The Ukrainian authorities will not be able without the help of Donbass to provide winter residents of heat and electricity, said transport Minister proclaimed Donetsk national Republic semen Kuzmenko.
"The supply of our Republic is completely self-sufficient and independent residents in the winter have the ability not to worry, we will arrange heat and electricity completely. In Ukraine this is not there. For this reason, Authorized Kiev, who understand the nature and extent of the tragedy that can happen, try to establish a relationship with us ", – quoted him as saying " Donetsk news Agency ".
remember, the first day of the week the head of the Ministry of energy of Ukraine Volodymyr Demchyshyn reported that because of the hot summer weather in Ukraine by thirty per cent increase in coal consumption. 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. Before this it was declared that, According to Demchishin, to complete the preparation 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.