As a result of massive Russian rocket attacks on Ukrainian cities, which lasted two days (October 10 and 11), about 30% of the country's energy infrastructure was damaged. This was announced by the Minister of Energy of Ukraine German Galushchenko.
In an interview with CNN, he said that this is the first time since the beginning of the war that Russia has "sharply set its sights" on Ukraine's energy infrastructure.
On the morning of October 10, Russia launched a massive rocket attack on Ukraine. The attacks were aimed at different cities, including Kyiv, Lvov, Dnipro, Zaporozhye, Odessa, Krivoy Rog. According to the latest data from the Ukrainian General Staff, Russia fired 87 cruise missiles in Ukraine, 46 of which were shot down by the Armed Forces of Ukraine. The State Emergency Service of Ukraine reported 19 dead in the country and 105 wounded. As of October 11, there was no electricity in 300 Ukrainian settlements.
On October 11, Russia continued shelling - on a smaller scale. Odessa, Khmelnytsky, Kyiv, Dnepropetrovsk and Nikolaev regions were attacked.
Russian President Vladimir Putin said that a massive "precision weapon" attack was carried out on energy, military command and communications facilities. However, rockets hit museums, parks, playgrounds and the Philharmonic.
On October 12, shelling was reported in at least two regions of Ukraine. Rockets were fired across the Zaporozhye region, a residential building was destroyed in one of the villages, there were no fatalities, said the regional head Oleksandr Starukh. In the Dnipropetrovsk region, the city of Nikopol was shelled - it was fired upon by Grad and heavy artillery, said the head of the region, Valentin Reznichenko. According to him, as a result of a shell hitting a private house, a six-year-old girl and her mother were injured.