The proclaimed head of the Luhansk national Republic Igor Carpenter said that the LC does not depend on gas supplies from the territory of Ukraine, which on Wednesday stopped buying the "blue fuel" in the Russian Federation.
"We will be provided with gas regardless of whether Ukraine will pay own gas, or will not, refuse to supply or not", - has declared Carpenter " Luganskinform ".
"Ukraine has long been demands from the Russian Federation to stop here for gas supplies and Ukraine not pay for them, although it is stipulated in all contracts", - has explained the head of the Republic. Remember, "Naftogaz of Ukraine" on Tuesday, said that from 1 July 2015 shall suspend the purchase of gas from Gazprom to agree on the terms of delivery. Before Tuesday, the Minister of energy of Ukraine Volodymyr demchyshyn said that Kyiv insists on signing an agreement on gas for the entire heating season and does not agree to a discount for the quarter. The Ukrainian Minister also said that the price for gas from Russia at $ 247 not happy with Kiev, and the Ukrainian side insists on a 30% discount on the contract price. Russian energy Minister Alexander Novak said that the Russian Federation is not going to negotiate with Ukraine a discount on gas for the third quarter, the decision has already been taken by the Russian government, and the supply of gas to Ukraine will be carried out on these terms. On the first day of the week, the Russian government officially promulgated the Ordinance provided for the account of customs duty gas discount for Ukraine in the third quarter. After that, Gazprom sent to the NJSC "Naftogaz of Ukraine" offer to sign a supplementary agreement to the existing contract of sale and purchase of natural gas in 2009–2019. Prime Minister of Russia Medvedev D. A. on the first day of the week called the final price of gas for Ukraine. According to him, Russia will not be able to save a discount in the same amount and the final cost will be $ 247 dollars for 1 thousand Cubic meters. Appropriate calculations were made after the Ukrainian side has officially appealed to Russia with a request to save gas discount.