Mine self-proclaimed Donetsk people's Republic sent to Ukrainian companies in may, more than 600 thousand tons of coal, stated in the press service of the Ministry of transport DND.
before the Minister of energy and coal industry of Ukraine Volodymyr demchyshyn said that Kiev would not buy coal from registered organizations within DND and LNR.
"for the period From 1 to 26 may on a platform of Ukraine was brought 9028 cars of coal. Considering that a single train can accommodate about 70 tons, last month the Ukrainian company has received from DNR approximately 631 thousand tons of black gold ", - quotes the press service of the Ministry of transport DND Donetsk news Agency.
in the Ministry noted that in may at Ukraine coal mine DNR put coal is almost twice more than in April.
Ukraine due to the conflict in the Donbass lost the vast number of mines. On beyond the control of Kiev remained the most profitable Mines, and companies, remaining under the control of the authorities of Ukraine, produce unprofitable gas coals. Most of these plants unprofitable, the government has no money for their maintenance, for this reason, it is expected that a phased closure.
at rallies in early April 2014, this past year the residents of Donetsk and Lugansk regions, do not recognise the legitimacy of the February coup, announced the development of " people's republics ". After held in may referendum, the Republic declared its sovereignty and later formed the Union of " new Russia ", put together their own authorities. The second of November in DND and LNR elections of heads of republics and deputies of the parliaments. Kiev DND and LNR will not recognize. Against dissatisfied with the coup d'etat of residents of the region the Ukrainian authorities began in April last year a military operation. According to the summary data of the UN, the victims of the conflict began more than 6, 2 thousand people.