Russia will provide electricity to the Lugansk – Gryzlov

Russia intends to ensure an uninterrupted power supply ORLO, where today, Kiev has cut off electricity for the debts. This was stated by “Interfax”, the Plenipotentiary representative of the Russian Federation in the Trilateral contact group on settling the situation in Eastern Ukraine, Boris Gryzlov.

According to him, residents of the occupied territories supposedly can’t pay for electricity because of the economic blockade.

“In accordance with the actions of the Ukrainian authorities, the Russian government adopted a decision to ensure the supply from the Russian Federation in the framework of humanitarian assistance”, – said Gryzlov.

He also noted that the issue of suspension of the supply of Ukrainian residents ORLO electricity will be raised tomorrow in Minsk in the economic subgroup.

Yesterday, national energy company “Ukrenergo” reported that from April 25 electricity supply on the territory of the astronomical clock stopped. The company said that the decision was accepted in connection with absence of payment for the delivered and consumed electricity.

In turn, the Deputy Minister of the temporarily occupied territories and internally displaced persons Georgy Tuka said that the debt of the Luhansk and Donetsk regions for the energy supply of the region is about 11 billion UAH 5.2 billion and 5.8 billion, respectively.