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KIEV, November 12. /TASS/. Ukraine will stop importing electric power from Russia from November 13, representative of Ukraine’s energy company Ukrenergo Zinoviy Butsyo told TASS on Thursday.
"400 MW of electric power are imported today according to the request. There will be no request for tomorrow," he said, confirming that it means termination of import.
Ukraine may stop importing electric power from Russia starting from November 11, Ukraine’s minister of energy and coal industry Volodymyr Demchyshyn said earlier.
"We will most likely stop receiving any electricity from Russia. This is a process step. We have a lot of power generating units that are not used," the minister said.
The contract on electric power supplies between Russia and Ukraine is effective from December 30, 2014 and provides for regular supplies in the amount up to 1,500 MW.
The Russian Ministry of Energy said earlier the buyer should announce the required delivery volumes, which should be confirmed and approved by the seller according to terms of these two contracts.
"In November 2015, the Ukrainian counteragent said it had prepared the schedule of deliveries until November 12 which was agreed. Concurrently, the Russian side applied for electric energy deliveries to Crimea and the Ukrainian side confirmed the volumes necessary for meeting the peninsula’s needs this month," the ministry stressed.