Ukraine pays $500m gas bill

Weekend Argus (Saturday Edition) - - LIFE -

KIEV: Ukraine has paid for the Rus­sian gas it used last month just days be­fore a dead­line, the prime min­is­ter Yu­lia Ty­moshenko said yes­ter­day, seek­ing to avoid a re­peat of the Jan­uary con­flict that saw Rus­sia cut sup­plies to Europe.

Mon­day is the dead­line for Ukraine to set­tle its $500 mil­lion gas bill for last month.

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