B in the event of a complete power outage from Kyiv, all residents can be evacuated. This was reported by The New York Times, citing city authorities.
“We understand that if Russia continues to attack, we may lose the entire power supply system,” said Roman Tkachuk, director of security at the Kyiv City Hall. .
Kyiv officials will receive a notification of a complete network failure at least 12 hours in advance. Tkachuk specified that if this happens, “we will start informing people and preparing them for evacuation.”
As a result of massive Russian shelling, 40% of Ukraine's energy infrastructure has been damaged or destroyed. In this regard, 1,000 shelters are being built in Kyiv to warm residents. Engineers are forced to repair damaged power plants without the necessary equipment.
- October 29, President Volodymyr Zelensky said that the electricity supply to cities has stabilized, but there is still a shortage.
- November 1, head of the Kyiv OVA Oleksiy Kuleba said that Kyiv could be left without electricity for two weeks.