Gazprom has lost its ability to dictate the rules of Kiev, said the Head of Naftogaz Andrey Kobelev.
"Gazprom's share In the current year in imports in the maximum version will be 40%. I not only said that Gazprom this year in the position to dictate the rules "- quoted Koroleva " news Agency ". Last 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. First Chapter of the Ministry 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. The head of the Ministry of energy of Russia Alexander Novak 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.