Electricity Shortage and Blackouts Worsen in Kyiv

In Kyiv, there is now a serious shortage of electricity and the situation is critical, – said the mayor of the capital city, Vitali Klitschko, at the World Economic Forum in Davos in an interview with CNN

“Now we have a shortage of electricity in Kyiv about 30%. At present, it is quite cold in Ukraine – minus 10 Celcius (14 Fahrenheit), minus 20 Celcius (minus 4 Fahrenheit), and sometimes in winter – minus 30 degrees Celcius (minus 22 Fahrenheit)

And in these weather conditions, it is almost impossible to live without electricity, to live without heating, so the situation is critical, we are fighting for survival. An energy collapse in Ukraine can happen at any second,” Klitschko said.