Russian energy Minister Alexander Novak plans on the last working day of the week, eleven September, in Vienna to discuss at the meeting with the Vice-President of the European Commission on energenius marasem Sefcovic question of allocation by Brussels money Ukraine to purchase gas from Russia.
"by itself. We will discuss it, "said Novak, RIA" Novosti ", responding to a question.
The Minister did not answer the question of what proposals were received from the EC. On Tuesday, Prime Minister of Russia Medvedev D. A. said that even in the current difficult situation of bilateral relations, Moscow has proposed concessional rates for the supply of gas, but Kiev did not want. Before that, Head of energy independence of Ukraine Ivan Nadein said that Russian gas imports for the first eight months of 2015 decreased almost threefold – from 14 to 3, 8 billion cubic meters, the calculation of the loss in money of Gazprom on the Ukrainian market can be estimated at 2, 5 billion dollars. Prime Minister of Ukraine Arseniy Yatsenyuk said that the Ukrainian underground gas storages (UGS) accumulated 14, 5 billion cubic meters of gas, but not enough to get through the heating season. The head of Gazprom Alexey Miller has informed on Tuesday that it is now in the vault under the ground of Ukraine uploaded 14, 4 billion cubic meters. According to his statement, the daily volume of injection, which Ukraine provides for the expense of own extraction and reverse, insufficient to reach the level of UGS to 19 billion cubic meters of gas by the beginning of the eligibility period – of the heating season.