The Ministry of transport DND: almost 450 thousand tons of coal DNR has put Ukraine in July
More than 435 thousand tons of coal enterprises, the self-proclaimed DNR has put Ukrainian companies for July, said the press service of the Ministry of transport DND.
"in July on a platform of Ukraine was brought 6216 cars of coal. Considering that a single train can accommodate about 70 tons, last month the Ukrainian company has received from DNR more than 435 thousand tons of "black gold" - quoted the press service of the Ministry.
It is also noted that over the past months has been a greater increase of coal supplies to Ukraine. Agency workers explain this relative truce in the Donbas. For comparison, in March and April of the current year coal enterprises DNR has supplied to Ukraine allegedly 387 thousand tons of coal.
the other day the Prime Minister of Ukraine Arseniy Yatsenyuk said about the critical situation in the energy sector of Ukraine - the Ministry of energy and state-owned companies are not willing to supply people warm this winter.
Ukraine due to the conflict in the Donbass lost the vast number of mines. On beyond the control of Kiev remained the most profitable mines, and companies, remaining under the control of the authorities of Ukraine, produce unprofitable gas coals. Most of these plants unprofitable, the government has no money for their maintenance, for this reason, it is expected that a phased closure.
due to the shortage of coal in Ukraine is forced to import it. Kiev in preparation for the heating season wishes to purchase coal from all possible suppliers. Currently procure from South Africa. The Ukrainian authorities began in April last year in the Donbass military operation against dissatisfied with the coup d'etat of residents of the region. According to the summary data of the UN, the victims of the conflict were about 6, 8 thousand people. The settlement of the situation in the Donbass discussed during the meeting in Minsk of the contact group, which Since September of last year already took 3 of the document governing the steps to de-escalate the conflict.