The self-proclaimed head of the Donetsk national Republic Alexander Zakharchenko said that the authorities DND, in contrast to Ukraine, could keep Tariffs on utility services to pre-war level.
"The Tariffs paid by the population in Ukraine is a mockery. The main indicator of commitment to the community Rates. We are under the conduct of hostilities were able to maintain tariff rate as in the prewar period. We never raise Rates ", - said Zakharchenko.
in his vision, the low level of life of the inhabitants within, controlled by Ukraine, is the fault of the oligarchs." The more the oligarchs steal the money, the less money the people have, for this reason in Ukraine the people are impoverished. We are fighting With the oligarchs ", - said the Head of DND.
Kiev was forced to go on the gain in utility tariffs to get a loan program from the IMF. Tariffs for electricity, gas, heat and hot water has increased for residents of Ukraine From 1 April. According to the agreement between the Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine and the IMF, Usually the cost of gas for residents increased by 285%. Also due to the increase in the cost of electrical energy 1 may have increased water Rates for residents from 4% to 100%. In that regard, the government of Ukraine has developed a mechanism for the payment of grants for payment housing and communal services.
On September 1, the electricity Tariffs were again increased, following the increase is expected in March 2016.
The Ukrainian authorities in April of last year began military action against the self-proclaimed LNR and DND. According to the final data of the UN, the victims of the conflict began more than 8 thousand people. The settlement of the situation in the Donbas region is discussed, as well as among them, during meetings in Minsk the contact group, which Since September of last year had already taken 3 of the document, regulating the steps to de-escalate the conflict.