The mayor of kyiv denounces that 70% of the city “continues without electricity” and with partial water supply

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kyiv's mayor denounces that 70% of the city

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The mayor of kyiv, Vitali Klitschko, said this Thursday that 70% of the city “still has no electricity” because of the latest Russian bombardments against energy infrastructure, although it has highlighted that the water supply has been restored in the western part of the Ukrainian capital.

“70% of the capital is still without electricity. The energy companies are making all possible efforts to recover it as soon as possible,” Klitschko said through a message on Telegram. Thus, he pointed out that the companies have explained that ” will depend on of the restoration of balance in the Ukraine's energy system, of which kyiv is a part”.

He also praised that “engineers and specialists from Kyivvodokanal worked all night to >restore the life support of the capital” and added that “the water supply has already been restored on the western bank of the city.” “We plan to restore it on the eastern bank during the first half of the day.” “, has settled.

Crimes against humanity

The President of Ukraine, Volodymyr Zelensky, denounced the attack. He told the United Nations Security Council on Wednesday that Russia's attacks on Ukraine's energy infrastructure are crimes against humanity, and he said that Russia's attacks on Ukraine's energy infrastructure are crimes against humanity. In conditions in which the population endures freezing temperatures and tens of millions of people are without electricity, these bombings represent the “Russian formula for terror.”

For his part, Russia's representative to the UN, Vasili Nebenzia, defended the decision. He told the agency that these attacks are a reaction to the supply of weapons that Western countries are carrying out in kyiv and to the “reckless calls by Ukraine for a military victory over Russia” within the framework of of the war, unleashed on February 24 by the invasion order given by Russian President Vladimir Putin.