Moscow. January 29. President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko said that the country became independent from Russian gas, which showed the autumn-winter heating season.
“Russia thought that will put us on our knees, offered gas at 212 (dollars per thousand cubic meters of gas). I have instructed the Minister’s calling to Russia, says: “No, your gas, we will not take,” said the President, communicating with the residents of the Vladimir government, Rivne region on Friday.
According to him, Ukraine buys gas in Europe, which is cheaper than Russian.
“Today we experienced the first winter without Russian gas”, – said Poroshenko.