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 Crimea's blackout: "Humming generator heralds good news". PHOTOS

Crimea's news agencies hurry to report news of a bright future, claiming the Crimeans will be provided with generators, electricity, and gas. However, things are not so bright at the moment. Many settlements are still without electricity, communications, water. In Yalta, the gas pipeline exploded. Alushta has seen the electricity for the first time only today.

Censor.NET reports referring to Russian blogger Ilya Varlamov.

Read more: Coal supplies to be resumed after Crimea starts receiving electricity, - Energy Minister Demchyshyn

01. I arrived yesterday in Feodosiia, where the situation is worse than in Simferopol. The downtown is completely blacked out. Payment terminals are out of service.

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02. ATMs are out of service as well.

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03. Several banks still operate in the city, having put generators near the entrance.

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04. The sound of humming generator heralds good news - someone has got electricity!

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05. Shops are also deenergized, though continue to work.

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крым электричество блокада свет

06. Candles are in demand now!

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крым электричество блокада свет
крым электричество блокада свет

07. Those who can afford buy generators!

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крым электричество блокада свет

Read more: Power supply in occupied Simferopol, Crimea, shortened to four hours daily

08. Prices are two times as high as in Moscow.

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09. In a bid to save energy, even billboards with Putin in Simferopol have ceased to be lit, although at the beginning they were.

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10. In the Crimean capital, the situation has only aggravated after five days. The electricity is available twice a day just for two hours, and in some areas - it's totally absent. Despite this, the majority of Crimean residents do not lose heart, though today there were also dissatisfied. Even babushkas [elderly women - ed.] are no longer so supportive of Aksyonov [self-styled PM of Crimea - ed.] - the shortage of electricity causes a huge inconvenience.

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11. Due to the lack of outdoor lighting, the number of traffic accidents has increased.

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крым электричество блокада свет

An effigy of Turkish President Erdogan was burnt today in Simferopol!

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