Vladimir Zelensky urged Ukrainians to protect electricity, as Russian attacks are destroying the country’s energy supply.

“The main goal of terrorists is energy,” the president said yesterday. “We’re trying to get the lights back on for people as quickly as possible.”

More than a dozen Russian missiles hit energy and other infrastructure facilities Ukraine on Saturday, the country’s Air Force said.

The strikes led to blackouts in various regions of the country.

Mr. Zelensky promised that his military would improve its already good record of shooting down missiles with the help of its partners.

“Ukrainians are united and know for sure that Russia has no chance of winning this war,” he added.

“Our defense forces are getting everything they need to defend the country and are moving forward every day, I stress every day.”

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A warning to Vladimir Putin about any nuclear strike on government buildings in Kiev

Separately, President Zelensky also called on countries around the world to warn Russia that a nuclear attack on government buildings in the Ukrainian capital will be met with a similar attack on Moscow.

He told Canadian media: “Now we sit and hear constant calls that Russia must strike at the center of decision-making. [in Ukraine].

“How should the world react? It does not matter whether Ukraine is a NATO country or not. This is happening in Europe. No one is allowed to blackmail like terrorists.”

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G7 condemns the abduction of Zaporizhia NPP executives

Meanwhile, the G7 countries condemned Russia’s abduction of the management of the Zaporozhye NPP.

The station – the largest of its kind in Europe – was engulfed in fighting during the war, leading to concerns about its physical integrity and fears of a nuclear accident.

“We condemn Russia’s repeated abduction of the management and personnel of the Ukrainian National Nuclear Power Plant,” says the statement of the G7 General Directors on non-proliferation.

“We call on Russia to immediately return full control of the ZAOP to its rightful sovereign owner, Ukraine.”

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Civilians were urged to leave occupied Kherson when Ukrainian troops are advancing

Russian occupation authorities in the southern Ukrainian city of Kherson called on civilians to leave immediately, citing what they called a tense military situation.

But in a detailed interview, One of the residents of Kherson told Sky News that the evacuation was not planned for them.

The Ukrainian military said it was making progress as its forces moved south through Kherson Oblast and that Russian forces had completely abandoned their positions in the villages of Charovna and Chkalava.

The Institute for the Study of War (ISW) think tank reports that Kremlin forces are likely preparing to destroy the dam at the Kakhovskaya hydroelectric power plant, flooding and widening the Dnieper River to delay the Ukrainian offensive.

The Ukrainian military says the Russian leadership moved its officer corps across the river but left the newly mobilized men on the west bank of the Dnieper.

Using such inexperienced forces to conduct delaying actions could lead to the rout of Russian forces if Ukrainian forces want to continue the attack, ISW suggests.