monopoly Gazprom, following the ruling of the Stockholm arbitration court to pay
over $ 4 billion in favor of Ukraine under the contracts of 2009, has failed to
maintain contractual pressure in the Russian gas transmission system and, thus,
resorted to blackmail against Ukraine and Europe. But Ukraine is capable to face
the challenges, announced Prime Minister of Ukraine Volodymyr
resorted to blackmail against Europe and Ukraine, lowering the pressure in the
gas transport system. This
causes certain technical difficulties. But
there is nothing that we can’t handle," stressed Volodymyr
that NJSC Naftogaz of Ukraine, as a key element of
Ukraine's energy system, should always remember "who to deal with"
and do everything in order to avoid failures and find options for fuel supply.
The Head of
Government told he had had a conversation with the leadership of NJSC and set a
clear task - to solve the issue, to ensure preventing problems and to find
alternative sources of fuel to guarantee energy security.
vital to ensure that local authorities keep track of the situation every hour. They
should ensure flawless operation. All services have already been transferred to
the accelerated regime", added the Prime Minister.