The public Prosecutor instituted proceedings on the fact of stabbing a police officer injured in the conflict with activists blockade of the Crimea from the transmission towers in Chaplynka of Kherson region, said the head of Department of combating drug trafficking of the MIA of Ukraine Ilya Kiva in broadcast television channel.
on the last working day of the week in the Kherson region have been undermined by power transmission towers that supply light to the Crimea and southern regions of Ukraine. In addition to the repair crews arrived Activists blockade of the Crimea, who want to prevent the resumption of full deliveries of electric energy to the Peninsula. Before Kiva confirmed data clashes with the activists, saying that the law enforcement officer was stabbed.
"The prosecutors were at night, examined. Still, it's a police officer, Colonel, " said Kiva, noting that according to the facts filed. He also did not disclose under what article criminal proceedings, noting that a police officer had suffered minor injuries and wounds.
on the first day of the weekend in the evening, the Activists blocking the repair of power lines, told that they were surrounded by the Military. Law enforcement authorities denied the information about the clashes and the beating active participants, saying that tried to provide maintenance crews access To damaged power lines. By evening, law enforcement authorities reported about the settlement of the situation. Activists told that during the clashes received damage to the journalist of Crimean-Tatar TV channel ATR.
the fact of the destruction of transmission towers in Ukraine opened a case under the criminal code. The Ministry of energy warned that the destruction have the ability to result in restrictions in power supply to customers in Crimea in the evening hours.
Crimea is 70% dependent on the supply of electric power from Ukraine. According to the estimates of the Ministry of energy of the Russian Federation, the region needed an additional approximately 880 megawatts of capacity. Before the end of the year under construction primarily Russia power bridge to the Crimea needs to be put into use, which will allow to give to the Crimea from the mainland To 400 megawatts of power. The second phase will provide an opportunity to increase the power flow To 800-840 MW - its construction have plans to finish in summer 2016.