US News Half of Kiev residents continued without electricity
Habeck quits special rule for 2022 built -in heat pumps on
Berlin. So now: Economic Minister Habeck has announced a special regulation for owners of heat pumps in the planned electricity price brake. After a "heat pumping summit", the Greens politician said that a special consideration for heat pumps should be created, which were installed in 2022.
two days after renewed Russian attacks on the infrastructure in Ukraine, parts of Kyiv and other regions continue to be without electricity. Half of the people in the capital have no electricity, said Mayor Vitali Klitschko on Friday in the online service Telegram. However, heating in a third of the apartments in Kyiv can be heated again.
specialists continued to work to restore the company. The energy companies planned to supply all households at least alternately in Kyiv during the day.
War in Ukraine: kyiv accuses Russia of torture of "horrible" magnitude to Kherson
© Bulent Kilic The inhabitants of Kherson try to appropriate their territory again, after the departure of the Russians. AFP/BUSnter kilic There was the hell of the Boutcha mass graves. Then that of the common pit of Izioum . Ukrainian authorities say they have discovered terrible new scenes in the Kherson region, committed during the Russian occupation of this southern city of Ukraine .
The head of the state electricity supplier Ukrenergo, Wolodymyr Kudryzkyj, said on Facebook that he assumed that the Ukrainian energy system had "the most difficult phase behind" after the Russian attacks. The power supply was partially restored. 70 percent of the nationwide needs are covered. The energy system was also connected to the European Union's energy system, explained Kudryzkyj.
After Russian attacks on the energy infrastructure in Ukraine, millions of people had been without electricity on Thursday. The capital Kyiv in particular was affected, at times the people there also had no access to running water. However, according to the city administration, the water supply was restored on Thursday.
On Friday, drivers formed long snakes in front of the petrol stations in Kyiv to fill their supplies. The mobile networks were still disturbed in some areas. In Kyiv there are currently temperatures around freezing. "Yes, that's a difficult situation and yes, it can happen again," said Ukrainian presidential advisor Mychailo Podoljak. "But Ukraine can handle it."
Ukraine: in kyiv, we prepare to face a rough winter and power cuts
© AFP - Sergei Supinsky Maidan Square in kyiv under the snow, November 17, 2022. Many Ukrainians must face the start of Winter with little or no electricity and without hot water, while the first snow in winter fell on the country, after more than a month and a half of bombing on the country's energy network. of our special envoy to kyiv, Clea Broadhurst Tania is sitting at a coffee table, because electricity has just been cut at home - as is the case three times a day, for 4 hours.
Russia had rejected any responsibility for destruction in the capital. "Not a single blow" took place within Kiev, the Foreign Ministry in Moscow said on Thursday. Any destruction is the result of rockets that had shot down "foreign and Ukrainian air defense systems" from inhabited areas of the Ukrainian capital.
The British Foreign Minister James Cleird announced new help for Ukraine on Friday during a visit to Kyiv. Among other things, London will provide 24 ambulances and six armored vehicles. CLEBERY also promised another three million pounds (3.5 million euros) for the reconstruction of schools and emergency shelters as well as additional funds to support victims of sexual violence by Russian soldiers.
"During winter, Russia continues to try to break Ukrainian determination through its brutal attacks on civilians, hospitals and the energy infrastructure," said Cleblever. "Russia will fail," he emphasized.
The attacks on Ukrainian energy supply are the latest strategy of the Russian troops, which have recently been pushed back by the Ukrainian army. Russia's soldiers had to withdraw from the city of Cherson in south of Ukraine two weeks ago. According to the Ukrainian presidency, eleven people were killed in Russian bombing in the Cherson region and almost 50 others were injured.
Winterberg hopes for cold collapse: Friday the first winter athletes are expected .
Winterberg - the meadows are still bright green and not white in the Hochsauerland. But the snow cannons run in the Winterberg ski lift carousel. Winter athletes should be able to start the season at the weekend. © Niklas Hinz/Skiliftkarusell The first artificially created snow is already made from A to B in Winterberg. Niklas Hinz/Skiliftkarusell The ski lift carousel in Winterberg wants to start the season with the first two snow -covered descents on Friday.