Ukraine on Friday has stopped importing electricity from Russia, said the press service of " Ukrenergo ".
"2. 00 Friday stopped ", - said the source " Interfax ".
on Thursday the representative of "Ukrenergo" because Bucio said that Ukraine on Friday, 13 November, will stop importing electric energy from Russia. Recall, September 6, Ukraine resumed importing electric energy from Russia, which was terminated on August 24. Purchases of electric energy under the contract With Russia was in practice reduced to zero in the spring of this year, but With August 6 in connection With the crisis situation in the energy sector they were resumed. In the last month of summer Demchyshyn has acknowledged that the supply of electric energy from Russia has allowed Ukraine to pass the peak loads on the electricity of the country in connection With the established hot weather. At the same time Demchyshyn has set the task in the near future to completely abandon the Purchase of electric energy in the Russian Federation. However, he admitted that in the case of force majeure, the import will be carried out. On August 26, the state financial inspection of Ukraine told about violations of the terms of the contract for the acquisition of state-owned factory of foreign trade activities (gpvd) initial electrical energy from Russia.