Russia-Ukraine war: List of key events, day 272

With little to no power in some locations, including Kyiv, where temperatures have already fallen below freezing, Ukrainians prepared for the winter.

The country’s energy capacity has been weakened to some extent by Russian airstrikes.

Sergey Kovalenko, the chairman of YASNO, which supplies energy to Kyiv, advised people to stock up on warm clothing and blankets and consider measures to assist them endure a prolonged power outage.

According to Kovalenko, it is most likely that Ukrainians will have blackouts at least through the end of March.

Russian rockets, according to Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy, destroyed half of the nation’s electrical capability.

Residents of a bombed-out Ukrainian village praise Banksy’s mural of a warm bath as they prepare for a chilly winter. The mural features a male.

Mykhailo Podolyak, a presidential adviser for Ukraine, claimed that now that its troops had departed, Russia was bombarding Kherson city from across the Dnieper River. There is no military logic; they are only seeking retribution against the locals.

Despite shelling over the weekend that resulted in extensive damage, there are no immediate nuclear safety or security concerns at the Russian-controlled Zaporizhzhia nuclear power plant in Ukraine, the UN atomic watchdog said after its experts toured the facility.

Zelenskyy pleaded with NATO participants to ensure the defense of Ukraine’s nuclear installations against Russian sabotage. The decision to withdraw Moscow’s forces from the Ukrainian city of Kherson this month was supported by Russia’s leading war hawks, but the general who argued for the action is now facing mounting pressure to show that it was worthwhile.

The Kremlin declared that it was not considering mobilizing a second batch of Russian troops to fight in Ukraine.

charges of war crimes
According to the prosecutor general’s office, Ukrainian police and prosecutors have located four locations in Kherson where they believe Russian forces may have tortured victims before leaving the city.
The United States is keeping an eye on reports that Russian personnel were executed in cold blood by Ukrainian forces. The Russian defense ministry cited online videos purportedly depicting Ukrainian soldiers beheading Russian prisoners of war. The Kremlin promised to bring the guilty parties to justice.

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