Monday 26 January 2004
January 26, 2004
Belarus: Minsk Seeks Independence And Affordable Russian Gas -- But Can It Have Both?
Russia has agreed to supply Belarus with subsidized natural gas for a few more days. The move is a short-term solution to a potential long-term crisis in Minsk, which faces higher rates it can't afford -- or a supply cut-off in the middle of winter.
January 21, 2004
Russia: Relations Cooling With Other OSCE States
Diplomats at the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe say relations have cooled between Russia and several other member states because of differences over how to resolve several international problems. RFE/RL correspondent Roland Eggleston reports from the OSCE's headquarters in Vienna.