Monthly Archives: January 2021

Norway firm refuses to certify Russia’s Nord Stream 2 over new U.S. sanctions – media

The launch of the pipeline operation is impossible without such a certificate.Photo from nord-stream2.com Norway’s risk management and quality assurance firm DNV GL has refused to certify Russia’s Nord Stream 2 gas pipeline when its construction is completed over new U.S. sanctions. According to the current situation, DNV GL cannot issue a certificate upon completion of the pipeline construction, the Russian

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Oil production in Russia has reached a minimum in 9 years

Photo: obozrevatel.com The volume of crude oil and condensate production in Russia in 2020 decreased by 8.6% compared to 2019 and amounted to 512.68 million tons, according to RBC . This figure became the lowest for the last nine years and approached the ten-year low – in 2010 it amounted to 512.3 million tons. Gas production decreased by 6.2% last year. The statistics are provided by

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Gas transit to Europe via Ukraine in 2020 decreased by 38%, – OGTSU

Volumes of gas transportation from Europe to Ukraine increased by 12%. Photo: utg.ua In 2020, gas transit to Europe through the Ukrainian gas transportation system amounted to 55.8 billion cubic meters. m, which is 38% less than in 2019. This was reported by the press service of the GTS Operator of Ukraine . “In 2020, the GTS Operator of Ukraine (OGTSU) transported 55.8 billion cubic

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Poroshenko on fifth anniversary of FTA with EU: economic integration is path to Ukraine’s EU membership

The fifth president of Ukraine, the leader of the European Solidarity party, Petro Poroshenko, is confident that the launch of a deep and comprehensive free trade area with the European Union in 2016 launched a new era of trade relations between Ukraine and the EU. “This event forever changed the Ukrainian foreign economic policy and opened up qualitatively new unlimited

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President’s Office names priorities in 2021

Ukraine will focus on strengthening international support through the development of bilateral cooperation with its strategic partners.Photo from Ukrainian President’s Office / Telegram Deputy Head of the Ukrainian President’s Office Ihor Zhovkva has said the de-occupation of Donbas, the return of Russia-annexed Crimea, and Ukraine as an active international player are the Presidential Office’s diplomatic priorities in 2021. First, Ukraine

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Moldova’s new president to visit Ukraine on Jan. 12 – Zhovkva

02.01.2021 12:54 President of Moldova Maia Sandu will visit Ukraine on January 12, 2021, Deputy Head of the Ukrainian President’s Office Ihor Zhovkva has said. “We will start the new year with a restart of bilateral relations with Moldova. On January 12, Moldova’s new president, Maia Sandu, will pay an official visit to Ukraine. It will be her first visit since the election,”

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Will there be water in Crimea?

By Alex Ivanov. Moscow Correspondent Since the unification of Crimea with Russia in March 2014, problems with the water supply disturb the population of the Peninsula. Ukraine has stopped supplying fresh water from the Dnieper river through the North Crimean canal, writes Alex Ivanov, Moscow correspondent. It is known that there has always been a shortage of water in Crimea,

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Money to be returned to Ukraine if Sinovac fails clinical trial – Chief sanitary doctor

   If the final phase of clinical trials of the Chinese vaccine from Sinovac Biotech, for the supply of which Ukraine signed a contract, fails, the money will be returned to the state in full amount, Deputy Minister of Health, Chief Sanitary Doctor of Ukraine Viktor Liashko has said. “Ukraine has contracted [the vaccine], and it has the opportunity of

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New Year’s Decoration Of Presidential Office Cost UAH 53,200

   Decorating of the Office of the President for the New Year and Christmas cost UAH 53,200. Andrii Tian, head of the department of administrative buildings of the State Affairs Department, told this to Ukrainian News Agency. “The cost of the New Year’s decoration of the premises of the Presidential Office (the purchase of New Year’s toys, accessories and electric

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