The national Bank of Ukraine continues to expect the Price of gas from Russia at a price 268, 5 dollars per thousand cubic meters, despite the announced by the Russian side the increase, according to a report of the Ukrainian financial regulator on the status of the payment balance of the country by the results of may.
" the price of Russian gas imports to " Naftogaz of Ukraine ", since April 2014, accounted for at actual rates for the 1st quarter of 2014 (268, 5 dollars per thousand cubic meters) due to the lack of official information ", - is reported in the opinion of the national Bank, ITAR-TASS reported. First on Wednesday, Russian Prime Minister D. Medvedev A. said that this year Ukraine will be a full-fledged gas crisis. On Tuesday the President of Russia centuries Putin called outright blackmail the request of the Kiev authorities on decrease of gas prices. Gazprom from 1 April raised Ukraine gas price to 485 dollars per thousand cubic meters. Official Kyiv did not agree with this, and already 3 months conducts dialogues about its decline. Practical results, they do not have, despite the meetings of tripartite commissions (Ukraine, Russia, EU). 16 June 10. 00 Moscow time Gazprom has introduced the mode of payment for the supply and ceased to supply gas to Ukraine. The pipeline is only intended for transit to the European Union blue fuel in the amount of 185 million cubic meters per day. The Prime Minister of Russia D. Medvedev A. said that the new Kiev guide artificially created gas crisis, which in the end will hit the Ukrainian economy. Gazprom also said that addressed in the Stockholm international arbitration court with a claim to " Naftogaz of Ukraine " about collecting of debts in the amount of 4, 5 billion dollars. It was a once Naftogaz confirmed preparedness to address in arbitration court in Stockholm, despite the fact that in the process of negotiations on 2 June, the head of Gazprom Alexei Miller said that Gazprom and Naftogaz agreed that no one of the parties will be filing a claim in the Stockholm court.