Ukrainian Corporation Naftogaz on Thursday transferred to Gazprom another fifteen million dollars as an advance payment for March, told in the organization.
"We reaffirm data about the fact that" Naftogaz of Ukraine " on the eve of paid Gazprom fifteen million dollars ", - quotes the letter to the press service of the organization RIA " Novosti ". From its part, Gazprom confirmed receipt of the money from the " Naftogaz ". Given this amount, Naftogaz paid to Gazprom for gas deliveries in March 60 million dollars. Again, yesterday, the Head of Naftogaz Andrey Kobelev said that Gazprom has lost its ability to dictate the rules of Kiev. 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.