NJSC "Naftogaz of Ukraine" conducts negotiations with three Ukrainian state-owned banks to get a loan of five hundred million dollars for the purchase of gas from Russia, said the Director of business development organization Yuriy Vitrenko.
"Once we sign a tripartite Protocol (on the new winter gas package), the money is going. The talks involved the Bank, Ukrgasbank and Ukreximbank ", – said Vitrenko. However, he noted that the story is about taking credit for five hundred million dollars, reports RIA " Novosti ".
September 10, Ukrainian Prime Minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk said that Ukraine has decided to increase gas reverse flows from Slovakia. Before that, Prime Minister of Russia Medvedev D. A. said that even in the current difficult situation of bilateral relations, Moscow has proposed concessional rates for the supply of gas, but Kiev did not want. According to Medvedev, the Gas that Ukraine receives on the reverse, costing consumers more expensive by 20-30% than the Russian. Gas purchased by Ukraine in the European Union, only from a formal point of view is " European ", but in fact it's the same Gas from Russia, which the EU traders resell Kiev. Europe actively spends the accumulation of gas from its underground storages due to restrictions on the supply of Russian gas and reverse gas supplies to Ukraine.