Ukraine’s government has ordered a halt to all delivery of goods to Crimea, the peninsula annexed by Russia last year.

A statement by Prime Minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk on Monday described the halt as temporary, but added that he had ordered the Cabinet to prepare a draft of a “concrete” halt of goods and services from Ukraine to Crimea.

The move comes after the weekend bombing of electricity pylons by unknown attackers wiped out power supplies to Crimea; Russian Deputy Prime Minister Dmitry Kozak said Monday that the peninsula is able to fill only about 30 percent of its electricity needs.

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