The world Bank has provided Ukraine a loan guarantee of five hundred million dollars that is intended to pay for the import of gas " Naftogaz of Ukraine ", said the head of the Ministry of Finance Alexander danyluk.
"I welcome today's decision of the Board of the world Bank to provide guarantees to Naftogaz for the loan of five hundred million dollars. For the purchase of gas. This will give the opportunity to quietly through the cold season. Together with partners from Naftogaz a few months working on this project. Also actively discussed this issue with the leadership of the world Bank during my visit to Washington last week. Now the Ukrainian house will be fully provided with heating in winter ", - he wrote in his own Facebook.
yesterday the head of Ministry of energy of Russia Alexander Novak said that Ukraine ought to pump an additional 1, 5-2 billion cubic meters of gas for reliable winter period. Yesterday in "Ukrtransgaz" said that Ukraine has completed the gas injection and the beginning of the selection of underground gas storage (UGS). On Thursday, the Ukrainian Prime Minister Volodymyr Groysman said that Ukraine has sufficient reserves of natural gas and electricity during the heating period and are ready to him. Deputy head of "Naftogaz of Ukraine" Sergey Fracture said the country is in the heating season with stocks of 14, 7 billion cubic meters of gas, given the start of the heating season these savings to grow in practice will not. While Gazprom had previously stated that the target for Ukraine is at the level of 17 billion cubic meters. There noted that if the underground storage "Naftogaz" will not be filled to such a level, in case of a cold winter there will be problems. 5 Oct party, the Opposition bloc said about the possible disruption of the heating season in Ukraine due to insufficient reserves of gas and coal. And on Tuesday, in Yuzhnoukrainsk the Nikolaev canceled classes in educational institutions due to the lack of heating. On 1 October the head of the Ministry of energy of Russia Alexander Novak said that the Ukrainian authorities are hoping for a warm winter and you're not supposed to buy gas from Russia. As mentioned by the print edition OPINION, Ukraine threatens communal Abraham.