Russian MoD confirms mass strikes on Ukraine’s energy facilities

Russia’s Defence Ministry has confirmed executing mass strikes upon Ukraine’s energy facilities, as per the agency’s daily brief.

“On 26 January, the Armed Forces of the Russian Federation launched a massive missile attack, using high-precision long-range air- and sea-based armament, as well as unmanned aerial vehicles, against the power facilities that operate Ukraine’s defence industrial complex and transport system. The goals of the massive attack have been reached. All the assigned targets have been neutralised,” reads the statement.

Russia executed a series of massive strikes upon Ukraine yesterday for the 13th time, killing 11 people and injuring at least 12, as per local authorities. Energy facilities were damaged in the regions of Odesa, Zaporizhzhia, and Kyiv.

Ukraine reported that Russia had launched 59 missiles upon Ukraine’s cities, while the Ukrainian air defence systems managed to down 47 of those.

The experts of IAEA, the international nuclear agency, recorded explosions near the Zaporizhzhia nuclear power plant on 25 January. Ukraine informed the IAEA that its NPPs reduced their power output as a result of shelling of the country’s energy infrastructure.

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