Lawyers believe that such a scheme of power beyond the law.
In addition to sky-high prices for heat, Kiev can expect another increase — this time for electricity, and it is connected with the… conduct in Kiev Eurovision.
The city Council together with “Kyivenergo” appealed to the national Commission with a request to temporarily increase the electricity tariff for the people of Kiev with the “purpose worthy of the song contest Eurovision-2017”.
About this “Vesti” learned from the response of KCSA to inquiry of the Deputy of the Kyiv city Council Alexander Pabat. According to the document, to guarantee the supply to the IEC during the Eurovision in Kiev is necessary to perform repair work for the sum of 38,6 million UAH. “Kyivenergo” together with the Kyiv city state administration appealed to the national Commission with a request to include in the tariff for transmission of electricity of appropriate means”, — the document says.
“This is outrageous. Why Kiev should pay for the services of one commercial entity having another?” — outraged Pabat. And the lawyer Ivan Lieberman such actions of the city authorities called illegal, which entail the initiation of a criminal case under article “abuse of authority”. “Why the people of the Husbandman or Troyeshchyna have to pay for the competition on a national scale?” — said Lieberman.
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