Russian Energy and Foreign Policy Timeline
Aug 25 2015
TurkStream will play into Ankara's goal of becoming a key energy transit hub at the crossroads of Asia, Europe and the Middle East.
Aug 18 2015
The Continent will try to protect Ukraine by bringing it into the fold.
Aug 13 2015
As envisioned by its sponsors, TurkStream will help Moscow to reclaim influence it lost in Europe.
Aug 09 2015
Saudi Foreign Minister Adel al-Jubeir will meet with Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov in Moscow on Aug. 11 to discuss global energy markets, the Syrian civil war and the Islamic State, Russia's foreign ministry said Aug. 9, Reuters reported.
Aug 07 2015
The head of the National Coalition of Syrian Revolution and Opposition Forces, Khaled al-Khoja, is expected to lead a delegation to Moscow next week, unnamed sources said Aug. 7, Tass reported.
Jul 31 2015
Turkey has suspended talks with Russia over the Turkish Stream natural gas pipeline project, Trend reported July 31, citing Haberturk.
Jul 17 2015
Russian Energy Minister Alexander Novak will meet with OPEC Secretary-General Abdullah al-Badri in Moscow to discuss oil markets and Iran on July 30, the minister said July 17, Reuters reported.
Jul 08 2015
As a result of differences over pricing, a natural gas cutoff from Russia to Ukraine that began July 1 could last until early winter.
Jul 08 2015
A deal restoring natural gas supplies to Ukraine is likely before winter.
Jul 01 2015
As of July 1, Ukraine has stopped receiving natural gas from Russia, Sputnik and Interfax reported, citing a spokesman from Ukrainian state-owned natural gas transport monopoly Ukrtransgaz.
Jun 19 2015
Russia and Greece have signed a cooperation agreement on continuing the Turkish Stream natural gas pipeline project, Tass reported June 19.
Jun 01 2015
The country needs Western governments to invest in its energy infrastructure.