Gazprom until not received payment from Naftogaz for the resumption of gas supplies from Russia to Ukraine, told reporters Deputy energy Minister, Anatoly Yanovsky.
"Gazprom" has not received an advance payment from the " Naftogaz ", - he said.
In accordance with the agreed Russia, Ukraine and the EC legally binding Protocol on winter gas package, which is expected to be signed Kiev, Naftogaz will buy from Gazprom 2 billion cubic meters of gas at the expense of credit of five hundred million dollars raised by Kiev with the help of the EC. Russia offers Ukraine a discount to the contract price to gas price levels in neighboring EU countries.
consensus shall apply for the period 1 October 2015 to 31 March 2016. As of the first quarter, the head of "Gazprom" Alexey Miller did not exclude That the contract price for Ukraine in the 1st quarter of 2016 has a chance to be lower than in the fourth quarter of 2015. For his part, the head of the Ministry of energy of Ukraine Volodymyr demchyshyn said That he hopes to reduce the price of gas from Russia in the 1st quarter of 2016 is more than 5% After market.