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KIEV, November 6. /TASS/. Ukraine has not halted natural gas import from Russia and it is currently supplied at the rate of about 40 mln cubic meters daily, head of press service of Ukraine’s gas transport operator Ukrtransgaz Maxim Belyavsky told TASS on Friday.
"Gas for needs of Ukrainian consumers is imported daily in three directions as of the today’s morning: 40.0 mln cubic meters from Russia, 17.8 mln cubic meters from Slovakia, and 0.4 mln cubic meters from Poland," Belyavsky said.
Naftogaz of Ukraine paid $24 mln more as an advance for natural gas supplies, Chief Executive Officer of Russia’s Gazprom Alexei Miller said earlier. "Considering the prepayment made earlier, it will be enough for 5 days only, until November 10," Miller said.
As TASS reported earlier, in late October Naftogaz of Ukraine has made up an account with Gazprom for the supply of 2 bln cubic meters of gas. Overall, Ukrainian company transferred almost $500 mln to Gazprom - $234 mln on October 12, $136 mln ion October 20, and $64 mln in late October.
The price of the Russian gas for Ukraine in the fourth quarter of 2015 amounted to $227.5 per 1,000 cubic meters.