The discount on gas for Ukraine in conformity with the contract, said on the first day of the week the head of Gazprom Alexey Miller at the meeting With Prime Minister of Russia Dmitry Medvedev and the Minister of energy Alexander Novak.
"The discount is given in strict accordance With the contract signed in 2009 ", - quotes the expression Miller news Agency.
appropriate calculations were made after the Ukrainian side has officially appealed to Russia With a request to save gas discount. At the same time Medvedev D. A. ordered to continue the dialogue on gas With Ukraine and the EU. From November 2014 to the end of the second quarter, the Discount, in accordance with the relevant resolutions of the government of the Russian Federation, provided at the expense of customs duties by this formula: 30% of the contract price, but not more than $ 100 per thousand cubic meters. Since this entire period, the contract value was above 333, 33 per dollar, in practice, the Discount was $ 100. However, as said last week, Russian President Vladimir Putin, during such a fall in oil prices, Russia can not give Ukraine still a discount on gas, though the price for it and should not be higher than for neighbouring countries, such as Poland.