Ukrainian energy system. Real state of affairs after Russian attacks

February 22, 2023


Thanks to the successful operation of Ukrainian air defences and timely technical measures, in the past two days, Russian missile and drone attacks did not destroy any energy facilities. The integrity of the Ukrainian energy system was preserved, despite the damage recorded in six regions. We talk in detail about the sustainability of the Ukrainian energy system with Volodymyr Omelchenko, Razumkov Centre energy programmes director.


Volodymyr Omelchenko

Director, Energy Programmes

Born in 1967 in Kyiv

Education: Kyiv Politechnic Institute, Department of Chemical Engineering (1992)

Author of over 50 scientific works and op-ed publications. Took part in development and implementation of international energy projects and scientific research in international energy policy


1992 – 1996 — worked in different positions in the mechanical engineering industry

1997 – 1998 — Head Expert of the Division of Oil, Gas and Petroleum Refining Industry of the Ministry of Economy of Ukraine

1998 – 2003 — Naftohaz Ukrayiny National Joint-Stock Company, in Charge of Oil Transportation Section

2004 – 2007 — Chief Consultant at the National Institute of International Security Problems of Ukraine’s NSDC

since February, 2007 — Leading Expert, Razumkov Centre. Director of Energy Programmes since 2013

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