The draft resolution of the government of the Russian Federation provides for a discount on gas for Ukraine in the fourth quarter at approximately $ 20, said the head of Ministry of energy of Russia Alexander Novak.
The government in the near future can make a decision on the discount on gas for Ukraine, the procedure for its establishment may remain quarterly, reports RIA " Novosti ". Last week the head of Gazprom Alexey Miller said that all the important issues of bilateral agreements with Ukraine on the winter package is solved. At the same time the Ministry of energy has excluded the possibility of providing Ukraine with additional discounts on gas. The Russian Federation and the European Commission on last last week in Vienna the talks agreed on the "winter package" of gas supplies to Ukraine, which predusmatrivaet as providing discounts for two quarters from Russia, and securing payment for gas injection into Ukrainian UGS from the EC.