To 16, 5 million cubic meters per day (18% compared with the previous day) Kyiv increased its imports of gas from Slovakia, said Maxim Belyavsky – the head of the press service of the organization Ukrtransgaz, which is the operator of the Ukrainian gas transport system.
"compared with the previous day on an 18% increase in the application and the actual receipt of natural gas from the territory of Slovakia – 13, 6 up To 16 million, 5 million cubic meters per day," said bielawski.
"It is worth Recalling that at the moment natural gas for the needs of Ukrainian customers is imported only by the Slovak gas transportation corridor ", - transfers words of the head of the press service of Ukrtransgaz RIA " Novosti ". Remember, on 1 July, the head of Gazprom Alexey Miller said that there were no matters with transit pumping of gas from Russia through Ukraine to the European Union. Before Miller said that Gazprom has not made and will not make changes in the pricing mechanism for gas supplies to Ukraine Until the end of 2019, the rules of gas supplies to Ukraine in July do not require any additional approval from anyone. Prior to that, Gazprom confirmed the termination of gas supplies to Ukraine as of 10 a.m. Moscow time. Before that, the Russian energy Minister Alexander Novak called the expectations of Ukraine to receive gas from Russia at below market rates " unwarranted." According to the Minister, the provision of discounts on gas for Ukraine in the 1st turn is obliged to meet the interests of Russia and Gazprom. Also Novak said that Ukraine did not want to commit in a trilateral Protocol obligations for gas injection into UGS." But in General confirms, not reflecting it in a separate statement, either on paper that need this amount and this is reflected in the plans for the injection of gas, " he added." 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 – political, and the reasons for this. In Ukrtransgaz said that as of July 1, Ukraine imports gas only from the territory of Slovakia, in other areas the supply is not implemented.