Russia-Ukraine war, live: kyiv urges to conserve energy after attack on a power plant

Ukraine has asked people to conserve energy after a plant near the front line was hit by a Russian bombing, the first warning of its kind this year. winter, the second since the invasion began. Already yesterday, the Ministry of Energy reported on the attack: “This afternoon the enemy attacked one of the thermal power plants in the front area. “The equipment was severely damaged as a result of the bombing.”

Although no details have been specified about which power plant is affected, yesterday’s statement already stated that there would have been a “temporary shortage of electricity” in the network, urging consumers to use “electricity in a reasonable and economical manner, especially during peak load hours. “I thank all Ukrainian families, all those who understand the challenges of war and temperature and use electricity moderately and rationally,” said President Volodymyr Zelensky in his evening speech.

This attack comes as authorities had warned for months that Moscow planned to step up attacks on energy infrastructure, after attacks on the power grid last year caused widespread blackouts.

The attacks continue

A Russian missile attack today killed one civilian and injured four others in the central Dnipropetrovsk region, according to the region’s governor, Serhiy Lysak: “Unfortunately a person has died. Four people are preliminarily injured. They are all in the hospital. “Two people are in serious condition.”

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Russian military deployment in Avdiivka and Bakhmut

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According to the kyiv General Staff report issued today, Ukrainian troops have managed to contain the enemy advances, which persists in its attempts to surround Avdiivka. Specifically, it is reported that Ukraine repelled 30 attacks on Thursday in this town near the occupied city of Donetsk, which has acquired a strategic priority for Russia.

Kazakhstan issues a closure order against a charitable fund for Ukraine

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According to Yevgeny Zhovtis, jurist and activist in Defense of human rightsthe actions taken by the department of justice in the Atyrau region, located in western Kazakhstan, to revoke the registration of this charitable fund, appear to be motivated by political considerations. Zhovtis has indicated that these measures could be aimed at avoid conflicts with the powerful neighbor to the north, thus hinting at an external influence on the judicial decision.

Attack on a power plant

Good morning! The live broadcast of the war between Russia and Ukraine with one last hour. Ukrainians face a new winter with energy restrictions, with Volodymyr Zelensky’s first call to save energy coming in his evening speech a few hours ago. The reason is the attack by Russia on one of the thermal power plants in an area close to the front line, although it has not been specified exactly what it is. The Ministry of Energy also makes a request to all Ukrainians to try to save energy, especially during peak hours.

Source: Antena3

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