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Russia to give $20 discount on gas to Ukraine

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Staff writer ▼ | September 25, 2015
The Russian government's draft directive on Q4 2015 gas supplies to Ukraine envisions a $20 discount, Russian Energy Minister Alexander Novak said.
Alexander Novak
Energy   Russian Energy Minister Alexander Novak:
According to the minister, Ukraine's national oil and gas company Naftogaz has officially asked Russian energy giant Gazprom for a discount.

"We now have a draft directive, the discount will be smaller than in the third quarter. Final calculations are currently being made on the discount, but on average, it will be approximately $20," Novak told reporters.

Novak said he was expecting to ink a new 'winter package' deal on gas deliveries to Ukraine during trilateral talks on September 25.

Russia, Ukraine and the European Commission will hold a new round of trilateral gas talks on Friday in Brussels.


 

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