Second round of parliamentary election to be held in Lithuania on SundayWorld October 23, 2:49
Russian Duma delegation to take part in BRICS forum, IPU Assembly in GenevaRussian Politics & Diplomacy October 23, 2:11
Ceasefire in Syria violated 44 times in 24 hours — Russian reconciliation centerWorld October 23, 1:36
Russian national delegation would be more effective at US election — expertRussian Politics & Diplomacy October 23, 1:09
Russia looks to produce Zika vaccine in Nicaragua — health ministerSociety & Culture October 23, 0:20
Russian diplomat calls to compare death tolls in Iraq under Hussein vs under US ruleRussian Politics & Diplomacy October 22, 21:00
US-led coalition delivers air strike on civilian procession in Iraq — Defense ministryWorld October 22, 18:45
Gazprom supplies to Europe reach record-breaking 590 mln cubic meters on FridayBusiness & Economy October 22, 18:24
Minsk protests against Ukraine's forced return to Kiev of Belavia planeWorld October 22, 14:05
NEW-YORK, March 20. /TASS /. Ukraine is currently buying only 30% of natural gas in Russia, Ukraine’s Finance Minister Natalia Yaresko said Friday.
Yaresko said that currently Ukraine is buying 70% of gas in the EU, which is reverse gas. Earlier Ukraine imported gas only from Russia, she added.
"We have started to diversify our gas imports. This is very important in terms of dependency on energy carriers. Importing gas from Russia is not a problem but having only one gas supplier may have consequences for Ukraine", she said.
Yaresko said that diversification of gas supplies is also advantageous in terms of price.
"This is not only a matter of independence but also a matter of price" she said.
According to Yaresko, gas imports from the EU cost $50 less for 1,000 cubic meters than gas imports from Russia.