the Ukrainians reduced gas consumption by 14 per cent to ensure reliable delivery of fuel to European consumers and inspired the world. About it announced on Twitter, the official U.S. state Department spokesman Heather Nauert.
According to her, Gazprom has failed in an attempt to put Ukraine and “Naftogaz” unreliable partners for transit. First Deputy Chairman of the Board “Naftogaz of Ukraine” Sergey Fracture is noted that consumption has been reduced from 205 million cubic meters to 180 million.
Earlier, on 7 March, Ukraine’s government announced the seizure of assets of Russian holding company “Gazprom” for “abuse of monopoly legislation and rulings of the Stockholm arbitration”. On 2 March, the Ukrainian company “Naftogaz” urged Ukrainians to be patient, saving gas in order to spite the Russian “Gazprom” and Russian President Vladimir Putin.