The Russian side to restore the electricity supply in Crimea may only diplomatic methods to influence the Ukrainian leadership, in the future it is necessary to completely transfer all the basic elements of life support of the Peninsula to the site of Russia, said Vice-speaker of the state Duma Igor Lebedev (the LDPR).
The Crimea in the night of Sunday was completely de-energized because of the erosion in the South Ukraine transmission towers supplying electricity to the Peninsula. In the region was introduced a state of emergency until full power is restored. Important infrastructure and social facilities of Crimea after the cessation of supplies from Ukraine were connected to emergency power sources.
"The Crimean Peninsula powered by electricity from Ukraine, for this reason on our part except diplomatic methods of influence on Ukraine's leadership, other ways to restore electricity impossible," said Fins news Lebedev.
"for the future, of course, you must as soon as possible to resolve the issue to the basic elements of life support of the Peninsula is entirely involved were from Russia and had nothing to do with Ukraine, because the leadership in the Ukraine varies periodically, the mood in Russia good and bad and to become dependent on it to be," said the people's Deputy.
Follow the development of events in Crimea left without electricity, in an online report