MP: the contract on electricity in the Crimea as part of Ukraine is impossible

MP: the contract on electricity in the Crimea as part of Ukraine is impossible


Such contracts we do not have to sign, said Chairman of the state Duma Committee on energy Paul landslide. According to him, Ukraine is simple PR, unwinding the anti-Russian hysteria.

MOSCOW, 31 Dec. Russia’s signing of a contract with Ukraine for the supply of electricity to Crimea, which stipulates that the Peninsula is part of Ukraine, it is impossible, Crimea is de jure and de facto the only subject of the Russian Federation, said Chairman of the state Duma Committee on energy Paul landslide.

On Thursday energy Minister Alexander Novak said that Kiev in the contract with Russia for the supply of electricity to Crimea wants to prescribe that the Peninsula is part of Ukraine. The President of Russia Vladimir Putin instructed to make a survey of the population in the Crimea and Sevastopol, before you sign a contract with Ukraine on electricity supplies to the Peninsula.

“This is impossible, because Crimea is de facto and de jure part of Russia. Therefore, such contracts we do not have to sign,” said Zavalny.

The MP added that “Ukraine is simple PR, unwinding the anti-Russian hysteria”. “Special provocation”, — he noted.

Zavalny said that two strands of the power bridge from the Kuban to the Crimea a total of 400 MW to be commissioned in April-may, which will allow to supply Crimea with electricity without supplies from Ukraine.

“Not much left until may, I think that it can be accelerated in April to deliver. Then Crimea becomes independent from Ukraine. They (Kiev) know it, so now desperately engaged in cheap PR, to find the reason for the refusal of supplies, to harm the inhabitants of the Crimea. It is unworthy not what of human behavior, it’s all in any gate not climbing” — said the head of the Duma Committee.

Crimea was completely disconnected on the night of 22 November — because of the erosion of the supports out of order, all four power lines coming from Ukraine. Because of energoblok of the Crimea Peninsula were introduced a state of emergency, schedules of emergency outages. The situation has improved with the launch on 2 December the first leg of the power bridge from the Krasnodar region through the Kerch Strait, and enter December 15 of the second leg has increased its capacity to 400 MW.

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