Shelling of Ukraine - how many times has Russia attacked electricity facilities — UNIAN

Shelling of Ukraine – how many times has Russia attacked electricity facilities — UNIAN

The Dnipropetrovsk region was the most affected.

Russia hits critical infrastructure / photo UNIAN, Andriy Marienko

Since the beginning of the full-scale invasion, the armed forces of the Russian Federation have carried out 85 attacks on Ukrainian electricity facilities.

This is reported in Office of the Prosecutor General.

In October alone, the Russian Okunaps attacked such objects 51 times.

The largest number of hits on critical infrastructure facilities were made in Dnipropetrovsk Oblast – 8, Lviv Oblast – 6, Vinnytsia Oblast – 5, Sumy Oblast – 4, Kharkiv Oblast – 4, and Kyiv Oblast – 4.

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“This is the policy of destroying Ukrainians by creating conditions unfit for life. With the approach of winter, the Russian leadership is deliberately depriving people of basic things: water, electricity, heat. Just as it deliberately sentenced them to starvation during the Holodomor of 1932-1933. This is terrorism and terrorism a war crime,” said Prosecutor General Andriy Kostin.

He called on the UN to support the creation of an International Tribunal for the aggressor.

Russian strikes on the energy system of Ukraine

As you know, in recent weeks, the Russian invaders have been systematically attacking Ukraine’s energy infrastructure.

On October 19, Oleksandr Kharchenko, adviser to the Minister of Energy, reported that about 40% of the energy infrastructure had already been seriously damaged.

Since October 20, restrictions on the supply of electricity have been introduced throughout the country. In addition, Ukrainians are urged to reduce the use of electrical appliances during peak hours.

President Volodymyr Zelenskyy said that this winter will be the most difficult in the history of Ukraine.

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