Most of kyiv residents have electricity and water again

kyiv, during the blackout caused by the Russian bombardments against critical infrastructures last Wednesday.

Photo: STRINGER/REUTERS/Deutsche Welle

Electricity has been restored to almost all of kyiv four days after a devastating attack on its infrastructure, the military administration in the Ukrainian capital reported this Sunday (11.27.2022). “In the capital, electricity, water, heating and communications have been almost completely restored,” the institution reported through its Telegram account. Power was already restored yesterday in Kherson.

Work continues on the electrical network, because the high demand could still cause localized outages, reported the military administration, which noted that the work to repair the network is in its “final phase.” kyiv Mayor Vitali Klitschko, who has been criticized by President Volodimir Zelensky for being slow to restore services, told the Sunday edition of the German newspaper Bild that work was progressing at a “record pace.”

The news comes on a day when snowfall is expected in kyiv and temperatures are forecast to drop to -2 degrees Celsius during the day and -5 degrees Celsius at night. The wave of Russian attacks against the Ukrainian energy infrastructure On November 23, it caused widespread blackouts throughout the country, as the electrical grid suffered extensive damage and most power plants had to be disconnected.

The supply has been progressively restored in recent days, but Zelenski reiterated tonight his appeal to citizens to save energy. In 14 regions of the country there are still restrictions that affect at least 100,000 consumers in each of them, he indicated last night in his daily address and warned that if consumption increases, the number of blackouts could increase.

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