Gazprom set the price for gas from Russia allows Kiev to buy natural gas in the volumes required, and gives the opportunity to count on the planned passage of the heating season, said the head of Ministry of Ukraine Volodymyr demchyshyn.
the head of the Ministry noticed that the accumulation of gas In the current year already more than last year (17 billion cubic meters)." the cost of gas from Russia gives the opportunity to buy it in the volumes required ... This allows us to state that we have all the rules planned for the winter period ", - said demchyshyn, RIA " Novosti ".
in the fourth quarter the cost of gas from Russia to Ukraine with the discount is 227, 36 dollars for 1 thousand Cubic meters. Demchyshyn also said significant amounts (about 2 million tons) of coal, which are uncontrollable by the authorities of the territory and until not have the opportunity to be transported to territory under control due to the blocking of railway tracks. Along with this, the first day of the week the head of Board of Gazprom Alexey Miller said that the funds transferred by the Ukrainian Naftogaz as a prepayment for gas from Russia will only last for five days. On 27 October the head of the Ministry of energy of Ukraine Volodymyr Demchyshyn has acknowledged that his country till the end of the year will not be able to accumulate in underground storages need for the winter season to 19 billion cubic meters of blue fuel. Along with this, Ukraine began massive deforestation for firewood, as well as among them protected. Trees are felled even in the region of the Chernobyl nuclear power plant. In Kiev, now about 165 homes still remain without heat. On 12 October, Russian gas deliveries to Ukraine were resumed after a three-month break. At the same time, Gazprom said that Naftogaz transferred $ 234 million pre-payment of the promised five hundred million dollars. A source close to the EU leadership, said that in winter Ukraine will need to purchase gas from Russia, because technically all the needs of the country in blue fuel does not have the ability to be covered by the supply of the reverse from EU countries. According to head of Gazprom Alexey Miller that to a "very cold winter" Ukraine may need to buy 5 to 7 billion cubic meters of gas.