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2014-06-18 12:24:28

LONDON, June 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Russian producer Gazprom halted supplies [http://www.icis.com/press-releases/icis-shares-intelligence-on-the-russia-ukraine-relations-as-natural-gas-crisis-unfolds ] of natural gas to Ukraine as of 10am Moscow time on 16 June after the supplier switched Ukrainian incumbent Naftogaz to a pre-payment system for gas. European transit via Ukraine has not been affected. Established energy market intelligence provider, ICIS...

2011-03-24 04:26:00

KYIV, Ukraine, March 24, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The Minister of Fuel and Energy of Ukraine Yuriy Boyko announced the plans of the national oil & gas giant Naftogaz to offer part of its shares on the international stock market in 2012-2013. By offering Naftogaz on the stock market the ministry plans to attract some 5-6 billion USD. The decision came as a result of a meeting of the Committee on Economic Reforms, headed by the President Viktor Yanukovych. Yuriy Boyko noted that...

2009-01-03 08:39:31

Ukraine's state gas company Naftogaz said Saturday it was not stealing from Russia's Gazprom, despite the latter company's claims. Russia cut off gas supplies to Ukraine Thursday after negotiations over Kiev's outstanding $2 billion natural gas bill and a new contract failed late on New Year's Eve. After some European Union states reported reductions in their gas supplies via Ukraine, Gazprom claimed Naftogaz was stealing gas, RIA Novosti reported Saturday. But the Ukraine company denied...

2008-12-31 14:53:18

Ukraine's energy concern Naftogaz said without a new contract it would confiscate Russian Gazprom natural gas intended for European customers. The contract expires Jan. 1. A source told RIA Novosti Wednesday Naftogaz sent Gazprom a letter which said unless gas transit and supply terms are agreed in the near future "¦ Naftogaz has no legitimate grounds to accept into Ukraine's gas transportation system Russian natural gas and move it via Ukraine's customs border. Gazprom spokesman...


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siliqua
  • A Roman unit of weight, 1⁄1728 of a pound.
  • A weight of four grains used in weighing gold and precious stones; a carat.
  • In anatomy, a formation suggesting a husk or pod.
  • The lowest unit in the Roman coinage, the twenty-fourth part of a solidus.
  • A coin of base silver of the Gothic and Lombard kings of Italy.
'Siliqua' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a pod.'
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