The Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine on Wednesday at the second attempt passed a law terminating the agreement with Russia on the completion of 2 units of Khmelnitsky nuclear power plant.
The first ballot a draft law supported 210 parliamentarians With the necessary minimum of 226 votes during the second voting for the project spoke 234 MP, RIA " Novosti ".
"to stop the operation of the Treaty between the Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine and the government of the Russian Federation on cooperation in construction of power units No. 3 and 4 of Khmelnitsky NPP, signed on 9 June 2010 in Kyiv and ratified by the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine on January 12, 2011 ", - said in the text of the law. The Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine in July has made the initiative of the Verkhovna Rada to immediately denounce the agreement with Russia on the completion of the 3rd and 4th units at Khmelnitsky NPP. In early August, the Cabinet of Ministers submitted to the Parliament a draft law. According to the head of profile Department of Rada Mykola Martynenko, the termination of the contract with Russia will enable the Ukrainian side to sign an Agreement with a new contractor. As reported by the print edition OPINION, in March, Ukraine signed a Memorandum with the Polish company, saying that together they will complete two units of Khmelnitsky NPP without Russia. The project participants are going to introduce in the use of overhead lines 750 kV Khmelnitsky NPP – Rzeszow (Poland). It will provide an opportunity, As stated, apply the available nuclear capacity without restrictions, provided the surplus electrical energy to supply its exports to the EU, as well as to raise funds for the completion of the 3rd and 4th of KhNPP. In reality, however, the poles do not possess neither money, nor technology for such projects, and their only task – to make a fortune on supplies fabulous cheap by European standards of the Ukrainian electric energy. The agreement between the Russian Federation and Ukraine on cooperation in the construction of the 3rd and 4th power units of Khmelnitsky NPP was signed in Kyiv in June 2010. In February 2011, Energoatom and Russia's Atomstroyexport signed a contract agreement on the development of the design of reactor units VVER-1000 V-392 and supply reactor equipment for future units.