Ukraine in Darkness

Published December 20th, 2022 - 10:10 GMT

ALBAWABA - Ukraine is in darkness with Russia attacking its electricity and power infrastructure. About 12 million Ukrainians today are living without electricity. The following pictures show how people are coping with the new black out crisis across the country. 

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In Bakhmut, Donetsk region

A local man pushes his bicycle next to a damaged residential building in the frontline town of Bakhmut, Donetsk region on December 16, 2022, where last inhabitants live without electricity, water and gas supply, amid the Russian invasion of Ukraine. (Photo by Genya SAVILOV / AFP)

Kyiv

This picture shows a Christmas tree set up on Kyiv's Saint Sophia Square during the blackout hours prior to its inauguration ceremony on December 19, 2022. (Photo by Sergei SUPINSKY / AFP)

In Laviv

A man sells glowing balloons in front of a tree in Lviv, western Ukraine, during a blackout, on December 18, 2022, amid the Russian invasion of Ukraine. (Photo by Yuriy DYACHYSHYN / AFP)

Christmas in Lviv

A woman takes a selfie with a man dressed as Saint Mykola (Saint Nicolas) in Lviv, western Ukraine, during a blackout, on December 18, 2022, amid the Russian invasion of Ukraine. (Photo by Yuriy DYACHYSHYN / AFP)

Under the dark

A cobbler works under the flashlight during a blackout in Lviv on December 16, 2022, after Russian strikes targeted the power infrastructure. A fresh barrage of Russian strikes hit cities across Ukraine early December 16, cutting water and electricity in major cities and piling pressure on Ukraine's grid with temperatures belowing freezing. (Photo by YURIY DYACHYSHYN / AFP)

In darkness

A man uses a flashlight as he walks down a dark street during a blackout in Lviv on December 16, 2022, after Russian strikes targeted the power infrastructure. A fresh barrage of Russian strikes hit cities across Ukraine early December 16, cutting water and electricity in major cities and piling pressure on Ukraine's grid with temperatures belowing freezing. (Photo by YURIY DYACHYSHYN / AFP)

Kyiv in the dark

Kyiv in the dark (AFP File Photo)

In Bakhmut, Donetsk region
Kyiv
In Laviv
Christmas in Lviv
Under the dark
In darkness
Kyiv in the dark
In Bakhmut, Donetsk region
A local man pushes his bicycle next to a damaged residential building in the frontline town of Bakhmut, Donetsk region on December 16, 2022, where last inhabitants live without electricity, water and gas supply, amid the Russian invasion of Ukraine. (Photo by Genya SAVILOV / AFP)
Kyiv
This picture shows a Christmas tree set up on Kyiv's Saint Sophia Square during the blackout hours prior to its inauguration ceremony on December 19, 2022. (Photo by Sergei SUPINSKY / AFP)
In Laviv
A man sells glowing balloons in front of a tree in Lviv, western Ukraine, during a blackout, on December 18, 2022, amid the Russian invasion of Ukraine. (Photo by Yuriy DYACHYSHYN / AFP)
Christmas in Lviv
A woman takes a selfie with a man dressed as Saint Mykola (Saint Nicolas) in Lviv, western Ukraine, during a blackout, on December 18, 2022, amid the Russian invasion of Ukraine. (Photo by Yuriy DYACHYSHYN / AFP)
Under the dark
A cobbler works under the flashlight during a blackout in Lviv on December 16, 2022, after Russian strikes targeted the power infrastructure. A fresh barrage of Russian strikes hit cities across Ukraine early December 16, cutting water and electricity in major cities and piling pressure on Ukraine's grid with temperatures belowing freezing. (Photo by YURIY DYACHYSHYN / AFP)
In darkness
A man uses a flashlight as he walks down a dark street during a blackout in Lviv on December 16, 2022, after Russian strikes targeted the power infrastructure. A fresh barrage of Russian strikes hit cities across Ukraine early December 16, cutting water and electricity in major cities and piling pressure on Ukraine's grid with temperatures belowing freezing. (Photo by YURIY DYACHYSHYN / AFP)
Kyiv in the dark
Kyiv in the dark (AFP File Photo)