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Russia will cut gas shipments to Finland this Saturday for refusing to pay in rubles

Russian company gazprom Will stop gas supply this Saturday FinlandAccording to Finnish firm Gasum, which made public this Friday a…

By admin , in news , at May 20, 2022

Russian company gazprom Will stop gas supply this Saturday FinlandAccording to Finnish firm Gasum, which made public this Friday a notification it received from the neighboring country and which responds to its refusal to pay in rubles.

Russian service will be disrupted this Saturday at 7:00 a.m., explained Gasam, which is committed to maintaining service for supplies coming through the Baltic Connector gas pipeline, which connects Finland and Estonia.

El Presidente de Gasum, Mika Vilgenon, Ha The Russian court considered it “very regrettable”.But in a statement it has been defended that they were already preparing for this situation and hence, the supply is guaranteed for the coming months. Gas represents 5% of energy consumption All of Finland.

Russia turned the tap on Poland and Bulgaria last month, based on a decree with which Russian President Vladimir Putin sought to punish “hostile” countries by forcing them to open two accounts at Gazprombank, one in foreign currency. And the second in rubles.

Russian Deputy Prime Minister Alexander Novak assured on Thursday that half of the 54 foreign gas buyers have accepted the condition and, therefore, the contracts are not in jeopardy, although he did not give details of the exact list.

Russia will cut gas shipments to Finland this Saturday for refusing to pay in rubles

2022-05-20 11:00:25