For the injection of gas into storage underground Kiev hopes to obtain funds from creditors until August, said the Minister of energy and coal industry of Ukraine Volodymyr Demchyshyn.
"This is a serious problem, because to get the money is not so effective until October. It is important for us to get money (For gas injection into UGS) not later than August. There has been certain progress, results to date no "— quoted expression Demchishin RIA " Novosti ". Remember, "Naftogaz of Ukraine" said that from 1 July 2015 shall suspend the purchase of gas from Gazprom to agree on the terms of delivery. Explaining the actions of Kiev, Russian energy Minister Alexander Novak said that the conclusion on suspension of gas purchases from Russia – political, and the reasons For this. Along with this, the Minister of energy of Ukraine Volodymyr Demchyshyn said that Kyiv insists on signing an agreement on gas for the entire heating season and does not agree to a discount for the quarter. The Ukrainian Minister also said that the price for gas from Russia at $ 247 not happy with Kiev, and the Ukrainian side insists on a 30% discount on the contract price. However, Alexander Novak said that Moscow considers unfounded assertions of Ukraine on the discrepancy of discounts on gas for the third quarter of the market pricing mechanism.