of the Government for the heating season had enabled to prevent electricity blackout
that could be likely because of the
energy blockade, stressed Prime Minister of Ukraine Volodymyr Groysman at
the Gov’t session on Thursday in the process of consideration
of the decree “On temporary introduction of emergency measures in the national
that we’ve managed to escape rotating power cuts proves the only thing: we have geared up for winter season perfectly. We
had created the strategic resource because we had expected Russia to cut off
coal supplies. I was thinking they would do it themselves, but they have done
it using other people”, underlined Volodymyr Groysman.
The Head of
the Government reiterated that the preparation for the heating season had been
conducted since summer and had proved its efficiency.
context, Volodymyr Groysman thanked Vice Prime Minister of Ukraine Volodymyr Kistion for coordination of the work as well as for taking necessary
the negative consequences of the energy blockade, the Prime Minister said:”The
strategic reserves are being exhausted. The emergency measures help us to change
regimes of regulation and functioning of the energy system. But the system cannot
work to the point of exhaustion. We don’t hesitate there will be problems”.
Government spares no effort to eliminate or mitigate any negative consequences,
stressed the Prime Minister.
meetings of the Anti-crisis energy headquarters are held on a regular basis. The
Government engages in development of various options to ensure stability of the
situation and alternative plans.
that, the Economic headquarters chaired by First Vice
Prime Minister of Ukraine/ Minister of Economic Development and Trade Stepan Kubiv is constantly
monitoring, analyzing the effects of the blockade on the economy, national currency,
trade balance. Volodymyr Groysman considers it of utmost importance to show
these documents to organizers of the energy blockade.
organized the energy blockade must understand what they have done to each Ukrainian
citizen”, stresses the Prime Minister.
situation is rather complex, it requires a daily process management",
summed up Volodymyr Groysman.