Oil supplies to some EU countries were disrupted on January 8 as Belarus and Russia continued their energy standoff.
January 8, 2007 (RFE/RL) -- Azerbaijan today announced that it has stopped exporting oil to Russia following a gas-price dispute with Russia's state-run gas monopoly, Gazprom.
January 8, 2007 (RFE/RL) -- In 2006, Gazprom came under fire internationally for its tactics of bumping up the prices Russia's neighbors must pay for gas.
January 8, 2007 (RFE/RL) -- Belarus said today it has reduced the volume of oil supplies to Poland and Germany.
January 7, 2007 (RFE/RL) -- From Russia to Ethiopia, Orthodox Christians celebrated Christmas today.
January 7, 2007 -- The energy feud between Russia and Belarus shows no sign of ending soon.
A tank at an annual arms fair in Russia (file photo) (ITAR-TASS)
January 6, 2007 -- Russia's Foreign Ministry has accused the United States of imposing "illegal" sanctions on Russian military companies.
A dispute over gas and oil has shaken the strategic alliance between Russia and Belarus and cast doubt on both sides' commitment to forming a common state.
January 5, 2007 -- The United States has criticized both Belarus and Russia over the row between the two countries on shipments of Russian crude oil to Western Europe.
No cause for alarm over Europe's gas supplies this year (Bymedia.net)
BRUSSELS, January 4, 2007 (RFE/RL) -- The new year has already ushered in a welcome change as far as the European Union is concerned.
January 3, 2006 -- Belarusian President Alyaksandr Lukashenka today threatened to charge transit fees for Russian oil being shipped across Belarusian territory.
A Russian interparliamentary commission's final report on the September 2004 Beslan tragedy differs on a number of points from the conclusions of previous findings.