Putin suspects that Ukraine’s intention to steal Russian gas in winter

Putin suspects that Ukraine’s intention to steal Russian gas in winter

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Therefore, the Russian President, Merkel warned about the risk of disruptions of gas supplies to Europe over Ukraine.

Russian President Vladimir Putin and German Chancellor Angela Merkel held telephone talks, during which discussed the situation around the supply of Russian gas to Europe through Ukraine.

This was reported on the website of the press service of the Kremlin.

Putin warned Merkel that, under forecasts of weather forecasters, the winter cold is expected, therefore, according to him, “may increase the risk of unauthorized siphoning the Ukrainian side of the Russian gas supply to Europe in accordance with the applicable contracts.” The negotiating parties agreed that this issue “will be held contacts at the European Commission, of the Ministry of energy of Russia and “Gazprom””.

Merkel and Putin discussed the conflict in Ukraine. Parties concerned that in the Donbass continues to be violated silence regime. The parties also noted the importance of continuing joint work on the implementation of the Minsk agreements, including taking into account the results of the negotiations “channel four” on October 19 in Berlin.

Putin and Merkel discussed the settlement of the situation in Syria.

See also: Kherson region offered to help Crimea in the winter with gas and electricity

We will remind, recently the President of Russia Vladimir Putin “allowed” to put out of the annexed Crimea gas to Genichesk. Gas from Russia in Genichesk allegedly started to put Saturday the 12th of November, about half past seven in the evening Kyiv time.

In turn, the Chairman of the Genichesky district state administration of Kherson region Alexander Vorobev has reacted strongly to the so-called “resolution” of the President of Russia Vladimir Putin. “Let them with their psevdopomoschyu burn in hell!” – he wished.

Later the press-Secretary of JSC “Ukrtransgaz” Maxim Belyavsky said that Ukraine receives gas from the territory of temporarily occupied Crimea. He noted that the Ministry provided with blue fuel local production.

Gas pipelines in Ukraine will now lead the new public company

TSN. 19:30
9 Nov, 21:00

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It is called “gas pipelines of Ukraine”. It was created today at the government meeting. This joint stock company will be responsible for the transportation and storage of gas in Ukraine. Thus, the government fulfilled a promise to reform “Naftogaz of Ukraine”. Especially because this is required by international standards, in particular the third energy package of the European Union.