The official website of the Simferopol administration has posted a decree restricting the mass and public events.

- Temporarily suspend any mass, public, cultural, recreational and other activities in the city of Simferopol from Nov 22, 2015 until further order, according to the document.

Sunday Nov 22, an emergency state has been declared in Crimea due to damage to the four transmission power lines in the Kherson region and the complete halting of Ukrainian electricity supply to the peninsula.