The third thread of the energy bridge to Crimea became fully operational, RIA Novosty Crimea reported on April 19.
Thus, the energy needs of the Republic of Crimea is almost completely met. The Crimean citizens don’t face any energy problems more.
The situation in the industrial complex [SF editor: excluding military plants] remains unclear.
We remember, in November 2015, Russia’s Crimea switched to autonomous reserve power after the four main transmission towers in the adjacent Ukrainian Kherson region were blown up by the Crimean Tatar radicals, causing a blackout.
The situation was improved with the opening of the first thread of the energy bridge from Russia’s Krasnodar region across the Kerch Strait in December. Then, the second thread started working.
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