Russia keeps hitting Ukraine's energy infrastructure, causing 'massive blackouts'

Posted on AllSides October 18th, 2022
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Mykolaiv Oblast Governor Vitali Kim / Telegram

As Russian troops have been suffering from battlefield defeats since August, they have intensified long-range strikes against targets across Ukraine, aiming to "cause wide-spread damage to Ukraine's energy distribution network," according to the U.K. Defense Ministry. In the morning on Oct. 18, Russia hit civilian infrastructure sites in Dnipro, Kyiv and Zhytomyr. 

Russian forces struck energy infrastructure in the city of Dnipro twice, according to Deputy Head of President's Office Kyrylo Tymoshenko. After the attack, some districts of Dnipro, as well as the towns of Synelnykove and Vasylkivka in Dnipropetrovsk Oblast, have been...

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