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TUESDAY November 8, 2022: 'BLACK OUT' Ukraine has been grappling with power outages and disruption of water supplies since Russia started missile and drone strikes on the country's energy infrastructure. Ukraine's state electricity operator announced regular scheduled blackouts in Kyiv and seven other regions of the country due to Russian attacks. The move comes as Russian forces continue to pound Ukrainian cities in a grinding war that is nearing its nine-month mark. Ukraine's president, Volodymyr Zelenskiy, described the situation as 'really difficult' he said more than 4.5 million Ukrainians, mostly in Kyiv and the surrounding region, were without electricity. Welcome to 'BLACK OUT'
© zReportage.com Story of the Week #862: TUESDAY November 8, 2022: 'BLACK OUT' Ukraine has been grappling with power outages and disruption of water supplies since Russia started missile and drone strikes on the country's energy infrastructure. Ukraine's state electricity operator announced regular scheduled blackouts in Kyiv and seven other regions of the country due to Russian attacks. The move comes as Russian forces continue to pound Ukrainian cities in a grinding war that is nearing its nine-month mark. Ukraine's president, Volodymyr Zelenskiy, described the situation as 'really difficult' he said more than 4.5 million Ukrainians, mostly in Kyiv and the surrounding region, were without electricity. Welcome to 'BLACK OUT'
A single light on in the 'Ukraina' hotel in downtown Kyiv amid the ongoing blackouts. At least once a day, the electricity supply is cut off in many Ukrainian homes and businesses, the consequence of Russian attacks on the country's power grid.
© Danylo Antoniuk/ZUMA Press Wire
A bus drives by a 'czech hedgehog' or tank blocker in downtown Kyiv, as many Ukrainian cities had to reduce the use of electricity due to Russian attacks on the civilian power grid.
© Danylo Antoniuk/ZUMA Press Wire
Commuters use cellphone flash lights while walking past buildings protected by sandbags on a unlit street in Kyiv amid the ongoing blackouts. At least once a day, electricity supply is being cut off in many Ukrainian homes due to the ongoing Russian attacks.
© Danylo Antoniuk/ZUMA Press Wire
Commuters are seen waiting for a tram at a darkened tram station in Kyiv. As a consequence of Russian attacks on objects of Ukraine's critical infrastructure, many Ukrainian cities had to reduce the use of electricity.
© Danylo Antoniuk/ZUMA Press Wire
People stand near a huge ferris wheel at night in Kyiv that operates on the electricity produced by a gas powered generator. As a consequence of Russian missile attacks 250 thousand apartments in Kyiv had been cut off from electricity and 40% of Kyiv residents do not have running water, Kyiv mayor Vitalii Klychko stated.
© Danylo Antoniuk/ZUMA Press Wire
Pedestrians navigate in the dark and walk over a pedestrian crossing on a street in downtown Kyiv, during electricity black outs across Ukraine.
© Danylo Antoniuk/ZUMA Press Wire
A commuter on a dark street boards a passing tram at a station in Kyiv. As a consequence of Russian missile attacks on Ukraine's power grid hundreds thousand of apartments in Kyiv had been cut off from electricity. This is the third time in a month when Russia launches massive rocket attacks on civilians in Kyiv. Earlier October 28 civilians were killed and more than a 100 were wounded.
© Danylo Antoniuk/ZUMA Press Wire
People walk past a restaurant window glowing with candle light on a dark street in Kyiv. Many local businesses are using only candles for lighting amid the ongoing blackouts.
© Danylo Antoniuk/ZUMA Press Wire
A young boy enjoys driving a toy electric quad bike with green neon lights on a darkened street in Kyiv during the ongoing blackouts.
© Danylo Antoniuk/ZUMA Press Wire
People stand in line at the McDonald's fast-food restaurant, one of few buildings with electricity in a darkened downtown Kyiv. The American chain restaurant only recently re-opened after being shut down since the Russian invasion began in February.
© Danylo Antoniuk/ZUMA Press Wire
A cyclist navigates in darkness at Kontraktova square in Kyiv as the only lighting comes from passing traffic. Russia continue to launch massive rocket and drone attacks at the Ukrainian power grid and civilian infrastructure.
© Danylo Antoniuk/ZUMA Press Wire
A commuter walks past a green light shining through an open door onto a darkened street amid rolling blackouts in Kyiv on the 255th day of the Russian war against Ukraine.
© Danylo Antoniuk/ZUMA Press Wire
Danylo Antoniuk ZUMA Press Photographer

Danylo Antoniuk is a Ukrainian photojournalist and contract photographer with ZUMA Press. Danylo's interest in photojournalism started at an early age as his father Maksym was as a photojournalist in the 1990's, documenting a Ukraine, that just gained it's independence from Soviet Union. After the current Russian invasion Danylo began to document the consequences of the war in Ukraine. Danylo's images are published worldwide via ZUMA Press Wire Service.:862



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