The Kremlin said that Russian President Vladimir Putin again ordered to supply gas to the Ukrainian Ministry of the occupied Crimea.
As have informed in a press-service of the Kremlin, about Putin said at a meeting with the head of the occupation authorities Crimea Sergey Aksenov, reports UNIAN..
In particular, Feldman said that he had received a complaint from residents of the city of Genichesk, Genichesk district, Kherson region of Ukraine.
«People are asking for permission to supply natural gas from the territory of Crimea in this city and in this district. The situation is close to humanitarian catastrophe, the situation repeats from last year, when the same people in the dead of winter were left without heat, without gas,» he said.
Aksenov added that last year the city was supplied with gas.
«While supply last year have a debt of 18 million rubles to our GUP «Chernomorneftegaz». The debt is still not repaid, however, as the situation there is critical, Vladimir Vladimirovich, we ask your permission to provide such supplies», — he said.
In this, Putin replied: «of course we Need to establish financial discipline in relations with neighbors, it’s understandable. But, nevertheless, to help you need, so make everything the same as last year.»
Recall, January 2, 2016 in Genichesk due to a drop in temperature the pressure in the gas supply system, and more than 2 thousand subscribers of multi-storey buildings and 400 subscribers of the private sector were left without gas.
According to the NAC «Naftogaz of Ukraine», the city of Genichesk from the beginning of the Russian occupation of Crimea is provided with gas from Small deposits, located in the Kherson region near the Arabat spit. So, the supply of gas for the needs of the city’s population in summer are due to the current production in the field, and the excess produced is passed for temporary storage in Glebovsky UGS, which is located in the temporarily occupied territory of Crimea. Ukrainian winter gas is taken from storage and sent to the Ministry to cover peak consumption levels.
The NAC said that since January 1, the occupation authorities of the Crimea for four days blocked the Kherson gas stored in Glebovsky underground storage.
«Russian gas in Genichesk not supplied not supplied», — stated in the «Naftogaz».
The head of Genichesky district state administration Alexander Vorobyov said the problems with gas supply in Henichesk the result of Russian provocations.
On the evening of 4 January, the Crimea supposedly on the personal orders of Putin opened the valve and turned on the gas.
5 Jan in Henichesk district administration said that the gas in Genichesk restored in full.
The Kremlin said that Putin allowed Aksyonov to help Genichesk gas from the occupied Crimea 13.11.2016