Ministry of energy of Ukraine has submitted to the government document banning the import of coal from Russia. The head of Department Igor Nasalik said that Ukraine expects to sign a contract for the supply of anthracite coal from the United States.
The Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine have submitted documents on the introduction of the ban on the import of coal from Russia. This was announced by the head of the Ministry of energy and coal industry of Ukraine Igor Nasalik.
According to him, a replacement for the Russian coal should be anthracite from the USA. «It is beneficial for logistics, we win about 60%, plus there is now an interesting price», — quotes the Minister «Interfax».
Currently in Ukraine a state of emergency in the energy sector. This happened after the start of the transport blockade DND and LNR and cease to supply domestically produced coal.
Prior to that, the authorities DND and LNR entered external management at the uncontrolled Kiev territory of Donbass enterprises, owned by Ukrainian owners.
Poroshenko will discuss with the national security Council the question of the confiscation of coal in the DNI and LC
Prime Minister of Ukraine said on the procurement of coal in the United States and Australia
DNR sent a trial batch of coal in Russia