FSB launches criminal investigation into pipeline sabotage in Crimea
The Federal Security Service Directorate for the Crimean Region has opened three criminal investigations based on suspicion of sabotage on the peninsula, the local FSB Directorate’s press service said.
"The investigative department of the local FSB Directorate has launched three criminal cases under Part 1 Article 281 of the Russian Criminal Code ‘Sabotage,’" TASS cited the press service as saying.
Earlier reports quoted Crimean head Sergey Aksenov about breakdowns along two gas lines near Alushta on October 31 and November 1. In addition to that, a power tower had collapsed. However, gas supplies were renewed later.