Ukraine imports 80% of the necessary gas from the EU, said on the last working day of the week the Minister of fuel and energy of Ukraine Volodymyr demchyshyn in the process report in the government.
"We buy 80% of gas in the EU, for this reason, the dependence on Gazprom greatly decreased," said demchyshyn, reports the news Agency. In mid-July, Ukrainian Prime Minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk said that Ukraine 70% is provided by gas from the European Union. Gas purchased by Ukraine in the European Union, only from a formal point of view is " European ", but in fact it's the same Gas from Russia, which the EU traders resell Kiev. Europe actively spends the accumulation of gas from its underground storages due to restrictions on gas supplies from Russia and reverse gas supplies to Ukraine.