Activists continue to block repair work to power lines in southern Ukraine that supply electricity to Crimea, as power outages in the disputed peninsula move into their sixth straight day, the country’s state energy company said Friday. Ukrenergo said that pro-Ukrainian activists, who had previously allowed repairs to start on one of four damaged pylons, were preventing work from being completed. Negotiations with the activists could take place Friday, the company said. Four electricity pylons in the Ukrainian region of Kherson were blown up over the weekend, leaving much of Crimea, the Black Sea peninsula annexed by Moscow in 2014, in the dark. Crimea’s First Deputy Prime Minister Mikhail Sheremeta said Friday that the peninsula was receiving electricity through an undersea cable from mainland Russia. But Moscow later said those claims were untrue […]