SIMFEROPOL, November 28. /Corr. Alexey Konovalov/. The head of the Crimea Sergey Aksenov thanked the Donbas, who expressed the possibility of resuming supplies of coal to Ukraine, if that will restore the power supply of the Crimea. Crimea lives in the emergency situation after the explosion at the Ukraine power lines going to the Peninsula.
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Demchyshyn: connect one even power lines in the Crimea will not bring the situation to a “genocide”
“Donbass is our friends and partners, they are doing the right thing. We have always supported them morally and the supply of humanitarian goods. Russia provides aid to these regions without the support drops. The only way we will be able to deal with scammers who were entrenched in the Kiev offices”, – said Aksenov, answering the question.
Earlier, the head of the self-proclaimed Donetsk national Republic (DND) Alexander Zakharchenko said that Ukraine, leaving Crimea without light, “has committed a humanitarian crime”. “I believe that the Ukrainian authorities should restore electricity to the Crimea. If this happens, we may consider the resumption of supply of coal to Ukraine”, – he said.
At present the embargo on supply of coal Ukraine from DNR. The Minister of energy and coal industry of Ukraine Volodymyr demchyshyn also said about the necessity of resumption of electricity supply to Crimea. In this case, Kiev can count on the supply of coal. Now stocks on the Ukrainian warehouses is enough for one month.
On the night of November 22 as a result of blasting two transmission poles leading from Ukraine to Crimea, the Peninsula was completely de-energized. Now the power system of the Crimea works in stand-alone mode, to save power on the Peninsula are used blackouts. Upon detonation transmission line investigators of the FSB initiated a criminal case under article about the attack.