Even in the current difficult situation of bilateral relations, Moscow has proposed concessional rates for the supply of gas, but Kiev did not want to, said Prime Minister of Russia Medvedev D. a..
Moscow does not step back again to start trade relations when the will of Kiev, but not imposed, the Prime Minister said. According to Medvedev, the gas that Ukraine receives on the reverse, costing consumers more expensive by 20-30% than in Russia, reports RIA " Novosti ".
Before that, Head of energy independence of Ukraine Ivan Nadein said that gas imports from Russia for the first eight months of 2015 decreased almost threefold – from 14 to 3, 8 billion cubic meters, the calculation of the loss in money of Gazprom on the Ukrainian market can be estimated at 2, 5 billion dollars. Prime Minister of Ukraine Arseniy Yatsenyuk said that the Ukrainian underground gas storages (UGS) accumulated 14, 5 billion cubic meters of gas, but not enough to get through the heating season. The press service of the organization "Ukrtransgaz" has published the reporting data for August: during the month, Ukraine imported from Slovakia to more than 1 billion cubic meters of natural gas. Analysis of Gazprom, Ukraine at the current level of pumping in a vault under ground gas at the level of 53 million cubic meters will be able to upload to winter, 16, 8 billion cubic meters of gas. The head of Gazprom Alexey Miller has informed on Tuesday that it is now in the vault under the ground of Ukraine uploaded 14, 4 billion cubic meters. According to his statement, the daily volume of injection, which Ukraine provides for the expense of own extraction and reverse insufficient to reach the level of UGS to 19 billion cubic meters of gas by the beginning of the eligibility period – of the heating season. On July 31, the Head of Ukrainian government Arseniy Yatsenyuk said about the critical situation in the energy sector of the country, noting that the Ministry of energy and the organization is not ready to supply people warm this winter.