The head of “Naftogaz” accused the Ukrainians of excessive gas consumption

the head of the Ukrainian company “Naftogaz” Andrey Kobelev has accused the country’s inhabitants in inefficient gas consumption. His words on Thursday, March 8, reports RIA Novosti.

“Ukraine was a victim of the so-called vicious circle associated with the consumption of gas from Russia”, — he said. According to him, is to blame policy “with a very populist kind who enjoyed strong support from Russia.”

“They used two simple approach. The first thing that Ukraine produces super-cheap gas, but it is, as you know, ceased to produce gas since 1970, and that Ukraine should buy gas only in Russia,” — said KOBOLEV.

the Head of “Naftogaz” added that as a result of this position in Ukraine was a “giant inefficient consumption”. “Ukraine consumes six times more gas compared to any comparable European country per household per square meter,” he said.