The sharp rise in natural gas prices and unemployment were the main problems for residents in the Kiev-controlled 2 villages of Luhansk region, said on the last working day of the week Last news in the press service of the special monitoring mission (SMM) of the OSCE.
"in controlled by the government (of Ukraine - ed.) the estuary and Kuryachevka the SMM met with the heads of village councils. They told the SMM that the greatest difficulties for the villagers is the Dramatic increase in natural gas prices and high level of unemployment, " - said the head of the Department.
according to OSCE observers, the majority of residents have applied for grants to offset the cost of utility bills." They (the locals - ed.) also said that in the Estuary and nearby villages, 1,200 families from more than 3000 submitted applications for receiving such payments to pay bills for the consumed natural gas ", - told in the press service of the mission.