PERM, November 24. Deputy Prime Minister Arkady Dvorkovich supports the initiative of the Minister of energy of Russia Alexander Novak in retaliation against Ukraine for energoblok of Crimea. The Vice Prime Minister told journalists.
Dvorkovich recalled that this proposal had already heard from the Minister of energy of the Russian Federation. “I support”, – said Deputy Prime Minister in response to a question about his support for this initiative.
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Novak: repair damaged power lines in Ukraine does not happen for “political reasons”
Earlier on Tuesday, Novak said that Russia may take the decision to cease supplies of coal to Ukraine in response to energoblok of Crimea. According to him, need to make a decision on the termination of the coal supply of the Russian commercial organizations, which supply coal to Ukrainian power stations.
However, in the short term, these sanctions will have no effect, because Ukraine has coal reserves and own production, added Novak.
The situation in Crimea
All socially significant objects and objects of infrastructure, powered from standby power supply and provided with fuel.
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Aksenov dismissed the Minister of energy of the Crimea because of the situation with power supply
The termination of the supply of electricity from Ukraine in Crimea did not affect the work of the transport infrastructure of the Peninsula: airport of Simferopol, Kerch ferry crossing, station, operating in normal mode. Housing provided with electricity according to the schedule of “Krymenergo”.
The plane EMERCOM of Russia brought in Crimea 300 mobile generators.
The energy blockade of the Crimea
November 20, in the Kherson region of Ukraine were undermined by two pylons on which electricity is supplied to the Peninsula. Crimean authorities imposed a state of emergency. Night 22 November were undermined by two power transmission towers supplying to the Peninsula.
According to the Ministry of energy of the Russian Federation, without electricity in the Crimea and Sevastopol remain more than 930 thousand people.
The power outage in the Crimea. Chronicle of events