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MOSCOW, June 18. /TASS/. Department chief of the Luhansk administration Vadim Motroshilov, who supervises the sector of services and food supply to the city, has confirmed a tendency of a narrower assortment of Ukrainian products in Luhansk because of a blockade imposed by Kiev. Nonetheless, Motroshilov has denied shortages of commodities in Luhansk.
"Retail trade managers have reported that the situation in respect to food supplies to Luhansk remains difficult, but there is no deficit of commodities. The number of goods intended for socially vulnerable groups of the population has not declined," Motroshilov said. Nevertheless, he admitted incidents of irregular supply of dairy products, fish and poultry, according to LuhanskInform Center.
"The reserve of commodities and the assortment of Ukrainian products have been shrinking, which has caused price hikes on the consumer market," Motroshilov said. "After a vegetable and fruit season began the supply of vegetables and fruit to Luhansk shops sharply dropped. Usually, vegetables and fruit were delivered from private farms in the Stanichno-Luhansk district, but neither communication nor any contacts with it, including walking routes, exist anymore," Motroshilov said.
There are around 1,000 retail and wholesale trade enterprises in Luhansk, around 100 restaurants, 20 markets; more than 10,000 entrepreneurs are engaged in the sector of food and services. Trade is a domineering business in the city, the Luhansk department for food and services said.