In the North-Crimean canal on the border of mainland Ukraine with occupied Crimea commissioned the dam, completely blocking the water to the Peninsula. It is stated in the story TSN.

The dam completely cut off the Crimea from the Dnieper water and allow to fully irrigate land in the South of Kherson region.

Ukraine ceased to supply of the Dnieper water in the occupied Crimea three years ago, but suffered from a lack of water and the farmers of Kherson region.

Photo: screenshot of video

About 5 thousand Hectares, bordering the occupied Peninsula, were not previously under irrigation due to the overlap of water, told reporters the head of the village Council of the village of Peace Andrew Mote.

The dam was built during the year and on its construction spent 5 million UAH.

Ukraine built a new dam, water shut-off in Crimea 30.04.2017

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