The participants of the trilateral meeting Russia-EU - Ukraine in Brussels will consider the financial needs of Kiev for its gas purchases from Russia, a spokesman said the Deputy head of the European Commission on matters of the energy Union Maro? ?ef?ovi? Anna-Kaisa Itkonen.
before the Wal Street Journal said that Ukraine has chances to get to 1 billion dollars in aid to pay for gas this winter, reports the news Agency.
on Thursday, Prime Minister of Russia Medvedev D. A. signed a decree, according to which gas price for Kiev at the level of the approved prices for EU countries, bordering with Ukraine. On 16 September the head of Gazprom Alexey Miller said that all the important issues of bilateral agreements with Ukraine on a "winter package" is solved. While Gazprom during the term of the new winter gas package for Ukraine in the period from 1 October 2015 to 31 March 2016 will not apply to the contract Naftogaz's take-or-pay ( "take or pay" ). For its part, the Ministry of energy has excluded the possibility of providing Ukraine with additional discounts on gas. The head of the Ministry of energy of Russia Alexander Novak, for example, said that the draft resolution of the government of the Russian Federation provides for a discount on gas for Ukraine for the fourth quarter of approximately $ 20. Ukraine last week said that he wants a discount of $ 30.