Russian Energy Minister Alexander Novak said on Tuesday Moscow should speed up work on gas export pipeline projects to Europe due to tensions with Ukraine over the transit of gas.   Kiev and Moscow plunged into a new gas dispute last week after Russia’s Gazprom decided not to resume supplies to Ukraine following an international arbitration court decision that went against the company. This prompted Ukraine to cut usage amid freezing weather. The issue of gas transit has intensified since the Russian group said last Friday it would end the contracts after a Stockholm arbitration court ordered it to pay more than $2.5 billion to Ukrainian energy firm Naftogaz. “In my opinion, we should speed up (the completion of projects) to […]