General Affairs Council has confirmed the opening of Chapter 22, on regional policies, with Turkey, in a move welcomed by the EU’s commissioner for enlargement Stefan Füle.

The next Accession Conference was also scheduled to take place on Nov. 5, according to an official statement.

Füle said he welcomed the confirmation and the set date for the upcoming conference, adding that recent developments in the country highlighted the importance of EU engagement. ………….. Διαβάστε περισσότερα…