But let’s be frank, our enemies are doing everything for the city to be without heat, without electricity, without water supply, in general, so we all die.
He called on Ukrainians to endure the hardships and “we must get through this winter and be even stronger in the spring than now.”.
Russia has focused on striking Ukraine’s energy infrastructure over the last month, causing power shortages and rolling outages across the country.
Kyiv was having hourly rotating blackouts Sunday in parts of the city and the surrounding region.
Kyiv plans to deploy about 1,000 heating points, but it’s unclear if that would be enough for a city of 3 million people.
In the Donetsk city of Bakhmut, 15,000 remaining residents were living under daily shelling and without water or power, according to local media.
In one sliver of good news, the Zaporizhzhia Nuclear Power Plant was reconnected to Ukraine’s power grid, local media reported Sunday. »