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 Activists to cut off power supplies to Crimea if authorities do not, - peninsula blockade coordinator Isliamov

The participants of the civil blockade of occupied Crimea will stop guarding transmission towers in the Kherson region if Ukrainian authorities do not cut off the supply of energy to the peninsula.

Coordinator of the civil blockade of Crimea Lenur Isliamov said at a press conference in Kyiv Nov. 12, Censor.NET informs citing Krym.Realii.

"We are guarding the territory here after all. We have patrols here. So, we will naturally stop patrolling, leave all those towers. And offer a chance to any activists coming from Crimea or from somewhere else to do it," Isliamov voiced the potential threat to the transmission towers carrying power lines, which the energy was delivered in Crimea through.

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The transmission towers between Melitopol and Dzhankoi in the Kherson region were damaged Oct. 20. These were the power lines, through which the energy was delivered in Crimea. One of them was mined. Unknown individuals damaged the concrete tower of the high-voltage line between Dzhankoi and Melitopol in the night of Oct. 6.

The indefinite action to block the trucks transporting food and other goods to Crimea began Sept. 20. It was initiated by the leaders of the Crimean Tatars. The participants of the action said that the food blockade of Crimea would be followed by the energy one.

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