Deputy Prime Minister Igor Sechin sees no need to provide
Russian loan to Ukraine , which Kiev has asked for at the beginning of the year.
The Ukrainian side has requested that 4-5 billion dollars to purchase gas for
injection into underground storage (UGS) in anticipation of winter. In May, Prime Minister Vladimir
Putin said he was willing to consider it, if half the money would give the EU. EBRD
Other banks have recently agreed to allocate up to 1, 7 billion for
Ukraine in 2009-2010, but mainly for investment, "Naftogaz" to transport
and gas reforms. Moscow is aware of the EU decision and now analyzes it, and said
Sechin, the newspaper "Vedomosti". "But it needs a loan from us yet.
In fact, we already gave a loan to Ukraine as an advance payment for transit ", - quotes
edition of the word vice-premier. These are payments of "Gazprom" almost 2
billion for the transit of gas to the EU until February 2010, said the newspaper.
Ukraine stopped paying the money, quote, "Vedomosti" official
The White House. There were two ways to resolve the problem: with the participation loan to Ukraine
Russian banks or without them. Kiev chose the second option, said
companion paper. In another version of Kiev. An application for a loan, made in
Earlier this year, is still in force, the newspaper quoted Assistant Prime Minister
Alexander Hudyma country. "We are waiting for," - he says.