Kiev is concerned that Russian-backed pipelines will completely bypass Ukraine as a transit country of Russian gas to Europe in the long run, Igor Mantsurov, director of the Scientific Research Institute of Economics at Ukraine’s Ministry of Economic Development and Trade, told New Europe.
“During the recent 10 years, we observe the extremely resolute politics of Russian Federation to reduce the gas transit volumes via Ukrainian territory. This is Moscow’s firm purely political decision to by...
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