Ukraine fully stopped supplying electricity to separatist-controlled regions of Donetsk region. This was announced by the acting Director of Ukrenergo Vsevolod Kovalchuk.
As Kovalchuk wrote on his page on the social network Facebook, «power flows from the temporarily uncontrolled areas of the Donetsk region» ended on 26 July, reports RIA Novosti.
The Ministry of coal and energy of the breakaway Donetsk national Republic declared that the termination of the supply of electricity from Ukraine will not affect consumers.
«DNR energy independent from Ukraine. Due to the fact that we do extract the coal and deliver it to our power plants, we are committed to providing the residents and businesses of the Republic with electricity,» – said the Agency.
Recall, 25 April, Kiev has stopped the supply of the self-proclaimed Luhansk people’s Republic.