Prime Minister of Ukraine Arseniy Yatsenyuk said that stockpiles of coal Ukraine did not have enough for the winter, and asked in a persistent form to create an emergency plan of measures For solving this problem.
"the figures that I have, clearly shows that adequate supplies of coal not, as I warned 3 months ago. In order to avoid outages, as it was in the past year, I require without delay the emergency measures plan, to pass the winter in a stable energy system of the country. This is currently the subject of discussion ", - said Yatsenyuk during the meeting of crisis energy headquarters. According to his statement, the right resources the state allocated, and now they need to master.
The head of Ministry of Ukraine Volodymyr demchyshyn before the last working day of the week said that reserves of coal to Ukraine will be enough for at least a month, " but in the longer term more problematic issues ". According Demchishin, At this point of time is limited to the supply of coal to Ukraine from Russia and the Donbass.
The self-proclaimed Donetsk people's Republic this week suspended deliveries of coal to Kiev-controlled territory and has said he will not renew them as long as long as Ukraine will not restore the power supply to the Crimea.