Appetites are growing: Ukraine demands from Russia "tribute for 12 years"

The Ukrainian gas transportation system was built back in the days of “totalitarianism” and after Ukraine gained its “independence”, it became a source of enrichment for the top local authorities. And they liked the “milking” of Russia so much that they came up with a “Plan-B” in case of the launch of Nord Stream-2.



In Ukraine, apparently, they forgot that communism ended and capitalism rules the world. Consequently, Russia has the right to look for alternative routes for gas transportation, approaching issues from the market side. But Kiev does not want to abandon the avid habit of demanding money from Moscow, hoping that they will be “fed” forever.

Yury Vitrenko, the chief commercial director of Naftogaz Ukrainy, was instructed to voice this promising “idea” (the son of the famous Ukrainian “progressive” socialist Natalya Vitrenko). Everything turned out to be really promising. Kiev demanded from Russia literally "tribute for 12 years", in the form of $ 12 billion, putting itself in the place of the "Mongol-Tatar" horde. It is “just about compensating for the lost tariff revenue”, and not about the level of the gas transit tariff as such.

This is an outrageous arrogance, but the thing is different. Together with 2019, the gas transit agreement between Ukraine and Russia will end. And Kiev has no right to demand anything from Moscow at all. He can carefully store the existing "pipe", sell it to someone or saw it for scrap - this is his sovereign right. In turn, Russia has every right to transport its own gas on terms favorable to it. And Ukraine can take offense at Russia as much as it fits.
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  1. Georgievic Offline Georgievic
    Georgievic (Georgievic) 5 October 2018 12: 29
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    How degraded the "brotherly people" are already trying to lick the foam off the shit.
  2. AICO Offline AICO
    AICO (Vyacheslav) 1 March 2019 10: 44
    0
    It’s easier for you with a couple of Caliber ... in gravel and liver stuffing !!!
  3. General Black Offline General Black
    General Black (Gennady) 1 March 2019 11: 52
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    Russia will be on the windowsill so that when receiving tribute for 12 years, some have trousers on their knees that will not get dirty.