Press review: Netanyahu in Russia to focus on Iran and NSA spies on Russian net usersPress Review August 23, 13:00
Netanyahu calls strengthening Iran’s positions in Syria a threat to entire worldWorld August 23, 12:52
Russia to use principally new solutions in 5th-generation submarine constructionMilitary & Defense August 23, 12:46
Russia’s ‘soldier of future’ combat gear proves its worth in SyriaMilitary & Defense August 23, 12:33
Monitoring center for southern Syrian de-escalation zone starts activities in AmmanWorld August 23, 12:03
Two frigates of 11356 project to be finalized for Indian NavyMilitary & Defense August 23, 12:00
Ratnik combat gear enters service, delivery to army beginsMilitary & Defense August 23, 11:16
Russian film director says Anna Karenina: Vronsky’s Story will contend for OscarSociety & Culture August 23, 10:36
Arson sparked massive fire in Russia's Rostov-on Don— sourceSociety & Culture August 23, 9:23
KIEV, November 22 (Itar-Tass) — The negotiations on gas supply and transit between Ukraine and Russia are far from being completed, Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovich said at the talks with his Lithuanian counterpart Dalia Grybauskaite, who is visiting Kiev.
“There is progress from both sides, but the process of talks is far from being completed,” he said.
Yanukovich underlined that the gas issue remains “a significant problem for Ukraine.”
“The gas price affects the country’s economy, social sector and public utility and housing tariffs,” he said.
Last week Yanukovich noted that Ukraine and Russia are close to resolving the gas problem, while Prime Minister Nikolai Azarov did not rule out that Kiev will pay a new price for gas supplied in November.
He forecast that the negotiations on gas price should complete in November.
Ukraine seeks to persuade Russia to reduce the gas price and switch to the signing of short-term gas supply contracts.