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 Those responsible for power supplies contracts with Russian-occupied Crimea shall be brought to justice, Yatseniuk says

Prime Minister of Ukraine Arsenii Yatseniuk calls on the Prosecutor General's Office to investigate possible violations during signing of an agreement for the supply of energy to the Russian-occupied Crimea.

He said this at an extraordinary meeting of the Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine, Censor.NET reports citing Ukrainski Novyny.

"The files are at the Prosecutor General's Office. I expect the Prosecutor General's Office to complete the investigation and hold the people guilty of signing the contract accountable," he said.

Yatseniuk stressed that he personally submitted the relevant materials to the Prosecutor General's Office.

Read more: Activists to allow repairing power transmission towers only if all lines supplying Crimea are cut, - Ukrenerho

According to the PM, the results of the official investigation initiated by him into possible error in the text of the agreement reading "Crimean Federal District" were meant.

As reported earlier, Crimea was disconnected from the Unified Energy System of Ukraine on the night of Nov. 21 as the result of the damage inflicted to the power transmission lines in the Kherson region. Some parts of the Kherson and Mykolaiv regions are experiencing a blackout as well.

Russian Ministry of Energy reports that 1,641,000 residents of Crimea annexed by Russia have no power supply as a result of a complete cessation of electricity exchange between the Unified Energy System of Ukraine and the Crimean peninsula.

 
 
 
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