Maria Kniazeva. Russia, Ukraine and the EC tripartite meeting on the last working day of the week did Not discuss a specific amount of possible EU financial assistance for the acquisition of the Kiev gas from Russia, but Russia considers it important to secure the obligations of Brussels on the issue, said Fins news energy Minister Alexander Novak.
"The numbers of specific sounds, because at present it is difficult to say. Maybe Ukraine will cope and own funds. It will work specialists will calculate how much gas to pump, consider the price and then, as part of its financial plan, they will be able to figure out how much money they need. It is possible that they own the means to cope, " said Novak.
"We discussed It with the position that if Not enough money, then the European Commission will endeavour to help. It was important to record that there were some commitments from the EC, " said the Russian Minister.
A new twist on an old theme was designated on February 19." Naftogaz of Ukraine halted gas supplies in the Donbass, explaining that "critical damage" pipelines." Gazprom has decided the issue, using canned gas metering station and just a couple of hours, the Ukrainian side suddenly said restored pipe and resumed gas supply to the region.
on the subsequent day of the event continued to grow, but the situation became clearer. So, Naftogaz says that resumed gas supply in the region. Commissioners of Donbass gas flows 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 in the article ""