Ukrainian President and PM clash over gas
The Ukrainian President and Prime Minister are once again at odds over the issue of gas. In an open letter to the President, Prime Minister Yulia Timoshenko stated that her government is not going to follow some of the conditions of the gas deal with Russ
In response, President Viktor Yushchenko has accused her of carrying out a policy of intrigue and scheming.
He made public his decree outlining instructions for gas talks in Moscow. They include direct co-operation between the Russian and Urkrainian gas giants Gazprom and Naftogaz, as well as the possibility of creating of joint ventures.