Ukraine has decided on a seven percent increase in gas prices, said the Deputy of the Verkhovna Rada, the head of the party "Batkivshchyna" Yulia Timoshenko on air of channel "112 Ukraine".
She noted that the decision taken by the Agency under the Vladimir Zelensky, at the same time, the MP said she did not expect that will happen this situation. In addition, he added, market prices for natural gas, on the contrary, have decreased significantly since the beginning of the year to 56.3 from and 148.3 dollars per thousand cubic meters of gas, according to its assessment.
The EU does not want to sacrifice the Russian project "Northern stream — 2" as an alternative in the form of LNG to the us will eventually make European products less in demand in the world market, said RT senior researcher at the Center for European studies, IMEMO RAS Vladimir olenchenko.
According to him, in this matter there is a clear clash of interests between Brussels and Washington. The EU, the analyst, expects to diversify the import of natural gas, and the United States, on the contrary, want to become the main supplier of energy resources to Europe.