Ukraine will be able to do without do without Russian gas under the condition that next winter will be warm. As reported RIA Novosti, said energy Minister Yuriy Prodan. He noted that Kyiv is looking for vendors for possible import of coal.
"Deficiency may occur depending on the temperature. But we now have certain capabilities of reverse gas supplies from Europe, and in certain circumstances we may run out of gas," said Sold. According to him, if necessary to increase the amount it will be possible "only if "Gazprom" will go to the European principles on the gas market". Meanwhile, the Russian concern ignores these principles, he added.
August 22, Prime Minister of Ukraine Arseniy Yatsenyuk said that the country will not be able to live without Russian gas. According to him, Kyiv needs to buy from Moscow about 5 billion cubic meters of blue fuel.
From March 25, 2014 Naftogaz of Ukraine" has ceased to make payments for consumed Russian gas. On August 1, 2014 total amount of debt of the Ukrainian company to Gazprom for gas deliveries (excluding debt liabilities under "take-or-pay") was approximately at 5,296 billion dollars. Of them 1,451 billion for November-December 2013 and approximately 3,845 billion dollars in the April-June 2014.
"Gazprom on June 16, took the decision to move Ukraine to the prepayment of the gas delivered due to accumulated debts. From that moment on gas supplies GTS limited to European countries transiting the Ukraine's gas for themselves does not.
In the near future the Prime Minister of Ukraine Volodymyr Groysman may lose his post due to tensions with the country's President, Petro Poroshenko. According to sources close to the presidential administration, Poroshenko dissatisfaction was the fact that the head of the Cabinet presented the pension reform as a personal achievement.
President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko said that Russia is building a gas pipeline "Northern stream-2", to avenge the Kiev, including for the decision of the Stockholm arbitration in favor of "Naftogaz" in dispute with "Gazprom". He noted that the project does not pursue economic goals, and is an extremely serious threat to his country.
Ukrainian residents of Nikolaev who came to the meeting with the people's Deputy Hope Savchenko, staged a brawl, and also pelted the Parliament with eggs. Initially Savchenko and activists gathered there was a verbal sparring. The reason for the conflict was the "Pro-Russian position" of the Deputy.
Feliz Mourinho, a former goalkeeper and coach, father of head coach of English "Manchester United" Jose Mourinho, has died at the age of 79 years. Mourinho Sr. began his career as a player in the "Vitoria" from Setubal, which has twice won the Cup of Portugal from 1968 to 1974 he defended the colors of "Belenenses".
The event with the participation of people's artist of Russia Valentin Gaft in the Yeltsin center will not take place. "Evening with Valentin Gaft cancelled for health reasons of the artist", — reported in the institution. It was planned that the meeting will be held on 27 June in the framework of the cinema club. The actor was to speak with his poems.
The flow of Russian tourists in the Dominican Republic in may rose more than 300 percent compared to the same period in 2016. According to the Director of the representative office of the Ministry of tourism of the Republic of Russia Galina Lysenko, in may the country was visited by nearly 20 thousand Russians.