Bulgaria started to accept Russian gas through the

Bulgaria has started to take Russian gas via the gas pipeline “Turkish stream”. This was reported in “Bulgartransgaz”. The new route will replace supplies via Ukraine, which will save on the transit of about 35 million euros. Gas will drop by 5 percent, transfers TV channel “Russia 24”. So the prospects in Sofia, promising that consumers will feel the difference in rates in the first quarter.

every year Bulgaria will receive almost three billion cubic meters of fuel. Two days before the new year between “Gazprom” and “Bulgartransgaz” was concluded supplementary agreement, according to which from January 1 is not receiving gas through Romanian border and through Turkey. The gas pipeline “Turkish stream” two lines — one for the Turkish market, the other for supplies to Europe via Bulgaria, Serbia and Hungary.