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The transit of gas to Europe is blocked by Ukraine.
Russia has informed the European Commission that it was impossible to ensure the transit of gas to Europe via Ukraine.
this morning at 10.00 am, Gazprom, according to agreements reached earlier, resumed its gas supplies to the Ukrainian gas transport system. "The blue fuel intended for European consumers. But oil has not reached the addressee. The output of gas from Russia recorded, but in the territory of Ukraine, he had not appeared. The Ukrainian side has not even opened the first export corridor.
Russian gas would not come to the territory of Ukraine and, consequently, does not reach European consumers.
cynical Ukrainian side informed Gazprom that their transmission system is shifted to domestic consumption. Then, the application of Russian companies at the beginning of the transit of gas to the Balkans through gazoizmeritelnuyu station Sudzha "GIS" Orlovka was described as "provocative." Chapter NJSC Oleg Dubina said that Ukraine may take gas only through Pisarivka and Valuiki in Orlovka, rather than through Sudzhu (Valuiki and Pisarivka not relevant to the exports and are designed to receive gas for domestic consumption). Another "Naftagaz Ukraine demanded 140 million cubic meters of gas for the transit of" blue fuel ". In addition, Ukraine gazoizmeritelnye station were not allowed Russian observers. Apparently, "Naftagaz Ukraine initially had not planned to carry out the transit of Russian gas to Europe in 2009. Since January 1, the Ukrainian gas transport system has been transferred to the autonomous regime, as they have notified the Russian side in one of his letters.