• Russia Resumes Pumping Oil to Europe Thursday, 11 Jan 2007 | 2:34 AM ET

    Russia on Thursday resumed pumping oil to Europe via Belarus, ending a three-day suspension of supplies, the Russian state pipeline operator said.

  • Russia is considering imposing duties on more than half of Belarusian imports in a major escalation of a dispute between the two countries that has disrupted the flow of Russian oil to Europe, the Vedomosti business daily reported Wednesday.

  • Belarus Duty Won't Hit Russia Oil Exports: Kremlin Thursday, 4 Jan 2007 | 6:10 AM ET

    Russia has received official notification that Belarus has imposed a transit duty on its oil exports, but does not expect an escalating trade row to disrupt crude oil supplies to Europe, the Kremlin said on Thursday.

  • Gazprom Warns Belarus Not to Siphon Gas Friday, 29 Dec 2006 | 4:17 AM ET

    Russia's natural gas monopoly has warned Belarus not to siphon gas from the main pipeline leading across its territory to Europe if it goes ahead with a threatened supply cutoff on New Year's Day.