Ukraine gas supplies will run out ‘in 4 days’, Miller claims

Ukraine gas-pumping station at Boyarka

Ukraine gas supplies: Ukraine has only paid for enough Russian gas to keep it going for another four days, Gazprom CEO Alexey Miller said today, after Kiev reduced Russian gas purchases by 80%. The state-run Naftogaz  had been forced to reduce orders for Russian gas because it had run out of money, he claimed and had also reduced imports from Europe. It would run out by Saturday, he predicted.  
Although Kiev has  yet to respond to the claim, the state-run gas distributor Ukrtransgaz been stockpiling gas in its underground storage facilities since the summer