The head of the Russian Federation Vladimir Putin and Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev at a working meeting to discuss the issue of gas supplies to Ukraine.
yesterday, the Government of the Russian Federation received a message from the Chairman of Gazprom Alexey Miller, a petition to extend a discount on gas for Ukraine. Prime Minister's press Secretary Natalya Timakova said that the decision will be made considering the timing of the end of the previous discounts.
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.
The discount was provided by the government of the Russian Federation for the period to 31 March in the amount of export duty (30%) but not more than $ 100. Technically, it looks like this: when the contract price of gas below 333, 33 dollar fee is less than $ 100 and reset