Russian-installed authorities have ordered all residents of the southern Ukraine city of Kherson to evacuate “immediately” ahead of the expected advance by Ukrainian forces who are counter-attacking to reclaim it. The pro-Kremlin regime in the region, citing the tense situation on the front lines and the threat of artillery fire from Kyiv and the alleged “terrorist attack”, has ordered civilians to cross a major river and move deeper into Russian territory by boat. The Associated Press reported that the call was made. On Friday, Ukrainian forces shelled Russian positions across the region, targeting supply routes.
More than a dozen Russian missiles hit energy facilities and other infrastructure across Ukraine On Saturday, the Ukrainian Air Force said the strike had caused power outages in parts of various regions. President Volodymyr Zelensky said the Russian attack was carried out on a “very broad” scale, Reuters reported. He promised to improve his already good record of shooting down missiles with the help of his partners.
russian army Covered Energy Facilities in Western Ukraine, the country’s power grid operator said on Saturday. Ukrenergo said in his Telegram that “the scale of damage he could match or exceed the consequences of the October 10-12 attacks.” Repair crews began repairing the facility after the rocket attack, but restrictions were put in place as they tried to restore power supplies, he said.
Hundreds of thousands of people in central and western Ukraine were awakened by blackouts and regular gunfire. When Ukrainian air defenses tried to shoot down drones and incoming missiles. Ukrainian parliamentarian Kira Rudik said 1.5 million people were without electricity after Russia attacked a power plant on Saturday.
Ukrainian Prime Minister says Russia has plunged Ukraine into a humanitarian catastrophe By attacking energy infrastructure. Dennis Schmichal told Germany’s Frankfurter Allgemeine newspaper that Russia wants to force Ukraine into a “cold winter where many people literally freeze to death”.
The Ukrainian army drove the Russians out of the Charybne and Chkalove settlements in the Kherson region.said the General Staff of the Ukrainian Armed Forces on Saturday.
Iran’s foreign ministry condemned France, Germany and Britain’s request to the United Nations to investigate accusations that Russia used drones from Iran to attack Ukraine. Ukraine says Russia used an Iranian-made Shahed-136 attack drone. If true, this claim would violate UN Security Council Resolution 2231.