Support The Moscow Times!

Gazprom-Naftogaz Talks

Ukrainian household gas prices may fall to Russian levels after a merger between Gazprom and Naftogaz Ukrainy, Gazprom CEO Alexei Miller said Friday.

“We could merge Gazprom and Naftogaz, and we think it would be a very important social move,” Miller said in comments broadcast by state television. Gazprom keeps domestic household prices at 1,880 rubles, or about $61, per thousand cubic meters, he said.

Miller held talks with Yuriy Boyko, Ukraine’s energy and fuel minister, on creating a joint venture between the companies. Talks are at an “advanced stage,” Gazprom said. 


Read more

We need your help now more than ever.

Independent media outlets and journalists in Russia are being increasingly targeted with “foreign agent” and “undesirable” labels, threatening the existence of the free press day by day.

Your donation to The Moscow Times directly supports the last independent English-language news source within Russia.