Kherson Administrator: Ukraine Will Not Supply Water, Electricity to Crimea

13 May 2016 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
KHERSON, Ukraine
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The Ukrainian government does not recognize any authority in Crimea, and so will not supply water or electricity to the peninsula, Andrey Gordeev, the newly-appointed head of the Kherson Regional Administration, said this week.“We do not recognize any authority in Crimea, so we cannot have any relations with Crimea,” Gordeev told news outlet LIGA.net.He cited the embargo on transporting goods onto the peninsula.“Crimea will get no power and water,” he said.Crimea used to get 85 percent of its freshwater via the North Crimean Canal, which was built half a century ago to deliver water from the Dnieper River to Crimea and Kherson province...

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