Gas supplies from Russia to Ukraine May stop In Tuesday or Wednesday due to the lack of payment from Kiev, said Russian Minister of energy Alexander Novak.
about it informs RIA " Novosti ".
on the first day of the week the head of Gazprom Alexei Miller also said that pre-payment from Ukraine for gas will be enough, maybe for a couple of days. Russia may halt gas Supplies if it does not receive further payment. On Tuesday, the head of Naftogaz Andriy KOBOLEV said that Ukraine can do without gas from Russia and this "any other" in the winter. The last tranche of payment for gas received from Ukraine on 5 November. November 13, KOBOLEV said that the Company wants in the near future to start with Gazprom about reduction of gas price from Russia in the 1st quarter of the coming year. Eleven November, Novak said that the discount for Ukraine for the 1st quarter of the coming year will be according to market prices for gas. November 3, Demchyshyn said that 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. While Kiev nourishes the hope that in 2016 the cost for gas from Russia will be lower than 227 USD per 1 thousand Cubic meters.