Power supply already restored to 6M Ukrainians - Zelensky

Power supply already restored to 6M Ukrainians - Zelensky

After yesterday's Russian missile barrage, electricity supplies were restored to almost 6 million Ukrainians on Saturday.

Work on stabilization of the energy system continues, President Volodymyr Zelensky said in a video address to the nation, an Ukrinform correspondent reports.

"The main thing today is energy. Throughout the day, it was possible to restore electricity to almost 6 million Ukrainians. Repair works continue non-stop after yesterday's attack by terrorists," Zelensky said.

At the same time, he noted that there is still a lot of work to be done to stabilize the system. In addition, there are also problems with the supply of heating and water.

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"The most difficult situation is Kyiv and the region, Vinnytsia and the region, and Lviv and the region. But there are, unfortunately, large-scale blackouts in many other regions, too. These are Dnipro region, Volyn, Zhytomyr regions, and Zakarpattia. These are Ivano-Frankivsk region, Odesa, and Odesa region, Poltava region, Ternopil region, Chernihiv region, and other cities and regions," the president said.

He thanked all partners who provide assistance to Ukraine, understanding the scale of Russian missile strikes.

As reported, according to the General Staff, on December 16, the Russian invaders fired 98 missiles and more than 65 times employed multiple launch rocket systems.

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