Ukraine in late February, will consider the possibility of purchasing gas from Russia

Ukraine in late February, will consider the possibility of purchasing gas from Russia


According to the Minister of energy and coal industry of Ukraine Volodymyr Demchyshyn, in case of cold weather, Kiev is ready to consider the possibility to buy Russian gas.

KYIV, 20 Jan. Ukraine in January is unlikely to buy Russian gas, will consider this possibility at the end of February in case of cold weather, said the Minister of energy and coal industry of Ukraine Volodymyr demchyshyn.

“In January it is likely, unlikely, at the end of February we will be watching. The question depends on the amount we can raise from the repositories. At the moment we can raise at 120-130 million cubic meters, today raised 100, so long as there is supply,” said Demchyshyn told reporters.