June 6, 2019  |  Updated July 19, 2019

Fake: Ukraine Buys Gas in Europe for Double Price

By StopFake

Russian media has been eagerly disseminating a claim by a Ukrainian MP that Ukraine allegedly buys European gas at a much higher price than its real value. In fact gas is bought and sold on the commodity market through open bidding.

Currently the price of gas has dropped significantly due to the warm winter and a glut of liquefied natural gas and as a result, Ukraine’s state gas company Naftogaz has reduced the price of gas for industry by eight percent with reductions for consumers coming in July.

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