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Russia attacks 3 Ukrainian thermal power plants: Severe damage reported

Russia attacks 3 Ukrainian thermal power plants: Severe damage reported Photo: The Russian occupiers attacked three Ukrainian thermal power plants on March 29 (Getty Images)
Author: Liliana Oleniak

On the night of March 29, Russian occupants attacked three thermal power plants in Ukraine. A power engineer was injured in the attacks, according to DTEK energy company.

The energy company did not specify in which regions the thermal power plants were attacked. However, DTEK emphasizes that the attack severely damaged the equipment.

"After the attack, the power engineers promptly began to eliminate the consequences," the statement says.

According to preliminary information, a power engineer was injured. The employee was promptly provided with the necessary assistance.

Since the beginning of the full-scale invasion of Ukraine, Russian invaders have fired at DTEK's thermal power plants over 160 times.

Russian massive attack

As early as the evening of March 28, the Air Force of the Armed Forces of Ukraine reported the launch and movement of the Russian Shaheds, and an air alert was declared in some regions. In the morning, the Russian occupiers launched missiles from Tu-95MS aircraft.

There were also reports of Kinzhal missiles being launched from MiG-31K aircraft and ballistic missiles from Crimea.

Russian missiles reached the western regions, and air defense systems were deployed in Lviv and Ivano-Frankivsk regions.

In general, the Dnipropetrovsk and Cherkasy regions were under Russian attack. Critical infrastructure and energy facilities were attacked there.

Read more about the consequences of the Russian attack in RBC-Ukraine's report.