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Zelensky says electrical situation in Kiev and other cities is ‘very difficult’

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Russia has been carrying out several bombings focused on Ukraine’s power grid, creating difficulties for the local population; on Wednesday, 11 areas were still without electricity

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Volodymyr Zelensky is the President of Ukraine

the president of Ukraine, Volodymyr Zelensky, said on Wednesday night, the 23rd, that the electrical situation in Kiev and other cities in the country is “very difficult” after the new massive missile attack launched by Russia on the same day. “The occupiers are doing everything possible to make people suffer, so that we cannot hear or see each other,” Zelensky declared in his usual evening speech after speaking via videoconference at an emergency meeting of the UN Security Council Summoned after attacks. In the video conference, Zelensky urged his allies to provide him with more air and missile defenses in response to the latest attacks by Russia, whom he accused of trying to destroy the country’s energy infrastructure to make millions of people suffer through the winter. In his last message of the day, the Ukrainian president explained that, when he began to receive information about the restoration of power supply on Wednesday night, 11 areas of the country were still marked as “no electricity”🇧🇷 “Since the beginning of the night, little by little we connect new and new areas. Energy, public service and emergency services workers will work 24 hours a day,” she assured.

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Regarding Kiev, Zelensky explained that the capital is in a “very difficult situation” and that the repair work on the supply “will continue throughout the night” and that the results are expected for the morning of this Thursday, 24th. of Chernigov also suffers “a difficult situation”, and in Cherkasy all critical infrastructure is working and “everything possible” is being done to return energy to domestic consumers, he detailed. In Odessa, the water supply is fully connected, but domestic electricity consumption is 10%, while in Volhynia tens of thousands of consumers are connected and the rest are working. According to Zelensky, the Lviv region was “completely offline”, but by the end of Wednesday, 90% were connected.

*With information from EFE

Source: Jovempan

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