Gazprom Export chief shrugs off cartel claims

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Business

Gazprom manager Alexander Medvedev has hit out at European politicians and competition watchdogs. Asked whether Eastern Europe (EE) must brace for another gas crisis this winter due to the conflict between his company and Ukraine, the Gazprom deputy chairman told Austrian newspaper Die Presse: “(The) energy (sector) has always been connected with politics, but not […]

Russian leaders’ cockfight tarnishes Fischer visit

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Politics

More than 100 entrepreneurs are accompanying Austrian President Heinz Fischer on his state visit to Russia as firms hope to benefit from the prospering economy of the Eurasian country.Fischer, who met with Russian President Dmitry Medvedev yesterday (Thurs), was welcomed by the country¬ís Prime Minister and ex-President Vladimir Putin today. The talks were overshadowed by […]