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KALININGRAD, August 9 (Itar-Tass) - All districts that experienced an electricity blackout in Kaliningrad Region for an hour on Thrsday have been re-connected to the power supply system. In Kalinigrad, electiricity supply to most users has been restored, Governor Nikolai Tsukanov has told Itar-Tass. "All social institutions were promptly connected to reserve power sources, which made it possible to avoid undesirable consequences," Tsukanov said.
The Inter RAO Company has restored the supply of electiricity in Kaliningrad Region resultant of reparative delivery of electricity from Lithuania, a company official has told Itar-Tass.
Power engineers are busy finding out the cause of the blackout, the company official added. Kaliningrad central heating and power plant TETS-2 belonging to INTER RAO managed promptly to switch over to a reserve diesel generator, which made it possible to avoid a damage of equeipment. Restorative operations are currently under way at the plant.
A source in Kaliningrad told Itar-Tass earlier that a blackout had occurred at 21:00, local time, throughout Kaliningrad region with a population of about one million.
A breakdown had occurred in the region's east, in view of which the Kaliningrad TETS-2 power plant was also automatically switched off.
A damage control operations center, headed by Governor Nikolai Tsukanov, was set up in the region to manage the situation.