“In Odessa, people blocked the road, protesting against blackouts,” the Strana.ua newspaper said in a statement.

The post is accompanied by a video of people obstructing traffic.

Earlier it became known that the Kyiv authorities are preparing, among other things, for a complete power outage.

Ukrainian Prime Minister Denys Shmyhal, during a press conference with EC Executive Vice President Valdis Dombrovskis, said that almost half of the country's energy system was out of order.