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Devastating Attack Destroys Ukraine’s Trypilska Power Plant

A massive missile and drone assault has obliterated one of Ukraine’s largest power plants, the Trypilska facility, leaving its transformer, turbines, and generators in ruins and engulfed in flames. While workers managed to seek shelter, witnessing the destruction from afar, the plant’s vital role in supplying energy to millions in the Kyiv, Cherkasy, and Zhytomyr regions has been severely compromised.

Russian President Vladimir Putin justified the strikes as retaliation for Ukrainian attacks on Russian oil refineries, exacerbating the ongoing energy crisis. With additional strikes damaging energy infrastructure in Kharkiv and leaving over 200,000 people without power, Ukraine faces heightened vulnerability and urgent calls for enhanced defense capabilities to safeguard critical assets against future assaults.