No emergency power cuts expected in Ukraine during first snowy weekend

19 November 2022, 03:54 PM
Evening Kyiv (Photo:NV)

Evening Kyiv (Photo:NV)

No emergency power cuts are expected in Ukraine on Nov. 19, the press service of Ukrenergo announced on Telegram. 

Power engineers did everything possible to make sure the first weekend with snow went by without additional restrictions for Ukrainians.

"We plan to pass this first weekend with the first snow and sub-zero temperatures outside without additional emergency outages in any region,” the message reads.

“We have done a lot for this and continue to do it, returning power to the people.”

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Energy company DTEK's Executive Director Dmytro Sakharuk said that despite the Russian attacks on energy infrastructure facilities, a total blackout is not on the cards in Ukraine.

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