Large-scale power failure after Russian shelling


NAccording to Ukrainian sources, after the partial withdrawal of its troops, Russia fired on important infrastructure in the country it had invaded. The Ukrainian president said that the eastern Ukrainian regions of Kharkiv and Donetsk were completely without electricity Volodymyr Zelenskyy on Twitter on Sunday evening. There were also reports of problems with the electricity and water supply from other areas of the country.

Meanwhile, the Ukrainian general staff reported that Russian troops were not just fleeing Kharkiv, but partly also from the southern Cherson region. In Germany there are calls for further military aid for the attacked country so that it can take back even more occupied areas.

Widespread power outage

"Russian terrorists remain terrorists," Zelenskyy wrote. His adviser Mykhailo Podoliak said that one of the largest thermal power plants in the country was hit in Kharkiv.

Meanwhile, there was evening throughout Ukraine air alert. Some residents reported the sound of the explosion on social media. Later, at least the authorities in the Sumy, Dnipropetrovsk and Poltava regions announced that the power supply had been restored there.

After the attack on a power plant, large parts of the Kharkiv region are without electricity.


After the attack on a power plant, large parts of the Kharkiv region are without electricity.
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After their defeat in Kharkiv, Russian troops are also withdrawing from parts of the southern Cherson region, according to information from Kyiv. In some places, the occupiers have already left their positions there, the Ukrainian general staff said. This information could not be independently verified.



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