The President of Russia Vladimir Putin at a meeting with the head of Gazprom Alexei Miller said on the need to go towards Ukraine in the issue of penalties for arrears of gas on a " take or pay ".
Putin said that the price of gas for Ukraine should be comparable with neighbouring countries, reports RIA " Novosti "." ought to comply strictly with the gas contracts with Ukraine, " - said the head. Naftogaz April 1, signed with Gazprom an additional contract for the supply of gas in the 2nd quarter of 2015. According to the document, the preliminary cost of gas for Ukraine in the 2nd quarter before discount is 348 dollars for 1 thousand Cubic meters and will be clarified. Promised by Russia, the discount is $ 100. The head of the Board of Gazprom Alexey Miller, explaining the contract, I noticed that Gazprom will not demand payment of fines by the rule of "take or pay" for gas deliveries in the 2nd quarter of 2015.