Aleksandr Medvedev said today Georgia could offer assets in exchange for lower prices.
Gazprom has demanded that Georgia pay $230 per 1,000 cubic meters in 2007, up from $110 now.
Georgia says the proposed price is political.
Russian military hardware being withdrawn from a Russian base in Batumi, Georgia, in August 2005 (TASS)
WHAT COMES NEXT? Although Russia is unlikely to push an aggressive military response to the current tensions with Georgia, it has a number of economic, political, and diplomatic options at its disposal. Already on October 1, Russian President Vladimir Putin summoned his inner circle to weigh Moscow's options... (more)