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"There is not a single thermal or hydroelectric power station in Ukraine which has not been the target of enemy fire" denounces the Ukrainian Prime Minister Denys Shmyhal. View onononews © Evgeniy Maloletka/Copyright 2020 The AP. All Rights Reserved Kyiv, diving into darkness on November 24, 2022
more than six million Ukrainian households were still affected by power cuts on Friday, two days after Massive Russian strikes against this country, according to Volodymyr Zelensky. "Tonight, cuts continue in most regions and in kyiv," added the head of state in his daily address.
Friday evening, the electricity network had lost "30%" of its capacities, said on Telegram the operator Ukrenergo, while this lack was "15-20%" on Wednesday morning. "We plan to spend the weekend with a deficit of around 25%. This figure is already close to that before the last attack, but still a little too large. Consequently, the restriction calendars will be maintained", said the operator.
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"There is not a single thermal and hydroelectric power station in Ukraine which was not the target of enemy fire" declared Friday Ukrainian Prime Minister Denys Shmyhal. "And the largest nuclear power plant in Europe, that of Zaporizhzhia, remains busy," he said. "Despite this, our energy network has now emerged from a serious system accident. Currently, electricity producers provide 70 % coverage of consumption needs."
kyiv - With some 600,000 private electricity households in the evening - and its region, as well as the provinces of Odessa (South), Lviv, Vinnytsia (West) and Dnipropetrovsk (Center -East), are the More affected by the cuts, said on Friday Ukrenergo, calling on the Ukrainians to save electricity in the areas where the current has been restored.
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"We have to endure this winter - a winter that everyone will remember," said President Zelensky on Facebook.
He had visited earlier in Vychgorod day, a city north of kyiv where the strikes left six dead and dozens injured on Wednesday.
The engineers continued to repair the damage across the country.
The Russian strategy condemned by Westerners
in the capital, "_A a third of kyiv housing already have heating, specialists continue to restore it. Half of the users are still deprived of electricity_," said its mayor, vital Klitschko.
Faced with these massive Russian bombings, Ukraine has received anti -aircraft defense systems from Westerners, but it would need more to neutralize missiles and Moscow drones.
While the country rocks in winter temperatures, European capitals have condemned the Russian strategy for targeting essential infrastructure, which they call "war crimes". Volodymyr Zelensky evokes a "crime against humanity".
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