Damage to the gas main in the area of Kramatorsk in Eastern Ukraine have led to the suspension of gas supply to three towns in the Donetsk region, where the largest industrial enterprises. Ukrainian authorities told that the pipeline is fired at the militia to stop the supply of gas to Mariupol And to stop the factories that work there. For its part the self-proclaimed Authorities of Donetsk national Republic told, because the accusation is untrue.
before the head of the press service of "Ukrtransgaz" Maxim Belyavsky said gas main damaged in the area of Kramatorsk. At the time of rehabilitation was for a time stopped the supply of the three cities of Donetsk region - Volnovakha, Mariupol And Berdyansk. As a result, the termination of gas supply to a large number of factories of Mariupol were supposed to switch to economy mode of operation.
Only today there are more than 50 industrial plants. The largest of these are iron & steel works named after Ilyich And " Azovstal ", engineering company " Azovmash ", Azov ship repair company, Mariupol sea trading port.
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Mariupol enterprises group, one of the largest metallurgical works named after Ilyich And "Azovstal" - have been translated into minimum download. In idle withdrawn in practice, all the blast furnaces. Production departments, as well as among them rolling, which need gas, also stopped working. In addition stopped working sinter plant Ilyich iron and steel works, which provides two sinter plant.
The ex-Governor of the Donetsk region, national people's Deputy Serhiy Taruta believes that Only the urgent launch of a high pressure gas pipeline "the Taganrog-Mariupol" will give the opportunity to defend a crisis situation with the steel industry in the area.
"Without urgent measures, to June 13, the gas pipeline in all of these areas will lose pressure. This will lead to catastrophic consequences for industry And residents. And will bring a huge detriment to the industry And people