The mayor of Kyiv, Vitali Klitschko, stated on Thursday that 70 percent of the city “still without electricity” because of the latest Russian bombardments against energy infrastructure, although he has highlighted that the water supply has been restored in the western part of the Ukrainian capital.
“70 percent of the capital is still without electricity. energy companies they are making every effort possible to recover it as soon as possible”, Klitschko said through a message on Telegram. Thus, he has pointed out that the companies have explained that “it will depend on the restoration of balance in the energy system of Ukraine, of which Kyiv is a part.”
Likewise, he praised that “Kyivvodokanal engineers and specialists worked all night to restore the capital’s life support” and added that “the water supply has already been restored on the west bank of the city”. “We plan to restore it on the eastern shore during the first half of the day,” she has settled.
Ukrainian President Volodimir Zelensky denounced on Wednesday before the United Nations Security Council that Russia’s attacks on Ukrainian energy infrastructure are crimes against humanity and affirmed that, in conditions in which the population endures temperatures below zero and tens of millions of people lose electricity, these bombings represent the “Russian formula for terror.”
For his part, Russia’s representative to the UN, Vasili Nebenzia, defended before the organization that these attacks are a reaction to the supply of weapons that Western countries are carrying out to Kyiv and the “reckless calls by Ukraine for a military victory over Russia” in the framework of the war, unleashed on February 24 by the invasion order given by Russian President Vladimir Putin.