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Weekend Reads: Ministry: More than 500 towns in Ukraine still without electricity

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in Ukraine were still 500 towns without electricity after the massive Russian attacks on the power grid on Sunday. "Currently, 507 places in eight regions of our country have been cut off from the power supply," said Deputy Interior Minister Jewgeni Jenin to Ukrainian television. "The enemy continues to attack the country's important infrastructure."

In der Ukraine sind nach den massiven russischen Angriffen auf das Stromnetz am Sonntag immer noch 500 Ortschaften ohne Strom gewesen. © Anatolii Stepanov In Ukraine, 500 towns were still without electricity after the massive Russian attacks on the power grid on Sunday. "Currently, 507 places in eight regions of our country have been cut off from the power supply," said Deputy Interior Minister Jewgeni Jenin to Ukrainian television.

is most affected by the Charkiw region with 112 villages cut off the outside world, said Jenin. Another 90 villages are affected in the Donetsk and Cherson regions, in Mykolajiw 82 villages without electricity, in the Saporischschja 76 region and in the Luhansk 43.

region. Kim, the population, given the winter temperatures and regular power failures, called for them to hold out again. Millions of people in Ukraine without heating and electricity have been several times a day in the past few days, while the outside temperature has been below freezing for days.

The prospect of further Russian attacks on the Ukrainian Energy Act is afraid of a very tough winter that will probably drive numerous other people to flee.

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