Turcan has worked in energy supply to Ukraine, the sources said

© RIA Novosti / Sergey Kuznetsovite in photobacteria Turcan. Archival photoTurcan has worked in energy supply to Ukraine, the sources said© RIA Novosti / Sergey Kuznetsovite the image Bank

Detained in Russia on suspicion of espionage Karina Tsurkan participated in the work on electricity supply from Russia to Ukraine and from Ukraine to Crimea in 2014-2015, told RIA Novosti sources in the industry.

Lefortovo court of Moscow on June 19 announced the arrest of Turcan, who is suspected of espionage. The details of the case, including about the identity Turcan, were not disclosed. The full namesake of the suspect is a member of the Board of the energy company «inter RAO UES». The company has informed that the Board member Turcan is on vacation. According to some Russian media, Turcan accused of spying for Romania.

The company «inter RAO UES», which is the only Russian operator of export-import of electricity, Turcan headed a unit of trading. As told by the source Agency, among other things, she participated in the work on electricity supply to Ukraine and to the Crimea in 2014-2015.

«She worked at the organization of the supply chain, when only began to approvals, continued to pursue the question, when the supply,» said one of the sources, and confirmed by other interlocutors.

«Inter RAO» and «Ukrinterenergo» in the end of 2014, he signed a year contract for electricity exports from Russia to Ukraine, and «daughter» of the Russian company — the Centre of the settlement (DH) concluded with «Ukrinterenergo» agreement on the supply of the Crimea. The supply of the Crimea ceased in November 2015, when the undermining has failed all four power lines coming from Ukraine.

As reported on 25 June, the newspaper RBC, FSB suspects Turcan in the transmission of Romania information about the negotiations of Moscow on the organization of electricity supply in Crimea and in Donbass, the primary information on releases was received from the SVR.

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