The energy Ministry has refused to change the price of gas for Ukraine in the 3rd quarter
Russia for the 3rd quarter will not change the price for Kiev in 247, 18 dollars for 1 thousand Cubic meters of blue fuel, told in the Ministry of energy, explaining the plans of Ukraine to come to a consensus on gas for two to three weeks. "the price of Russian gas for Ukraine in the fourth quarter will be determined Before taking into account the situation on the market. Before the next quarter will assess the situation on the market, see what is the cost, offer another option, and this quarter only this option", - has told RIA "Novosti" authorized the Ministry of energy. On the issue of the danger of termination of Kyiv supply of electric energy to the Crimea in the energy Ministry stressed that the price of Russian gas for Ukraine, and it supplies electric power to Crimea are not linked. remember, Vice-President of the European Commission energosoiuz Maros Sefcovic on Wednesday said that the European Commission would like to see the Treaty between the Russian Federation and Ukraine on gas covered the entire upcoming winter heating season. Tuesday with the filing of Kiev gas dispute between Ukraine and Russia has become more complicated." Naftogaz of Ukraine " said that from 1 July 2015 shall suspend the purchase of gas from Gazprom to agree on the terms of delivery. Explaining the actions of Kiev, Russian energy Minister Alexander Novak said that the conclusion on suspension of gas purchases from Russia – and political grounds for this. 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. However, Russian energy Minister Alexander Novak said that Moscow considers unfounded assertions of Ukraine on the discrepancy of discounts on gas for the third quarter of the market pricing mechanism.