SIMFEROPOL, 5 Dec –. Crimeans are ready to support the people of Ukraine at a difficult time in the South Ukrainian city of Genichesk, where due to a sharp cold snap was not enough gas pressure for operation of heating appliances already delivered 14 thousand cubic meters of gas, said Tuesday the head of the Crimea Sergey Aksenov.
Previously press Secretary of the President Dmitry Peskov reported that on behalf of the residents of Genichesk mayor of the city appealed to the Russian side with a request to provide supply of gas to prevent the people of the city to freeze. According to Peskov, the Russian President has considered this appeal and, on humanitarian grounds, instructed to study the possibility of providing similar supply. On the eve of Vice-Premier Dmitry Kozak said that Russian gas has started flowing in Genichesk.
“The people and the government of Ukraine is absolutely different people. And we are ready to support the people of Ukraine in a difficult period”, — said Tuesday the head of the Crimea Aksenov. “They’re not strangers, regardless of their nationality, who want to live in a normal country. Unfortunately, im not lucky as unlucky before us. But we believe that regardless of the relationship between the governments of Ukraine with our leadership, citizens of Ukraine should not suffer”, — he added.
Aksyonov recalled that the gas supplied from Crimea to southern Ukraine last year. “Then put about 330 thousand cubic meters of gas to Genichesk. In this year likewise, when I received a request to help our neighbors in difficult period, I reported to the leadership of our country. The President has decided to resume deliveries”, — said Aksenov.
According to the head of the Crimea, in Henichesk already shipped about 14 thousand cubic meters of gas. “They have the system pressure has doubled, I just heard from the leaders of “Chernomorneftegaz”. And the fact that they all turned over upside down, this is a common story for the Ukrainian propaganda machine. They lie raised to the rank of state policy. Don’t worry about it”, he said the denial of supplies of Russian gas by Naftogaz.
More than 1.5 thousand residents of Genichesk were left without gas due to severe frosts. As stated earlier, the head of “Chernomorneftegaz” Igor Shabanov, daily volume of supplies will amount to 20 thousand cubic meters, depending on weather and consumption.