Disinfo: Ukraine has doubled or even tripled its gas consumption due…


Ukraine has doubled or even tripled its gas consumption due to severe winter temperatures and may in fact not have enough for the entire winter season.


According to Ukraine’s state gas company Naftogaz, Ukraine’s 2016 gas consumption decreased by 19% compared to last year and by 45% compared to 2014.Further debinking at StopFake bit.ly/2jQoV7x, .


  • Reported in: Issue 54
  • DATE OF PUBLICATION: 10/01/2017
  • Language/target audience: Russian
  • Country: Ukraine
  • Keywords: Energy


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