VALENTYNA ROMANENKO – SATURDAY, 22 OCTOBER 2022, 14:50
Russian missile attacks on energy facilities have left 1,451,603 Ukrainians across the country without electricity.
Source: Kyrylo Tymoshenko, Deputy Head of the Office of the President of Ukraine, on Telegram
Details: According to information from the President’s Office, as of 14:00 on 22 October, Russian missile attacks have cut off: 672,000 people in Khmelnytskyi Oblast; 188,400 in Mykolaiv Oblast; 102,000 in Volyn Oblast; 242,000 in Cherkasy Oblast; 174,790 in Rivne Oblast; 61,913 in Kirovohrad Oblast; and 10,500 in Odesa Oblast.
Tymoshenko reiterated that a total of 18 missiles have been shot down by air defence forces.
Quote: "Electrical technicians are starting repair work on the affected areas immediately. There will be light! Don't forget about saving electricity!"
Previously: On 22 October, a long-standing air-raid-siren sounded twice throughout Ukraine (except temporarily occupied Crimea). Russian forces hit energy facilities in many regions of Ukraine.