Constant authorized of Russia to the EU Vladimir Chizhov called frivolous links Ukraine weather rules on payment for gas deliveries from Russia to the country.
He said that the Decision on gas, " which will arrive in the next few days, can be considered a positive step ", RIA "Novosti" message Chizhov in broadcast television channel " Russia 1 "." But this does not solve the issues of the further period, and links to weather the rules, well, if global warming is still sosredotachivaetsya in Ukraine, it has the ability to be gas this country and do not need. It seems to me, to play such an important element in the livelihood security of the people, As the supply is not serious, " Chizhov said. Remember, before the last working day of the week Naftogaz was subjected to charge Gazprom in failure of the application to the production and delivery of gas." We have prepaid at the beginning of the month. Conclusion about the schedule selection of prepaid amounts and on the future of the prepayment will be depending on the weather conditions in Ukraine and on the faithful performance of the contract by Gazprom, " said Korolev. Prior to this, Gazprom said on February 27, will deliver to Ukraine 68, 9 million cubic meters of gas and will comply with all requests of Naftogaz. First of Gazprom received from Naftogaz prepayment for gas at fifteen million dollars. On Wednesday, energy Minister Alexander Novak expressed hope for a timely prepayment Naftogaz March deliveries. The Minister also said that the conclusion of the suspension of gas supplies to Ukraine until was not taken. Attention to the gas between Gazprom and Naftogaz increased due to the fact that the Russian Firm from February 19 start gas supplies to Ukraine, and among them through the measuring station (GIS) "Prokhorovka" and "Platoo" in the Donbass, which are controlled LNR and DND. While the company insists that in his application indicates other GIS " Sudzha, Valuiki ", "sohranovka and Pisarevka" and "Prokhorovka" and "Platoo" they do not appear. On Tuesday, the head of Gazprom CEO Alexei Miller said that "Naftogaz of Ukraine" have not given a new prepayment for gas from Russia, which increases the likelihood of bringing to the cessation of supply for two days. While Naftogaz said that Gazprom did not fulfill Ukraine's application for the production and delivery of 22 February prepaid natural gas than broke tripartite Brussels Treaty. In Naftogaz also told that they did not think it possible to make an advance payment for gas from Russia, until you are confident in the performance of the contract by Gazprom.