Representing «Gazprom» Sergei Kupriyanov said that there are risks for European consumers of Russian gas because of the lack of «blue fuel» in Ukraine storages. The Gazprom official said that Ukraine had failed to buy necessary for successful wintering 4 billion cubic meters of gas. Kupriyanov underlined that this fact poses the risk to European consumers. As for the gas pipeline «Turkish stream» which is planned to be laid through the Black sea bypassing Ukraine, according to Kupriyanov the project is expected to be finished after 2017. During the interview Kupriyanov also reported about the stable financial position of «Gazprom» in conditions of current economic situation in the country.