Russian Energy Ministry made a decision on LPR electricity supply by Russian Federation after Ukrainian energy supply cessation.
The Ukrainian Ministry of Energy and Coal Industry and state enterprise “Energorynok” ceased the LPR power supply at midnight on April 25.
“Such actions on the part of the Ukrainian government can cause the humanitarian catastrophe, that is why Russian Energy Ministry decided to provide electricity supply to the LPR from the Russian territory in frames of the humanitarian aid providing. It was managed to save the stable electricity supply level for the affected Lugansk region’s subscribers,” underlined the Ministry’s representative.
It should be borne in mind that there are local power sources in Donetsk region (Zuevskaya and Starobeshevskaya thermal power plants), total capacity of which is quite enough to provide energy for the local consumption and to supply the affected Lugansk region’s territory.
Russian Energy Ministry didn’t comment upon the LPR being supplied with Russian energy.
Earlier the LPR Energy Ministry claimed that presently it provides the LPR electricity supply on their own with local sources.
DONi News Agency