Russia leaves 80% of the population of kyiv without water and electricity after a massive attack
The Government of Ukraine has requested international help to restore the energy supply damaged by Russian attacks and assured on Monday that it already has equipment from twelve countries. "Following the instructions of the President of Ukraine, Volodymyr Zelensky, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs continues to work actively with international partners to restore Ukraine's energy infrastructure, damaged as a result of Russian missile terrorism," the head of that portfolio said in a note. , Dmytro Kuleba.
"We have already agreed on the supply of equipment by the governments and companies of 12 countries: Israel, Spain, Italy, Lithuania, Germany, North Macedonia, Poland, Republic of Korea, Slovakia, Slovenia, Finland and France," the minister added.
Kuleba indicated that Zelenski issued the corresponding order and that the Ministry of the Interior, the Ministry of Energy and other authorities and state companies “are updating the list of needs.
Some countries, including Spain, would have agreed to transfer energy equipment
«The Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Ukraine updated the relevant requests in the framework of the European Civil Protection Mechanism and the NATO Crisis Response Center.
Ukraine claimed yesterday that Russian troops used Moldova's airspace in massive attacks launched against critical infrastructure that have left hundreds of towns without electricity in seven regions of the country. "Russia today fired more than 50 missiles at Ukraine during a foreign leader's visit and violated the airspace of another state," said President Zelensky's spokesman, Serheii Nikiforov.
The allusion to the foreign leader refers to the visit made yesterday to kyiv by the Prime Minister of the Czech Republic, Petr Fiala. The violation of the airspace of another country refers to a Russian missile shot down by anti-aircraft defenses in the village of Naslavcea, in Moldavian territory, near the border with Ukraine.
The Russian missile would be one of the 44 that the Ukrainian military command claims to have shot down in the last hours of the total of 50 that Russia launched today, mainly against critical and energy facilities. According to the Ukrainian Prime Minister, Denys Shmyhal, there are hundreds of Ukrainian populations spread throughout the country that have been left without electricity.
Cuts in electricity supply due to the attacks have also affected several neighborhoods in the Ukrainian capital, according to the mayor of kyiv, Vitali Klitschko. 80% of the citizens of the Ukrainian capital have also been left without a supply of drinking water.