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Ukraine war: Kyiv residents adapting to night-time power cuts

Russia launched large-scale missile and drone strikes on Ukrainian power stations in recent weeks.

According to Volodymyr Zelensky, President of Ukraine, these strikes have severely damaged 40% of Ukraine’s critical infrastructure. Many cities are now using emergency stabilisation blackouts.

Residents in Kyiv have been asked to conserve electricity, but they also need to adjust to a darker environment.

BBC News correspondent Catherine Byaruhanga leads us on a night-time stroll through the city.


Jonny Dunstan filmed and edited the film. Kyla Herrmannsen produced the film.

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