The EU will allocate more than five hundred million dollars to pump 2 billion cubic meters of gas in UGS Ukraine, said the head of the Ministry of energy of Russia Alexander Novak.
the head of the Ministry added that the EC will also assist the purchase of current volumes of gas by Ukraine, which is important in winter, reports the news Agency.
according to his statement, the EC during the winter months will provide financing for the purchase of gas for current needs, reports RIA " Novosti ". The government of the Russian Federation at Ukraine's request on a quarterly basis to consider providing discounts on gas. The parties also agreed to mutual obligations, which are obliged to provide reliable transit of gas in winter. Remember, on the last working day of the week was held a trilateral dialogue Russia the European Union and Ukraine. Agreed on the gas price for Ukraine (with discount) to 232 USD per 1 thousand Cubic meters. On Thursday, Prime Minister of Russia Medvedev D. A. signed a decree, according to which gas price for Kiev approved on the price level for EU countries, bordering with Ukraine.