Live: New Russian strikes on Ukraine’s energy grid as first snow falls

Contemporary Russian strikes hit cities throughout Ukraine on Thursday, crippling the nation’s vitality infrastructure and plunging tens of millions into darkness as winter units in and temperatures drop. Comply with our stay weblog for the newest developments. All occasions are Paris time (GMT+1)

06:01: The battle in Ukraine can be Asia’s drawback, says Macron

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French President Emmanuel Macron on Friday known as on Asian international locations to affix the “rising consensus” towards the battle in Ukraine, telling them the battle was additionally “your drawback”.

Macron informed enterprise leaders on the sidelines of a Pacific summit that France was making an attempt to “create an rising consensus to say that this battle can be your drawback, as a result of it is going to create numerous destabilization”.

05:40: New wave of Russian strikes hits Ukraine grid as first snow falls

Contemporary Russian strikes hit cities throughout Ukraine on Thursday, crippling the nation’s vitality infrastructure and plunging tens of millions into darkness as winter units in and temperatures drop.

Repeated flash floods have disrupted electrical energy and water provides throughout Ukraine, however the Kremlin blamed civilian struggling on Kiev’s refusal to barter, moderately than Russian assaults.

AFP journalists in a number of Ukrainian cities mentioned the newest assault coincided with the primary snow of the season, after officers in Kyiv warned of “tough” days forward.

“At the moment, greater than 10 million Ukrainians are with out electrical energy,” Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky mentioned on Thursday, including that the areas of Odessa, Vinnytsia, Sumy and Kyiv had been essentially the most affected.

(FRANCE 24 with AFP, REUTERS and AP)

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