The mayor of Ivano-Frankivsk, Ruslan Martsinkiv, got stuck in the elevator due to a power outage and had to wait for the emergency services to free him.

He had only one flashlight with him. 

The mayor of Ivano-Frankivsk announced this on social networks and published a photo from the elevator.

"I'm stuck in the elevator at home! I'm waiting for the emergency! The light was turned off, but I forgot! It's good that I have a flashlight in my pocket!" - the mayor wrote on his Facebook page at approximately 6 p.m.

In the comments to the post, Marcinkiv added that as of 7:00 p.m., emergency service workers freed him from the trap.


sat in the elevator for about 20 minutes. 

Facebook users reacted to the situation with humor.

Yes, they joked that Marcinkiv should call the mayor to immediately send the emergency services. 

What is the electricity situation as of January 31?

We will remind you that Ukraine's energy system has already survived 13 enemy missile attacks and 15 UAV strikes on energy facilities.

In addition, more than 10 GW of the main installed capacities are currently inaccessible to the Ukrainian energy system and are under the control of the enemy due to the illegal occupation of the Zaporizhzhya NPP. 

According to "Ukrenergo", due to missile strikes on the energy infrastructure, a significant deficit remains.

Restoration of energy infrastructure facilities damaged during the massive attack on January 26 and previous shelling is ongoing.

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