And its debt to " Gazprom" amounted to UAH 882 million.This was aired by "Gazprom " CEO Alexey Miller.
He said that on August delivery the parties signed amendment to the contract that allows to pay for natural gas later - until October 1 , but this has not been done. The Head of "Gazprom" noted that in case of breach of payment, the signed amendment to the contract provides for the transition to a system of prepaid gas. Alexey Miller also urged the Ukrainian side to immediately resolve the issue. There has been no response from Kyiv so far on the statement of Russian offcials. As you know , the Prime Minister Mykola Azarov has repeatedly said that the high price of Russian gas is forcing Ukraine to reduce the volume of its purchases and look for other suppliers of gas.