Kiev has resumed the import of coal from Russia, is expected before the end of August will receive 200 thousand tons, said the Minister of energy and coal industry of Ukraine Volodymyr Demchyshyn during the meeting of the anti-crisis energy headquarters, which was held last Friday.
"today" Centrenergo ", According to my information, ships from the Kuzbass 1st party. It is assumed, because It will be 200 thousand tons In a short time, I think the first cars before the end of August will go to the station. It takes about 5 to 10 days depending on logistics, for this reason, before the end of August, these cars are now required to enter the station, " said Demchyshyn.
in early August, he stated that Ukraine is in the process of preparation for the heating season will be forced to buy coal from all possible suppliers, and so does Russia.
the vast number of Ukrainian mines are located in the Donbas. Most of them were under the control of militias, and now Kiev is forced to buy imported coal. According to the information received, the Ministry of energy of the country, major suppliers of coal to Ukraine in January-February 2015 were Russia, the USA and South Africa.