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DTEK lifts emergency power shutdowns in Donetsk Oblast

Ukrainian power line damaged by a Russian drone strike (illustrative photo)
Ukrainian power line damaged by a Russian drone strike (illustrative photo)

Emergency blackouts in Donetsk Oblast, imposed due to the massive Russian attack on Ukraine's energy grid, have been lifted, power company DTEK reported on Telegram on March 22.

"140,000 households now have power fully restored," the statement said.

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DTEK remains committed to actively addressing the fallout from the Russian energy attacks in other Ukrainian oblasts, the company added.

Emergency blackout schedules were also reportedly canceled for Poltava, Sumy, Zaporizhzhya, Kirovohrad, and Vinnytsia oblasts.

The schedules can be viewed at the provided link.

National energy operator Ukrenergo’s dispatch center instructed that power rationing should be halted for all households in Ukraine except for those in Kharkiv, Dnipropetrovsk, Khmelnytskyi, and Odesa oblasts.

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