Kyiv plans before the end of October to choose 2, 2 billion cubic meters of gas from Russia, which provides for the purchase of winter service gas brought on by the European institutions five hundred million dollars, said the head of Ministry of Ukraine Volodymyr demchyshyn.
"Buy from the Russian Federation 2, 2 billion cubic metres of gas planned to the max quickly. Every day at 110-115 million cubic metres received from Gazprom before the end of the month, this volume will be uploaded ", - he said at a press conference on Thursday.
the head of the Ministry added that further volume of gas In the current year will be depending on the consumption, which At the moment time is a bit higher than on a plan, but from the back side, in gas storage facilities by today more than it was last year at this time. As of the beginning of November last year was about 16 billion cubic meters of gas this year, given that the uploading will be more than 17 billion, said Demchyshyn.