Prepayment from Ukraine for gas from Russia has not been received, said the head of the Ministry of energy of Russia Alexander Novak.
"today, as long as nothing is entered, the last tranche was received on 5 November. We will wait, when will be the admission, going to put in the prepaid mode, "- said Novak, quoted by RIA " Novosti ".
yesterday the official representative of Gazprom Sergei Kupriyanov said that Ukraine prepaid gas volume will last until 23 November, a new advance payment from Naftogaz were reported. At the end of October, Naftogaz finished the calculations with Gazprom for the supply of 2 billion cubic meters of gas. In General, the Ukrainian Company transferred to Gazprom almost five hundred million dollars – 234 million on October 12, 136 million – October 20, 64 million – at the end of October. On 13 November the head of Naftogaz Andrey Kobelev said that the Company wants in the near future to start with Gazprom about reduction of gas price from Russia in the 1st quarter of the coming year. Eleven November, the head of the Ministry of energy of Russia Alexander Novak said that the discount for Ukraine for the 1st quarter of the coming year will be according to market prices for gas. The day before the head of the Board of Gazprom Alexey Miller said that Ukraine paid for gas would last only four day-to Saturday, November 14. On the first day of the week it was declared that the accumulation in underground gas storages of Ukraine decreased to 16, 998 billion cubic meters. November 3, Demchyshyn said that Gazprom set the price for gas from Russia allows Kiev to buy natural gas in the volumes required, and gives the opportunity to count on the planned passage of the heating season. While Kiev nourishes the hope that in 2016 the cost for gas from Russia will be lower than 227 USD per 1 thousand Cubic meters.