Kyiv is ‘almost entirely plunged into darkness.’ How are Ukrainians coping?

People sit in a pub lit with candles during a power outage after critical civil infrastructure was hit by Russian missile attacks, as Russia's invasion of Ukraine continues, in Lviv, Ukraine, November 24, 2022. Photo by REUTERS/Roman Baluk/File Photo/File Photo.

Russian missile attacks have prompted widespread power outages in Ukraine. They’ve left millions of locals without heat, electricity, and water, just as the coldest months arrive.

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