The Ukrainian authorities do not negotiate with Gazprom on payment of gas supplies to South-East of the country, said the head of Ministry of Ukraine Volodymyr demchyshyn.
"Naftogaz gas supplies to South-East of Ukraine in the amount of not more than 10 million cubic meters per day," said Demchyshyn, quoted by RIA " Novosti ".
before Wednesday, the head of Gazprom Alexey Miller said that Gazprom considers it appropriate to take steps to separate contract for production and delivery of gas to East Ukraine. April 16, Prime Minister of Ukraine Arseniy Yatsenyuk said that Ukraine has spent $ 1 billion on the production and delivery of gas for uncontrollable Kiev territories of Donetsk and Lugansk regions. Before that the head of the energy Ministry of Russia Alexander Novak said that Gazprom continues to deliver gas from Russia to the site of the South-East of Ukraine in the volume of allegedly 10 million cubic meters per day. April 10, Minister of energy of Ukraine Volodymyr Demchyshyn said that Ukraine has put in the Donbass for the last 7 months and 1, 5 billion cubic meters of gas for a total of $ 9 billion hryvnia (384 million dollars), this delivery, according to his statement, is not paid. First of Demchyshyn said that uncontrolled Kiev regions of Donetsk and Lugansk regions list Naftogaz only 20-25% of the payment for gas supplies. The head of the energy Ministry of Russia Alexander Novak said that in the Donbass already put about 400 million cubic meters of Russian gas deliveries continue. Russia February 19, began supplying gas to the South-East of Ukraine through gas metering station "Prokhorovka" and "Platovo" on the borders of Rostov, Luhansk and Donetsk regions. Kiev stopped gas supplies to the region, citing the damage to the pipelines at the end of hostilities.