The General Staff spoke about a new method of arms control

MOSCOW, 9 Dec – The “new security equation” proposed by Russia can become an effective arms control mechanism to ensure strategic stability, said Chief of the General Staff of the Russian Armed Forces Valery Gerasimov. “Today we need a new approach to the development of arms control mechanisms, so Russia has proposed a” new security … Read more

The General Staff announced the increase in NATO military activity

MOSCOW, 9 Dec – In recent years, NATO has increased its military activity in the immediate vicinity of the Russian borders, the US strategic aviation is training cruise missile launches at targets on the territory of the Russian Federation, said Chief of the General Staff of the Russian Armed Forces Valery Gerasimov, noting that the … Read more

Former Pentagon analyst said the US is unable to defend Ukraine

WASHINGTON, Dec 9 – The United States will not be able to defend Ukraine with military force in the near future, said former Pentagon and National Security Agency analyst and social activist Karen Kwiatkowski. “The United States and the missionless NATO will in no way be able to provide the immediate protection that Ukraine will … Read more

Polish PGNiG called on "Gazprom" increase gas supplies to Europe

HOUSTON (USA) Dec 8 – Poland would like to increase the supply of natural gas by the Russian company Gazprom to Europe to maintain its energy security in the winter, the countries of the region expect this, said the deputy head of the Polish energy concern PGNiG Przemyslaw Wenceslas. “My opinion is that Europe expects … Read more

Concern PGNiG warned of the risk of a severe winter in Europe due to gas shortages

HOUSTON (USA) Dec 8 – Winter in Western Europe may be difficult, as gas storage facilities in them are filled at a record low, which is due to high prices for “blue fuel”, said the deputy head of the Polish energy concern PGNiG Przemyslaw Wenceslas. “The cost of gas is very high right now. As … Read more

Gas prices in Europe will remain high until spring 2022, PGNiG said

HOUSTON (USA) Dec 8 – Natural gas prices in Europe will remain at a very high level until about March-April 2022, after which they will decline and stabilize, said the deputy head of the Polish energy concern PGNiG Przemyslaw Wenceslas. “Our forecast is that prices will remain at a very high level until March-April, after … Read more

Europe took more than a quarter of gas reserves from underground storage

MOSCOW, 8 Dec – European countries have withdrawn from their underground storage facilities more than a quarter of the volume of gas injected this year, Gazprom said in its Telegram channel… “According to Gas Infrastructure Europe, as of December 6, 2021, more than a quarter (25.6%) of the volume of gas injected this year has … Read more

Gas prices in Europe exceeded $ 1,150 per thousand cubic meters

MOSCOW, 8 Dec – Gas futures prices in Europe continue to rise for the third day in a row, and in the first hours of today’s trading they exceeded $ 1,150 per thousand cubic meters, according to data from the London stock exchange ICE. The cost of the next, January, futures on the Dutch TTF … Read more

The political scientist assessed the results of the negotiations between Putin and Biden

MOSCOW, 8 Dec – The talks between the presidents of the Russian Federation and the United States, Vladimir Putin and Joe Biden, showed that both are political realists who are aware of their responsibility for the security situation in the world, but there was no “chemistry” between them, said Boris Mezhuev, a political scientist, associate … Read more

Former NATO commander-in-chief announced the need to provide military assistance to Ukraine

KIEV, 8 Dec – Ukraine needs to provide military assistance if the sanctions against the Russian Federation do not work, said General Philip Breedlove, former supreme commander of NATO’s joint forces in Europe. “In the past, we only imposed economic sanctions on Russia. But these sanctions may not have been effective enough because they did … Read more

Ukrainian gas transmission system operator cut volumes of imported gas from EU in 2021

KIEV, 7 Dec – Ukraine imported about 2.6 billion cubic meters of gas from the EU countries this year, the press service of the Ukrainian GTS Operator said on Tuesday. “For 11 months of 2021, Ukraine imported 2.547 billion cubic meters of gas, exports and re-exports amounted to 2.207 billion cubic meters. In November 2021, … Read more

Europe and Ukraine predicted gas shortage due to cold winter

MOSCOW, 6 Dec – In the event of an atypically cold winter, Europe may lack gas in underground storage facilities, said Dmitry Marinchenko, director of the group for natural resources and commodities at Fitch, in a commentary. “For a comfortable passage of the winter season in gas storage facilities, including Gazprom’s European gas storage facilities, … Read more