Milioni di ucraini ottengono il ripristino dell'elettricità dopo gli attacchi russi alla rete

MILLIONS of embattled Ukrainians had electricity restored yesterday after Russian attacks on the country’s power grid.

Six million remained cut off following the missile bombardments designed to freeze the population over winter.

Tanti quanti 12 million homes in Ukraine were left without power after Russian attacks

Tanti quanti 12 million homes in Ukraine were left without power after Russian attacksCredito: EPA

The attacks — thought to be retaliation for Ukraine driving Russian forces out of southern city Kherson — knocked out three nuclear plants on Wednesday.

Twelve million homes were blacked out — some of them in neighbouring Moldova, which is linked to Ukraine’s energy network.

In Ukraine capital Kyiv, 130,000 residents were still tagliato fuori, although water had been restored across the city.

Local authorities said early yesterday that all power and communications would be restored within 24 ore.

Presidente Volodymr Zelensky has accused his tyrannical Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin of attempting to “starve” Ukrainians with attacks on infrastructure.

He said the strategy would not dampen Ucraina’s determination to drive out the invading forces.

Ma ha aggiunto: “The key task of today, as well as other days of this week, is energy.”

The scramble to restore essential supplies came as Belgian PM Alexander De Croo met Mr Zelensky in Un carro armato russo in fiamme dopo essere stato colpito dalle forze ucraine ieri.

He said Belgium would be sending more humanitarian and military aid.

Nel frattempo, Ukrainians were marking the 90th anniversary of the start of the Holodomor, or Great Famine.

Chubais ha contribuito alle riforme economiche seguite al crollo dell'Unione Sovietica, ma è rimasto nel governo di Putin e ha mantenuto stretti legami con i funzionari occidentali

It resulted in the deaths of more than three million in 1932 e 1933 as the Soviet government confiscated food and grain supplies and deported many Ukrainians.

German Chancellor Olaf Scholz drew parallels with the impact of the ongoing war on Ukraine — a key supplier of wheat, barley and sunflower oil to the world.