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 Koboliev: "Ukraine capable of providing itself with gas this, following, and any other winter"

Ukraine will be able to provide itself with necessary volume of natural gas this winter from Europe, should Russia decide to cut off the supply of fuel.

As reported by Censor.NET, head of Naftohaz Ukrainy Andrii Koboliev wrote on his Facebook page.

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"Today, to my great surprise, different people asked me what would happen if the Russian Federation stopped gas supplies?" he wrote.

"We are capable of meeting the internal demand this winter with gas from Europe. As well as next winter. And any other. Diversification and gas market really work," Koboliev said.

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As previously reported, on Nov. 21 Ukraine stopped supplying electricity to Crimea after several power pylons had been exploded. Russian Minister of Energy Alexander Novak admitted Nov. 23 that Russia might consider retaliatory measures against Ukraine in connection with the blackout of Crimea.
 
 
 
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