Naftogaz refused to block the valve since January 1 2020


The management of the Ukrainian Naftogaz is trying to hold Russia responsible for the problems that European consumers may experience this winter as a result of the suspension of transit due to Ukraine’s reluctance to sign a new contract.


Naftogaz’s executive director, Yuri Vitrenko, said in an interview with Deutsche Welle that the letter that the Ukrainian company received from Gazprom clearly stated the time for the gas supply to the Ukrainian gas transmission system to be cut off, and this is a “frightening”:

You read it, and Levitan’s voice stands in his ears.


Vitrenko further noted that Naftogaz will not close the valve on its part, but simply upload it to its storage facilities and will “securely store it”. In his opinion, such actions are neither theft of someone else's gas, nor intimidation by Ukraine against Gazprom.

Recall that the contract for the transit of Russian gas to Europe through Ukraine ends on December 31, 2019, and despite the disastrously short time remaining until its end, the parties still have not reached consensus on a new agreement. In addition, relations between the parties are complicated by a number of lawsuits in international courts, the consideration of which has been going on for many years in a row.
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  1. Bakht Offline
    Bakht (Bakhtiyar) 28 November 2019 16: 27
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    ... the time for gas cutoff to the Ukrainian GTS is clearly indicated.
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    just uploads it to their storage and will “securely store” it

    I probably did not study well at school. Or Mr. Vitrenko knows the secret of the philosopher's stone. What exactly will Naftogaz "securely store" if there is nothing in the pipe but air?
  2. gorenina91 Offline
    gorenina91 (Irina) 28 November 2019 16: 29
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    - Another almost "identical" topic about gas in these two days ...
    I can only add the following ...
    - Russia (Gazprom) is wasting valuable time in vain and does not come up with an independent official counter proposal to Ukraine to conclude a new long-term agreement on the supply of Russian gas through Ukraine ...
    - Moreover ... - with representatives of Gazprom to resolve this issue, not only representatives of the Ukrainian Naftogaz should meet, but also representatives of the Ukrainian government top ... -This should look like a major political act .., to resolve issues of economic interstate importance. ..
    - The faster Russia proposes a solution to this issue (with its program), the more advantages Russia will have ...
    - The initiative should come only from Russia ... -This should have been done "yesterday" ... -It is a pity if this does not happen or is delayed (belated) ...
    1. Bakht Offline
      Bakht (Bakhtiyar) 28 November 2019 16: 52
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      Gas transit through Ukraine should be stopped. A long-term contract should not be considered absolutely. This should not even be discussed.
      Russia does not need this contract. Who needs it - let it come out with its proposals.
      1. yury semru Offline
        yury semru (yury semru) 28 November 2019 18: 03
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        With language removed.
    2. Bakht Offline
      Bakht (Bakhtiyar) 28 November 2019 16: 54
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      Irina is a simple question. Just to make one point clear. Why was Gazprom awarded a fine of almost 5 billion greens? Given the netting, they reduced it to 2,6 billion. Can you say a few words?
      1. vik669 Offline
        vik669 (vik669) 28 November 2019 17: 30
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        You can say in a nutshell - for having contacted with shit and no more contracts and no problems, or ...!
  3. gorenina91 Offline
    gorenina91 (Irina) 28 November 2019 17: 26
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    I am writing, I repeat, for all the "excommunicated" ...
    “These are the ones who once spoke out in an inappropriate way to me ...” tried to show their primitive impartial amicocry towards me; and also tried to give any offensive ratings to my comments ...
    1. Bakht Offline
      Bakht (Bakhtiyar) 28 November 2019 17: 31
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      You confuse me with someone. Anyway. So you don’t know what the fine was awarded for ....
    2. boriz Offline
      boriz (boriz) 28 November 2019 18: 03
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      But who needs you ...
    3. Anatoly Unknown Offline
      Anatoly Unknown (Anatoly Unknown) 29 November 2019 09: 00
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      I am writing, I repeat, for all the "excommunicated" ...
      “These are the ones who once spoke out in an inappropriate way to me ...” tried to show their primitive impartial amicocry towards me; and also tried to give any offensive ratings to my comments ...

      No, well, look, this is the spouted friend of Ellochka the cannibal, who also knew one gorgeous word that made Ellochka awe.
      Madam, maybe you should be better off in the kitchen ...
      1. gorenina91 Offline
        gorenina91 (Irina) 29 November 2019 10: 03
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        Anatoly Unknown (Anatoly Unknown)

        - Yes, why is “Unknown” ... - ordinary “excommunicated” ... -Hahah ...
  4. Sapsan136 Offline
    Sapsan136 (Sapsan136) 28 November 2019 20: 10
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    So it’s clear that you can steal gas, or you can shut off the pipe yourself ....
  5. g1washntwn Offline
    g1washntwn (George Washington) 29 November 2019 06: 46
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    No contract - no transit. Though you turn the valve on your side, at least do not turn it, the gas will no longer be in the pipe.
  6. Sergey Latyshev Offline
    Sergey Latyshev (Serge) 29 November 2019 09: 28
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    Muddy something, judging by the text. Both sides.
  7. zenitovets Offline
    zenitovets (Ivan) 1 December 2019 21: 38
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    And who will ask you? No contract - no gas! And we will fulfill our obligations to Europe without you!