Since Oct. 10, when power cuts started, the number of accidents with casualties increased by 55%, accidents with pedestrians doubled, and their death rate grew sixfold.
Days after seventh Russian attack against Ukraine’s energy infrastructure, state grid operator Ukrenergo said that electricity producers cover almost 80% of consumption needs.
The so-called "invincibility centers" across Ukraine help people cope with the consequences of Russia's Nov. 23 missile attacks that shut down electricity, heating, water supply and mobile communications.
Ukraine's biggest private energy company DTEK announced that, starting Nov. 26, power outages in Kyiv will not last longer than 5 hours for any consumer.
Key developments on Nov. 25: * State grid operator says Ukraine to import electricity from EU. * Ukraine bans fuel wood exports. * Russian attacks on Ukraine's energy system have killed 77 civilians since Oct. 10, according to UN. * Forbes estimates Russia has spent $82 billion on war with Ukraine since Feb. 24.
ArcelorMittal Kryvyi Rih suspended most production processes due to Russia's Nov. 23 massive missile attack on energy infrastructure, which resulted in an electricity shortage in Ukraine. "The available amount of electricity is insufficient to support production even at 20% capacity level," the company said.
Russian reserves of high-precision weapons are exhausted, but the country still has many less accurate missiles left, according to Yusov.
The so-called “points of invincibility” are specially equipped places where Ukrainians can charge their phones, warm up, get access to the internet and mobile network for free.
Registration of people and vehicles is not carried out at the Solotvyno checkpoint on the Ukrainian border with Romania and at the Kosyno and Dzvinkove checkpoints on the border with Hungary.
VYSHHOROD, Kyiv Oblast – A rocket blast that struck a four-story residential building in Vyshhorod on Nov. 23 was so powerful that it ripped off balconies, leaving the windowless rooms open to the cold November weather. The massive crater in front of the building left no doubt about the intensity of
"Continued attacks on infrastructure are designed to keep Ukraine’s civilians cold and in the dark. These appalling tactics won't break the resolve of Ukraine and its partners," said U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken.
Earlier in the day, emergency blackouts were enforced in all Ukrainian regions following a new wave of Russian missile strikes across the country.
According to Interior Minister Denys Monastyrskyi, Russia launched nearly 600 missile attacks on Ukraine between Oct. 10 and Nov. 23.
Kyiv Mayor Vitali Klitschko said that it is still too early to talk about the restoration of the water and electricity supply in the capital. “It could take a few hours or tens of hours,” he added.
Kyiv Oblast Governor Oleksiy Kuleba said that 31 people were injured in the town of Vyshhorod. According to the governor, three people were also wounded in the town of Ukrainka and the rest in the settlements of Chabany and Hlevakha, Kyiv Oblast.
Ambassadors of the United States, United Kingdom, and France made statements condemning the Nov. 23 Russian attack on Ukraine.
President Volodymyr Zelensky asked the country’s Ambassador to the United Nations, Sergiy Kyslytsa, to request an urgent UN Security Council meeting following the Russian deadly attack on Ukraine on Nov. 23.
Russia targeted Ukraine’s energy infrastructure, launching missiles from aircraft and ships in the Caspian Sea, the Black Sea, and Rostov Oblast.
"Russia has left Moldova in the dark. We will fix the technical issues and we will have power again. All state institutions are working towards this," Moldovan President Maia Sandu wrote on Facebook.
In his latest video address, President Volodymyr Zelensky said Russia's Nov. 23 missile attack on Ukraine supports the claim that Russia is a terrorist state.
Following a new wave of Russian missile strikes on Ukraine, state grid operator Ukrenergo said that emergency blackouts were introduced in all Ukrainian regions on Nov. 23.
Kyiv Mayor Vitali Klitschko also confirmed that three people, including a 17-year-old girl, had been killed.
National Police Chief Ihor Klymenko said on TV that Russia's Nov. 23 massive bombardment of Ukraine killed six people and injured at least 36. He added that the provided information is accurate as of launch time, while the actual number of casualties is expected to be higher.
Kyiv Mayor Vitali Klitschko said that specialists are working on restoring it as soon as possible.
Three Ukrainian nuclear power plants – Rivne, South Ukraine, and Khmelnytskyi – were disconnected from Ukraine's energy grid after Russia launched a massive missile strike against Ukraine, nuclear energy company Energoatom reported. After a brief emergency shutdown, the nuclear power plants are back on yet are still disconnected from the grid.
The information was provided by the Kyiv city military government. The attack damaged a two-story building, according to the government. Kyiv Mayor Vitali Klitschko said that nine people had been wounded as a result of Russia’s attack on Kyiv.
Russia launched yet another wave of massive missile attacks all over Ukraine on Nov. 23, killing civilians and damaging energy infrastructure. In Kyiv, Russian strikes hit a critical infrastructure, Mayor Vitali Klitschko said. The Kyiv authorities said that at least one person had been killed and one had been injured
The Kyiv city military government said that another person had been injured.
Kyiv Mayor Vitali Klitschko said that rescue workers are going to the places that were hit by Russia.