Ukraine PM orders preparations for Russian gas cut

Ukraine`s prime minister told his government on Friday to prepare for the possibility of Russia cutting off its gas supplies within the next three days over disputed bills.

AFP| Updated: Jun 13, 2014, 20:58 PM IST

Kiev: Ukraine`s prime minister told his government on Friday to prepare for the possibility of Russia cutting off its gas supplies within the next three days over disputed bills.

Prime Minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk said in a statement that he had told regional administrators and the head of the state energy company to start implementing a plan for reduced energy use.