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World Russia restores Crimea power supply after blackout

18:29  13 june  2018
18:29  13 june  2018 Source:

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Russia restored power supplies to Crimea via undersea cable on Wednesday, ending an 11-day blackout , the RIA Novosti news agency reported Thursday. The new power line was inaugurated by Russian President Vladimir Putin in Simferopol.

Power supply in Crimea was fully restored after scheduled temporary blackouts left over 108,000 people without electricity, the Russian Energy Ministry said on Monday. blackout , power , Russian Energy Ministry, Crimea , Russia .

A full moon is seen over Crimea on April 29, 2018. © Alexei Pavlishak\TASS via Getty Images A full moon is seen over Crimea on April 29, 2018. Russia's state-controlled power grid company Rosseti said on Wednesday that it has restored power supply in Crimea after it had suffered a total blackout.

Crimea Prime Minister Sergei Aksyonov said on social media that the power cut had been caused by a surge in electricity at a power station in Taman, southern Russia, triggering an automatic shutdown. Rosseti said it needed "just over an hour" to restore power supply.

Russia supplies some power to Crimea, which it annexed from Ukraine in 2014, via a cable that runs beneath the Kerch Strait.

Reporting by Anastasia Lyrchikova, Olga Popova, Anton Zverev and Denis Pinchuk; writing by Maxim Rodionov; editing by David Goodman

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