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How Kyiv copes with blackouts after Russia bombards power grid

Kyiv residents live day-to-day unsure of whether they’ll have electricity.

The Tkalich family with a 2-month-old uses camping stoves and candles to get by.

“This is common, many Kyiv residents, many Ukrainians deal with shortages in this way. I think our situation is not the worst. But with the baby, it seriously complicates our reality,” said Valeriy Tkalich, translated.

Ukrainian authorities say the spring Russian offensive took out about half of the country’s energy and power generation capacity and that damage to infrastructure will present challenges for years to come.

This video was produced by Casey Kuhn and Tim McPhillips.

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