2012: What's the 'real' truth?

Published time: March 02, 2015 23:01

Reuters / Laszlo Balogh

Reuters / Laszlo Balogh

Supplies of Gazprom gas to war-torn regions in south-eastern Ukraine will not be accounted to Kiev’s prepaid gas volumes of the current ‘winter package’ deal, the Russian energy minister said after trilateral talks in Brussels on Monday.

“We’ve agreed that the amounts of gas that have been recently supplied by Gazprom to certain regions in Ukraine’s south-east will be now factored out. They will not be taken into account when calculating prepayment for the winter package, according to which gas is currently being supplied” Russia’s Energy Minister Aleksandr Novak said on Monday, after meeting with Ukraine and EU top energy officials in Brussels.

Such gas supplies to the region will be part of separate calculations and further talks, Novak added, saying that they are attributed to…

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