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Ukraine Suspended Electricity Imports From Russia

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According to Ukraine electric power company Ukrenergo announced on Tuesday that the company has suspended imports from Russia since 21:00 on August 24th.

It is reported that the continued high temperatures led to the domestic power supply, Ukraine decided to import electricity to Russia to ease the domestic electricity crisis, which was also after the 2 months of stalemate, Ukraine resumed from Russia to import electricity.

But three weeks later that was, the local time at 21:00 on August 24th, Ukraine suspended imports of electricity from Russia. According to the power company’s announcement, the goal was to import 50 megawatts of electricity, and the pause because of demand having been reached. The announcement did not disclose plans to import electricity from Russia in the future.

However, Ukraine's energy and coal minister Volodymyr stressed that the cost of electricity import from Russia was much less than the Ukraine independent power generation.

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