Europe paid Russia for pumping oil through the territory of Ukraine

Europe paid for Russia to pump oil through the territory of Ukraine

The Ukrainian side returned Russia's money.

Oil pumping began along the southern branch of Druzhba to Hungary and Slovakia.

It turned out that Hungary and Slovakia paid for the part resumes the process.

According to RIA Novosti , according to Transneft's statement, oil pumping begins at 4:00 p.m. (Moscow time) – oil will pass through the Druzhba pipeline, which crosses the Ukrainian territory

Earlier, Transneft announced that it had paid for the transit through the southern branch of the “Friendship” of Russian hydrocarbons for Hungary, the Czech Republic and Slovakia.

Soon the ;Ukraine refused to pay and returned the money to the Gazprombank account.

In response to the actions of Ukrtransnafta, the Europeans took unprecedented action – they paid for the Russian part.

The Hungarian company MOL and the Slovak company Slovnaft intervened. Thus, they circumvented the seventh package of sanctions imposed by the EU.

“Initially, the Russian Federation itself tried to pay for transit, but the payment did not #39;was unsuccessful due to sanctions, after which Ukraine stopped pumping oil. And the Europeans? They took and paid, so as not to freeze. For some reason, Europe accepts penalties in order to pay for everything later. A kind of schizophrenia”, – ironic on the web.

European companies explained that there are ” technical problems with payment on the Russian side at the level of banks.”

Ukraine has confirmed that it has received payment for transit through its territory.

As Topnews wrote it earlier, in November 2021, Belarus cut off oil through the Druzhba pipeline, Poland was found to be without supplies.

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