"We have always been plain with Ukraine in terms of gas supplies. Even in the current difficult situation, when our bilateral relationship, let's say, are not the best, we have nevertheless offered Ukrainian consumers our gas at reduced, preferential prices," Medvedev said.
Russia's prime minister said that the gas Ukraine buys from its European partners is $20-30 as high as that offered by Russia. He added that Russia is ready to resume dialogue on gas supplies to Ukraine with different options.
"But our Ukrainian partners, for some reasons absolutely unknown to me, have declined this opportunity," Medvedev said.