The head of Ministry of Ukraine Volodymyr demchyshyn expects the price of gas from Russia in the 3rd quarter of this year to 220 USD per 1 thousand Cubic meters with the discount.
"I have the expectation that in the 3rd quarter of the cost will be lower, I think she can be 220 dollars with the discount," said Demchyshyn, quoted by RIA " Novosti ".
"Ukraine until not made an advance payment for gas deliveries from Russia in April, but plans to do so", he added. We emphasize that even yesterday, the Minister stated that the Ministry of energy of Ukraine hopes that gas from Russia In the 2nd quarter will have a value of 248 USD per 1 thousand Cubic meters. On Tuesday it was announced that the government will extend to the second quarter until 1 July - a discount on gas for Ukraine, provided at the expense of export duties, the proper decision at the meeting with Prime Minister of Russia Dmitry Medvedev supported the head of Vladimir Putin. Remember, Naftogaz on the first day of the week said that she sent to Gazprom letter with the initiative to take measures to extend the "winter gas" package, which expires on March 31, before the end of the next autumn-winter period. The proposal of the European Commission. The President's press Secretary Dmitry Peskov said that in the Russian capital to discuss the proposal of "Naftogaz of Ukraine" about the renewal of the " winter package ". For his part, the head of Gazprom Alexei Miller said that in the case of providing discounts for Ukraine, the cost of gas for 3 months can make 250 dollars for 1 thousand Cubic meters.