" If Ukraine does not resolve the gas bills by 2.2 billion euros , then Gazprom will force Ukraine to pay a down payment of gas deliveries , " Putin said in his letter .
" If the covenant is violated then the fixed payment of gas delivery can be wholly or partially terminated , " he threatened .
However , in the same letter Putin suggested that Moscow and the EU are working together to restore the condition of the Ukrainian economy was almost bankrupt .
" Russia is ready to participate in efforts to stabilize and improve the economy of Ukraine , but only in a ' similar situations ' with the European Union , " Putin added .
Putin Kremlin Letter was sent to 18 heads of European governments to get a supply of gas from Russia and most likely to be affected if Russia cut gas supplies flowed through Ukraine .
Putin letter was sent to the government , among others, France, Germany , Poland , Greece , Serbia , Austria , Croatia , Slovenia , Bulgaria and Italy .
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Other countries also received a letter that Putin is Moldova , Romania , Turkey , Hungary , Slovakia , Macedonia , the Czech Republic and Bosnia and Herzegovina .