Minister Warns Russia May Cut Off Ukraine's Gas Due to Lack of Prepayment

© REUTERS / Gleb GaranichA worker checks equipment at an "Dashava" underground gas storage facility near Striy, Ukraine May 28, 2015
A worker checks equipment at an Dashava underground gas storage facility near Striy, Ukraine May 28, 2015 - Sputnik International
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According to the Russian Energy Minister, Moscow may halt gas deliveries to Ukraine "today or tomorrow" because Kiev has not made its prepayment.

A picture shows a pressure gauge at a compressor station of Ukraine's Naftogaz national oil and gas company near the northeastern Ukrainian city of Kharkiv on August 5, 2014 - Sputnik International
Russia May Stop Gas Supplies to Ukraine in Two Days
MOSCOW (Sputnik) Russia may halt gas deliveries to Ukraine "today or tomorrow" because Kiev has not made its prepayment for deliveries, Russian Energy Minister Alexander Novak said Tuesday.

“Today or tomorrow gas deliveries will cease because of the absence of prepayment,” Novak said on Russia’s Vesti-FM radio station.

On Monday, Gazprom CEO Alexei Miller said that payment from Kiev had not yet been received.

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