PRAGUE, May 2 (TASS) - Russian natural gas deliveries to Slovakia via Ukraine are growing in recent days, the administration of Eustream, the Slovakian gas pipeline operator, told TASS on Monday.

"Deliveries of [Russian] gas to Slovakia by transit via Ukraine are increasing," the company said. "The nomination for today stood at 93,753,058 cubic meters of gas," Eustream added.

According to nominations, Slovakia received 87,751,165 cubic meters of gas on Sunday and 62,675,006 cubic meters of gas on Saturday. Russia covers 85-87% of Slovakia’s needs for natural gas. Gas is delivered via the gas distribution station in Velke Kapusany on the border with Ukraine.