The energy workers resume the electricity supply for Kharkiv Oblast residents. Some settlements have remained without electricity since the beginning of the full-scale invasion.

Kharkiv Regional Military Administration:

  • Electricity supply was resumed for more than 50% of consumers in the village of Tsyrkuny in the Kharkiv district, occupied as early as Feb. 24, 2022.

The village was under the occupation of Russian troops for two and a half months and then under constant shelling. Currently, there are only partially intact buildings left in Tsyrkuny. The energy workers have already repaired 11 substations and replaced poles and power lines. As of March 24, 700 consumers remained without electricity.

  • In March, electricity supply resumed in Ruska Lozova, Velyka Danylivka, and other settlements.

Kharkiv Mayor:

Currently, about 500 streets in the city are illuminated. “We are gradually expanding this list, and about 320 more streets will be illuminated,” said Ihor Terekhov.

Streetlights have been resumed since March 7 for the first time since the start of the full-scale invasion. Central highways and roads with the most traffic have been illuminated in test mode.

Problems with the light caused many accidents involving pedestrians. According to the patrol police, in January 2023, there were twice as many such traffic accidents as in January 2022, and 80% of accidents occurred at night.


During the week, Kharkivoblenergo specialists restored the electricity supply for 10 settlements in Dvorichna and Borova communities in Kharkiv Oblast.

Moreover, repair and restoration are done in Zolochiv and Derhachi communities, near Lyptsi and in Izium. Constant shelling and territory mining make the energy specialists’ work risky and complicated, note the Oblenergo representatives.

Earlier, on 22 March, specialists of Kharkivoblenergo JSC came under artillery fire in Vovchansk, Kharkiv Oblast, while carrying out repair work, the company informed.

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