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Kyiv Faces Lengthier Blackouts as Russia Keeps Up Assault on Ukraine’s Electric Grid
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Kyiv Faces Lengthier Blackouts as Russia Keeps Up Assault on Ukraine’s Electric Grid

Updated Oct. 27, 2022 10:38 am ET Listen to article (1 minute) Kyiv residents are facing prolonged blackouts, after Russian airstrikes again hit the Ukrainian electric system overnight, further degrading the country’s ability to keep the lights on. Yasno, a Ukrainian energy company, wrote on Facebook on Thursday that Russia had again hit the power...

Fresh Russian Strikes Leave Parts of Ukraine Without Power
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Fresh Russian Strikes Leave Parts of Ukraine Without Power

Updated Oct. 22, 2022 12:07 pm ET Listen to article (1 minute) KYIV, Ukraine—Russia launched one of its most destructive attacks on Ukraine’s critical infrastructure Saturday, using a fresh wave of cruise missile attacks to escalate its campaign to leave the country without power as winter approaches. Energy-grid operator Ukrenergo said Saturday that more than...

Ukrainians Urged to Ration Electricity as Russian Missiles Target Energy Infrastructure
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Ukrainians Urged to Ration Electricity as Russian Missiles Target Energy Infrastructure

Listen to article (2 minutes) KYIV, Ukraine—Ukraine called on residents to limit their use of electricity on Thursday after 10 days of targeted Russian missile-and-drone attacks damaged critical energy infrastructure across the country. Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky said he would meet officials on Thursday to accelerate repairs to facilities and urged residents to ration their...

Russia Launches Fresh Missile Strikes, Widening Attacks on Ukrainian Power Plants
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Russia Launches Fresh Missile Strikes, Widening Attacks on Ukrainian Power Plants

Russian missiles hit homes and power plants in several cities in Ukraine on Tuesday, including Kyiv where three strikes left part of the city without power, as Moscow seeks to crush Ukraine’s energy supply ahead of winter. Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky said Russia has destroyed about 30% of Ukraine’s power stations, causing massive blackouts across...

Kyiv Hit by Drone Attacks as Russia Targets Infrastructure
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Kyiv Hit by Drone Attacks as Russia Targets Infrastructure

KYIV, Ukraine—Russia launched a fresh wave of Iranian-made drones to attack central Kyiv in the early hours of Monday, Ukrainian officials said, as Moscow presses a campaign targeting Ukraine’s energy infrastructure before the onset of winter. Rescue workers pulled 18 people from the rubble of a residential building that was damaged by a strike in...

New England Risks Winter Blackouts as Gas Supplies Tighten
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New England Risks Winter Blackouts as Gas Supplies Tighten

Listen to article (2 minutes) New England power producers are preparing for potential strain on the grid this winter as a surge in natural-gas demand abroad threatens to reduce supplies they need to generate electricity. New England, which relies on natural-gas imports to bridge winter supply gaps, is now competing with European countries for shipments...

Winter's Approach Raises Stakes in European Energy Crisis
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Winter's Approach Raises Stakes in European Energy Crisis

Europe’s scramble to wean itself off Russian natural gas faces its first big test in coming weeks, with falling temperatures expected to boost demand amid tight supplies and high prices.#Winter039s #Approach #Raises #Stakes #European #Energy #Crisis Source link

Iran Protests Spread With Uprising at Prison
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Iran Protests Spread With Uprising at Prison

The protest movement sweeping Iran spread to a Tehran prison known as a symbol of political repression in a new challenge to the Islamic Republic, with detained dissidents chanting antigovernment slogans before violence erupted and a deadly fire engulfed the facility, activists said. Authorities said the fire killed four inmates and blamed a planned escape...