Europe is asked to bet on the chances of the Ukraine pay for its gas.

Europe is offered to bet that the Ukraine will pay for gas.
After six months of negotiations on gas with the EU and the Ukraine Russia managed to get closer to the desired result - to convince the European leaders to pay for Kiev at least part of its gas debt. After the talks on Friday, Vladimir Putin stated that all the points of compromise on gas were agreed upon, in addition to funding the sources for prepayment of $ 1.6 billion. He made ​​it clear that the task of finding these tools lies on the EU. But there is no official reaction of the Europeans yet, the Ukrainian position is unclear: President Poroshenko confirmed the agreement in principle, and the Energy Minister Yuriy Prodan - denied. 

On Friday Vladimir Putin stated that Russia and the Ukraine had agreed on all the parameters of an agreement on the resumption of gas supplies in winter.

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