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Zelensky: Securing energy system a top priority for Ukraine in 2023

by The Kyiv Independent news desk December 30, 2022 9:25 PM 1 min read
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President Volodymyr Zelensky said in a video address on Dec. 30 that stable electricity production and supply is the country's “one of the most important tasks for the next year.”

According to Zelensky, the government has a “clear strategy for ensuring the generation and supply of electricity.”

“It will take time and a lot of effort, but it will happen,” Zelensky said.

As of late December, Russia has damaged or completely destroyed almost half of Ukraine’s energy system over 9 mass missile attacks since Oct. 10.

Defense Minister Oleskii Reznikov said in December that Ukrainian air defense is now shooting down around 80% of Russian cruise missiles on average, though the remainder continue to strike energy infrastructure.

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