The police investigate three versions of releases of chemicals in the annexed Crimea. This was at the briefing said the head of Department of Prosecutor’s office of Crimea, Yevgeny Komarovsky, transfer “Ukrainian news”.
“Now law enforcement agencies fulfill the following version of the offense: emissions of harmful substances was made due to incorrect operation of the plants in the North annexed Crimea. The next version is that the emissions associated with damage to the tanks of waste at plants in connection with military exercises of the Russian Federation”,- said Komorowski.
The third version, according to Komarovsky, the emissions carried out by Russia with the purpose of creating large-scale information campaign against Ukraine: “the destabilization of the situation in the South of Kherson region, spread panic among the population with the further organization of mass meetings of dissatisfied citizens.”
We will remind, in the town of Armyansk in the North annexed the Crimea there was an emission into the atmosphere of substances of unknown origin. On metal objects, rooftops, on the leaves of the trees formed oily coating having a yellowish tint. First, the representatives of the occupation authorities did not recognize the problem, but on 4 September the “Crimean government” for the first time stated that the maximum permissible concentration of sulfur dioxide in Armyansk and nearby towns exceeded the norm. Children were evacuated, local residents encouraged to spend less time outdoors. Through the release of chemicals in the annexed Crimea on mainland Ukraine has left 59 people.
It was also reported that due to emissions of chemicals 61 injured, the Ukrainian border guard. Later, the head of Kherson regional state administration Andrey Gordeev said that the situation with the release of chemicals normalized.