President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko states he can not explain to himself and Ukrainians the reasons behind the unwillingness of international community to supply weapons to the Armed Forces of Ukraine.
Russia continues to supply pro-Russian militants in the Donbas with military personnel, weapons and military equipment.
In the near future, Canada may be expected to adopt a resolution providing for lethal weapons supplies to Ukraine.
Canadian Defense Minister Jason Kenney stated that his country is ready to supply Ukraine with lethal weapons but it will not act without the support of NATO allies.
The Security Service of Ukraine has shut off smuggling of goods to the territory controlled by the “DPR” and “LPR” terrorists as a result of a large-scale special operation conducted in the ATO area.
Ukraine has significantly reduced its energy dependence on Russia and this year will buy natural gas at $245 per 1,000 cubic meters.
The information that President Putin decided to start deliveriing coal and electricity to Ukraine without prepayment is not true.
Energy Minister Yurii Prodan confirmed that Russian companies have suspended to export coal to Ukraine.
The details of the contract between the state-owned company Ukrinterenergo and British company Steel Mont Trading became available.
Russia will cease gas supplies to Europe in case of its further re-export to Ukraine by the member countries of the European Union.
Ukraine and Azerbaijan are discussing possibility of oil supplies from the Republic to the Ukrainian refineries.
Specialists of the company Eustream, a gas transition operator in Slovakia have completed preparatory work for the reverse flow of fuel to Ukraine.
Ukraine plans to replace almost half of Russian fuel by cheaper Caspian one and holds negotiations with Baku.