A puppet of the Kremlin in the Crimea Sergey Aksenov said that from Armyansk are planning to take children of school and preschool age in Crimean sanatoriums due to air pollution in the city.

Occupants evacuated from Armyansk only in connection with the increase of harmful substances in the air: "the Reason for the introduction of no emergency"

This writes the mediaUA with reference to the Crimea.Realities.

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"Reason for imposition of emergency there. However, for precautionary purposes.. decided to declare holiday for two weeks to schools and kindergartens Armyansk and all the children of school age and pre – school age with their mothers, to put to rest in our sanatorium in the Crimean", – stated in the message.

According to Aksenov, the city has created an operational headquarters.

Earlier it was reported that the concentration of harmful substances in the air in the North of the Crimea exceeded the permissible norm. According to the head of occupants Aksenov, the plant "Crimean Titan" in Armyansk shut down for two weeks.

In Armyansk, the locals continue to complain about the deterioration of health, the acrid smell in the air, tickling in the throat, especially in the evening. In the night from 23 to 24 August in Armyansk there was a release of an unknown substance.

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The occupiers stated that the cause of emissions of harmful substances in the North of the Peninsula are heat and prolonged lack of rainfall. According to preliminary studies, the cause of pollution is the evaporation of the contents of kilocalories used "the Crimean Titan".

Plant "Crimea Titan" started back in 1971, and in the early 2000s, came under the control of the company Groop DF Dmitry Firtash. The main focus is the production of titanium dioxide, a substance that is used in paints, rubber industry, plastics industry and many other industries.

In 2014, after the occupation of Crimea by Russia, Dmitry Firtash has changed the management structure of the plant. In October Groop DF gave PRJSC "Crimea Titan" is the Russian subsidiary LLC "Titanium investment". In 2015 PJSC "Crimean Titan" was renamed the "Ukrainian chemical products".

According to the Ministry of the temporarily occupied territories and internally displaced persons of Ukraine, the plant "Crimean Titan" is an environmental threat to the Kherson region.

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Ukraine provided to 85% of needs of the Crimea in fresh water through the North Crimean channel connecting the main riverbed of Dnepr to the Peninsula. After the occupation of Crimea by Russia in 2014, the supply of water to the Peninsula stopped.

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