Russia's Energy Minister Alexander Novak said that the "winter package" under which Ukraine received a discount on gas expires on March 31.
The deliveries of coking coal in Ukraine were started following the order of Russian President Vladimir Putin to resume coal supplies to Ukraine.
Russian Minister of Energy Aleksander Novak declared that Russia is going to supply Ukraine with gas because they do not want to risk EU gas supply.
The Russian Federation might consider retaliation measures against Ukraine in connection with the blackout of Russian-occupied Crimea.
Russia is likely to abandon the gas transit through Ukraine after 2019. The current transit contract will not be extended.
Russian government will consider the possibility of providing Ukraine a discount for the Russian gas in the amount of export duty as soon as possible.