Dnipro Hydroelectric Power Plant in critical condition following multiple Russian attacks

Dnipro Hydroelectric Power Plant
Dnipro Hydroelectric Power Plant

The Dnipro Hydroelectric Power Plant has sustained heavy damage in Russian attacks, significantly impacting its operational capacity, Ukrenergo head Volodymyr Kudrytskyi said on national TV.

The DniproHPP has been targeted multiple times by Russian forces this year.

"The station is in a difficult situation in terms of its technical condition…” Kudrytskyi said.

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“It is heavily damaged, and there are serious obstacles to its normal operation."

The DniproHPP was in critical condition following an attack by the Russian military on June 1st, Zaporizhzhya Regional Military Administration head, Ivan Fedorov. reported earlier.

Combined Russian attack on Ukraine's energy system — June 1st

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Ukraine's Air Force detected the launch of Russian Tu-95MS strategic bombers, which fired missiles on the night of June 1st. Russia also launched missile attacks from the Black Sea and deployed drones.

A fire was reported at a critical infrastructure facility in Vinnytsia Oblast. Explosions were also heard in the Lviv, Khmelnytskyi, and Zaporizhzhya oblasts.

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Russia targeted Ukraine's energy system across five oblasts, the Energy Ministry reported.

Four people were injured in Lviv Oblast in the attack.

In total, 60 civilians were injured throughout the day, Interior Minister Ihor Klymenko said.

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