Zelensky: Russia destroyed 30% of Ukraine’s power plants in one week

Zelensky: Russia destroyed 30% of Ukraine's power plants in one week

The authorities and eyewitnesses indicated that the attacks caused several explosions and smoke rose in the sky of the city.

On Tuesday, President Volodymyr Zelensky wrote on Twitter that 30 percent of Ukraine’s power plants have been destroyed in Russian air strikes over the past week.

– Since October 10, 30 percent of power plants in Ukraine have been destroyed, causing blackouts across the country, he wrote. “There is no longer any room for negotiation with the regime of President Vladimir Putin,” he added.

Kirillo Tymoshenko said in the Ukrainian presidential office that three attacks targeted energy facilities in the north of the capital. He did not mention which facility it is about. City Mayor Vitali Klitschko said the attack targeted “critical infrastructure” and emergency services were on the way, Reuters wrote.

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– Hit the block of flats

Air defense sirens sounded in many places in Ukraine during new Russian missile and drone attacks during the night. Authorities in a number of regions, including Kharkiv, Dnipropetrovsk and Mykolaiv, reported on Tuesday that their air defenses had warned but missiles were still hitting many places.

An apartment building in Mykolaiv was bombed, and emergency services pulled a dead man out of the rubble, says Governor Vitalji Kim.

Ukraine is under attack from the occupiers. President Volodymyr Zelensky says they continue to do what they do best: terrorize and kill civilians.

It is reported that the Russians also bombed peaceful places such as the flower market and the chestnut garden in Mykolachev.

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Attacking power facilities

In the city of Kharkiv, Mayor Ihor Terekhov reported the firing of rockets. It was said that there were two series of explosions in the city within five minutes. According to the first information, an industrial plant was hit. The subway stopped traffic and turned into a crisis center.

In the Dnipropetrovsk region, explosions were reported in Kryvyi Ri and in the regional capital Dnipro. Authorities said the missiles hit Zhytomyr’s energy infrastructure. The Russian military announced that it had targeted energy facilities.

Pictures on social media

Russian military bloggers close to the Kremlin also reported the bombing of a number of areas. A large number of photos and videos have been posted on social media showing clouds of smoke over cities, allegedly documenting the new attacks. These photos and videos have not been verified.

The Ukrainian government has repeatedly asked the West for more air defense systems to withstand Russian drone and missile attacks. Russia recently intensified its bombing of Ukraine.

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