Ukraine from July 1 increased the tariff for electricity for Crimea with 2, 99% 3, 42 rubles per kilowatt-hour, said the Minister of energy and coal industry of Ukraine Volodymyr Demchyshyn.
"We raised the price (to Crimea), significantly, from July 1 to 3, 42 kilowatt-hour. And was 2, 99 ", ? said demchyshyn, reports RIA " Novosti ". However, before Thursday, it was announced that Crimea will join the unified national electric network in the early winter of 2015. As reported by the print edition OPINION, after the failure of the gas talks Kyiv at the trilateral meeting in Brussels, where you were required to sign a winter package for the smooth passage of the heating season, the EU and Ukraine, Kiev has resorted to blackmail. So, Ukrenergo 30 June signalled the Russian Federation to stop the supply of electric power to Crimea with 00. 00 July 1. However, sue "Krymenergo" reported normal energy supply of the Crimea on the status on the morning of 1 July. Review Director of sue "Krymenergo" Victor of Placidus, Ukraine from an economic point of view it is not profitable to stop supplying electric power to Crimea, As it promotes the filling of the budget of the country.