Prime Minister of Ukraine Arseniy Yatsenyuk said that Ukraine could abandon complete dependence on gas from Russia.
"We got rid of the gas oligarchs, and the complete dependence on Russia in gas supplies," Yatsenyuk said in his own statement to the Ukrainian people.
on the last working day of the week the head of Ministry of state Vladimir Demchyshyn said that Ukraine is prepared for a possible force majeure on gas supplies from Russia, by buying more than 1 billion cubic meters of gas more than in the previous heating season.
Kiev is seeking to diversify gas imports to Ukraine. To this end, the government will reduce gas supplies from Russia by increasing imports of reverse gas from the EU.
in winter gas package, which Ukraine, Russia and the European Commission initialled on 25 September, agreed the purchase of "Naftogaz" from "Gazprom" on gas credit five hundred million dollars, raised through the EC. The Government of the Russian Federation provided Ukraine a discount for the fourth quarter of approximately $ 20 per thousand cubic meters. Itself the contract value is 248-252 dollars per thousand cubic meters, said the head of the Ministry of energy of Russia Alexander Novak.