Luhansk without electricity, water and communications for 18 days – city council
The situation in Luhansk remains critical and fighting continued in the city in the early hours of August 20, the press service for the Luhansk city council has reported.
"People have been without electricity, water, mobile and landline communications for 18 days. Power supply cannot be restored due to permanent military action on the territory of the city," a report released on Wednesday says.
According to city residents, several residential buildings in the city have been damaged by mines.
Bread and the essential foods are available in the city's shops, but the supply of food, medications and fuel has long stopped. People have not been paid wages, pensions and social benefits for several months, the report says.