Gas talks: what plans of the Ukraine does Russia fear?

The Ukraine is not yet able to get a loan for the purchase of "blue fuel".

Russia refused to participate in tripartite negotiations on gas issues without explanation, which were to be held on April 13 in Berlin according to the agreement between Kiev, Moscow and Brussels. Information about this appeared in the Russian media, citing sources in the Russian government on Friday night. According to the results of these negotiations the Ukraine hoped to agree on raising $ 1.5 billion for the purchase of 6 billion cubic meters of gas. According to the "Apostroph", it was about the target credit, possibly from the EBRD. Also on Monday, a discussion of gas supplies from Russia in the coming year on a "winter package" had to begin.

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