Ukraine wants Russia to return gas seized in Crimea

May 16, 2014

Kiev demands from Moscow to return to continental Ukraine gas from underground gas storages of Crimea, which Russia captured as a result of occupation of the peninsula, Deputy Energy and Coal Industry Minister Ihor Didenko told a briefing in Kyiv on May 15, a Ukrinform correspondent reported.

“The Ukrainian side proposed to Russia to return 2 billion cu m of gas, which is in underground storages in Crimea, having pumped the same volume to underground storages on continental Ukraine,” Didenko said.

Copyright: Ukrinform, 2014