After failing to reach agreement on a new gas agreement With Russia, the authorities in Kiev do the energy security of Ukraine by No less volatile writes.
dialogues on gas between Russia, Ukraine and the European Commission took place on 20 March, and much success they achieved was Not noted in the publication. The head of Ministry of Ukraine Volodymyr demchyshyn that the country no longer need to buy gas in the Russian Federation." I think we are just now will cease to buy it (From April 1), " - said the Minister at a press conference on March 23.
"With the onset of warming and falling demand for gas Ukraine can afford No less provocative rhetoric," commented The American Interest. Anyway, highlights magazine, closer to winter Kiev will eventually be forced to sign up to Moscow.
the results of the examination of the European Commission, Ukraine did Not have enough gas flowing in reverse from the EU to fill over the summer their store. The country will need to import about 4-6 billion cubic meters of gas from Russia.
"in recent months, Ukraine's energy strategy - if one can speak about the strategy was short-term, and this is not surprising: the primary task of Kiev was to keep heating for the Residents," writes the magazine. Along With this, in the long term at Kiev " there is no simple or, more importantly, cheap way of escaping gas from Russia ".