2 January 2013, 19:02

Russia names price of its gas for Belarus

Russia names price of its gas for Belarus

Russia has ratified an agreement which determines the price for Russian gas for Belarus.

On Wednesday, President Putin signed a law to this end.

Besides, the Russian President has ratified an agreement between the Russian giant gas company “Gazprom” and the Belarusian gas company “Beltransgaz”.

According to it, “Gazprom” purchased 50% of the stocks of the Belarusian company for $ 2.5 bln. Now, “Gazprom” totally controls “Beltransgaz”.

Voice of Russia, TASS

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