Gazprom Hikes Ukraine Gas Price By Over 40%

World | April 1, 2014, Tuesday // 12:28| Views: | Comments: 7
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Bulgaria: Gazprom Hikes Ukraine Gas Price By Over 40% Photo: EPA/BGNES

The Russian energy company, Gazprom has raised the price it charges Ukraine for gas by 43.6%.

The company's chief executive Alexei Miller said the change was because Kiev has failed to pay its bills.

He said its current debt to Russia stood at just over USD1.7 B.

Miller said the price of Russian gas for Ukraine has gone up to USD 385.5 per 1,000 cubic metres in the second quarter of 2014 from the previous rate of USD 268.5.

Ukraine's energy price watchdog hiked the gas prices for industry by 30% and for the state budget organisations by 64%.

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Yane - 2 Apr 2014 // 01:43:56

Serves Kiev right! No discounts for crooks!

wiseman - 1 Apr 2014 // 19:50:03

That is just plain sh(i)t I'm afraid...

sa-sha sucks Arab dick - 1 Apr 2014 // 16:17:10

!!!!!Did you mention Arabs?...........My ass is starting to get wet......;-)

wiseman - 1 Apr 2014 // 15:49:29

Indeed, it would be much better to diversify. That would be very beneficial since Arabian partners like the west so much that they even sponsor terrorist groups to help liberate them from evil powers.

sa-sha likes it up the ass - 1 Apr 2014 // 14:47:46

Europe, please do the following 3 things:


Let's please NOT depend on those monkeys in the East who are intent on destroying peace in Europe in the 21st century.

sa-sha - 1 Apr 2014 // 14:31:18

Some remarks for some "Sturmbann[war]f?hrers":
(1)In 2002 Ukraine signed with Russia the 10-year contract for gaz supplies at US$50 per each 1,000 cubic meters;
(2) In 2008-under the West' pressure, btw - Ukraine [Yuschenko] walked out on the contract;
(3) All the subsequent events are their - Ukraine+The West - joint MERIT.


Warfou - 1 Apr 2014 // 13:26:59

Another sign of the "eternal slavonic brotherhood" promoted by Putler. Russia sells its gas to Ukraine, Poland, Czech Rep. and Slovakia at prices being 30% higher than those for France, Germany or UK. And what regards Ukraine - they have had a special discount negotiated for 15 years as payment for lease of the Sevastopol navy. Yesterday Russia withdrew the discount because the bases are no more leased - they are conquered!

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