Ukraine: gas consumption down

Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko said that the country’s gas consumption fell by 30%. “Now Ukraine is consuming 30% less gas thanks to the mechanisms implemented”, he told students of the Shevchenko National University. He said tariff increases in the country were linked to the fact that Ukraine had gotten rid of dependence on Russian gas.…

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Russia: retailers eager to sell Google’s new phone Pixel

Russian retailers are interested in selling Google’s Pixel, the first smartphone fully designed by the U.S. company, spokespeople for several companies reported. “Google’s previous models Nexus sold at Svyaznoy enjoyed some success among the fans of the most technically advanced smartphones”, Sergei Tikhonov, a spokesman for multi-channel retailer Svyaznoy, said adding that it was still…

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