Russia knocks out power in Ukraine and Moldova as it seeks to weaponize winter

Ukrainian firefighters work to extinguish a fire at the scene of a Russian shelling in the town of Vyshgorod outside the capital, Kyiv, Ukraine, on Wednesday. Authorities reported power outages in multiple cities of Ukraine, including Kyiv, and in neighbouring Moldova. (Efrem Lukatsky/The Associated Press) Russia rained down volleys of missiles across Ukraine on Wednesday, hitting infrastructure in the capital, Kyiv, and other cities as Moscow pursued its campaign to knock out Ukraine’s power and heat ahead of the looming winter.

Authorities reported power outages across the country as well as in neighbouring Moldova, where officials said at least half […]

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