Nearly 1.5 mln people left without electricity in Crimea — Russian media

12:55, 23 November 2015
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As of Monday morning, about 1.5 million people have no electricity in Crimea, according to Russian news agency RIA Novosti, with reference to an informed source.

"As of Monday morning, about 1.3 million people have no electricity in Crimea and nearly 257,000 people -- in the city of Sevastopol," the report says.

Earlier, the Russian Ministry for Emergency Situations reported that nearly 2.35 million people were left without electricity.

Read alsoDzhemilev: Crimea blockade activists ready to allow repair of two transmission linesAs UNIAN reported earlier, the two out of the four transmission pylons on the administrative border between mainland Ukraine and Russian-occupied Crimea, which were damaged by blasts in the early hours of November 20, were destroyed completely late on Saturday, November 21, according to reports in social networks.

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