Support The Moscow Times!

Gazprom in North Korea

A Gazprom delegation visiting North Korea has held talks with officials from the Oil Industry Ministry there, North Korea's central news agency reported.

"Present at the talks from the DPRK side were Oil Industry Minister Kim Hui Yong, officials concerned, and from the Russian side, members of the delegation of Gazprom of Russia headed by deputy managing chairman Alexander Ananenkov," it said late Tuesday. "Both sides discussed cooperation on oil and gas and a series of other bilateral issues."

(Reuters)

Read more

Independent journalism isn’t dead. You can help keep it alive.

As the only remaining independent, English-language news source reporting from Russia, The Moscow Times plays a critical role in connecting Russia to the world.

Editorial decisions are made entirely by journalists in our newsroom, who adhere to the highest ethical standards. We fearlessly cover issues that are often considered off-limits or taboo in Russia, from domestic violence and LGBT issues to the climate crisis and a secretive nuclear blast that exposed unknowing doctors to radiation.

Please consider making a one-time donation — or better still a recurring donation — to The Moscow Times to help us continue producing vital, high-quality journalism about the world's largest country.