MOSCOW, 27 Feb - RIA Novosti/Prime. Ukraine is deliberately creating a humanitarian catastrophe in the self-proclaimed Donetsk and Lugansk national republics, not delivering there gas, according to Russian energy Minister Alexander Novak.
"The Ukrainian side is the amount of gas that they had put in DND and LNR as an integral part of Ukraine, stopped to put on 18 February. This means that they intentionally try to develop there is a humanitarian catastrophe in this case, "said Novak in an interview to television channel" Russia 24 ".
in this position of Gazprom in the framework of the existing contract legally and reasonably supplies gas to the South-East of Ukraine in the amount of supposedly 12 million cubic meters per day, the Minister said.