Snowstorms leave almost 130 Ukrainian settlements de-energized

11:20, 19 March 2018
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According to the State Service for Emergency Situations, in Zaporizhia region alone, the blackout hit 40 villages. Another 35 villages were affected in Mykolaiv region, 22 – in Donetsk region, 17 – in Dnepropetrovsk region, 10 – in Odesa region, 3 - in Kherson region, and 2 - in Kirovohrad region.

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On March 19, snowfalls will continue across Ukraine amid an unusual March coldsnap.

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