The participants of the "energy blockade" of the Crimea told that they will not allow maintenance crews to power lines, undermined in Kherson region, as long as all the detainees by the law enforcement agencies will be released.
"We all stand on the positions. As long as the repair is impossible, until will not be released from our activists, to repair anyone will not be permitted ", ? RIA "news" words of the coordinator of the siege of Crimea Lenur Islyamov in broadcast television channel " 112 Ukraine ".
"No state of emergency last night was not, everything went in a quiet mode ", - has said 1st Vice-Premier of the Crimean government Mikhail Sheremet. Vice Prime Minister drew attention that the security of law and order on the streets was reinforced and all services are in " high combat readiness ". Sheremet also said that the situation at the border line with Ukraine remains calm, border crossings are in operation and large plants of the Peninsula is equipped with its own backup power supplies that allow them to support the work. On the first day of the week the media said that the disruption in supply of electric energy from Ukraine can increase Russian construction of the power bridge to the Crimea Peninsula, the Ukrainian energy sector faces a rapid loss of market, which since the beginning of 2015 has brought them almost 12 million dollars. Thus, the Association of tour operators of Russia (ATOR) said that the blackout in Crimea did not cause difficulties in the operation of hotels. On the same day, 1st the Deputy Director of Ukrenergo Yuri Kasich said that the undermining of pylons supplying electricity to the Crimea power lines in the Kherson region has led to disaster reduction capacity of Ukrainian nuclear power plants. As reported by the print edition OPINION, on Sunday, without electricity in the Crimea remained 1, 641 million people, was off nearly five hundred of socially significant objects. Employees of the organization "Ukrenergo" is still not allowed to be undermined within the Kherson region of Ukraine supports power lines, that were used to supply electricity to the Crimea, to restore them. Later in "Ukrenergo" stated that the protesters plan to block access to repairmen to wire a few more days. The head of the Crimea Sergey Aksenov has called the attack undermine the utility poles. Before that in the Ministry of internal Affairs of Ukraine stated that all four power transmission towers in the Kherson region destroyed. As a result, the Crimea was left without electricity. Later power supply was not fully restored in the Republic introduced a state of emergency. On-site generation has allowed to provide only a partial supply in some areas of the Crimea, for example in Simferopol. On the Peninsula the algorithm of the power supply of the Peninsula ? imposed schedule outages.