Novak: gas supplies in the Donbass will be bracketed out of the winter package
BRUSSELS, 2 Mar RIA Novosti/Prime. Gas supplies from Russia in the Donbass will be bracketed out of the winter gas package and will be the subject of separate negotiations, told reporters the Russian energy Minister Alexander Novak on the results of the tripartite gas negotiations in Brussels.
"We agreed that the volume that was delivered during the last period of time and today are supplied by Gazprom in these separate regions in the South-East of Ukraine, They will vynessa currently the brackets. They will not be counted when determining the amount prepaid, on which part of the winter package today gas has been supplied. This will be the subject of a separate reconciliation of volumes and individual negotiations, " said Novak.
A new twist on an old theme emerged on February 19." Naftogaz of Ukraine "has stopped gas Supplies in the Donbass, explaining That "critical damage" pipelines." Gazprom decided the problem, using canned gas station and just a couple of hours, the Ukrainian side suddenly said that he has restored pipe and resumed gas supplies to the region.
on the subsequent day of the event continued to grow, but the situation did not become clearer. So, Naftogaz says that resumed gas supply region. Authorized Donbass state that the gas comes specifically from Gazprom through the southern border with the Russian Federation (GIS "Platoo" and "Prokhorovka" )." Gazprom argues that the flow of gas through Platova " and "Prokhorovka" agreed with the Ukrainian side. Read more ""