Ukraine, Russia, and the EU initialed an agreement on the conditions of winter Russian gas supplies to Ukraine. The contract will be signed in the nearest future, informed Maroš Šefčovič , European Commission Vice President, on his page in Twitter.
"Major achievement. Gas protocol is initialed Russia, Ukraine, and the European Commission", wrote Šefčovič.
During the press conference, Šefčovič added that final price of Russian gas for Ukraine in the fourth quarter of 2015 will become $232 per thousand cubic meters, Interfax-Ukraine.
"This price takes into account the discount provided by the Russian side. Without the discount, this price would have been $252 per thousand cubic meters", said Commissioner.