The self-proclaimed head of the Donetsk national Republic Alexander Zakharchenko said Tuesday that he had been ordered to investigate the causes of the fall of pressure in the main gas pipeline DNR.
according to his statement, during the last period of time the pressure in the pipeline fell by almost 2 times, it was the fault of the organization, which belongs to Ukrainian businessman Sergei Kurchenko. Zakharchenko said that the businessman " is not able to work on the supply of fuel to the Republic, or deliberately sabotaging the process."
"on this fact I have been instructed to proceed with the case, all persons involved in this incident will be brought to responsibility ", - reported in circulation Zakharchenko, published on the Internet representation Donetsk news Agency.
First Zakharchenko has signed a decree, which forbade and Kurchenko-controlled companies to conduct business Activities in the DPR. The activity of the businessman, according to the decree, is being investigated on the subject of probable sabotage to destabilize the situation in the Donbass, pending investigation Kurchenko and its representatives will not be able to enter the area of DND.
before the Ministry of fuel and energy LPR stopped working with the companies of the Ukrainian businessman Kurchenko, whose Activities provoked fuel crisis in the country. Office of public Prosecutor of LNR brought the case under the criminal code because of the actions of the entrepreneur.
at rallies in early April last year the residents of Donetsk and Lugansk regions of Ukraine, do not recognise the legitimacy of the February coup, announced the development of " people's republics ". After held in may referendum the Republic declared its sovereignty, put together their own authorities. 2 November in DND and LNR elections of heads of republics and deputies of parliaments. Kiev DND and LNR not recognize. The Ukrainian authorities in April of last year began military action against the republics. According to the final data of the UN, the victims of the conflict began more than 8 thousand people.