MOSCOW, January 4. The decision of the President of Russia Vladimir Putin about the beginning of deliveries of gas to the city of Genichesk of the Kherson area of Ukraine is made. This was announced by Deputy Prime Minister Dmitry Kozak.
“Gas started flowing from the territory of Crimea in Henichesk district of Kherson region of Ukraine,” he said.
The order of the President
Earlier Vladimir Putin has charged to work a question on possibility of deliveries of gas from Russia in Genichesk the Kherson area of Ukraine at the request of the mayor of this city in connection with strong frosts.
Putin instructed to consider the possibility of gas supplies to the Ukrainian Genichesk due to frost
This was reported by press Secretary of the President Dmitry Peskov.
“On behalf of the residents of Genichesk the mayor of this city, due to low temperatures prevailing in recent days, appealed to the Russian side with a request to provide supply of gas to prevent residents from freezing,” said Sands.
“Vladimir Putin has considered this appeal and, on humanitarian grounds, has charged to work a question on possibility of provision of such supplies, to help the residents of Genichesk to survive severe frosts,” – said the spokesman.
The situation in Genicheske
The press service of the regional Department of the State service of Ukraine for emergency situations reported that without gas from-for strong frosts there were more than 1500 residents of Genichesk Kherson region.
January 2 in the city due to lowering the air temperature below -14 °C and limited power for gas production Small field there was decrease in the pressure in the municipal pipeline.
“According to the latest data, without gas remain 1521 subscriber, but the situation is constantly changing. By the evening the number increases as the temperature decreases or people coming home and increase heating, causing the pressure in the network drops,” – said the Agency interlocutor.
In gschs also noted that doing everything possible, arrange the heating, the duty of transport for the delivery of the population in these paragraphs, as well as organized social patrol duty.