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Russia is turning Ukraine power grid into ‘battlefield’, Zelensky tells EU

Ukraine president says 'not the time' for elections
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President Volodymyr Zelensky said Thursday that Russian attacks on Ukraine’s energy facilities had rendered the country’s power grid a “battlefield”, in attacks that were spurring a new wave of Ukrainians fleeing to Europe.

“Russia’s leadership has given the order to turn the energy system itself into a battlefield. The consequences of this are very dangerous, again for all of us in Europe,” Zelensky said in an address to the EU council, adding that: “Russia is provoking a new wave of migration of Ukrainians to EU countries.”

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