“Paying for Russia’s natural gas in rubles violates sanctions” — RT DE

14 Apr 2022 10:16 pm According to media reports, the EU Commission has warned its member states against circumventing sanctions against Russia after Putin asked several states to pay for Russian gas in rubles. Following this is a violation of the sanctions regime. The European Commission has provided its member states with a confidential analysis […]

Belarus buys natural gas for Russian rubles – ruble resists sanctions — RT EN

5 Apr 2022 8:59 p.m Belarus switched its payments for natural gas to Russian rubles in April. The new conditions should become more lucrative for the country. Meanwhile, EU diplomacy chief Josep Borrell admits that the ruble is resisting Western sanctions well. The Russian energy giant Gazprom has already contractually agreed with Minsk that Russian […]