Ukraine's Naftogaz Pays $30 Million to Gazprom for More Russian Gas

An employee passes near a control panel at a drilling site near a boosting compressor station (BCS) on the East Poltava gas field outside the village of Kovalivka, in Poltava region, Ukraine.

KIEV — Ukrainian state-run energy firm Naftogaz said Friday that it had transferred $30 million to Russia's Gazprom for further gas supplies in line with an agreement reached this week.

"[We] paid $30 million to Gazprom yesterday," Naftogaz's press service said. q

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