Hungary has stopped supplying gas to Ukraine through a “reverse flow” pipeline just days after the head of Russia’s Gazprom monopoly visited Budapest, Ukraine’s gas utility said. Naftogaz, the Ukrainian distributor, said Hungary had stopped transporting gas at 19.00 Ukrainian time on Thursday, notifying Kiev that it was halting supply “for technical reasons” until further notice. It came after Alexei Miller, Gazprom chief executive, on Monday met Hungary’s premier Viktor Orbán, Naftogaz said. The stoppage put further pressure on Ukraine and the EU ahead of trilateral talks with Russia in Berlin on Friday over restoring gas supplies to Ukraine after Gazprom suspended them because of a dispute over pricing and payment arrears. Hungary, together with Slovakia and Poland, have been helping […]