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Russia imposes prepayment regime with Ukraine on gas supplies

English.news.cn   2014-06-16 14:38:48

MOSCOW, June 16 (Xinhua) -- Russia's energy giant Gazprom decided on Monday to introduce prepayment regime with Ukraine's Naftogaz company, as the latter failed to pay its multi-billion-U.S. dollar gas debt.

"The decision was made because of the chronic nonpayment by Ukraine's Naftogaz. Arrears by the company for Russian gas deliveries stand at 4.458 billion dollars," Gazprom said in a statement.

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