Zelensky: Power outages in Ukraine on Thursday affected 4.5 million people

The president Ukraine Vladimir Zelensky in a video message on his Telegram channel, he said that emergency and rolling power outages in Ukraine affected about 4.5 million people.

Zelensky: Power outages in Ukraine on Thursday affected 4.5 million people

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“Only as of this evening, about 4.5 million consumers were temporarily disconnected from consumption according to emergency and stabilization schedules,” the head of Ukraine said.

Outages occurred in Kyiv and ten more areas. Zelensky added that electricity in the country is cut off for several hours every day. Ukrainians are urged to save electricity during peak hours. On Friday, November 4, according to the national energy company Ukrenergo, electricity will be cut off in 11 subjects of the country.

Earlier, Zelensky discussed by phone with Moldovan President Maia Sandu the problems common to the two countries. On October 24, the Moldovan authorities announced the onset of a shortage of electricity in the country. This happened after supplies from Ukraine and the Moldavskaya GRES, located in Transnistria, were limited. In Ukraine, restrictions on electricity supply have been introduced in different regions in order to reduce the load on the power grid. The office of the President of Ukraine urged to prepare for a difficult winter and rolling blackouts. Zelensky reported that as a result of shelling by the Russian Federation, 30% of Ukrainian power plants were destroyed. On October 10, the Russian army began to strike at the infrastructure of Ukraine. As the President of the Russian Federation Vladimir Putinit was a response to the terrorist actions of the Kyiv regime.

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