Russia’s Gazprom said it continues to supply gas to Europe via Ukraine through the Sudga entry point, with volumes reaching 45.9 million cubic meters, down from 62.4 million cubic meters on Friday, according to Reuters.
Gazprom added that Ukraine had rejected a request to supply gas through the main Sukhranovka entry point.
On its part, the Finnish public gas company “Gazum” indicated that Moscow stopped supplies of Russian gas to Finland, after Helsinki refused to pay in roubles to the “Gazprom” supplier, according to AFP.
“Natural gas supplies to Finland within the framework of the Gazum contract have been suspended,” the company said in a statement, adding that other sources will provide gas via the Balticconnector pipeline that connects Finland to Estonia.
In Moscow, “Gazprom” confirmed that it had suspended supplies to Finland, explaining that it had not received payments in roubles from the Finnish public company by the expiry of a specific deadline of May 20.
In April, Gazprom imposed payment for Russian gas exports in roubles instead of euros, but Gazum rejected this request and announced on Tuesday that it had resorted to court.