Interfax-Ukraine cites the official: "This year we willbuy 27.5 billion cubic meters from Russia. In 2013 we first plannedto buy 24 billion and now we see the number at about 20 billion,"said the official.
However Chuprundid not specify how much gas is specified in the order whichUkraine has sent the Russian Federation for the next year. "Ordershave been sent. This is a negotiation process so I will not riskrevealing the details of our order," said the deputy chairman ofNaftogaz.