The conclusion about the possibility of the following discounts on gas for Ukraine, for the third quarter, will be discussed after 3 months taking into account the prices of petroleum products, said on Tuesday the head of the Russian Federation Vladimir Putin.
Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev on Tuesday at a meeting with Putin said that the government issue an order about, to save for 3 months until 1 July - preferential mode of gas supplies to Ukraine.
"Today's rules will be in force for 3 months, and realizing that the ultimate cost of gas for our customers abroad nevertheless linked to the price of oil and the cost on the world oil markets are very volatile, and therefore we will need 3 months to see what happens in this area, and then to take further Decision," Putin said at a meeting with Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev.
before the first day of the week the head of "Gazprom" Alexey Miller said that the holding company received a proper letter of "Naftogaz" and appealed to the Government of the Russian Federation with a request to extend a discount on gas for Ukraine, as long as only the second quarter." Naftogaz ", according to Ukrainian state-owned companies, offered Gazprom to extend this package before the end of the next autumn-winter period, i.e. until the end of March 2016.
the cost of Russian gas for Ukraine in the 1st quarter of 2015 is $ 329 per thousand cubic meters. Ukraine, according to the so-called " winter package ", agreed at the end of October 2014, after long negotiations with the participation of the European Commission, receives gas from Russia in the mode of payment with the benefit of $ 100 per thousand cubic meters.