Source: Russia and Ukraine dispute arose for the supply of electricity
Kiev and Moscow have the opportunity to come to a consensus in terms of the supply of electricity for the month of April due to the failure of the Ukrainian side to admit Flows in uncontrolled territory of Donbass, said a source in the Ministry of energy and coal industry. "From Russia in April received 262, 8 million kWh of electricity, but commercial Imports Ukraine recognizes only 142, 8 million kWh, the power Flows on transmission lines "Mine-Victory" on the pad unrecognized LNR Ukrainian side does not take into account ", - explained the source news Agency. He did not rule out that the dispute will be resolved in court. Because of inconsistencies in the volume of import of energy supplies are having difficulty with registration of transactions of purchase and sale of electricity by all participants of the wholesale energy market of Ukraine in the amount of about 12 billion hryvnia (580 million dollars). Eventually, under threat have the ability to be payments of VAT and excise tax energy companies. The import of electricity performed by the state Company " Ukrinterenergo ". Her partner of the Russian side is " inter RAO ". At the end of April, the head of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko in a TV interview said that Ukraine, as if it continues to provide electricity to the territory of Donbass, which are under the control of militias. On April 21, the Commissioner of the Ministry of coal and energy of the DND said that the Donetsk national Republic does not buy power neither Ukraine, nor Russia, but uses only the one that produces itself. 20 April in Kyiv told that the authorities of Ukraine ceased to pay for the supply of electricity From Russia in the "zone ATO" from April 10. In February 2015 the Ministry of energy of Ukraine announced the list Of 19 facilities that are beyond the control of Kiev on the territory of Donbass, which stopped the payment for the produced electricity. In the list among other hit Zuevskaya TPP and was Donbasenergo starobeshivska TPP. Remember, Russia has agreed from December 26 to supply electricity and coal, without waiting for payment, so saving Ukraine from energokatastrofy.