He warned folks in Crimea to "keep away from being close to army amenities and amenities offering the aggressor's military within the close to future".
On the Russian-annexed peninsula, the governor of Sevastopol, Mikhail Razvozhayev, urged Crimeans to "stay calm" and stated "no person was harm"
He estimated the hearth was "round 1,000 sq. metres".
Razvozhayev insisted that the peninsula's reserves had not been impacted and that authorities had sufficient gas for all civilian wants.
Earlier this week, Moscow stated it had repelled a drone strike on Crimea – annexed by Russia in 2014 and used as a launchpad for its invasion.
In southern Ukraine, Russian occupation authorities stated a key metropolis they management – Novaya Kakhovka – had come underneath "intense shelling" and had been reduce off from energy.
Town fell to Russian forces on the primary day of their invasion on Feb 24, 2022. It lies within the a part of the Kherson area that Moscow nonetheless controls, having withdrawn from the eponymous regional capital final November.
Russian forces urged folks within the metropolis "to maintain calm", saying that work to revive energy would begin "after the shelling ends".
RUSSIAN BORDER VILLAGES SHELLED
The shelling of Novaya Kakhovka got here a day after Russian shelling killed a 57-year-old girl in a southern Ukrainian village. Zelenskyy had promised a response.
Inside Russia, safety fears of an anticipated Ukrainian counteroffensive.
The governor of the border Belgorod area – additionally been hit by a number of assaults throughout the course of the struggle – stated on Saturday that 5 frontier villages had been with out energy after Ukrainian shelling.
"The facility traces are broken," Gladkov stated, including that there had been no victims.
Elsewhere, Russia accused Poland – with whom it has traditionally poor relations – of a "blatant violation" of worldwide norms after Warsaw impounded a college run by the Russian embassy within the Polish capital.
Moscow known as the transfer an "unlawful act" and promised "harsh" penalties towards Warsaw.