Ukraine probes alleged embezzlement linked to oligarch

Ukrainian police have launched a criminal probe against ex-employees of a state gas company over their dealings with an oligarch whom the United States wants to extradite, the government said today.

Gas dispute with Russia not to affect Europe: Ukraine

Ukraine`s state-run energy company Naftogaz said here Friday that a fresh flare-up in the gas dispute between Kiev and Moscow will not harm gas supplies to Europe.

Gazprom delays Ukraine gas deadline to June 10

Russia`s gas giant Gazprom said today it was giving Ukraine an extra day to start paying for gas ahead of time or risk a cut in its supply.