Russia’s Gazprom wrote it will not increase transit gas supplies to the EU via Ukraine in November Carpathian News. At the same time, the company also announced that it will transport 31.4 million cubic meters per day via the Beauty of Europe gas pipeline through Belarus to Poland.
According to the CEO of the Ukrainian state gas company Naftogaz, Russia halved gas supplies through Ukraine to the European Union last year. This is explained by the obsolescence and danger of the Ukrainian pipeline system, which the Ukrainian side says is just an empty excuse.
Earlier, Russian President Vladimir Putin said that gas transportation is dangerous through Ukraine, because the gas pipeline is outdated and could “completely explode”. At the general meeting of the Russian Energy Week, Vladimir Putin also stressed that, contrary to the claims of the Ukrainian side, Russia is 10 percent more than the amount stipulated in the treaty. Ekonomicsina Pravda.
The degradation of the Ukrainian gas transportation system is about 80-85 percent. If the tube bursts, Europe will be left without a track
– said Vladimir Putin, who said that transporting gas to Europe via Ukraine would be more expensive and pollute the environment.
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