Russia cuts coal to Ukraine over Crimea power blackout

The Kremlin threatened to punish Kiev for a power blackout of Russian-annexed Crimea

Children visit a mobile station, opened to lend support and distribute hot meals to local residents due to power cuts in Massandra

In the standoff over Crimea’s loss of power last week, Russia cuts off coal to Ukraine.

Tensions rise between Ukraine and Russia.  ShofarBlast covered this just days ago exploring the connection to the U.S. and Turkey.

Crimea lost power last week when the towers connected to their power plant which is in Ukraine were blown up.  We still don’t know who was responsible for the attack.  Crimea gets all it’s power from Ukraine; they have no independent power stations.

This means all of Crimea is without power and heat in a region where temps are 10 degrees Fahrenheit.

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