Russian gas will cost under $180 per 1,000 cubic meters for Ukraine in Q2 of 2016, - Russia's Energy Ministry

Contract value of Russian gas for Ukraine in Q2 of 2016 will be under $180 per 1,000 cubic meters.

This was announced by Russian Energy Ministry Alexander Novak to journalists, Censor.NET informs citing RIA Novosti.

The day before, the Russian minister announced that gas discount for Ukraine will be canceled, and the price will correspond to that indicated in effective contract between Gazprom and Naftohaz Ukrainy from April 1.

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According to Novak, there is no need in the discount, as the price of Russian gas for Ukraine is competitive due to decrease in energy prices.

Источник: https://en.censor.net.ua/n382251