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Alexey Miller has accused Ukraine in infringements of conditions of the gas contract

the Ukrainian party should agree from the Russian Federation about decrease in volumes of purchase of gas for half a year before the contract period, head " has declared; Gazprom Alexey Miller on Wednesday at a meeting with the president of Russia Dmitry Medvedev.

Ukraine has informed earlier that intends to lower purchases of the Russian gas in 2012 from the billions cubic metre of gas provided by contract 52 to 27 billion cubic metre.

Ukraine has made the statement, without agreeing with the Russian side. Such arrangements should be reached for half a year. This unilateral statement which has been made by the Ukrainian party - Miller has told.

Thus, Naftogaz should receive till July, 1st the coordination on decrease in volumes of gas got in 2012. The operating long-term contract Naftogaza and Gazprom provides penal sanctions at purchase of gas below the minimum volume.