The Prime Minister of Ukraine, Denys Shmyhal, declares that now the state of readiness for the heating season is already more than 80%.
"Soon the heating season will begin in Ukraine. The most difficult in history. Preparations for it took place in the summer and continue now. The state of readiness is already more than 80%. Significant coal resources have been accumulated, gas is being pumped into storage facilities," Shmyhal said at a government meeting. Friday
According to him, the authorities are forming agreements with partners on additional gas supplies, allocated UAH 1.4 billion for emergency preparedness, purchased almost 1.5 thousand mobile generators, dozens of backup boilers.
"An operational headquarters has been formed that will quickly resolve any crisis issues. First of all, the issue of eliminating the consequences of Russia's attacks on our critical infrastructure. We prepared and are preparing for all scenarios. And we will do everything possible to ensure that Ukrainians have heat, light and water this winter Shmyhal concluded.