On Kamchatka «Soviet citizens» EN masse refuse to pay for electricity

© RIA Novosti / Vladimir Samanukramya in fotobanka of the USSR. Archival photoOn Kamchatka «Soviet citizens» EN masse refuse to pay for electricity© RIA Novosti / Vladimir Samanukramya the image Bank

PJSC «Kamchatskenergo» has started to receive many letters from consumers of Kamchatka, who call themselves members of «Soviet citizens», therefore they refuse to pay for the service, told RIA Novosti adviser to the Director General on information policy of the company Elena Silaeva.

IA «Kamchatka-inform» reported that in the settlements of the region a few months ago began to distribute leaflets of a certain organization «Union «Soviet Union», where it is stated that lifesaving resources should be free, and disabling them is a criminal offense to report which offers in room 112. Also in the leaflets listed phone the representative of this organization, but it is not available.

«In «Energosbyt» come statements from some consumers who claim that they are governed by the laws of the USSR, the power belongs to the people, and the people against him tossed the receipt with the accounts for energy consumption,» said Simaeva.

According to her, letters from consumers, members of the two «organizations» that one calls himself a «Union of the born in the USSR». Also they come from all sorts of documents: copies of certificates, permits and so on. Now «Kamchatskenergo» prepares information for consumers with an appeal not to trust such organizations with a request to pay your bills on time, otherwise debt will result in fines and shutdowns.

«With the authors of these letters, we work in the usual way: they are given a reasoned response that we act in accordance with the law on housing, lists the regulations under which the company operates, and it is recommended to pay for the services,» — said the Agency interlocutor.

She also said that earlier in the power company came in separate letters from members of those organizations, but now these citizens are intensified. «We do not believe, how many letters were received, but there are quite a large number. In addition, they write in «water», in control of the company, in the capital repair Fund,» said Simaeva.

As reported by RIA Novosti the representative of the regional Ministry of internal Affairs of the Russian Federation, now the police verification materials for the members of these organizations there is no one to officers of the law on this issue is not addressed.

As told RIA Novosti the head of Department of information policy of OJSC «far Eastern energy company» Olesya GLOT, such letters from the «citizens of the USSR» with the refusal to pay for services received and in Primorye, but here it is not so massive. In «Sakhalinenergo» RIA Novosti said that similar cases on Sakhalin were observed.

In 2017 in Vladivostok two brothers refused to pay for loans and administrative penalties, referring to the fact that they consider themselves «citizens of the USSR» instead of Russia. Against them was instituted enforcement proceedings to recover the debt on loans totaling more than 1.5 million rubles. It was also reported that they threatened the bailiff, and after work waiting for her on the street, where they were detained by the police. According to the regional UFSSP, the debtors resisted the law enforcement officers, one of them was found a knife. Then they were sent to administrative detention for seven days. In October of this year for threatening the bailiff, the brothers were sentenced to 4 years 4 months of imprisonment in a correctional colony of General regime.

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