VIENNA, 30 June - RIA Novosti/Prime. The European Commission did not give an assessment of the proposed Russian gas discount for Ukraine, the decision of the Cabinet of Ministers of Russia takes on their own, said to correspondents, the Minister of energy Alexander Novak on the results of the trilateral meeting on gas.
"The European Commission did not give an estimate of is acceptable price or discount is because it is the right of the Russian side. We could, in principle, and not to accept the conclusion on the granting of discounts. But We believe that at the moment this is true From the perspective of bringing to market prices, as well as this and among them, as stated by the head of the government, the contribution of the Russian Federation in partial assistance to the Ukrainian economy, which is in a difficult financial and economic situation ", - said Novak.
on the first day of the week, the Russian Government issued a decree on gas discount for Ukraine in the third quarter provided at the expense of customs duties. Formula of discounts is this: the contract value minus gas 247, 18 dollar. Given that the contract price for gas for Ukraine in the 3rd quarter should be 287, 18 dollars per thousand cubic meters discount for Ukraine in the 3rd quarter will be only $ 40.
A new twist on that old theme was designated on February 19." Naftogaz of Ukraine "has stopped gas supplies in the Donbass, explaining that "critical damage" pipelines." Gazprom has taken the decision problem, using canned gas metering station, and just a couple of hours, the Ukrainian side said suddenly animated the pipe and resumed gas supply to the region.
on a subsequent day of the event continued to evolve, But the situation does not become clearer. So, Naftogaz says that resumed gas supply in the region. Commissioners of Donbass gas comes specifically from Gazprom via the southern border With the Russian Federation (GIS "Platovo" and "Prokhorovka" )." Gazprom argues that the flow of gas through Platovo " and "Prokhorovka" agreed With the Ukrainian side. Read more in the article ""