SIMFEROPOL, November 26. /Corr. Alexey Konovalov/. The largest traders of Crimea signed an agreement with the government of the Republic of if fuel prices for the period of emergency regime.
“We signed a contract that no one will cash in on temporary difficulties in the country, we go as a team”, – said during the ceremony, the first Vice-Premier of the Crimean government Mikhail Sheremet.
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“In an emergency situation involving the restriction of supply of electric power on the territory of the Republic of Crimea to prevent the increase in retail prices for motor fuel. Pricing is agreed with the Council of Ministers of the Republic of Crimea”, – stated in the document.
The agreement also provides for the creation each of the players in the market stocks of motor fuel not less than 20 days volume. In addition, gas stations must be provided with backup power sources.
“We found with the sellers of fuel point of contact to the extent that we even provide interest-free loans so they could buy generators. We will assist in the smooth transfer of fuel to the territory of the Republic and will provide maximum administrative resource”, – said Sheremet.
First Deputy Prime Minister of Crimea reported that the daily demand in fuel is 1.5-1.6 tons. Thus, the Peninsula daily delivered 2.3 tonnes. According to him, the excitement at gas stations in the Crimea during the state of emergency was artificially created.
Cautions to the sellers of fuel
The Prosecutor’s office of Crimea filed warned the sellers of fuel, overestimating prices in the period on the Peninsula of the state of emergency.
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“The Prosecutor’s office brought cautions to the heads of big gas stations, so that they do not speculate, not artificially created fuel shortages and raised prices. Each Manager is notified, warned,” – said the head of Department Natalia Poklonskaya at the meeting with the head of the Republic Sergey Aksenov.
On Wednesday evening at the meeting of regional staff on elimination of consequences of emergency situations associated with the termination of the supply of electricity to the Peninsula, was voiced by the significant increase in fuel prices at filling stations in Crimea.
Aksenov demanded to take urgent measures to prevent the growth of fuel prices.
The situation in Crimea
Earlier it was reported that on Thursday the Ukrainian side to resume the supply of electricity to Crimea.
“Now there is a recovery line “Kakhovka-Titanium”. Perhaps on November 26 220 KW will go to the Crimea”, – said a source in the Republican Ministry of energy.
November 20, in the Kherson region of Ukraine were undermined by two pylons on which electricity is supplied to the Peninsula. Crimean authorities imposed a state of emergency. Night 22 November were undermined by two power transmission towers supplying to the Peninsula.
In connection with the termination of the supply of electricity from Ukraine on the Peninsula entered schedule rolling blackout.