Russia Starts Gas Supply to Crimea

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Russian President Vladimir Putin launched a natural gas pipeline linking Crimea to Russia’s gas pipeline system.

The length of the natural gas pipeline is 358.7 km.

Ukraine has not given up on retaking Crimea, which Ukraine considers territory occupied by Russia, while Moscow says that Crimea inhabitants opted mostly to join the Russian federation through a referendum.

Pipeline will allow the inhabitants of the Crimea peninsula to receive a continuous supply of gas.

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