Russian gas for Ukraine will drop by a quarter

Российский газ для Украины может подешеветь на четверть

Russian gas to Ukraine could be a quarter cheaper. The discount was voiced at the meeting with Ukrainian opposition politicians on the sidelines of the St Petersburg economic forum, reports channel “MIR 24”.

“We confirm the price level, which was discussed in previous meetings, for which we are ready to leave the gas to Ukraine on our direct deliveries. And is ready to begin negotiations on drafting an agreement on Russian gas supplies, which would provide a price 25% below the end user than it is currently,” said Miller.

“Our party, our team will do everything to continue direct negotiations on direct supplies of Russian gas transit, as well as opportunities to further consideration of creation of a gas transportation consortium,” – said Viktor Medvedchuk, the head of political Council of party “Oppositional platform For life”.

The parties have six months to negotiate. From January 1 to the contract for the supply and transit of Russian gas through Ukraine will end.