During the period of validity of the "winter package" gas agreements Ukraine has purchased from Russia 2, 675 billion cubic meters of blue fuel, said the head of the press service of Ukrtransgas Maxim Belyavsky.
According to final data of Ukrainian organizations in the early winter (9 total) in Ukraine was brought 518, 2 million cubic meters of gas from Russia in January - 924, 6 million, February - 927, 9 million, in March - only 304, 4 million Operational data " Ukrtransgaz ", which the Company publishes on the Internet office on a daily basis, are somewhat different from the final figures. According to the operative data, Ukraine adopted from Russia in December-March 2, 642 billion cubic meters.
"Winter plan" of gas supplies from Russia to Ukraine, which Russia, Ukraine and the EC agreed in October 2014, has become a kind of exception in the relations between Gazprom and Naftogaz. It was necessary for the resumption of Russian gas supplies to Ukraine, which was not carried out from June 2014, and to ensure reliable gas transit from Russia to the European Union through the territory of Ukraine in the Winter, when consumption is at its peak. Gas supplies to Ukraine in early 2014 winter was carried out by price 378 dollars per thousand cubic meters, in the 1st quarter of 2015 is $ 329. So, Naftogaz could pay Gazprom for the gas delivered in December-March, 905, 499 million dollars, reports RIA " Novosti ". From the beginning, when signed up for the " Winter package ", the Russian side is expected that Ukraine will buy it before the end of March, More than 4 billion cubic meters, although this point was not clearly specified in the agreement." Winter package " of agreements assumed, for example: granting Ukraine a discount on gas from Russia in the amount of $ 100