Prime Minister of Ukraine Volodymyr Groysman instructed by the end of Tuesday, December 19, to resolve the problems of electricity supplies and eliminating traffic congestion caused by abundant precipitation. The Head of Government said during an emergency conference call summoned in the framework of the working visit of the Head of Government to Vinnytsia region.
"I have no interest in the quantity of equipment and deicing agents you have. I wonder whether you have traffic on the roads, or not, people are stuck in gridlocks, whether homes in settlements are heated or not. The country has everything necessary - both resources and finance. What is the problem? Is it sloppiness?" requested Volodymyr Groysman. "We see it vital to ensure efficient coordination chain: head of regional state administration – regional offices of Autodor (State Road Agency of Ukraine), SES and other services. I call on [RSA heads – ed.] to maintain control and monitor the situation on the ground."
The Prime Minister emphasized that there are currently no problems with snow removal or renewal of energy supply. "Each particular head of Regional State Administrations at 21.00 shall report on progress with settlement the problems", accentuated Volodymyr Groysman.