DPR pays 130 mln RUB of Ukrainian debts to Voda Donbassa employees

December 04, 2019 21:16

Donetsk, Dec 4 – DAN. DPR authorities paid 130 mln rubles of Ukrainian debts to the Voda Donbassa employees, said the head of the People’s Council committee on policy, foreign policy, information policy and information technologies Vladislav Berdichevskiy.

“Employees of the Voda Donbassa company were paid 130 mln rubles of salary arrears.”

Further 240 mln shall be paid until the end of the year. Earlier DPR authorities said that they plan to pay 300 mln rubles of Ukrainian debts. Currently the company employs approximately 6,000 people. It supplies water to 300 townships and cities across the DPR and Ukrainian-controlled Donbass. Ukraine stopped paying salaries to its employyes in 2018.

In late July, representatives of Ukraine at the Minsk talks have partially disclosed information on the Voda Donbassa financial situation during the meeting of the Contact Group.
In early October the DPR government has finalized a mechanism for Ukrainian debt repayments to the employees of the Voda Donbassa water company. *ot