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New Gas War between Russia and Ukraine Could Get out of Control, Analysts Fear

This is what Russian analysts have to say about the current dispute between #Gazprom and #Naftogaz

Russia – Ukraine gas relationship ices over again – at the least convenient moment

It’s baaaaack…….Bigger and better than ever before it’s ‘Gas Dispute XIV: Return of the Son of Russia – Ukraine gas dispute’ From the murky swamp...

CEFC Chairman Probed by Chinese Authorities, Caixin Reports

Caixin cites probe in profile of Ye; doesn’t identify source. CEFC bought $9 billion stake in Russian oil giant #Rosneft.

Naftogaz Plays Transit Card with Gazprom and Wins

Stockholm Arbitration Court rules that #Gazprom is to pay $4.6bn to #Naftogaz. The net payment, however, including the court decision in December over the gas supply contract will be $2.6bn.

U.S. investors seek to acquire Russia’s Rosneft lien in Citgo

A group of U.S. investors is seeking Washington’s approval to acquire the nearly 50 percent collateral in U.S. refiner Citgo held by Russia’s #Rosneft.

U.S. Promises New Anti-Russia Sanctions Within 30 days

“You can expect #sanctions will be coming in the next 30 days,” a Bloomberg News reporter cited U.S. Treasury Secretary Mnuchin as saying at a UCLA speech Monday.

Israeli Satellite Reveals Russia’s New Stealth Fighter Jets in Syria

After the video footage published in social media, Israel provides official evidence that Russia is beefing up its aerial presence in Syria with new #Sukhoi Su-57 stealth fighters.

Russia’s Central Bank Gold Hoard Is Now Bigger Than China’s

Russia has overtaken China as the fifth-biggest sovereign holder of gold, allowing it to diversify its foreign currency holdings amid a deepening rift with the U.S.

Putin ally said to be in touch with Kremlin, Assad before his mercenaries attacked...

A Russian oligarch Yvgeniy #Prigozhin believed to control the Russian mercenaries who attacked U.S. troops and their allies in Syria this month was in close touch with Kremlin and ­Syrian officials in the days and weeks before and after the assault, according to U.S. intelligence reports.

The rise of ‘Putin’s chef,’ the Russian oligarch accused of manipulating the U.S. election

Washington Post about Yevgeny #Prigozhin - the person behind Russia's Internet troll factory