Pecherskyi District Court of Kyiv has arrested an apartment and a house of Minister of Energy and Coal Industry Ihor Nasalyk, according to a court ruling published in the Unified State Register of Judicial Decisions.
Ukraine's Ministry of Energy and Coal Industry has requested the State Fiscal Service (SFS) to confiscate coal delivered from occupied areas of the Donbas, if found.
Ukrainian suppliers will resume power deliveries to the separatists-held areas of the Luhansk region if the debts are paid off.
Minister of Energy and Coal Industry of Ukraine Ihor Nasalyk says Ukraine is negotiating anthracite coal deliveries from the United States.
Ukraine will build a plant for production of solid fuel assemblies as part of policy to transfer the energy sector to its own raw materials and avoid dependence on its supplies from Russia.
Starting from 2017, Ukraine is going to stop paying the Russian Federation $200 million annually for the disposal of spent nuclear fuel from Ukrainian nuclear power plants as it now has its own storage facility.
The Central Election Commission has counted all ballots obtained from the 85th constituency in the Ivano-Frankivsk region. UKROP party member Viktor Shevchenko wins the greatest number of votes, namely 11,043 (21.19 percent). Petro Poroshenko Bloc party member Serhii Nasalyk goes second with 10,278 votes (19.72 percent).
By increasing production, energy efficiency, and energy saving measures, Ukraine intends to completely abandon the import of gas by 2020.
Minister of Energy and Coal Industry of Ukraine Ihor Nasalyk is convinced that discussion of draft legislative acts with market participants contributes to creation of a functioning law.
Ministry of Energy and Coal Industry argues that Ukrainian companies do not import thermal coal from Russia at present.
Certain thermal power stations in Ukraine will use coal instead of gas in order to reduce hot water supply cost.
Prime Minister Volodymyr Hroisman asks the Security Service to check the possible involvement of Minister of Energy and Coal Industry Ihor Nasalyk's avisor Yurii Ziukov in the activity of the self-styled "Luhansk People's Republic".