Russia intends to carry out expansion on the energy market of the country with cheap electricity, said the Chairman of all-Ukrainian energy Assembly, former Minister of fuel and energy Ivan Plachkov.

In the program “Freedom of speech Savik Shuster” Plachkov said that this attempt is expressed in assistance in the construction of NPP in Belarus, to later put it with cheap energy to Ukraine.

The expert also said that Russia intends to supply electricity even free to dispose of her generation in Ukraine.

The Belarusian nuclear power plant Rosatom is in the Grodno oblast in Ostrovets. The launch of the reactor unit is scheduled for July 2020, and the results of the electricity network in the fall of 2020. The input of the second block to the work expected in 2021.

To prevent the construction and launch of the Belarusian nuclear power plant are trying and European countries, particularly the Baltic States. Lithuania claims to the NPP almost since the adoption of the Minsk decisions on its construction, considering the powerhouse, a security threat.

In February it was reported that the deadline of the first power unit of the Belarusian nuclear power plant can be postponed for a year, since Rosatom is experiencing difficulties in the relationship with the customer.