Ukraine wants Russian gas at $250 per thousand cubic metres

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Dec. 21, 2011, 1:04 p.m. | Business — by Reuters


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Ukraine wants to pay its sole gas supplier Russia no more than $250 per thousand cubic metres, Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovych said on Wednesday. Kyiv, which pays Russian gas giant Gazprom about $400 per tcm now, has long sought to negotiate cheaper supplies, although talks have failed to produce tangible results so far.

"We think the price in Ukraine should not be over $250," Yanukovych told a briefing.

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