“In Kyiv on Otradnoe, local residents blocked the tramway due to a lack of electricity in their homes,” the Strana.ua publication said.

The post is accompanied by a video showing people blocking a tram on an unlit street.

Earlier, residents of Odessa blocked the street in the city in protest against the 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.