NEWSWATCH New York Times: “Months After Russian Annexation, Hopes Start to Dim in Crimea”
The New York Times covers unfolding events in occupied Crimea, including a power outage.
No one is quite sure how long the blackout might last. The Ukrainian government has said the lines should be fixed but made no move to remove the protesters blocking repair crews. Although the Kremlin has voiced concern, it has not tried to force a solution. Russia’s Black Sea fleet headquartered in Sevastopol said its operations were unaffected.