Coal mine proclaimed Donetsk national Republic (DND) in July put Ukrainian companies more than 435 thousand tons of coal, stated in the press service of the Ministry of transport DND.
"in July on a platform of Ukraine was brought 6 216 thousand 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", - has told the interlocutor of " Donetsk news Agency ".
Prior to this, the Employees of the Ministry of transport DND stated that in March and April 2015 Coal enterprises DNR has supplied to Ukraine allegedly 387 thousand tons of coal. A large increase Then staff of the Ministry was associated With a relative truce in the Donbas. As reported in the first day of the week the head of the Independent Union of miners of Ukraine Mykhaylo Volynets, in the warehouses of the Ukrainian TPP is 1, 37 million tons of coal at a required minimum of 2, 5 million tons. According to his statement, in connection With the coal shortage shut down the CHP – Dnieper, Zmeyevskiy, Slavic. At the same time the head of the Ministry of energy and coal industry of Ukraine Volodymyr demchyshyn said that the country must " in two and a half months, Until mid-October of this year, double the number of coal companies – With 1, 5 million tons To 3 million tons. August 1, in the absence of coal Ukraine's largest private energy holding DTEK, controlled by businessman Rinat Akhmetov, has stopped working Prydniprovska TPP. On July 31, the head of Ukrainian government Arseniy Yatsenyuk said about the critical situation in the energy sector of the country, noting that the Ministry of energy and the organization is not ready to supply people warm this winter. On 10 July, the Minister of energy and coal industry of Ukraine Volodymyr demchyshyn said that the completion of preparations for the heating season in Ukraine is not enough resources for the purchase of natural gas and coal. According to the calculations of the Ukrainian energy Ministry, by winter, the country should stock up on stock of 1, 2–1, 3 million tons of coal. At the moment Ukraine has managed to garner 1, 6 million tons of coal.