As Nord Stream-2 builders are planning to finish the gas pipeline from Russia to Germany underneath the Baltic Sea by the end of the year, the European Commission wants Moscow to provide guarantees of keeping the Ukrainian gas transit after the contract expires in December 2019.

On 13 June, European Commission Vice-President for Energy Union Maroš Šefčovič visited Moscow where he held a bilateral meeting with Russian Minister of Energy Alexander Novak, discussing strategic energy-related issu...

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