Blackouts in Ukraine after Russia targeted energy infrastructure. – Weekly, Oct 23-30

4-8 hours of blackouts per day: Ukrainians are facing electricity cuts after Russian missiles hit the civilian infrastructure in the previous weeks. Russia’s warships were damaged in Sevastopol by possibly drone strikes; in response, Russia withdrew from the grain accords, which might result in a new global food crisis.

Learn more from the weekly digest of our Explaining Ukraine podcast.

Hosts: Volodymyr Yermolenko, Ukrainian philosopher and journalist, chief editor of, and Tetyana Ogarkova, Ukrainian scholar and journalist, in charge of international outreach at the Ukraine Crisis Media Centre.

UCMC’s contribution to episode #153 is supported by the joint Ukraine Crisis Media Center and Estonian Centre for International Development project that is funded by the Estonian Ministry of Foreign Affairs and American Embassy in Kyiv.