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Ukraine was invaded by the Russian army and the power supply was paralyzed, Kyiv and other cities were restored one by one

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ukrainePower was slowly restored today in cities such as the capital Kyiv. A Russian missile strike yesterday caused the biggest power cut in Kyiv since the start of the Russo-Ukrainian war nine months ago.

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Local officials said 25 percent of homes in Kyiv were still without power, but water had been restored in some areas and would follow in others later in the day, Reuters reported.

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Authorities said yesterday that the entire Kyiv region had lost power. Today, the public transport system has resumed in Kyiv. However, to save electricity, buses are used instead of trams.

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“Despite all this, let us persevere,” the Kyiv Military District said in a statement.

ukraineDepartment of EnergyMinister German Galushchenko said three nuclear power plants shut down during yesterday’s attack were expected to come back online later today, helping ease power problems.

The pre-war city of Kyiv, which had a population of 2.8 million, dropped below freezing last night and snow fell, with streets covered in snow and ice.

Kirylo Tymoshenko, deputy head of Ukraine‘s presidential office, said power had been restored in both Kirovohrad and Vinnytsia regions.

Power was also largely restored in the northern state of Sumy, and 3,000 miners trapped underground in central Ukraine due to power cuts have been rescued and returned to the surface.


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