Ukraine passed to “Gazprom” overpayment for gas


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“Gazprom” is obliged to compensate Ukraine 34-percent overpayment for the gas imported in March. This was stated by Director of “Naftogaz of Ukraine” Yuriy Vitrenko on his page in Facebook. He said that “Gazprom” has not fulfilled its contractual obligations, although this is billed for March which “Naftogaz” has paid.

Vitrenko also noted that gas prices in some days reached a thousand dollars per thousand cubic meters. “If we bought gas on those days, “backup”, the entire the cost of gas would lie to us for losses which we no offset,” — said a top Manager.

March 3, Vitrenko reported that Ukraine had to buy European gas to four times more expensive, than at “Gazprom”. According to him, to make up the difference in the cost of fuel should the Russian company.

“Gazprom” and “Naftogaz of Ukraine” has initiated proceedings in 2014. As it became known on 28 February, the Stockholm arbitration court has obliged Gazprom to pay Naftogaz $ 4.6 billion for failure to supply agreed in the contract volumes of gas for transit.

Taking into account the previous decisions of arbitration, according to which “Naftogaz” is obliged to pay to “Gazprom” two billion dollars for the supplies, the Russian side of the Ukrainian of 2.56 billion dollars. In “Gazprom” have declared that do not agree with the court’s decision and intend to protect your rights.

Video, photo All from Russia.


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