Naftogaz paid Gazprom fifteen million dollars, ensuring Russian gas until the middle of the month, if not colder, and the application will not grow, said the official representative of Gazprom Sergei Kupriyanov.
"according to Naka (i.e. without Donbass), today paid 63, 3 million cubic meters ", - he said. As said Kupriyanov, the application of Naftogaz of production and delivery of gas from Russia on March 6, amounts to 10 million cubic meters and Gazprom will fully perform, RIA " Novosti ". On Thursday, it was announced that "Naftogaz of Ukraine" transferred to Gazprom fifteen million dollars pre-payment for gas deliveries in March, which will last presumably for another five days of supplies. The advance payment was made once on Wednesday Gazprom has sent the company a letter, which showed that the prepaid Ukrainian firm volume of gas will last until the morning of 6 March. Similarly in the environment, Minister of energy of Ukraine Volodymyr Demchyshyn said that Kyiv hopes that within two to three weeks the issue of gas price from Russia for the period from April 1, will be fully resolved. Russian energy Minister Alexander Novak on Tuesday said that Moscow is ready to take measures to provide discounts on gas for Ukraine in the framework of the existing contract with Naftogaz by Gazprom, if there is proper circulation of the Ukrainian side. While Kiev believes that gas from Russia must cost in the summer, cheaper than $ 300 per thousand cubic meters.