"Gazprom" will receive on January 11 from "Naftogaz of Ukraine" 1,5 billion dollars for the gas put at the end of 2008 and calls penalties of 614 million dollars.
The official representative of the Russian concern Sergey Kupriyanov reported to journalists about it, transfers "RIA Novosti news agency".
"Taking into account the days off we will receive payment on January 11", - he told, having emphasized that there are unpaid penalties of 614 million dollars.
Also Kupriyanov declared that Ukraine recognizes that carries out unauthorized selection of transit Russian gas.
"As you know, "Naftogaz" management officially and publicly declared that selects 21 million cubic meter of gas from transit volumes. Thus, the Ukrainian party openly recognizes that steals gas, and of it doesn't hesitate", - Kupriyanov told.
Earlier Naftogaz declared intention to achieve the international arbitration on a penalty in $450 million for delays in JSC Gazprom payments.
Also the head of board of Naftogaz Oleg Dubina explained that Ukraine is compelled to select 21 million cubic meter of gas per day for ensuring transit of gas to Europe.