Lights turned off in Moscow City, ministers sat in the dark at a meeting with Putin

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 Lights turned off in Moscow City, ministers sat in the dark at the meeting with Putin

The reason for the power outage in the IQ quarter in the business center “Moscow City” there was a power surge. This was reported to the emergency services. About 100 people were evacuated. The IQ quarter houses the offices of the Treasury of the Russian Federation, the Ministry of Digital Development, the Ministry of Industry and Trade, and the Ministry of Economic Development.

The fact that the ministries were left without electricity was also evident on the live broadcast of the meeting with Vladimir Putin. Ministers Maxim Reshetnikov and Oleg Manturov were sitting in the dark, which the president drew attention to.

The press service of the Moscow Emergencies Ministry told TASS that power supply was then restored, no signs of fire were found.

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