Lenur Islamov, one of the coordinators of the blockade of the Crimea, told «Odessa media center» that smuggled goods arrive to the Peninsula by sea from Odessa.
According to him, the ship smuggling overloads the goods to another vessel in international waters, first disable the Navigator, or off the same Navigator comes in Sevastopol and unload the goods there, followed in Skadovsk and in Istanbul, notes NEWSru.ua.
Lenur Islamov promised to continue the blockade of the Crimea, up to the use of force to prevent smuggling by sea. However, he said that force should be resorted to only after using all other methods. Islamov has reminded that January 15 will come into force the decision of the government of Ukraine regarding the prohibition of transportation in the Crimea of goods, except for personal belongings and «socially important food products» total value not exceeding 10 thousand UAH and a total weight not exceeding 50 kg per person.
Russian media drew attention to another part of the interview Islamova, which was later deleted on the original site, but remained in the cache. This part concerns the creation of the volunteer battalion to protect the borders of Crimea.
RBC reports that Islamov told about the great support from Turkey, which sent the form for the new paramilitary organization. In addition, from his words, quoted by the Russian media, it follows that the battalion is preparing sabotage.
Islamov also said that currently in Crimea receives electricity at one of the four lines, and must stop on December 31.