Russia cancels discount on gas for Ukraine starting April 1, - Russian Ministry

Source : 112 Ukraine

Minister of Energy of the Russian Federation Aleksandr Novak claims that “winter package” for Ukraine expired
13:11, 31 March 2016

The Russian Federation will supply gas to Ukraine without a discount starting April 1, informed Minister of Energy of the Russian Federation Aleksandr Novak, it is said on the official website of the Ministry.

“On March 31, 2016 the discount on gas, provided to Ukraine by the Russian Federation for the first quarter of 2016 in the amount of $17,77, expires. The final price on gas for Ukraine in the first quarter of the year was at the level of $212 per 1,000 cubic meters. The discount was provided as part of the “winter package”, approved by Russia, Ukraine and the European Union”, - Novak stated.

According to the Minister, starting April 1, 2016 the price on gas for Ukraine will be established according to the existing agreement between “Gazprom” and “Naftogaz Ukraina”.

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