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KIEV, April 1 (Itar-Tass) – Ukraine reduced Russian gas import by 23 percent in January-February as compared with the same period of 2012 and reached 4.742 billion cubic metres, the Energy and Coal Industry Ministry’s press service reported on Monday.
In February Russian gas import decreased up to 2.251 billion cubic metres.
According to the State Customs Service, Ukraine imported gas at the total amount of 2.168 billion U.S. dollars in January-February.
According to the Ukrainian budget, the mid-year price on Russian gas is of 421 dollars for 1,000 cubic metres.