Shareholders in Sakhalin Energy, an operator of the Sakhalin-2 project, proposed to the Korean gas corporation KOGAS to join the shareholding structure of the Sakhalin-2 project. Sakhalin Energy Deputy General Director Viktor Snegir made a corresponding statement at a meeting between business circles of Russia and Korea held within the framework of a visit of the South Korean President to Russia. According to him, within the framework of the Sakhalin-2 project, Sakhalin Energy is planning to supply liquefied natural gas, whose production will start in 2007. In this connection, the company has submitted its application to take part in a tender on supplying liquefied natural gas to South Korea.
"We should use shock therapy to sober up the Americans. In this case, the Americans will speak about the need to resume dialogue. There is no other option"
The United States is concerned about the current crisis in the relations with Russia and suggests returning to reasonable policies to avoid a nuclear war