KHARKIV OBLAST, Feb 23 — On the night of February 23, the Russian army shelled three settlements in the Kharkiv Oblast. It caused a power outage for 1,600 consumers, reported the Ministry of Energy.

“Power engineers managed to supply power to three subscribers who had been disconnected from the electricity supply for a long time,” the Ministry of Energy said.

In total, 15,500 electricity metering points in the oblast are without power.

“We try to constantly restore power supply and have reached the figure of 10-13 thousand outages in the oblast. Then another shelling happens, and several thousand subscribers are cut off again,” said Oleh Syniehubov, the head of the Kharkiv Regional Military Administration.

As reported, during the day on February 23, the Russian military fired artillery and mortars at about 20 settlements in the Kharkiv Oblast, including Synkivka, Dvorichna, and Ivanivka.

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