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Ukraine faces power cuts after Russian strikes

Ukraine Government has alerted its residents in its capital city, Kyiv to braze up for longer power cuts following Russian attacks on energy infrastructure.

According to the BBC report, severe blackout have been hitting Kyiv and central regions of Ukraine, including the city of Dnipro.

President Volodymyr Zelensky said the attack on the country’s energy infrastructure, which has affected over four million people, will not affect the morale or break their unity.

The Ukrainian President said about a third of the country’s electric power stations have been destroyed.

Similarly, a private energy company, DTEK noted that 30% of the capital city have lost its power capacity.

The DTEK Director, Dmytro Sakharuk said ”the scale of restrictions is significant, much larger than it was before,”.

The power cuts have forced the country to stall the use of street lights and electric-powered public transport, besides the discomfort in people’s homes.

Writing by Oluwaseyi Ajibade; editing by Julian Osamoto