Poklonskaya: Prosecutor’s office has not received complaints on the “food blockade” of the Crimea

Poklonskaya: Prosecutor’s office has not received complaints on the “food blockade” of the Crimea


SIMFEROPOL, December 30. The Crimean Prosecutor’s office has not received any complaints about so-called food blockades of the Peninsula, the Ukrainian radicals started three months ago. This was reported in an interview with the head of Department Natalia Polonskaya.

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“We had no statements, no complaints about the “food blockade” of the Crimean people, so I can’t say that there is a need to take any procedural decision. Anyone the damage caused – there were no statements from either companies or from citizens,” she said.

According to Poklonski, noticed this blockade only inhabitants of the Kherson area of Ukraine. “They have sustained some damage. But in Crimea everything was well supplied and delivered through the Kerch ferry from the Krasnodar region,” – said the Prosecutor.

Stages of the siege of Crimea

April 26, 2014 Ukraine has blocked the flow of water to Crimea from the Dnieper river via the North-Crimean channel.

September 20, 2015 the deputies of the Verkhovna Rada Mustafa Dzhemilev and Refat Chubarov, as well as former Deputy Prime Minister of Crimea, the owner of the TV channel ATR Lenur islyamov announced the so-called food blockade of the Crimea, restricting a pass of truckloads of goods through the border checkpoints.

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Activists of the unregistered in Russia Majlis, joined by fighters of the banned in Russia “Right sector” blocked the exit of trucks loaded with goods from Ukraine in Crimea. On 16 December it became known that the Ukrainian government legalized this blockade.

On November 22, organized by radicals a burst of four transmission poles in the Kherson region were fully discontinued the supply of electricity from Ukraine to the Crimean Peninsula. Delivery in a maximum of 160 MW were resumed on 10 December and only by one line “Kakhovka-Titanium”, which feeds also the Kherson region.

The full text of the interview is available on the website.