The latest on the war between Russia and Ukraine – The Washington Post
Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky said that after that he expects a “strong reaction” from the world Russian missiles destroyed energy and civil infrastructure in Kiev and other major cities. He also told world powers at a UN Security Council meeting late Wednesday that they should pass a resolution condemning “any form of energy terror.” (Russia has veto power on the Council.)
Authorities are continuing efforts to restore key infrastructure after Wednesday’s strikes. Official of the Ukrainian President he said on Thursday that electricity has been restored to all regions of the country, although efforts to reconnect households are still ongoing. Mayor of Kyiv Vitali Klitschko it was said on Telegram early Thursday that 70 percent of the capital was without power, although water has since been restored to the entire city.
Here’s the latest on the war and its effects around the world.
4. From our correspondents
Just before the invasion, Germany was heavily dependent on the Kremlin for natural gas, coal and oil. A company with deep ties to the Russian state owned Germany’s largest gas storage facility, which was drained at the start of the war. Russia also held a majority stake in the country’s most important national gas pipeline and owned a refinery that supplied Berlin with the key fuel.
Francesca Ebel, Ellen Francis, Claire Parker, Benjamin Soloway, David L. Stern and Sammy Westfall contributed to this report.
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