Russian natural gas for Ukraine to cost about $410 in Q4, 2013

The price of Russian natural gas for Ukraine in the fourth quarter of 2013 will reach about $410 per 1,000 cubic meters, including a $100 discount.

Ukrainian Energy and Coal Industry Minister Eduard Stavytsky said this at a briefing at the Cabinet of Ministers on Wednesday, a Ukrinform correspondent reported.

"We have preliminary calculations, and they range at 410 dollars," Stavytsky said.

The minister said that the final price of gas for the fourth quarter of the year would be determined by the end of October.