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Ukraine’s gas company refuses to pay for shipment of Russian gas to occupied Donbas
15:54, 18 May 2016
Ukraine’s gas company refuses to pay for shipment of Russian gas to occupied Donbas

Gas company “Naftogaz” claims it hasn't bought Russian gas since November 2015

15:54, 18 May 2016

day.kiev.ua

Ukraine's “Naftogaz” hasn’t received gas from Russia's ”Gazprom” at GTS entry points in occupied territories of east Ukraine and thus, doesn’t intend to pay for it, informed press service of the gas company: “”Nafrogaz” hasn’t bought gas from “Gazprom” since November 2015. Until then, the company imported gas exclusively through GTS entry points on territories controlled by Ukraine’s government. The gas bought buy “Naftogaz” has been accounted and paid for by “Naftogaz”. The company expects, that arbitrage will rule on all disputable issues between “Naftogaz” and “Gazprom”.

It has been reported earlier, that “Gazprom” offered “Naftogaz” to pay USD 670 million for gas allegedly shipped by the Russian company to separatist-controlled territories of Donetsk and Luhansk regions between February 2015 and April 2016.

In January 2016, European Commission and Ukraine  offered Russia to hold negotiations regarding shipment of gas. So far, Russia has avoided the negotiation.

Related: Ukrainian gas imports from Russia and E.U. may stop ‘in 3-4 years’

Related: Rozenko: "The sharp decline in gas consumption is a tactical goal of Ukraine"

Related: Kerry: Ukraine for the first time receives more gas from Europe than from Russia

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