Russia is self-proclaimed Luhansk people’s Republic electricity from its territory in the framework of humanitarian assistance, the level of supply has managed to keep, told reporters a source familiar with the situation.
The Ministry of energy and coal industry of Ukraine and the state enterprise «Energorynok» on the night of 25 April, has stopped supplying electricity to the region. This decision in Kiev explained by the accumulated debts for the consumed energy of the LC in front of the Cabinet controlled by the «Lugansk energy Association». In the Kremlin, Ukraine’s decision to shut down the Lugansk region called another step in the rejection of this site which postpones the implementation of the Minsk agreements.
«Such actions of the Ukrainian authorities may lead to a humanitarian disaster, so the decision was made about the provision of electricity from the territory of the Russian Federation in the framework of the provision of humanitarian assistance to the population of LC. Managed to maintain the current level of supply to consumers affected areas of Luhansk region», — said the source.
Emergencies Minister Sergei LC Ivanushkin said on the eve of 24 April at 23:41 Kiev has stopped the supply of electricity through thermal power plant 220 kV Kirov, and TES Mikhaylovka 330 kV, which was in transit through the territory of the LC. Businesses and citizens of the Republic were fully supplied with electricity, said a source.