Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky remained in the dark yesterday, stressing that his people are not afraid of the dark.
But Moscow’s goal is not to drown its western neighbor in darkness, but rather with frost, it seems.
“We will freeze to death”
Winter and snow on the doorstep and the power plants they hit will greatly affect the means of heating, transportation and more.
In this context, the mayor of Kiev, Vitali Klitschko, stressed that Ukrainians will freeze to death questwinter if the West does not urgently send blankets and generators to keep them warm.
The 51-year-old former world heavyweight boxing champion also added that increasing Russian attacks on power plants have brought his country to the brink of a new crisis.
“We are doing everything we can to save and protect our people, but this winter is sure to be a big challenge for us,” he said, slamming his fists on the table.
However, he felt that this shift in Russian tactics, which bears the hallmark of the new military commander appointed weeks ago by Russian President Vladimir Putin, and its focus on bombing power plants, reflects Moscow’s need for a slight victory, whatever. it is, according to him.
Interestingly, night temperatures are expected to drop in the coming days in all of Ukraine, reaching lows of -20 degrees Celsius in some parts.
Meanwhile, the Ukrainian authorities have rationed the hours of electricity and put in take measures to reduce energy consumption in across the country, after Russian missiles and drones destroyed over 30% of power plants in only one week.