Independent Gas Producers Were Left without Sales

By Ksenia Dokukina, Timofey Dziadko, Elena Mazneva

«Gazprom» Figured Out the Way to Prevent Gas Production Reduction. It became known to Vedomosti that gas purchases from independent producers have been suspended for indefinite period. READ MORE

Nina Shtanski: “We Don’t Negotiate with Moldova on the Status of Transnistria or Any Other Political Constructions”

By Artiom Buzila

In Germany, in the city of Rottach-Egern, another round of multilateral talks was held with the participation of the Prime Minister of the Republic of Moldova Vlad Filatov and the President of non-recognized Transnistria Moldovan Republic (TMR) Eugen Șevciuk, as well as European, American, Russian and Ukrainian intermediaries. The parties, involved into solution of a long-standing Transnistria conflict, including western ones, expressed satisfaction with establishment of the dialogue between official Kishinev and Tiraspol. “Politcom.Ru” talked to the TRM Foreign Affairs Minister Nina Shtanski on the prospects of Transnistria conflict regulation and on new foreign doctrine of Transnistrian government. READ MORE

US-Russian Relations: Wooing the West

By Eric Walberg

The Russian leader has re-enacted the famous American goodwill tour of his predecessor a half century ago, but faces the same Cold War scheming. Will his attempts to befriend Europe have more success? READ MORE