Blockade in the Donbass is paralyzing the railway in the city of Lyman in Donetsk region. As told “Today,” mayor Peter Cimitan, the railway suffered a great loss and moves to four-day work schedule.
“We have a lot of losses due to the blockade, in particular, is now losing a lot of jobs in the community. The railway goes on, “the four-day week” and then three days will pass, because there is no transportation, he said. – Lost more than 60 million in these days.”
According to the mayor of Lyman, Deputy corps and the public have prepared a letter to the President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko with a request to take measures to end the blockade.
Recall that the blockade of Donbass has been ongoing for more than 20 days. 12 February, the Prime Minister of Ukraine Volodymyr Groisman said about the need to urgently unblock the railway tracks on the line of differentiation, since blocking will negatively affect the country’s economy, and there are risks of rolling blackouts due to the shortage of coal in thermal power plants.