Russia completely destroyed Trypilska thermal power plant with missiles

With missile strikes, Russian troops have completely destroyed Ukraine’s Trypilska thermal power plant.

As new Russian missile attacks, Putin’s regime has set out to destroy Ukraine’s energy system in order to inflict as much damage as possible on the civilian population.

During the nighttime shelling of Ukraine on April 11, Russian troops launched missile attacks on the Trypilska thermal power plant. The energy facility was completely destroyed.

Trypilska TPP destroyed by Russian missiles

Andriy Gota, Chairman of the Supervisory Board of Centrenergo, reported the destruction of the Trypilska TPP in a commentary to Interfax Ukraine.

The shelling caused a large-scale fire in the turbine shop. A fire broke out at the enterprise. Fortunately, all the workers who were on shift during the shelling are alive.

The head of the Lviv regional military administration, Mykola Kozytskyi, said that Russians attacked two critical energy infrastructure facilities in the region with cruise missiles of various classes and drones. Namely, a gas distribution infrastructure facility in Stryi district and an electric substation in Chervonohrad district.

Centrenergo lost 100% of its generation capacity

Due to Russian missile strikes, Centrenergo lost 100% of its electricity generation. The organization includes three thermal power plants: Trypilska TPP in Kyiv region, Zmiivska TPP in Kharkiv region, Vuhlehirska TPP in Donetsk region, and a separate unit, Remenergo, in Cherkasy.

On March 22, 2024, Russian missile strikes completely destroyed Zmiivska TPP in Kharkiv region, and Vuhlehirska TPP in Donetsk region has been under Russian occupation since July 25, 2022.

Russians launched air strikes in Ukraine in three waves

First, the Russians launched attack drones at Ukraine. At about half past two in the morning, it became known that about nine Russian Tu-95 strategic bombers had taken off from the Murmansk region.

At 4 a.m., the Tu-95MS bombers maneuvered near the launching area. Later, they recorded the launch of cruise missiles.

In addition, at about six o’clock in the morning, four Russian MiG-31Ks took off. Subsequently, they launched supersonic Kinzhal airborne missiles into Ukrainian territory.

Will the Kyiv region face blackouts?

The head of the Kyiv Regional Military Administration, Roman Kravchenko, stated that all relevant services are working at the sites of Russian missile strikes on energy infrastructure.

Power companies have successfully restored electricity to all residents in the Kyiv region.

The Naftogaz company also reported that two gas storage facilities suffered damage. Currently, they are operating as usual while simultaneously eliminating the consequences of the shelling.

Russian missile attacks on Ukraine on April 11

On the night of April 11, the Russians again targeted Ukraine’s critical infrastructure.

They targeted facilities in Kharkiv and the region, as well as in Kyiv, Zaporizhzhia, Odesa, and Lviv regions.

The Ukrainian Air Force reported that the attack was a combined one. In total, the Russian invading troops used 82 air attack weapons, including 40 Shaheds, and the rest were missiles of various types.

Ukraine’s air defense forces managed to destroy 57 air targets: 39 drones and 18 missiles. The rest, due to air defense overload and an insufficient number of systems, hit targets and caused significant damage.

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