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Wednesday, October 26, 2016

Putin launched the fourth thread of the power bridge to Crimea: break through any blockade

The Russian President has launched the fourth — last line of the power bridge, which will allow Crimeans not to depend on Ukrainian sentiments in the new holiday season.

Russian President Vladimir Putin during a videoconference launched the launch of the latest – fourth – leg of the power bridge to the Crimea.

According to him, the bridge will go over 800 megawatts, and that is enough for normal operation of the power system during the holiday season, reports RIA Novosti.

“The work was carried out accelerated pace, resulting in a short time managed to break the blockade of Crimea. I don’t doubt that any blockade break through, if someone wants us to practice”, — said Putin. however. according to the head of the state, local authorities yet to complete a whole complex of works on modernization of energy economy of the Peninsula up to 2020 allocated more than 50 billion rubles.

Prime Minister of Crimea Sergey Aksenov said that the state of emergency, introduced earlier because of the energy shortage, will remain until formally for reasons of energy security.

Recall that the blockade of Crimea, Ukrainian activists staged on the night of November 22, 2015, undermining the four pillars of power lines coming from Ukraine, which supplied electricity. In record time were running the threads of the bridge in December – the first thread and the second thread of 400 MW, in mid-April — the third for another 200 MW.

We will note that earlier on the website of the Ukrainian leader Petro Poroshenko appeared the petition for “invisible destruction” of the power bridge to Crimea: Ukraine has planned to destroy the energy bridge Russia – Crimea

Watch the video on “the end of the world” in the Crimea or the tour of the dead sea

Because of the erosion of power lines supplying Crimea, 22 November the energy consumption on the Peninsula is in emergency mode. Here’s footage of a witness taken in Yalta.

Most vital institutions are powered by stationary generators. November 23 in connection with the shortage of electricity a day-off, but it seems that Crimeans are not happy.

When creating the story the video from the site youtube.com user Sergey.

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