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Kyiv Declares State of Emergency after Losing 50% of Energy Consumption

Fri 16 Dec 2022 | 08:17 PM
Ahmed Moamar

On Friday, the Ukrainian State Electricity Company (UEC) declared a state of emergency across the country due to the huge losses incurred by the energy system due to the Russian missile strikes.

And the UEC announced, according to Russia Today, that the losses resulting from the Russian bombing are estimated at 50% of the energy consumed.

The Kyiv authorities had previously announced a power outage in several areas due to Russian missile attacks on the infrastructure, in addition to stopping the metro in Kyiv and trains in some areas in the east of the country.

On Thursday, electricity was cut off "completely" from the Ukrainian city of Kherson, which Kyiv recently recaptured from Russian forces, due to "strong shelling targeting its basic infrastructure," according to what was announced by the region's governor, Yaroslav Yanushevich, according to Sky News.

"The electricity is completely cut off in Kherson," Yaroslav Yanushevich said via Telegram.