Russia doesn't use a situation with Ukraine as any political weapon, the prime minister - the minister of the Russian Federation Vladimir Putin at a meeting with foreign mass media declared. "It is an old story about a white bull-calf", - the prime minister in response to a request of journalists told to comment on existing opinion that Russia uses a situation with deliveries and gas transit through Ukraine in the political goals. "If to speak about the political weapon, I such don't know - the political power weapon", - the prime minister told.
V. Putin emphasized that Russia doesn't connect political affairs with the economic. He noted that Russia regularly delivers gas to Georgia, despite political problems with this country. In turn, Georgia informed Russia that is ready to resume gas supply of South Ossetia.
The prime minister noted that those who connects political and economic problems, "do it only with one purpose - to cover the economic insolvency and unwillingness to fulfill obligations".