All social facilities of Crimea is connected to backup power sources that will be used in case of disconnection of the Peninsula from the supply of electric energy from Ukraine, told reporters in Simferopol, 1-St Vice Prime Minister of the Republic Mikhail Sheremet.
One of the initiators of the so-called "food blockade" of Crimea, which began on 20 September, the leader of the unregistered organization "the Mejlis of the Crimean Tatars" Refat Chubarov said that the next step will be to ending in the Crimea supplies of electricity.
"We are still seriously dependent on Ukraine for electricity. We have agreed that we have going on this mutually beneficial exchange - the flow of electric energy from Russia to the North. One way or another, All socially significant objects will be energized, "- said Sheremet during the video conference in MIA "Russia today" in Simferopol.
He added that the Peninsula has already conducted training on disabling the power supply to check the efficiency of emergency generators, and large-scale training, which will simulated a total blackout of the Crimea, on October 4.
Vice-Premier of the Crimean government Ruslan Balbec for his part, has specified that Statements are Chubarova attempt to blackmail and trade, as well as among them at the international level." Such Statements are intended to test the reaction to make a point for bargaining, as well as among them at the government level with Russia. Danger disconnect the Crimea is blackmail and trade. These statements are stupid and naive, and affect this process applicants will not be able " said Balbec.
currently, Crimea is 70% dependent on the supply of electric power from Ukraine. Before the end of the current year the first phase of power bridge to Crimea from the Krasnodar region needs to be put into use. In Crimea and Sevastopol started the construction of 2 base thermal power plants.
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