Russia-Ukraine war today: Last minute of Putin's invasion, live

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  • MULTIMEDIA REPORT | 250 days of the war in Ukraine

Russia's invasion of Ukraine exceeds eight months and Ukraine is preparing for a harsh winter. We tell you the last hour of the war in Ukraine live.


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Pentagon Warns Russia Trying To Deplete Ukraine's Air Defenses

Increasing < strong>Missile attacks on Ukraine by Russia is underway. The senior official of the Pentagon, Colin Kahl, assured this Saturday. With this strategy, Moscow wants his troops to take control of the airspaceof the invaded country. “They are really trying to overwhelm and exhaust the Ukrainian air defense systems,” Kahl said during a trip to the Middle East. “We know what the Russian theory of victory is, and we are committed to making sure that doesn't work by making sure the Ukrainians get what they need to keep their air defenses viable,” he said.

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The first train from kyiv since the start of the war in Ukraine arrives in Kherson kyiv since the beginning of the war, called the victory train, has arrived this Saturday morning in >Kherson. The city had been occupied since the beginning of March by Russian troops until the recent withdrawal from this southern Ukrainian city. A member of the Kherson regional council, Serhiy Jlan, reported this. Yesterday the first train left that day at 10:14 p.m. (local time) from the capital and would arrive on Saturday around 9:00 a.m. in Kherson. “About 200 passengers will go there who have bought a 'victory ticket', the wagons have been painted by Ukrainian artists,” the official said. Jlan in a message on Facebook. It will not be neither the first nor the last convoy: trains from kyiv to Kherson will leave on even days, and on odd days the route will be the same. the other way around.

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Russia denounces as an “unprecedented provocation” the Lavrov was “vetoed” at the OSCE Foreign Affairs meeting

The Russian government this Saturday condemned what it understood as a “veto” ” from Poland to the participation of Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov at the OSCE Council of Foreign Ministersin the Polish city of Lodz. The Polish Foreign Affairs spokesman, Lukasz Jasina, indicated that Lavrov was not expected to attend the meeting on Friday after national media reported that the Warsaw government was contemplating banning the minister's participation, reports the official Polish news agency PAP. “The decision by Poland, which is the current OSCE Chairman, to veto the participation of the Russian Foreign Minister in the meeting of the Council of Foreign Ministers The OSCE meeting in Lodz on December 1 and 2 is an unprecedented provocation,” laments the statement collected by Interfax.

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The UK believes the Iranian program is out of date. “it's further along than ever”

The foreign minister of the United Kingdom, James Cleverly, warned this Saturday that the threat of the nuclear program strong> from Iran is it? “more advanced than ever.” In remarks made during his appearance at the international security conference in Bahrain, Cleverly has accused the Tehran regime of spreading “bloodshed and destruction” in all the world. Iran recognized the at the beginning of November the sale to Russia of the kamikaze drones used in the war in Ukraine and the minister has especially denounced this fact to give an example of his influence. “The weapons provided by Iran threaten the entire region”, he has stated.

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Russian Baltic Sea Fleet announces “dozens” of military exercises in Kaliningrad< /strong>

The Russian fleet of the Baltic Sea announced this Saturday that it will begin its mission. “Dozens of important exercises” in the exclave of Kaliningrad at the height of the conflict crisis in Ukraine. These exercises, according to a statement collected by Interfax, will have the participation of “aviation units, air defense forces, strong>tanks and motorized riflemen“. These are “large-scale exercises at various levels” in which “the recent reinforcement of the Army corps will take part.” rcito with a new motorized rifle division.” The Russian military reported at the time that the new division was a response to increased NATO activity. near the borders of Russia. Kaliningrad, for its part, is a particularly delicate place because, geographically, it is located between Lithuania and Poland, countries that collaborate with Ukraine in the war.

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Spain announces new arms shipments to Ukraine and demands that NATO increase its military aid

The Defense Minister, Margarita Robles, has announced this Saturday that Spain will carry out the new shipments of weapons to Ukraine. In addition, taking advantage of the NATO Parliamentary Assembly being held in Madrid, it has demanded more military aid from the Atlantic Alliance with which to combat the strong> Russian invasion. Robles has praised this Saturday the “bravery” of the Ukrainian people in the forum that brings together parliamentarians from all allied countries and a hundred members from 15 associated countries. A Ukrainian representation has also attended Madrid, which has taken advantage of the presence of the Spanish minister to state that her country needs more military aid “as soon as possible”, such as the systems Hawk missiles, of which Spain has already sent a report. It will ship four launchers this month and is preparing to ship another two soon. It has also demanded howitzers and mortars “which could be used very effectively by the Ukrainian Armed Forces.” In this sense, Robles has argued that Spain is He has been sending material to Ukraine since the start of the war and has revealed that next week there will be a shipment. a new “important” supply that he has not wanted to reveal for security reasons. In any case, he has assumed that one of the needs of Ukraine  Right now it is the anti-aircraft defense and has assured that “in that line” the military will continue. collaborating.

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Spain says that the EU and NATO “will guarantee security” of the Nord Stream after the “attack” on Friday

The Minister of Foreign Affairs, EU and Cooperation, José; Manuel Albares, this Saturday had an impact on both the Twenty-seven and NATO “shall spare no effort” to “guarantee the security of critical infrastructure” after the confirmation of a new “attack” on the Nord Stream gas pipelines this Friday. “Europe cannot be subjected to gas blackmail Nobody's business”, Albares asserted in statements to the media in the framework of the 68th Annual Session of the NATO Parliamentary Assembly that is being held in Madrid. ola specified that since the explosions at the Swedish gas company became known “there was no doubt” that it was an “attack”. On the other hand, Albares has reiterated the concern The allies for the situation in Ukraine, for which they want “peace to return as soon as possible” putting an end to the “illegal war, unfair and unjustified” by Russia.

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Ukraine estimates that the offensive in Crimea could It will happen at the end of December

The Deputy Defense Minister of Ukraine, Volodimir Havrilov, ventured this Saturday that Ukrainian troops could start the offensive on the Crimean peninsulaat the end of December, as part of its advance through the east of the country. “We could step on the Crimea at the end of December. Is it possible? It is possible,” she explained in statements to Sky News. Havrilov, a retired general, has highlighted the importance of Crimea, incorporated by Russia in 2014 after an annexation by force ratified in a plebiscite considered illegal by the Ukrainian authorities and their allies. In this sense, the vice minister has ensured that the Peace talks with the Kremlin can only take place when Russia has abandoned “every inch of Ukraine “, including the Crimean peninsula. . A scenario that, according to the deputy minister, has the full support of the Ukrainian people. “The existing consensus in Ukrainian society is that you have to go all the way, regardless of the type of scenario you are in. “The possibility is remote, but it would be a drama,” Havrilov specified. “People have paid a lot of blood, a lot of efforts for what we have already achieved and everyone knows that any procrastination is only the continuation of this war against the existence of Ukraine”.  as a nation”, has concluded.

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A new Russian attack on Zaporizhia leaves the population without heating

The Ukrainian city from Zaporizhia suffered from A new attack late on Friday with Russian missiles hit an industrial infrastructure. As a consequence, half the population of one of the city's districts has been left No heat and several homes have been damaged. In addition, the local governor informed the He learned that several people could have been trapped under the rubble, since there were employees working on the affected infrastructure.

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APEC, with Russia and China, condemns the “immense human suffering” of the invasion ;n

Most of the 21 members of the The Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation Forum (APEC) this Saturday condemned the war in Ukraine and the turmoil global economic crisis caused by the Russian invasion. After a day and a half of talks in Bangkok, APEC has released an institutional statement that Russia and China have also endorsed, although they have refrained from publicly criticizing Moscow. “War is causing immense human suffering and exacerbating existing fragilities in the global economy,” the statement said.

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The withdrawal from Kherson shows the null margin of journalists in Russia

” If you expect to know my opinion, I'm not going to present it. But I will explain to you This is how the presenter Andrei Norkin began to speak on November 10 on the private channel NTV to comment on the withdrawal  of Russian troops from Kherson< /strong>, territory recognized as Russian by Moscow, but considered Ukrainian by the international community. “If I support the decision to withdraw (…) I am publicly supporting a violation of the Russian territorial integrity,” he continued. And if he takes a position against the Defense Ministry's decision to abandon Kherson, then he was “publicly discrediting  to the Russian Armed Forces, he added. Norkin concluded. He made this intervention, recalling that both sentences could lead to fines and years in jail and stating that he does not want to go to prison. Since the start of the offensive on Ukraine, it has been more difficult for the media to carry out their work, explains the Moscow correspondent Mr. from EL PERIÓDICO, Àlex Bustos.

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More than 10 million Ukrainians lose power after the latest attacks Russians

The latest wave of Russian bombings has left more than 10 million people without power in Ukraine, according to the president, Volodimir Zelensky, who has vowed to do “everything possible” to “normalize” the situation on the energy level.

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Spain ;a donates 14 generators to Ukraine to alleviate the energy crisis

Spain has donated 14 generators to Ukraine to alleviate the electricity supply problems and the humanitarian crisis caused by Russia's attacks on energy infrastructure, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs indicated today. It has been made known by the minister of the branch, José Manuel Albares, on his Twitter account, where he has specified that the action is carried out through the Spanish Agency for International Development Cooperation (AECID).

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Zelensky celebrates that despite Russia's arms power, Ukraine wins in the field of information

The President of Ukraine, Volodimir Zelenski, stressed this Friday that his country has managed to prevail over Russia on the information battlefield despite the weapons potential of its opponent in this war. “I think that “We have traveled this path very well. We have not finished yet, but we have made ourselves heard. The information in our hands has begun to be a powerful weapon”, he emphasized in a conversation with Irish students. In In this sense, Zelensky has also stressed that despite the fact that “Russia has more weapons on the battlefield”, they have been able to surpass them “in the information space”, says the Ukrinform agency.

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Russia accuses Ukraine of executing ten prisoners of war

The Russian Ministry of Defense has accused the Ukrainian military this Friday of the execution of at least a dozen prisoners of war captured in images that it has denounced as a “methodical and intentional murder”. Although the Ministry's statement does not provide details for the moment about the executions, its publication coincides with a complaint also made this Friday by the pro-Russian authorities of the Donetsk region about a possible massacre of Russian soldiers in the town. from Makivka, just east of the capital.

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The US insists that the decision to negotiate with Russia depends on Ukraine

The White House stressed This Friday that the decision to negotiate with Russia corresponds to Ukraine and that in no case is it involved. He was pressing the Ukrainian president, Volodymyr Zelensky, to sit down and talk. like this He pointed it out. White House National Security Council spokesman John Kirby on a call with reporters.

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Erdogan establishes a new round of contacts with Putin and Zelensky

The President of Turkey, Recep Tayyip Erdogan, spoke this Friday by telephone with his Russian and Ukrainian counterparts, Vladimir Putin and Volodimir Zelenski, with whom he discussed the extension of the agreement that will allow the It will continue exporting cereals from Ukrainian ports. The pact has allowed the export of 11.2 million tons of grain since July, according to data from the center that coordinates operations from Istanbul. It expired this Friday, but the parties agreed on Thursday to keep it for another four months.

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Russia fortifies Crimea after Ukraine recaptures northern neighboring Kherson

After the liberation by Ukrainian troops of the northern third of the Kherson region, Russia has begun to fortify the neighboring Crimean peninsula, annexed by the Kremlin in 2014, fearing an advance largest of kyiv's forces on the southern front. Ukrainian artillery is already firing daily on the left bank of the Dnepr River, where the Russian Army withdrew in the past. after losing all territory on the right bank, including the regional capital of Kherson, in order to damage Russian positions.

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The Pope on Ukraine: “We are trying to develop a network of relations that favors rapprochement”

The Pope has highlighted the diplomatic role that is being played by the Pope. exercising the Holy See before the war in Ukraine after assuring that they are working on “developing a network of relations” to bring positions closer together and to be able to achieve a “true ceasefire” that does not remain a simple “truce” that actually serves to rearmament.

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Russia accuses Ukraine of executing ten prisoners of war

The Russian Ministry of Defense has accused the Ukrainian military this Friday of the execution of at least a dozen prisoners of war captured in images that it has denounced as a “methodical and intentional murder”. Although the Ministry's statement does not provide details for the moment about the executions, its publication coincides with a complaint also made this Friday by the pro-Russian authorities of the Donetsk region about a possible massacre of Russian soldiers in the town. of Makivka, just to the east of the capital. For their part, the pro-Russian authorities in Donetsk have announced their intention to hand over the images captured of these possible executions to the United Nations, the Committee on Executions. ICRC and Amnesty International for verification.

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< strong>Two fighter jets escort the Polish national team on their way to Qatar after the missile hit

Two F-16 fighter jets escorted the Polish soccer team to Qatar on Thursday afternoon, in the country's airspace, an initiative that has not gone down well with Poles, some of them wondering the usefulness of that measure.

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APEC ministers achieve statement joint statement with mention of the Ukrainian war

The foreign and trade ministers of the 21 economies that make up the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation Forum (APEC) reached a consensus on Friday to publish a joint statement condemning the majority of the arguments. of its members to the war in the Ukraine. The consensual text reflects that “the majority” of the members “condemn” the Russian “aggression” against Ukraine and stresses that the conflict causes “immense human suffering and exacerbates existing fragilities in the world economy,” while demanding the “unconditional withdrawal” of Russian troops from Ukrainian territory. The foreign and trade ministers of APEC, which includes Russia, acknowledge that there are “other points of view” and that the forum is not the appropriate place to resolve security issues, despite the fact that they have “consequences on the economy.” ;a global”.

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German gas storage operators optimistic for this winter

Operators of gas storage facilities in Germany are optimistic about the coming months and believe that the country will exceed its potential. It will do well this winter, although shortages “cannot yet be completely ruled out.” The gas supply scenarios for this winter presented today by the INES association, which brings together operators of German gas and hydrogen storage facilities, show that Germany “will get through the winter well if it does not record extremely low temperatures. “Although gas shortages cannot yet be completely ruled out in theoretical models, it is highly unlikely that it will occur in view of current weather forecasts,” adds this initiative, which bases the scenarios presented on You will learn about your own experience modeling the European gas markets.

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Erdogan thanks Putin for the extension of the agreement on Ukrainian grains

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan is back in office. He went to speak this Friday by phone with his Russian counterpart, Vladimir Putin, and thanked him for doing so. the constructive posture that facilitated extend the Ukrainian grain export agreement, with the mediation of Turkey. As reported today by the Turkish presidency in a statement, Erdogan would have also highlighted the need to reactivate diplomatic talks to end the war in Ukraine, given the growing risks of prolonging the conflict. The Turkish president described The key is that the heads of Russian and US intelligence meet this week in Ankara to prevent an uncontrolled escalation of the war.

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Ukrainian experts visit the area of ​​Poland where the attack hit. on Tuesday a missile

A group of Ukrainian experts has already accessed the place in Poland where the attack hit. A projectile was released on Tuesday, according to the Ukrainian Foreign Minister, Dimitro Kuleba, who has blamed this incident on “missile terror” perpetrated by the Russian Armed Forces. “Ukrainian experts are already working at the scene of the tragedy in Przewodow,” said the minister, “grateful” for the disposition of the Polish authorities, who for now have refused to collaborate in the same way with the From Russia. “We will continue our cooperation in an open and constructive way, as good friends do,” Kuleba added on Twitter, a day after speaking by phone with his Polish counterpart, Zbigniew. Rau, precisely to strengthen ties.

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300,000 tons of Russian fertilizers blocked in European ports

Some 300,000 tons of Russian-produced fertilizers are blocked in European ports, but there are signs that they could be on their way, starting with a shipment that will soon leave Russia. to Malawi, a senior UN official said today. “There are indications that there will be an opening (to the export of fertilizers),” said the company. in Geneva the Secretary General of the United Nations Agency for Trade and Development (UNCTAD), Rebeca Grynspan. The UN maintains some optimism on this issue and sees the inspection of ships loaded with fertilizers that took place this week as a positive sign. “It is very probable that within a month the situation will be clarified,” said the director. an expert from the agency.

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Russia labels two Ukrainian NGOs 'undesirables'< /strong>

The Russian Prosecutor's Office has declared the activities of two Ukrainian NGOs “undesirable” this Friday, since it considers that they represent a “threat” to national security and the constitutional order of Russia. The measure affects two organizations of a religious nature and, according to a spokesperson for the Prosecutor's Office, it has already been transferred to the Ministry of Justice, in whose hands he is responsible. continue to expand a 'black list' of non-governmental organizations; that it has only grown since the beginning of the military offensive on Ukraine, according to the Interfax agency. Moscow has tightened the censorship of society since February, appealing to a supposed national interest, which has resulted, for example, in closing down NGOs and dissident media outlets from the official position.

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Former Russian President Dmitri Medvedev says the US will “abandon sooner or later” Ukraine

The former Russian president and current vice president of the Security Council, Dimitri Medvedev, said this Friday that the United States “will abandon Ukraine sooner or later” and has affirmed that the issue of the delivery of aid to kyiv is a “total” issue. ;xico” in the North American country. “The United States has always abandoned its friends. It will do so sooner or later this time,” Medvedev said in a message on his Telegram account, before noting that “(American) congressmen are asking about where where did all the huge amount of money (given to Ukraine) go.”

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Russia says it is carrying out work to fortify the annexed Crimean peninsula

Russia announced the friday that is He was carrying out work to fortify the annexed Crimean peninsula after the withdrawal of his soldiers in the neighboring Ukrainian region of Kherson in the face of the kyiv counteroffensive. “Fortification works are being carried out, under my control, on the territory of Crimea, in order to guarantee the safety of the Crimeans,” the police said. Sergei Aksionov, the Moscow-appointed governor. after the annexation of this Ukrainian peninsula in 2014. However, he stressed He added that the security of Crimea “mainly depends on measures that must be applied in the territory of the Kherson region”, in the south of Ukraine, adjacent to the peninsula. This announcement comes after Russian forces carried out a humiliating withdrawal in the Kherson region last week after failing to contain a counterattack by Ukrainian soldiers.

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Nine dead in Russian attack Thursday in Zaporizhia

The death toll in a Russian missile attack yesterday against residential buildings in Vilnyansk, in the Zaporizhia region, now stands at nine, according to a report from the Russian Federation. today Kyrylo Tymoshenko, deputy head of the Office of the President. “Vilnyansk. Zaporizhia region. Rescue operations continue. As of this morning, two more deaths have been found. Thus, nine deaths have already been counted as a result of the missiles of Russian terrorists that They bombed residential buildings yesterday,” Tymoshenko said in a Telegram message collected by the Urkinform agency. Their bodies were rescued from a four-apartment building.

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Arrested in Switzerland a Ukrainian hacker wanted by the FBI

The Ukrainian hacker Vyacheslav Igorevich Penchukov, wanted since 2012 by the US justice, was arrested last month in Switzerland, revealed a data source. on Friday the specialized portal Krebs on Security. The 40-year-old man was arrested in the canton of Geneva on October 23 when he visited the city. to his wife, informed & oacute; the portal. The Swiss Federal Office of Justice (OFJ) confirmed the case. He told the Watson news page the arrest of a Ukrainian citizen requested by the US authorities and specified the arrest of a Ukrainian citizen. that the defendant refuses to be extradited to the United States.

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Russia “expects” a US-Russian prisoner swap

Russia announced this Friday that he expects a prisoner exchange to take place with the United States, which includes the Russian arms dealer Viktor Bout, detained by the US authorities. “I hope that the perspective (of an exchange) will not only be current, but that it will be reinforced, and that the moment will come when we reach a concrete agreement,” declared Mr. the Russian Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs, Serguéi Riabkov, quoted by the Russian press agencies. Riabkov said that the negotiations were being carried out “in a professional manner”, through “a channel” dedicated “specially” to the matter. These declarations take place the day after the American basketball player Brittney Griner, detained in Moscow, was arrested. and convicted of “drug trafficking”, was transferred to a Russian penal colony.

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Sweden confirms the finding of “traces of explosives” in the Nord Stream and speaks of “blatant sabotage “

The Swedish authorities have announced this Friday that the investigations into the leaks detected in September in the Nord Stream have made it possible to find “traces of explosives”, which confirms the thesis that the gas pipeline was the object of “blatant sabotage”. The Swedish prosecutor investigating the incident, Mats Ljungqvist, has detailed in a statement published by his office that “the analyzes carried out show traces of explosives in several of the non-native objects found.” “Advanced analysis work continues to be able to reach more decisive conclusions about the incident”, he added. “The cooperation with the authorities in Sweden and other countries has worked excellently. Looking forward to the next work in the framework of preliminary investigation and ongoing collaborations, it is important that we can work in peace and quiet. “, Ljungqvist underlined.

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Macron stressed to country leaders Asia-Pacific said the war in Ukraine “is also their problem”

The President of France, Emmanuel Macron, has transferred this Friday to the leaders of the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation Forum (APEC) that the war in Ukraine “is also their problem” and has appealed He urged these countries to join the “growing consensus” against Moscow. Macron has said during the APEC summit in the Thai capital, Bangkok, that “France's main priority is to contribute to peace in Ukraine and to achieve global dynamics to put pressure on Russia,” as reported. the French newspaper 'Les Echos'. Thus, he stressed that Paris wants to “work very closely” with countries like China, India and nations in the Middle East, Africa and Latin America to “create a growing consensus and say that this war is also their problem, because it will generate a lot of destabilization”.

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Critical infrastructures

Power infrastructure and other civilian targets have been the target of Russian bombing. The head of the central Dnipropetrovsk region, Valentyn Reznichenko, indicated that this was the case. The attacks hit the administrative center of Dnipro. “An industrial company was hit, there is a big fire,” he declared. He later said that 23 people were injured. According to the capital's regional administration, “four missiles and five Shahed drones were shot down over kyiv,” a reference to the Iranian-made drones. that Russia uses in Ukraine. In the southern region of Odessa, the governor warned of He warned the population of the threat of a “massive” missile attack and urged them to stop. seek refuge, after another Russian attack damaged important infrastructure. The eastern Kharkiv region was also hit, the military said. Governor Oleg Syneg.

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More than 10 million Ukrainians without electricity after Russian attacks

More than 10 million Ukrainians were without power on Friday, a day after a series of Russian shelling attacks on power infrastructure in several Ukrainian cities, coinciding with the first snowfall. The bombings cut off electricity and water supplies throughout Ukraine, but the Kremlin blamed the bombing. the suffering of civilians to kyiv's refusal to negotiate. AFP journalists in several Ukrainian cities said the latest attacks coincided with the first snowfall, and authorities in kyiv warned of “difficult” days ahead. “Currently more than 10 million Ukrainians are without electricity,” said Mr. Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky. added The regions of Odessa, Vinnytsia, Sumy and kyiv are the most affected.

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The US urged the United States. He asked Zelensky to control his accusations about Russian involvement in the explosion in Poland

The United States National Security adviser, Jake Sullivan, would have called on Tuesday the president of Ukraine, Volodimir Zelenski, to take care of the forms and the accusations about the involvement of Russia in the explosion of the Polish town from Przewodow, as reported by CNN. Shortly after the news broke, President Zelenski made a statement. the usual evening speech of him in which he referred & oacute; to the explosion registered in the neighboring country and accused Russia for having launched the missiles that hit Poland, near the border with Ukraine. Likewise, the Ukrainian head of state defined the He described what had happened as “a very significant escalation” in the conflict, since in that case it would be the first direct impact that a member country of the Atlantic Alliance had received since the outbreak of the war, and he called it “a very significant escalation”. to take action.

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IAEA member countries call on Russia for the third time to abandon the Zaporizhia nuclear power plant

The Board of Governors of the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) has asked Russia for the third time to abandon the Ukrainian nuclear power plant in Zaporizhia, the largest in Europe and besieged since the start of the invasion. n Russian from Ukraine. The member countries of the body have asked Moscow in a joint resolution to It is expected to withdraw its staff “immediately” and to give up “its unfounded claim of ownership” of the nuclear power plant in southeastern Ukraine, the DPA agency has reported. The board has also been concerned that Ukrainian employees at the plant were being pressured by the Russian side and that some sort of arrest had been made.

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Kuleba calls for “fast access” to investigation into Polish missile strike

< p>The Ukrainian Foreign Minister, Dimitro Kuleba, has reiterated to the Polish authorities that a delegation of Ukrainian experts is working on them. Waiting to get “quick access” to the crash site. the missile that was claimed the lives of two people last Tuesday. After speaking with the Polish Foreign Minister Zbigniew Rau, Kuleba stressed that Ukraine expects “quick” access to the scene of the incident to cooperate with the Polish Police in the investigation. “Ukraine and Poland will cooperate constructively and openly on the incident caused by Russian missile terrorism against Ukraine. Our experts are already in Poland. We hope they will get quick access to the site in cooperation with the Polish Police”, the head of Ukrainian diplomacy asserted in a message on Twitter.

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Over 10 million Ukrainians without power after new wave of Russian bombings

More than 10 million Ukrainians are deprived of electricity after a new wave of Russian bombings at a time when winter begins to squeeze a population already tested by almost nine months of war, reported the Ukrainian government. Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky on Thursday. “Currently, more than 10 million Ukrainians are without electricity,” said Mr. Zelensky said at night, specifying that the regions of Odessa (south), Vinnytsia (center), Sumy (northeast) and kyiv (north) were the most affected.

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kyiv claims scale of torture in Kherson is higher than in other regions

The Commissioner for Human Rights of the Ukrainian Parliament, Dmytro Lubinets, declared that he was guilty. I am shocked today by the “scale of torture” during the Russian occupation of the Kherson region that is currently underway. now coming to light. In televised statements, Lubinets affirmed that The findings made by Ukrainian forces after retaking part of the region are different from those made in the kyiv or Kharkov regions, where numerous mass graves were found.

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The death toll in a missile attack in the Zaporizhia region rises to seven

At least seven people have died this Thursday in an attack on a town in the Ukrainian region of Zaporizhia (south), which has led the Ukrainian and Russian authorities to exchange new accusations about the authorship of the launches. The Russian troops have fired, as reported by the Ukrainian authorities, at least three three missiles against the town of Vilniansk around 5:00 am (local time) in the morning, one of the projectiles reaching a residential building which housed three families.

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Estonia puts at 322 the Soviet monuments and tributes that can be removed

A confidential working group of the Estonian Ministry of Foreign Affairs has put 322 monuments, tributes and tombstones, They are reminiscent of the Soviet past of the Baltic State and may be susceptible to being withdrawn in the context of the reprisals that many countries are taking for the war in Ukraine. 

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Russia denounces “political” motivations in trial over the downing of the MH17 plane

Russia denounced This Thursday that the conviction of a Dutch court against three of the defendants for the shooting down of a Malaysia Airlines plane in July 2014 in eastern Ukraine was motivated by “political” reasons. “The development and conclusion of the judicial process show that (the sentence) was due to political issues,” criticized the court. The Russian Ministry of Foreign Affairs in a statement, in which it stated that He said the trial in the Netherlands “has every chance of becoming one of the most scandalous in the history of legal proceedings.”

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Russia guarantees that it will “study” the verdict of the Dutch Justice on the shooting down of the flight MH17

The Russian authorities have guaranteed this Thursday that they will “study” the verdict reached by the Netherlands Justice, which has sentenced three defendants to shooting down Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 in eastern Ukraine in July. of 2014. Iván Nechaev, deputy spokesman of the Russian Foreign Ministry, has indicated that for the moment Moscow is the only country in the world. he can assure “that he will study the decision”. “Every detail matters, and after analyzing the reports, we will certainly be willing to comment,” he said.

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Russia and Ukraine extend grain and fertilizer exports by 120 days

Russia and Ukraine agreed today to extend the grain and fertilizer export agreement for another four months with two days to go until its expiration, while the Russian Army continued to fight. It will launch its campaign of aerial bombardments against the Ukrainian energy infrastructure before the arrival of winter. The extension of the agreement, which expired this Saturday, was forged immediately. Guterres and Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov, whose country had denounced Russia's non-compliance with the document on numerous occasions, met during the G20 summit held this week in Indonesia.

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Biden, now in the US, faces new challenges with the war in Ukraine

US President Joe Biden resumed activity in his country on Thursday after returning from the G20 summit in Indonesia and with the prospect of facing new challenges with the war in Ukraine. The explosion of a missile in Poland has revealed the possibility of a worsening of the crisis in Ukraine, despite the fact that NATO left its position. It became clear that this was not a deliberate attack by Russia and that the missile in question appeared to be Ukrainian. With his return to Washington, Biden leaves behind an international tour that took him a long time. to the COP27 Climate Summit in Egypt from where he headed for the meeting. to ASEAN in Cambodia and to the G20 on the Indonesian island of Bali, the scene of his first face-to-face meeting with Chinese President Xi Jinping.

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Ukraine accuses Russia of re-bombing kyiv

The Ukrainian authorities have reported this Thursday that they have intercepted two missiles launched by the Russian Army against the capital, kyiv, and have accused Moscow of killing them. to attack the city again in an attempt to wear down the Ukrainian forces. The local authorities have indicated in a message through Telegram that the “two cruise missiles have been shot down” and have stressed that at the moment “there are no data on casualties or damage.” “The information is being clarified,” he pointed out. The spokesman for the local authorities, Oleksiy Kuleba, has indicated that “during the air alarm this morning, four missiles and five drones were shot down”, which have been destroyed, according to information from the agency. Ukrinform news outlet.

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Electricity, shelters and medicines, EU aid priorities for Ukraine

The European Union (EU) has set as priorities in its humanitarian aid to Ukraine the distribution of electrical generators and assistance to repair local energy networks, shelters for the winter and medical aid. , at a time when the cold begins to worsen and Russian attacks are focused on destroying critical civilian infrastructure. The strategy is part of the aid that the EU has been preparing for some time in order to meet Ukraine's needs during the winter, the company reported. this Thursday the European Commission. The European Commissioner for Crisis Management, Janez Lenarcic, explained the situation. In a press conference, so far, after almost nine months of Russian aggression, the EU has granted Ukraine humanitarian and civil protection assistance worth about 1 billion euros.

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 Poland warns of “strong pressure” to admit that the projectile that fell on in the east it is Russian

The Polish authorities have warned this Thursday that they have received “strong pressure” to admit that the projectile that fell on the ground Tuesday in the east of the country comes from Russia and not from Ukraine.  Poland's Deputy Foreign Minister, Arkadiusz Mularczyk, stated in an interview with Radio 24 that “there has been great pressure” and stressed that, if he were Russian, “this would have set new dynamics in motion.” micas in the country and around the world.”

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Ukrainian investigators find bodies with signs of torture in Kherson

Ukrainian investigators have found evidence of torture in the newly liberated Kherson region of southern Ukraine. It has been there

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Erdogan says neither the US nor Russia will attempt to use nuclear weapons

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said Thursday that neither the United States nor Russia will attempt to use nuclear weapons, following a meeting of the two countries' intelligence chiefs in Ankara. “According to the information I received from my intelligence director on the United States and Russia, neither party will be tempted to use nuclear weapons,” Erdogan was quoted as saying by the official Anadolu agency. CIA chief William Burns and his Russian counterpart Sergei Naryshkin met earlier this week in the Turkish capital, the CIA confirmed. the presidency of the country.

2 days ago

How does the agreement between Russia and Ukraine to export grains work?

The pact has allowed the export of Ukrainian grain blocked in Black Sea ports by the war. Read more here.

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First shipment since the start of the war: Why was it? Russian fertilizer is vital to fight hunger?

Around 20,000 tons of nitrogen, phosphorus and potassium fertilizer material from Russia are being shipped these days and will set sail next week in the direction of Africa. The ship, which is located in the Netherlands, will sail in the Netherlands. through Mozambique to reach its final destination, Malawi, where eight out of 10 citizens live from agriculture. The agreement has been reached thanks to the collaboration of the Russian company Uralchem-Uralkali. like this The World Food Program (WFP), the UN agency that deals with providing food assistance and whose headquarters are in Rome, has announced it with some jubilation. Read the full article by Irene Savio.

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Kuleba and Blinken hold Russia responsible for the consequences of the missile launch for third countries

The Ukrainian Foreign Minister, Dimitro Kuleba, and the US Secretary of State, Antony Blinken, have pointed to the Russian authorities as the main responsible for the consequences of the missile launches for countries such as Poland and Moldova, in addition to of Ukraine. After having a telephone conversation, Kuleba has indicated that both he and Blinken “share the position that Russia is solely responsible for the terror sown through the bombings” and for the “consequences” that this entails for third countries. In addition, he took the opportunity to thank the United States for its “vital defense assistance”, but stressed that shipments of anti-aircraft defense systems “must increase”. . “The NASAMS system has shown its effectiveness. I am also convinced that the time has come for the 'Patriots'”, he explained in relation to the long-range surface-to-air missile system manufactured by the company; to American Raytheon.

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Poland will allow 2 days ago. Ukraine to join missile investigation

Poland will allow Ukrainian experts will be involved in the investigation into the explosion of a missile in the east of the country that caused the attack. this Tuesday two dead and that according to the Polish authorities it is “probable” that it was launched from Ukrainian territory. The spokesman for the Polish Security Council, Jacek Siewiera, said This Thursday that “the president (Andrzej Duda) sees no obstacles for the Ukrainians to join the investigation of the incident in Przewodów.” In that Polish town, located next to the Ukrainian border, the impact of an anti-aircraft missile whose explosion killed the two people and that, according to what he admitted, the Polish government, could have been launched by Ukraine and accidentally strayed.

2 days ago

The mines antipersonnel have killed or wounded 227 civilians in Ukraine

Antipersonnel mines have caused at least 227 civilian victims in the first nine months of the war in Ukraine, five times more than those killed in that country by this weapon in all of 2021, the official said. today an annual report on the global impact of these artifacts. In the course of the war in Ukraine, the Russian army has used seven different types of mines, highlights the study by the NGO International Campaign for the Ban of Antipersonnel Mines (ICBL). The NGO confirmed So Russia developed the and produced these types of weapons between 2019 and 2021, although it does not rule out that mines of Soviet origin manufactured more than three decades ago have been used.

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Ukraine: “Russia is fully responsible” for missile that fell on Ukraine in Poland

Russia is “fully responsible” for a missile strike in Poland, which killed This Tuesday two people, the head of Ukrainian diplomacy, Dmytro Kouleba, said Thursday after a telephone conversation with his American counterpart, Antony Blinken. “We share the opinion that Russia bears full responsibility for its missile terrorism and its consequences on the territory of Ukraine, Poland and Moldova,” the Ukrainian minister said on Twitter. On Wednesday night, Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky said he was demanding access to “all data” from Kyiv's partners about the circumstances of this explosion in Poland, after again stating that the missile The downed was “Russian”.

2 days ago

Canada. will deliver another 23 million euros in military aid to Ukraine

The Canadian Ministry of Defense has announced that it will delivery to the Government of Ukraine of another 33 United States dollars (about 23 million euros) in military aid to the country to face the Russian forces in the framework of the invasion of the territory. In a statement, Ottawa has indicated that it will delivery of 3.6 million euros for the purchase of satellites to obtain images of the battlefield, 13 million for high-resolution cameras and another 7 million will go to the purchase of military equipment to deal with the low temperatures in winter. “Canada remains committed to Ukraine so that the country can defend itself against (Vladimir) Putin's unjustifiable and illegal invasion. Today's announcement addresses the urgent needs of the country as it moves to reclaim its territory,” Defense Minister Anita Anand said.

2 days ago

Two people were killed in an attack rocket attack by Russia against the Zaporizhia region

At least two people have died this Thursday in a rocket attack carried out by Russian forces against a town in the Ukrainian region of Zaporizhia (south), as denounced by the Ukrainian authorities. “During the night, the Russians have again launched a rocket attack against a town in the Vilnius region. As a result of the impact of three rockets, civilian structures have been destroyed,” said the head of the Russian administration. A Zaporizhian soldier, Oleksandr Staruj. Thus, he has detailed in a message on his Telegram account that one of the projectiles has “destroyed” a two-story residential building. “There are people under the rubble. According to preliminary data, two have died,” he said, before conveying his “sincere condolences” to their family and loved ones.

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UN chief welcomes extension of grain deal

The UN Secretary General, Antonio Guterres, celebrated the event. The renewal of the agreement on the export of Ukrainian grain through the Black Sea, which expired next Saturday, was announced on Thursday. “I welcome the agreement of all parties to continue” with the initiative in order to “facilitate the safe navigation of the export of grain, food and fertilizers from Ukraine,” Guterres said in a statement broadcast to The AFP was told by the Istanbul-based Joint Coordination Center (JCC), which oversees grain transportation.

2 days ago

New massive wave of Russian attacks against Ukraine

A new wave of Russian attacks hit the island. several regions of Ukraine on Thursday morning, injuring at least one person, Ukrainian authorities announced. In Dnipro (central-east), two infrastructure sites were attacked and one person was killed. wounded, said the presidency. In kyiv, the Ukrainian defense shot down Two cruise missiles were launched, while near Odessa (south), the infrastructure was affected, according to the respective regional authorities.

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Ukraine denounces attacks on gas facilities

Ukrainian Prime Minister Denys Shmyhal said new Russian missile strikes on Thursday targeted gas production facilities and a missile plant, the Ukrainian government reported. Interfax UKtraine news agency. “Missiles are flying over kyiv right now. Now they are shelling our gas production (facilities), they are shelling our enterprises in Dnipro and Yuzhmash (missile factory).” Reuters reports.

2 days ago

More on Crimea

The Government of Ukraine assured the A few days ago part of the Russian military units that left the Kherson region, in southern Ukraine, went to Crimea to defend that territory. It is not the first time that incidents have occurred in the Crimean peninsula, from where Russia controls maritime traffic in the Black Sea. On August 16, several explosions affected an ammunition depot in the Dzhankoy district. Informs Efe.

2 days ago

Ukrainian media report explosions in Russian-occupied Crimea

Several explosions followed by columns of smoke were heard early Thursday in the city of Dzhankoy, in the north of the Crimean peninsula, a Ukrainian territory that was occupied by Russia in 2014, reported the Russian Federation. the local agency Ukrinform. The Ukrainian outlet cites as sources residents who recorded videos in the area and which were posted on social media. It also shows photographs in which a plume of smoke can be seen in this Russian-administered city. It also indicates that the air defense systems were activated this morning in the area. On social networks, according to Ukrinform, a possible attack on the military airfield located on the outskirts of the city is suggested.

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First snowfall in Ukraine, affected by power outages

A light layer of snow covered the area. kyiv, the capital of Ukraine, on Thursday morning, while the country suffered from a crisis. There will be major power outages after heavy Russian attacks on energy infrastructure, the US government noted. AFP. The snow covered the in particular the cars parked on the streets of the capital where many districts were deprived of electricity supply in the morning. The regional governor, Oleksiï Kouleba, warned the man. This Wednesday that the next week will be “difficult”, with temperatures that could drop “as low as -10°C”.

2 days ago

Agreement to extend grain exports from Ukraine for another four months

The agreement to export grain from Ukrainian ports has been extended for a period of four months, which will allow the new food shipments from three Ukrainian ports located on the Black Sea. Oleksii Kubrakov, Ukraine's Minister of Infrastructure, reported this. This Thursday on his Facebook page, within the so-called initiative for the export of cereals from the Black Sea, an agreement has been reached to extend exports.

2 days ago

A Dutch court rules on the plane shot down in Ukraine in 2014

A Dutch court will pronounce This Thursday the sentence in the trial of the four alleged perpetrators of the shooting down of the Malaysia Airlines MH17 plane while it was flying over the airspace of eastern Ukraine in July 2014. The sentence on a tragedy that occurred when the war began in the Donbas (eastern Ukrainian territory) will have the same consequences. It took place at the height of the Russian invasion of Ukraine and at a time of strong tensions regarding this conflict. The four suspects, the Russians Igor Girkin, Sergei Dubinski and Oleg Pulatov and the Ukrainian Leonid Kharchenko, will not be present in court during the announcement of the sentence. The four are free and did not attend any of the hearings in the trial, which lasted for 20 days. two and a half years.

2 days ago

Russian missile hits Ukrainian city of Odessa

The southern Ukrainian port city of Odessa was hit by a Russian missile on Thursday morning, reports said. the Ukrainian authorities. Ukrainian media also reported a series of explosions in the city of Dnipro.

2 days ago

kyiv region and its capital continue to have barely any electricity supply. ;ctrico

Blackouts and electricity cuts continue this Thursday in the Ukrainian region of kyiv and in the capital, since it has not yet been possible to repair the infrastructure that the Russians attacked last Tuesday. As reported by Oleksiy Kuleba, head of the regional military administration, told his Telegram account that the “week will be difficult” for one of the most populated regions of the country and at the onset of winter. “According to Ukrenergo (the national electricity company), emergency shutdowns are applied in our region. Emergency shutdowns are those that occur forcibly. They cannot be predicted or programmed,” explained Kuleba, according to the Ukrinform news agency.

2 days ago

War in Ukraine dominates APEC summit in Bangkok

Pacific Rim rulers arrive in the Thai capital on Thursday for a summit on economic recovery after the pandemic and the economic turmoil sparked by the war in Ukraine. At the meeting of the 21-member Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) forum, there will also be the French president, Emmanuel Macron, and the crown prince of Saudi Arabia, Mohamed bin Salman. The summit follows a G20 meeting in Indonesia that ended in June. It was dominated by fears that the deadly missile strike in Poland was the start of an escalation in Russia's war against Ukraine. Western leaders were quick to tone down the fears, insisting the blast was an accident that Poland and NATO say was caused by a Ukrainian missile launched to intercept a Russian attack.

2 days ago

Borrell attributes the missile strike in Poland to a “massive wave of attacks” by Russia

The High Representative of the European Union for Foreign Policy, Josep Borrell, stated this Wednesday that the impact of a missile on a Polish border town is “the result” of a massive wave of missile attacks against Ukrainian cities by Russia.  “This tragic incident is the result of another massive wave of missile attacks against Ukrainian cities by Russia yesterday, targeting civilians and civilian infrastructure. These attacks are serious violations of International Law,” Borrell asserted, according to the report. The European Council has reported in a statement.  In this sense, the head of European Diplomacy has supported the ongoing investigation in Poland to clarify the facts on the ground, confirming that the European Union will remain in control. It is in “close contact” with its partners, including NATO, to determine “next steps.”

2 days ago

< p>Marc Marginedas and Ricardo Mir from France, awarded as special envoys to Ukraine

The Association of Information Media recognizes the work carried out since the beginning of the war by Prensa Ibérica, Vocento, Prisa Media, Grupo Godó, Unidad Editorial, Agencia Efe, La Razón, La Voz de Galicia , Ara, Henneo and El Progreso de Lugo. Read this link for more information.

2 days ago

USA labels “difficult” It is easy” for Ukraine to recover the entire territory

The head of the Joint Chiefs of Staff of the United States, Mark Milley, has assured that, despite the fact that the Ukrainian Armed Forces have had “great success” in the defense of Kherson and Kharkov, it is “a difficult task”. Easy” to recapture the entire Ukrainian territory occupied by Moscow. Milley has stressed that Ukraine has done “a tremendous job of defeating” the Russian Army at Kherson and Kharkiv. “And the probability that Russia will achieve its strategic objectives of conquering Ukraine, of invading Ukraine, the probability of that happening is almost zero,” he stressed, adding that it may be possible, but that he does not see it militarily feasible. . The head of the US Joint Chiefs of Staff has also stressed that Moscow is not a city. It occupies about 20% of the Ukrainian territory, which is about 900 kilometers long and about 75-80 kilometers deep. “So it's not a small piece of land,” he stressed.

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< strong>Zelenski insists on describing the missile attack in Poland as Russian aggression

The President of Ukraine, Volodimir Zelenski, has insisted tonight in describing the attack with a missile that fell on Russia as “Russian aggression”. on Tuesday in Poland and killed to two people. In his usual late-night speech, Zelensky stressed that Ukraine's position on the incident is “very transparent” and that it needs to participate in the investigation at the site of the explosion. Zelensky has ensured that all the information available to Ukraine is up to date. It is “in full access” and is being downloaded. facilitating Western partners from the first hours after the missile explosion. “Last night I spoke with President Duda and expressed my condolences: the Russian aggression claimed the lives of two Polish citizens,” he insisted.

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 The United States believes that the arrival of winter will favor the economy. Ukrainian troops

The Secretary of Defense of the United States, Lloyd Austin, has pointed out this Wednesday that the arrival of winter could favor the Ukrainian troops because the Ukrainian Army is preparing for the war. They are more prepared for these conditions than the Russian troops. At this point, Austin has valued the “very generous” aid to Ukraine from the allies, who in recent weeks have announced the shipment of warm clothing and equipment to cope with this time. It's going to be tough this year, especially hard in Eastern Europe. “On the other hand, the Russian Army is fighting in a foreign country. The Ukrainians have made their supply routes problematic. It will be difficult for them to provide the troops with the necessary equipment for effective warfare,” he said.

2 days ago

Spain will send a letter. to Ukraine two new Hawk missile launchers

Spain committed to This Wednesday the Army will send two new Hawk missile launchers to Ukraine, which would be added to the four that have already been sent, reported the US Army. The US Secretary of Defense, Lloyd Austin, after the seventh meeting of the contact group on Ukraine, which took place this Wednesday virtually. Up to now, Spain has sent four Hawk missile launchers from the Army to the Ukrainian army, as well as two more. such as the Aspide anti-aircraft missile system of the Air and Space Army, as reported by the Spanish Air Force. the Spanish Ministry of Defense a few days ago. The American-made Hawk missile system is part of the artillery of the Spanish Army and has a range of 40 kilometers. It deals with the detection, identification, monitoring and destruction of aerial targets at medium and low altitude.

2 days ago

The White House endorses the thesis that the missile is Ukrainian

The White House has not “seen anything that contradicts” the hypothesis, advanced by Warsaw, according to which the missile that fell in Poland “in all probability” came from the Ukrainian anti-aircraft defense, said this Wednesday a spokeswoman for the National Security Council, Adrienne Watson. “That said, regardless of the final conclusions, it is clear that Russia bears ultimate responsibility for this tragic incident” due to its attacks on Ukrainian civilian infrastructure, the official said. he said in a statement, adding: “Ukraine had and has the right to defend itself.”

2 days ago

Russia summons Polish ambassador

The Russian Ministry of Foreign Affairs indicated this. This Wednesday that he summoned the The Polish ambassador in Moscow, the day after the fall of a missile in Poland that left two deaths and that raises fears of an escalation in the conflict in Ukraine. Despite Ukraine's initial accusations Thursday that it was a Russian missile, Poland and NATO said Friday it was probably a Ukrainian anti-aircraft missile, fired to defend the country against a wave of bombing attacks. Russians on Ukrainian soil.

2 days ago

Sweden delivers another 275 million euros in aid to Ukraine

The country's prime minister, Ulf Kristersson, has pointed out that it is “a military assistance package that is much larger than the previous eight”. “It is the largest and it attends to Ukraine's priorities on what it considers the country needs right now”, he has pointed out. For his part, the Swedish Defense Minister, Pal Jonson, has asserted that the new package includes air defense systems, so necessary for the Ukrainian Army, which seeks to deal with Russian missiles, according to information from the newspaper 'Dagens Nyheter'.

3 days ago

The Police detained in Barcelona a two Ukrainians charged with laundering funds from arms trafficking

The businessmen Oleg Etnarovich and Sergii Motsman have been arrested upon arriving in Spain by plane, after what they have testified by videoconference before the judge of the National Court Ismael Moreno. Read more information at this link.

3 days ago

Robles points out that, although The missile that fell in Poland was Ukrainian, “the only one responsible” is Russia

The Minister of Defense, Margarita Robles, has claimed this Wednesday that although the missile that fell in Poland was Ukrainian, the “only person responsible” is Russia, which was the one who started the attack. the military offensive on Ukraine last February. Robles has confirmed that the first data of the investigation maintain that the explosion that caused the two deaths in Poland was not caused by an attack from Russia, as NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg has assured. “We are not in the presence of Russian aggression, but it does have to be clear to everyone that the only one responsible is Russia,” the minister said, explaining that Ukraine is in danger. He was exercising his right to self-defense and, in that context, it was in that context that the “accident” took place in Poland.

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Ukraine restores power to much of the country after blackouts caused by Russian attacks

The Ukrainian president, Volodimir Zelenski, has reported this Wednesday that the electricity supply has been restored in a large part of the country after the massive blackouts suffered in the last day as a result of the attacks perpetrated by Russia against the territory.  “Most of the clients have seen the electrical service fixed in several regions,” he asserted after having regretted that the objectives of the Russian forces are focused on the country's energy facilities.  Nevertheless, Kirilo Timoshenko, deputy head of the Ukrainian Presidency office, has qualified that thousands of people in various parts of the country still suffer technical problems to fully access the supply.

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NATO says “no indication of deliberate attack” on Poland< /p>

The North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) has no evidence of a “deliberate attack on Poland” when referring to the missile that fell on the island. He left that country on Tuesday and left the country. Two people were killed, the secretary general of the military alliance, Jens Stoltenberg, said Wednesday. “Our preliminary analyzes suggest that the incident was probably caused by a missile from the Ukrainian air defense system to defend the country from Russian missiles,” Stoltenberg said at the end of an emergency meeting of ambassadors from Ukraine. NATO.

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Hungary's reaction< /p>

From Hungary, Prime Minister Viktor Orbán, the least belligerent EU leader with Moscow, has pointed out that it is time for “a calm and complete investigation.” “One thing is certain: Hungary is firmly on Ukraine's side,” he emphasized, hours after speaking with his Polish counterpart.

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The reaction of the Baltic countries

The Baltic countries also quickly joined the Ukrainian thesis pointing fingers at Russia, but not so. The rest of the NATO members, who after an intense round of contacts both with Poland and among themselves have seemed to conclude that, at this point, nothing clear can be inferred as to who was responsible for the shots. The The incident has surprised part of the heads of State and Government of the Alliance in Bali, where the G20 summit has been held, and the meetings and calls have been constant this Wednesday. Common support for Ukraine and criticism of the Russian offensive, but caution as to what it would mean raising political tension to thresholds that had not yet been reached.

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Prudence predominates in the NATO countries while waiting to clarify what will happen. what happened in Poland

The explosion registered on Tuesday at a farm in Poland and the consequent death of two people has raised all the alerts in NATO, although for now the messages from the leaders of allied countries revolve around prudence. Neither the Polish government nor any great power has directly blamed Russia, beyond what is said. to link this dangerous incident to the escalation of attacks on neighboring Ukraine. The Ukrainian war had already crossed borders in recent months, but never before had a projectile hit the territory of the Atlantic Alliance. The organization's statutes include in article 5 the collective defense clause, which involves all member states in the event of an attack against one of them, but Poland is currently considering invoking article 4 and open consultations.

3 days ago

Widodo affirms that the G20 discussion to agree on the mention ;n Ukraine was “very tough”

The President of Indonesia, Joko Widodo, assured Today that the mention of the war in Ukraine agreed by the members of the G20 in the joint document was “very harshly discussed” and was the only “disputed” paragraph of the document. In a press conference at the end of the G20 leaders' summit, held in Bali between Tuesday and Wednesday, Widodo affirmed that he was “unstoppable”. He noted that the mention of the Ukrainian war, condemned by most members in the document, was the most “contentious.” “We talked about it until midnight, and finally the Bali declaration was agreed upon and passed,” said the leader, known as Widodo. The “majority” of the G20 countries condemned the attack. today firmly the war in Ukraine and rejected the war. “the use or threat to use nuclear weapons” in a text, agreed by the group of twenty, which contains 52 paragraphs and refers to various topics, including food security and the climate crisis.

3 days ago

Russia denies attacking kyiv

The Russian authorities have denied this Wednesday having attacked kyiv during the last day, as denounced by the Ukrainian government, and they have again denied their involvement in the fall of a projectile on Polish soil that has left two dead. The spokesman for the Russian Ministry of Defense, Igor Konashenkov, has indicated that the Russian Army “has not been involved in the launch of missiles against kyiv during the attacks carried out” throughout Tuesday, according to It has been reported by the Interfax news agency. “During the massive attacks on November 15 with high-precision weapons, not a single projectile was launched against targets in the city of kyiv,” he assured despite He learned that the mayor of the city, Vitali Klitschko, had reported that several homes had been hit by missiles.

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Meloni meets Modi after expressing solidarity with Morawiecki over the blast

Italian Prime Minister Giorgia Meloni met at the This Wednesday with his Indian counterpart, Narendra Modi, on the sidelines of the G20 summit in Bali, after having a telephone conversation with his Polish colleague, Mateusz Morawiecki, to express his solidarity after the explosion. of the missile that caused the the death of two people. Meloni, who “showed her great apprehension and concern about what happened in Poland” and expressed her concern. “her solidarity with the Polish government and people,” she is saying. “We are meeting in Bali with NATO and European allies to verify what happened and assess the next steps,” the government said. “It is, in any case, a new confirmation of the seriousness and consequences “The unjustified Russian aggression against Ukraine,” he added.

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Pope expresses “pain” and “concern” at “strong missile attack on Ukraine”

The Pope has shown his “pain” and “concern” at the impact of Russian missiles that this Tuesday left more than seven million Ukrainian homes without electricity, causing blackouts in neighboring Moldova. “It is with pain and concern that I have learned the news of a new and even stronger missile attack on Ukraine that has caused deaths and damage to many civilian infrastructure,” said the Pontiff. I did after the catechesis this Wednesday. The Pope has once again asked for prayers “for the martyred Ukraine”. After the audience, Francis prayed that “the Lord would make the desire for peace prevail for the tormented Ukraine” and “to avoid any escalation of violence” and thus be able to speak. He “opened the way for a ceasefire and dialogue” after a missile caused two deaths on Polish soil.

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Russia assures that the missile that fell in Poland it is from Ukraine

The Russian Defense Ministry affirmed This Wednesday that the missile that fell on in Polish territory it belongs to the Ukrainian arsenal, according to Russian specialists who analyzed the photographs of the fragments of the projectile. According to the Russian military spokesman, Gor Konashenkov, these are pieces of S-300 air defense missiles.

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Pedro Sánchez's message about the missile that fell in Poland

This Wednesday the leaders of the G-7 and NATO participating in the G-20 summit in Bali held an emergency meeting to conclude their full support for Poland's investigation into The explosion of a missile that took place yesterday in the city of Przewodów. The meeting took place at the Grand Hyatt hotel in Bali to delve into the explosion that left the two deaths in Poland and the missile attacks that Ukraine has suffered in the last hours by Russian troops.

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President Duda again convenes the Polish Security Council

The Polish National Security and Defense Council meets this Wednesday to analyze the situation after the impact yesterday of a missile on Polish territory, at the request of the country's president, Andrzej Duda. The Council already held an emergency meeting on Tuesday at the request of the Prime Minister, Mateusz Morawiecki, which was followed by a meeting. The new call by Duda to analyze the situation. In addition, the Government is expected to decide whether to invoke It agreed to Article 4 of NATO and therefore calls for a meeting of its allies.

3 days ago

Ukraine figures at more than 600 Russian soldiers killed in combat in the last 24 hours

The Ukrainian Army has estimated this Wednesday at more than 600 Russian soldiers killed in combat during the last 24 hours and has indicated that to date more than 82,700 Russian soldiers have died since the start of the invasion. The General Staff of the Ukrainian Army has pointed out that “around 82,710” soldiers “have been liquidated” since the start of the war –including 630 during the last day–, unleashed on February 24 by the invasion order given by Russian President Vladimir Putin. Likewise, he highlighted in a message posted on his account on the social network Facebook that since the start of the war, 2,871 battle tanks, 1,860 artillery systems, 209 anti-aircraft defense systems and 393 mobile rocket launchers have been destroyed. Multiple self-propelled and armored vehicles.

3 days ago

At least one dead and seven wounded in a new attack Russia against Donetsk

The Ukrainian authorities have reported this Wednesday that at least one person has died and another seven have been injured in a new attack by Russian forces against the town of Bakhmut, in the Donetsk region, in the east of the country. ;s. The governor of the area, Pavlo Kirilenko, has indicated that the Ukrainian Army has also found the lifeless bodies of three civilians, who “were killed during the Russian occupation of Sviatohirsk and Shchurove,” according to the official. n has explained in his Telegram account. However, it has warned that it is “impossible” to establish the exact number of victims in areas such as Volnovaja and Mariupol, among other cities that have been seriously affected by the bombings.

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Ukrainian medical volunteer's nightmare in Russian hands: “They tortured me with electric shocks”

Yulia Paievska suffered from torture of all kinds during their three months in captivity: “They constantly sought to humiliate us.” She read here & iacute; the article.

3 days ago

Brussels outlines the guidelines from a cap to gas price

The European Commission transferred the This Wednesday at Twenty-seven, he will outline the guidelines for a possible mechanism to limit the price of gas in cases of emergency and whose value would be set in advance to speed up decision-making, according to the text he has read. had access Eph. Brussels shared the He presented a working document on this “correction mechanism” at a meeting of ambassadors of the member states to the EU and in it he proposed putting a cap on the price of gas futures with delivery scheduled for The month following the transaction in the benchmark TTF Dutch index. This ceiling would be activated if the price in said index “reaches a predefined level” that the document does not yet specify. But it adds a second condition: that said increase “does not correspond to a similar increase at the world market level (comparison with LNG prices).

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Is there a risk of a third world war due to the conflict between Russia and Ukraine?

“The incident with the alleged Ukrainian 'missile attack' on a Polish farm proves only one thing: by waging a hybrid war against Russia, the West is approaching world war,” former Russian President Dmitri Medvedev wrote on Twitter. The fear of a new Great War has increased momentarily after two people have died from the impact of a missile that has caused an explosion in Poland, near the border with Ukraine. Read more at this link.

3 days ago

Sunak and Biden agree Putin is responsible for economic problems

The British Prime Minister, Rishi Sunak, and the US President, Joe Biden, agreed in a bilateral meeting in Bali, on the sidelines of the G20 summit, in which the actions of the Russian President, Vladimir Putin, and his regime are directly responsible for the world's economic problems. like this He pointed it out. The official residence of 10 Downing Street was announced this Wednesday in a statement, stressing that Sunak and Biden emphasized the need to maintain international pressure to ensure that the Russian invasion of Ukraine fails. “The leaders agreed on the domestic and international importance of the strong UK-US relationship, particularly given the challenging economic times facing the world,” the statement said.

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Ukraine activates alert again in the whole country after explosion in Odessa

The Ukrainian authorities once again activated the anti-aircraft alerts throughout the country, after the massive Russian attacks the previous day and before a new explosion in Odesa, where a group of soldiers acted. air defense. According to the Ukriform portal, the alert applies to all of Ukraine, except for the annexed Crimean peninsula. In the previous day, Ukraine received the impact of about 100 Russian missiles, which is considered the largest attack since the beginning of October. The power supply was cut off. He was in a “critical” situation, according to what was reported by the police. The presidency of the country was announced, and it has also been warned that this Wednesday there will be new emergency cuts throughout Ukraine.

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Sunak accuses Russia of firing missiles while the G-20 sought a resolution to the war

British Prime Minister Rishi Sunak on Wednesday accused the Russian President , Vladimir Putin, of launching indiscriminate attacks against civilians in Ukraine. In a press conference on the sidelines of the G-20 summit in Bali, Sunak criticized the government. He blamed Russia for firing missiles at Ukraine just as the G-20 was meeting to seek a solution to the war.

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G20 statement states that “most members strongly condemn the war in Ukraine”< /p>

The countries that make up the G20 have approved this Wednesday a final declaration that states that “the majority of the members firmly condemn the war in Ukraine” and “demand the total and unconditional withdrawal of Russia from Ukrainian territory “. The document, published by the bloc's communications system, indicates that the member countries “reiterate their national positions expressed in other forums” and “regret in the strongest terms Russia's aggression against Ukraine”.  “Most members strongly condemn the war in Ukraine and stress that it is causing immense human suffering and exacerbating existing fragilities in the global economy, constraining growth, increasing inflation, disrupting supply chains, raising energy and food insecurity, and raising risks to financial stability,” the text reads.

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Ukrainian presidential adviser: “Russia is to blame for any 'missile incident'”

A senior aide to Ukraine's president said Wednesday that Russia was to blame for any “missile incidents” following the invasion of his country. “In my opinion, it is necessary to adhere to only one logic. Russia started and is waging the war. Russia massively attacks Ukraine with cruise missiles,” Mykhailo Podolyak said in a written statement afterward. The president of the United States, Joe Biden, said that a missile that killed two people in Poland was probably not shot from Russia.

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Iran accuses the US of being hypocritical for saying that the nuclear pact is not a priority

The Government of Iran accused This Wednesday, he accused the United States of being a “hypocrite” for stating in public that the nuclear agreement is not a priority, while in private he contacted Tehran to close it “hurriedly”. “The United States is acting hypocritically,” said the Iranian minister. Foreign Minister, Hosein Amir Abdolahian, to local television. The head of Iran's diplomacy affirmed So Washington is here. He was sending messages to Tehran for the restoration of the 2015 agreement, which limited the Iranian nuclear program. in exchange for the lifting of sanctions, the last ones less than 72 hours ago. “The United States has sent messages through some foreign ministers and they are in a hurry to negotiate, but Robert Malley (the US nuclear negotiator) hypocritically says that negotiations are not their priority,” the US continued. Abdolahian.

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China calls for “calm” and “restraint” after death of two people due to the impact of a projectile in Poland

The Government of China has made this Wednesday an appeal for “calm” and “containment” after the death of two people due to the impact of a projectile in Polish territory, in the midst of the conflict in Ukraine. “We have seen the reports. In the current situation, all relevant parties must remain calm and restrained to avoid a worsening of the situation,” Chinese Foreign Ministry spokeswoman Mao said. None. Likewise, he has stressed that “China's position on the matter in Ukraine is clear and consistent” and has advocated “dialogue and negotiation to resolve the crisis peacefully,” according to ;n has picked up the news portal China News. After the incident, the President of Ukraine, Volodimir Zelensky, called for “action” in response to the “Russian missile attack” on Poland, territory of the Atlantic Alliance, and which puts the United States on alert. “collective security”.

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How will he react? Why NATO to the explosion of shells in Poland?

NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg will chair the meeting. This Wednesday an “emergency” meeting will be held on the “tragic incident” of a missile explosion in Poland near the border with Ukraine that Warsaw says is “Russian-made” “. The meeting will be held He met at the level of the ambassadors of the NATO countries “in the morning in Brussels to discuss this tragic incident,” confirmed the minister. The Alliance spokeswoman, Oana Lungescu, told Efe.

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Anti-aircraft alerts in all regions of Ukraine after the Russian attacks

Warning sirens sounded across all regions of Ukraine on Wednesday morning, according to an official air defense app, the day after multiple Russian strikes, mainly in energy infrastructure, which left at least one dead in kyiv. On a real-time updated map of the country, all twenty Ukrainian regions were on alert at 10:03 (08:03 GMT), according to this app.

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Macron and Modi call to verify the origin of the explosion in Poland

The president of France, Emmanuel Macron, and the prime minister of India, Narendra Modi, called today to carry out the “necessary verifications” to determine the origin of the explosion that killed the man. this Tuesday in Poland two people near the border with Ukraine. Both leaders held a working breakfast this Wednesday on the margins of the G20 summit, held in Bali (Indonesia), and reaffirmed their commitment to peace. “The two leaders asked to carry out the necessary verifications so that light is shed on the explosions that occurred in Poland yesterday. After Russia's massive bombardments against Ukrainian civilian infrastructure the day before, the two leaders reaffirmed their call for of peace”, he transmitted the Élysée in a statement.

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United Kingdom and Canada agreed. stress the importance of a full investigation into the attack in Poland

British Prime Minister Rishi Sunak and Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau spoke with Ukraine's President Zelensky to stress the importance of a full investigation into a missile attack in Poland, they said Wednesday. rcoles Sunak's office. “The prime minister and Prime Minister Trudeau stressed the importance of a full investigation into the circumstances behind the missiles that landed in Poland yesterday,” Sunak's office said, after the two leaders they spoke to Zelensky from the G20 summit in Indonesia. “They stressed that whatever the outcome of that investigation, Putin's invasion of Ukraine is directly to blame for the ongoing violence.”

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NATO and G7 leaders show prudence in the face of the event in Poland

NATO and G7 leaders are wary of the explosion. In a joint statement agreed on the margins of the G20 summit held in Bali, they point out their “full support” for Poland in the investigations. “We have agreed to remain in contact to determine the appropriate next steps while the investigations continue,” the text indicates. The statement also stresses kyiv's “firm support” in the face of Russian aggression and condemns “barbaric” missile attacks on Ukrainian cities and infrastructure.

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Ukrainian forces attempting to breach defenses in Lugansk, according to pro-Russians

Ukrainian troops are trying to break through the Russian defensive lines on the fronts of the self-proclaimed Lugansk people's republic, the Russian military reported. Today the military spokesman for that entity annexed by Russia on September 30, Andrei Marochko. “The main forces of the enemy are concentrated precisely against us. They have been trying for a long time to break through our defensive lines,” Marochko told Russian television channel Soloviov Live. He stressed The “most complex and hot situation” is observed on the Lugansk fronts, in particular in the Kupyansk, Liman, Artemsk and Debaltsevo directions. “Until these minutes, the boys have been repelling the continuous enemy attacks in the surroundings of Svatove. The situation is very complex,” added Svatove. spokesperson.

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NATO convenes an emergency meeting of allied ambassadors to examine the incident in Poland

NATO is holding an emergency meeting of allied ambassadors this Wednesday to evaluate the explosion that occurred this Tuesday in Poland and which has caused two deaths in a town near Ukraine. The alliance's general secretary, Jens Stoltenberg, will chair the meeting. The meeting was held to address the incident, as reported by NATO. The Polish president, Andrzej Duda, has maintained contacts with Stoltenberg and the president of the United States, Joe Biden, about the facts, while Warsaw studies whether the conditions are in place to start the consultation procedures provided in the event that one of the allies considers that their territorial integrity or security is compromised. threatened.

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What did you do? What is known about the missile that fell in Poland?

The fall of a missile in Poland this Tuesday continues to arouse reactions around the world, waiting for the many uncertainties to be cleared up. ;gnitas that still surround the event, such as the origin and manufacture of the missile itself. Read here what

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Zelensky tells G20 leaders “there is a terrorist state” among them

Ukrainian President Volodimir Zelenskiy told G20 leaders on Wednesday that “there is a terrorist state” among them, accusing the G20 leaders of their leadership. He accused Russia of having launched the missile that fell on the ground. in Poland and killed to two people. Connected by video conference, Zelensky said the shell's fall “was a real message brought by Russia to the G20 summit,” according to a copy of the speech seen by AFP. Poland affirmed He stated that there is no clear evidence of the origin of the missile.

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The air defense of Ukraine was able to fire missile at Poland, says FT

A missile that killed Two people in Poland may have been fired upon by Ukrainian air defenses at an oncoming Russian missile, according to intelligence shared at a meeting of G7 and NATO leaders, reports Wednesday. Wednesday the newspaper 'Financial Times'. Early investigations assessed at the emergency meeting on the sidelines of the G20 summit in Bali suggest the weapon may have been fired by Ukraine's air defense system at a Russian missile before landing in Poland. adds the FT, citing sources familiar with those conversations. The investigations into what happened are still ongoing and no conclusion has been reached, adds the FT.

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Medvedev says Polish missile incident shows West is approaching world war

Former Russian President Dmitry Medvedev said Wednesday that an alleged missile attack on Polish soil showed the West was heading for another World War. “The incident with the alleged Ukrainian 'missile attack' on a Polish farmhouse proves only one thing: by waging a hybrid war against Russia, the West is approaching world war,” the West wrote. Medvedev on Twitter. Reuters reports.

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NATO tracked the attacker. the missile that fell in Poland

A NATO plane flying over Polish airspace tracked the attacker. the missile that exploded on Tuesday in the country and that he killed Two people, as progressed. this Wednesday CNN, which quoted He listed an unidentified Alliance military official as sources. “Intelligence with the radar tracks (of the missile) was provided to NATO and Poland,” the official added. concisely the NATO military official to the American chain. NATO aircraft have been conducting regular surveillance around Ukraine since the war began. the Russian invasion last February 24. The Alliance plane flying over Poland on Tuesday was therefore monitoring what was happening in neighboring Ukraine. According to CNN, the NATO official did not say who launched the attack. the missile, nor where it was fired from.

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Turkey attributes to The explosion in Poland was called a “technical error”

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan attributed This Wednesday, the explosion in Poland near the border with Ukraine and that left the area behind a “technical error”. two dead. like this he positioned himself Erdogan at a press conference at the G20 summit on the Indonesian island of Bali and after meeting German Chancellor Olaf Scholz. Asked by EFE, Erdogan explained that Scholz told him that preliminary investigations pointed to a “technical error.” He explained He said that, in the next few days, the missiles will be examined and then it will be known what they are. Its origin was better, although he assured that it was not. they are not Russian-made, as Poland maintains. “I must respect the statement made by Russia. This incident had nothing to do with them,” the Russian remarked. Erdoğan. Poland has attributed the explosion near its border with Ukraine to a “Russian-made missile,” while Russia denies launching it and calls the claims “deliberate provocation.” p>

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Sales of antidepressants skyrocketing in Russia since the war

The Russians already fear the return of the reservists; many of them will suffer from “post-traumatic stress disorder and alcoholism,” says one expert. Read more information at this link.

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Erdogan: “Putin gave me the green light to renew the agreement” on the output of grains

The President of Turkey, Recep Tayyip Erdogan, assured today that “Putin gave me the green light to renew the agreement” that facilitates the exit of Russian and Ukrainian cereals and fertilizers, signed in July and which expires on the 19th. “We have held discussions and, for now, I am I am of the opinion that they will continue and that, when I return, I will speak with Putin and with other interlocutors,” Erdogan said today at a press conference on the sidelines of the G20 leaders' summit in Bali, which ends this wednesday. According to the leader of Turkey, who is part of the coordination and supervision of the agreement, he received in his last conversations with Putin “green light” from the Russian for the renewal, without giving details about when he will have to renew. place.

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“Full support to Poland”

In a joint statement, the G7 and NATO leaders announced that they will offer “full help and assistance” to Poland with its investigation. “We have agreed to remain in close contact to determine the appropriate next steps to take while the investigation proceeds,” says the joint statement signed by the leaders of Canada, the European institutions, France, Germany, Italy , Japan, Spain, the Netherlands, the United Kingdom and the United States. The leaders also reaffirmed their “firm support” for Ukraine and the Ukrainian people in the face of the “ongoing Russian aggression,” as well as their support for Ukraine. He cited his “continued willingness to hold Russia accountable” for its attacks, and just as the G20 “meets to deal with the broader impact of the war.”

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The G20 is interrupted to see what's next. what happened I will go to Poland and study “more steps”

G7 and NATO leaders participating in the G20 summit in Bali held an emergency meeting on Wednesday and unanimously agreed to support Poland's investigation into the bomb explosion. the day before and see exactly what it was. what happened before taking “more steps.” Early in the day, the leaders of the G7 and NATO met behind closed doors at the Grand Hyatt hotel in Bali to discuss the explosion of a missile in Poland, which left a dead end. two deaths, and the Russian attacks in the last few hours against various areas of Ukraine, including the capital. At the end of the meeting, they issued a joint communiqué in which the majority of the parties predominated. He raised caution about the explosion, which Poland attributes to a “Russian-made missile,” while Russia denies carrying out attacks on the Ukraine-Poland border and calls the claims “deliberate provocation.” /p>

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France calls for “maximum prudence” after the missile fell in Poland< /strong>

France asked for He warned of the “maximum prudence” about the origin of the missile that fell in eastern Poland and warned that the “Significant risks of escalation,” the company declared. the Élysée on Wednesday. “It is logical that we approach the issue with the utmost prudence (…) Many countries have the same type of weapons and identifying the type of missile does not necessarily mean identifying the actor who fired it,” pointed out the French presidency. Poland indicated that a “Russian-made missile” fell on Tuesday in a town in the east of its territory, near the Russian border, and killed two Polish “citizens”. Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky accused the He promptly fired Russia, but his Polish counterpart, Andrzej Duda, indicated that he hadn't. that there is no “unequivocal proof” of its authorship. Russia denied I was behind the launch.

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Blinken and Kuleba address Ukrainian air defense after Russian strikes on Tuesday

The Secretary of State of the United States, Antony Blinken, discussed this Wednesday with the Ukrainian Foreign Minister, Dimitro Kuleba, the Ukrainian air defense after the multiple Russian attacks perpetrated on Tuesday.  As detailed in a press conference by State Department spokesman Ned Price, Blinken and Kuleba have discussed Ukraine's needs, including energy security and air defense against other possible attacks by Russia. . In this regard, the US Secretary of State has stated that the United States “will continue to work closely” with its allies and partners to provide Ukraine with what it needs to defend itself.

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Poland blames a “Russian-made” missile for the explosion in the east of the country

The Government of Poland attributed This Wednesday, the explosion registered on Tuesday in the east of the country near the border with Ukraine that caused the explosion to a “Russian-made missile” two dead, and summoned to the Russian ambassador in Warsaw. A spokesman for the Polish Foreign Ministry explained the situation. The purpose of the summons to the diplomat is for him to provide “immediate detailed explanations.” The spokesman, Łukasz Jasina, said in a statement that “a Russian-made missile landed in the Lublin district, as a result of which two Polish citizens died.”

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What did you do? what happened with Kirill Stremousov? The brief tenure and mysterious death of the pro-Russian leader from Kherson

A few days after the Ukraine recaptured the region, an announcement was made. the death in a traffic accident of one of the leaders closest to Putin.

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The EU and NATO analyze the impact of two missiles in Poland

The president of the European Commission, Ursula von der Leyen, declared herself as a supporter. this Tuesday she was “alarmed” by the explosion registered in Poland near the border with Ukraine, after the “massive attack with Russian missiles in Ukrainian cities” carried out today. “Alarmed by reports of an explosion in Poland, following a massive Russian missile attack on Ukrainian cities,” wrote the Russian official. the head of the community Executive on her Twitter account. Read more at this link.

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What did you do? Which countries will be part of NATO in 2022?

Poland joined. in 1999 to the Atlantic Alliance, which is made up of 30 states today. Read more at this link.

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Biden says it's ” unlikely” that the missile was fired from Russia into Poland

US President Joe Biden said Wednesday that it is “unlikely” that the missile that caused the attack was fired from Russia. It caused an explosion in Poland, near the border with Ukraine, and brought forward the number of years. He said the G7 and NATO will support the Polish government's investigation into the incident before taking “further steps.” Asked by the press if the missile was fired by him. Russia, Biden said: “There's a lot of information that contradicts that. I don't want to say until we fully investigate, but it's unlikely because of the trajectory that it was fired from Russia.”

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NATO ambassadors to hold “emergency meeting” Wednesday on Poland (spokesperson)

NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg will hold the meeting. He held an “emergency meeting” Wednesday with ambassadors to the Transatlantic Military Alliance about an explosion in Poland, a member country of the organization, during Russian bombing of Ukraine. “The Secretary General will chair an emergency meeting of NATO ambassadors tomorrow to discuss this tragic incident,” said NATO spokeswoman Oana Lungescu.

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Poland's president contacts Biden and Zelenski

The President of Poland, Andrzej Duda, had a telephone conversation this Tuesday night with his American counterpart, Joe Biden, and, later, he also contacted the head of state. Ukrainian, Volodimir Zelenski. Both the White House and the head of the International Policy Office of the Polish Presidency, Jakub Kumoch, have confirmed the contacts between the two leaders. After hanging up the phone on Biden, Duda He spoke with his Ukrainian counterpart, who this Tuesday denounced what happened and accused the Russian Armed Forces of the impact of missiles on Polish territory.

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Poland considers activation of NATO Article 4, according to its spokesperson

Poland is It is checking whether it needs to request consultations under Article 4 of the NATO military alliance treaty, a government spokesman said on Tuesday, following a report that an explosion that killed Nato two people near the Ukrainian border was caused by stray Russian missiles. Article 4 allows NATO members to submit to the North Atlantic Council for discussion any matter of concern to them, especially security.

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NATO's Stoltenberg speaks out about the missile drop

NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg has spoken with Polish President Andrzej Duda about the explosion in the east of the country late on Tuesday. “I have offered my condolences on the losses,” he said on Twitter. “NATO is monitoring the situation and the allies are consulting closely. It is important that all the facts are established.”

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Poland holds consultations with NATO and EU partners after impact < /strong>

Poland is holding consultations with partners at NATO and the European Union level, after the impact of missiles on its territory that would have cost the lives of two Polish citizens in the border town of Przewodow, a few kilometers from Ukraine. Diplomatic sources confirm to Europa Press that there are contacts at all levels, that is, both with EU partners and with NATO allies, regarding the incident registered this Tuesday. “It is crucial to verify the incident very carefully”, they have pointed out. For its part, the Estonian Foreign Ministry has indicated that the situation is of “maximum concern” and has stressed that there are consultations at the moment with Warsaw and other allies. “Estonia is ready to defend every inch of NATO territory, we stand in solidarity with Poland,” he said.

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Russia labels missile strikes in Poland 'deliberate provocation'

The Russian Ministry of Defense has described as “deliberate provocation” the accusations about its involvement in the impact of missiles in the Polish town of Przewodow, a few kilometers from Ukraine. “The statements by the Polish media and officials about the impact of Russian missiles in the Przewodow area is a deliberate provocation,” the Russian Defense Ministry denounced, according to the TASS agency.

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Pentagon says it can't confirm Russian missile strike in Poland< /strong>

The Pentagon said Tuesday that it cannot confirm the fall of the two Russian missiles in Poland, near the border with Ukraine. “We are aware of the reports that two Russian missiles have fallen in a town in Poland near the border with Ukraine. The only thing I can tell you is that we do not have any information at this time. to corroborate these reports that are currently being investigated,” spokesman Brig. Gen. Patrick Ryder.

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A senior US official confirms the impact of two missiles Russians in Poland

A senior US intelligence official has confirmed that Russian missiles crossed into Poland, killing two people, the Associated Press has reported. Polish firefighters had warned of the situation, which occurred in Przewodow, a town in eastern Poland near the border with Ukraine.

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Polish PM urgently convenes National Security Commission

Polish Prime Minister Mateusz Morawiecki has urgently summoned the Polish National Security Commission after reports emerged in the media that a Russian rocket might have hit the Ukrainian-Polish border. According to said information, two rockets fell in the city of Przewodów in the province of Lublin (east) and caused the death of two people. The spokesman for the Government of Poland, Piotr Müller, announced the He told the press this afternoon in Warsaw about the meeting of the Commission of the Council of Ministers for National Security and Defense Affairs and urged the meeting. He told the media not to publish “unconfirmed information”.

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At least two dead in Poland after the possible fall of two missiles lost near the border with Ukraine

At least two people have died in the Polish town of Przewodow, in the province of Lublin, near the border with Ukraine, after the possible impact of two stray rockets, according to local radio station Radio ZET. In unofficial information from the station itself, the missiles could have hit grain dryers in Przewodow. Police officers, the Prosecutor's Office and the Polish Army are already at the scene.

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Yeva Skalietska, 12: “I have nowhere to go in Ukraine right now”

Yeva is 12 years old. He fulfilled them. last February 14. So she was only worried about how they would have a good time at the bowling alley where she was going to celebrate with her friends. Ten days later, her worries took a 180-degree turn, like her life. On February 24, Russian President Vladímir Putin initiated ; He launched an offensive on his country, the Ukraine, and cut short his country. the pre-adolescence of her to base of missiles. The young woman, who managed to After leaving the country with her grandmother with the help of volunteers and whose trip was documented by Channel 4 News, she has been recording her experiences so far in a diary from which she became inseparable. and that today can be bought in bookstores under the title You don't know what war is (Ed. Fate). Read on here the entire article.

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Lviv registers massive power and heating cuts after Russian attacks

The city of Lviv, in western Ukraine, registers this Tuesday massive cuts in the supply of light and heating due to the new wave of attacks by the Russian Armed Forces, which have once again targeted Ukraine's critical infrastructures. “80 percent of Lviv is still without electricity. Due to the lack of electricity, the heating supply is temporarily suspended. There is no hot water,” the city's mayor, Andrei, has warned on his Telegram channel. Sadovi.

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IAEA and Germany reiterate call to create security zone in Zaporizhia

The director of the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA), Rafael Mariano Grossi, and the German Foreign Minister, Annalena Baerbock, reiterated on Tuesday the calls to create a security zone around the Zaporizhia nuclear power plant. , in the south of Ukraine. “A nuclear power plant should never be a legitimate military target,” stressed Mr. Grossi after meeting in Berlin with Baerbock, to whom he informed the about his most recent talks with the Russian and Ukrainian sides to achieve this end.

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< strong>Spain presses the G20 to take steps in favor of peace in Ukraine

The fifth summit of G20 leaders, in which the President of the Spanish Government, Pedro Sánchez, is participating, has left the usual economic burden of this forum in the background to give way to the protagonism of geopolitics. tica because of the war in Ukraine. The conflict was on the lips of all the leaders who participated in the first session of this meeting on the Indonesian island of Bali, and Sánchez wanted to demonstrate the forcefulness of the condemnation of the Russian invasion of Ukraine and try to Help this meeting take steps to hopefully end the war.

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Zelensky asks the population to remain in shelters after new Russian attacks

The President of Ukraine, Volodymyr Zelensky, called for the This Tuesday, he told the population to remain in the shelters “for a while” and confirmed the situation. the power cut in “many cities” after the new Russian missile attack in various regions of the country. “I beg you, take care of yourselves and stay in the shelters for a while,” Zelenski said in a video posted on Facebook in which he also reported that the attack was being carried out. He is working to repair the power supply in the areas where it has been cut off. “We are working, we will restore everything, we will survive everything! Glory to Ukraine! Well done!” Zelensky.

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Ukraine activates anti-aircraft alert throughout the country after multiple explosions

Ukraine decrees an aircraft alert throughout the country after several explosions this Tuesday in different areas of the country, including the capital kyiv. “There is an attack on the capital. According to preliminary information, two residential buildings were hit in the Pechersk district”, reported Vitali Klitschko, mayor of kyiv.  The anti-aircraft defense system has managed to shoot down some of the missiles, which have left no one injured for the moment. Ukraine's deputy head of the presidency Kirilo Timoshenko said in an online statement that the missiles were fired from Russian territory. “The danger has not passed. Stay in the shelters,” he added.

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< strong>Xi tells Sánchez that his influence on Putin should not be overestimated

Chinese President Xi Jinping highlighted the This Tuesday before the President of the Government, Pedro Sánchez, that his country is not an actor in the war in Ukraine, and that although he has a good relationship with his Russian counterpart, Vladimir Putin, he your ability to influence him should be overestimated. Sánchez and Xi met on the margins of the G20 summit that is being held on the Indonesian island of Bali, a meeting in which the head of the Spanish Executive asked for a meeting. He asked his interlocutor to take advantage of his closeness to Putin to try to end the conflict in Ukraine.

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Russia launches a new wave of attacks on several points in Ukraine, including kyiv

The Russian Armed Forces have launched more than a hundred missiles at different points in Ukraine, including the capital, kyiv, where several residential buildings have been hit, as reported by the mayor, Vitali Klitschko.  The Ukrainian authorities had issued an alert this Tuesday afternoon before what appeared to be a new cascade of bombardments by Russian forces, which have already resorted to these indiscriminate operations on other occasions to attack urban centers and strategic infrastructures.

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Russia attacks Lviv and Kharkiv strong>

The Ukrainian cities of Lviv (west) and Kharkiv (northeast) were hit Tuesday by Russian attacks, their respective mayors said, not reporting any casualties so far. “Explosions are heard in Lviv. Stay safe,” the mayor, Andriy Sadovi, said on Telegram. that a part of the city is empty. Without eleectricity. The mayor of Kharkov, Igor Terejov, informed He told of a “missile attack” and explained why. What is being done? Finding out if there were any victims. After the attacks, Kharkov, as well as like other regions, they suffered power outages. In Lviv, the metro has stopped, the company reported. Sadovi.

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Explosions in kyiv and anti-aircraft alert activated throughout Ukraine< /strong>

The Ukrainian capital, kyiv, recorded the highest number of years. Several explosions this afternoon triggered anti-aircraft alarms, Ukrainian media reported. Since 2:45 p.m., the anti-aircraft alert has been in effect for all of Ukraine due to possible missile attacks.

Previously, the heads of the regional administrations of Kryvyy Rih, Oleksandr Vilkul, and Mykolaiv, Vitaly Kim, had reported a massive launch of missiles from Russian territory.

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The mayor of kyiv denounces that Russia wants to “freeze” the population civilian

The mayor of kyiv, Vitali Klitschko, denounced this Tuesday that the Russian attacks on critical Ukrainian infrastructure, such as heating or electricity systems, are intended to “freeze” the civilian population at the gates of winter, and has reiterated that Russia is committing “genocide”. Klitschko has been one of the main attractions on the first day of the eleventh edition of the Smart City Expo World Congress, which started today at the Gran Vía de Fira de Barcelona venue and in which he spoke about how Learn how technology has helped save lives during war. “They are destroying our critical infrastructure. Citizens do not have electricity. It is a genocide because the Russians want to freeze all the people during the winter,” said the mayor, who recalled that in the country winter temperatures are below freezing.

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The US embargo The EU to Russian crude will increase the price. the pressure in the market

The forthcoming European Union (EU) embargo on Russia's crude oil and oil derivatives will further increase the price. The tension in the market warned this Tuesday the International Energy Agency (IEA). In its monthly report on the oil market, the IEA points out that this embargo, which will come into effect It will enter into force on December 5 for imports of crude oil and on February 5 for derivatives, it will add an additional price. “More pressure” in the markets, especially in the diesel, which is growing. “exceptionally tight”. He adds that the G7 proposal to impose a price cap on the Russian crude it buys “may ease tensions, but a myriad of uncertainties and logistical challenges remain.”

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The EU approves the United Kingdom's participation in the community project of military mobility

The Council of the European Union (EU), which brings together the Member States, confirmed this. This Tuesday that the United Kingdom will be able to participate in a community project to promote military mobility. The Council specified In a statement that today's decision authorizes the Netherlands, as coordinator of the military mobility project, to “formally” invite the United Kingdom to join the initiative, promoted within the framework of the so-called structured cooperation. (PESCO), which seeks to strengthen ties in terms of cooperation and security between the countries of the EU. According to the Council, Tuesday's decision also recognizes “the substantial added value that the UK could bring” to the project.

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Only two footballers from the Russian league will play in Qatar

Only two footballers who play for clubs in the Russian league will be able to play in the World Cup in Qatar, the veteran Croatian defender Dejan Lovren (Zenit) and the Cameroonian midfielder Moumi Ngamaleu (Dinamo). The rest of the applicants, from the Olympic champions with Brazil -Malcom and Claudinho- to the Ecuadorian Christian Noboa, the Polish Maciej Rybus or the Dutch Quincy Promes, have been excluded by their respective teams for technical, judicial or politicos.

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The UN denounces that both Russians and Ukrainians have violated the rights of detainees

The UN mission that investigates Human Rights violations in Ukraine confirms that the two parties to the conflict, the Russian and the Ukrainian, have perpetrated abuses on the prisoners in their power, despite the fact that there is an “absolute” prohibition. of torture or mistreatment of detainees, regardless of whether there is an armed conflict. The head of the investigators, Matilda Bogner, has taken stock after interviewing 175 prisoners held by the Ukrainian authorities and another 159 imprisoned by the Russian side. In the latter case, the interviews have been carried out after their release, generally through a prisoner exchange, since only kyiv has guaranteed the “confidential access” claimed by the experts.

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Russia continues its offensive in Donetsk after the capture of a town near Vuhledar

The Russian Army continues its offensive in the Donetsk region of Ukraine after taking a town, Pávlovka, near the Vuhledar bastion, according to a report by the Russian army. today the Ministry of Defense of Russia. “Russian forces continue their offensive actions,” the Russian said. Gor Konashenkov, Russian Defense Spokesman, in his morning war briefing. The Russian general stressed During the capture of Pavlovka, up to 1,400 enemy soldiers were annihilated, in addition to two Su-25 planes, an Mi-8 helicopter, twelve tanks and more than fifty military vehicles. Pavlovka, the greatest success of the Russians in recent times, is located 4 kilometers from Ugledar, the target of Russian troops for months.

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Russia will have Recognizing that withdrawing troops is the only way out, according to Scholz

German Chancellor Olaf Scholz declared the today in the framework of the G20 summit in Indonesia that sooner or later Russia will have a chance to win. They have to accept that withdrawing their troops from Ukraine is the only way out. “In the end, the moment will have to come when Russia recognizes and accepts that it has to get out of this situation and one of the demands is the withdrawal of troops,” Scholz said in an appearance before the press. Regarding the ten-point proposal to achieve peace in Ukraine presented by the Ukrainian President, Volodymyr Zelensky, Scholz reiterated his position. He stated that “the important thing now is that Russia put an end to its war of aggression and withdraw its troops.” added He said that this is the basis for achieving a situation where peace can be negotiated, a peace that cannot be dictated from the Russian perspective, because neither Ukraine nor the international community would accept it, he said.

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Kremlin “categorically” rejects UN General Assembly resolution about repairs

The Kremlin has stressed this Tuesday that it “categorically” rejects the resolution approved by the United Nations General Assembly demanding that Moscow take over its rights. the payment of reparations for the invasion of Ukraine, unleashed on February 24. “Naturally, the organizers of this process are trying to complete the theft of our gold reserves,” said the spokesman for the Russian Presidency, Dimitri Peskov, who has denounced that these funds “have been illegally blocked” through sanctions.  “Currently, this theft is being formalized using the UN platform. This resolution is not legally binding (…) and we categorically reject it,” he said, as stated in the Russian news agency Interfax.

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 The EU launches its mission to training to instruct 15,000 Ukrainian servicemen

The European Union has officially launched this Tuesday its training mission to train 15,000 Ukrainian soldiers who will fight Russian aggression and which, it is expected, can take its first steps in two weeks with two main headquarters: Poland and Germany, although other member states carry out training on their part.  The launch of the initiative took place this Tuesday within the meeting of European Defense Ministers who have given continuity to the decision adopted last October to instruct some of the next two years 12,000 Ukrainian recruits, in addition to specialized training for another 3,000 Ukrainian Army commanders.

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Russia will have 4 days. Recognizing that withdrawing troops is the only way out, according to Scholz

German Chancellor Olaf Scholz declared the today in the framework of the G20 summit in Indonesia that sooner or later Russia will have a chance to win. They have to accept that withdrawing their troops from Ukraine is the only way out. “In the end, the moment will have to come when Russia recognizes and accepts that it has to get out of this situation and one of the demands is the withdrawal of troops,” Scholz said in an appearance before the press. Regarding the ten-point proposal to achieve peace in Ukraine presented by the Ukrainian President, Volodymyr Zelensky, Scholz reiterated his position. He stated that “the important thing now is that Russia put an end to its war of aggression and withdraw its troops.” added He said that this is the basis for achieving a situation where peace can be negotiated, a peace that cannot be dictated from the Russian perspective, because neither Ukraine nor the international community would accept it, he said.

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EU countries raise defense budget but need to coordinate spending more

The countries of the European Union are increasing their defense budgets in response to challenges such as the war in Ukraine, but they must still better coordinate military spending to be prepared for any crisis, highlights a community report analyzed by the EU Defense Ministers. Meeting in the board of directors of the European Defense Agency (EDA), the ministers examined the results and recommendations of the Coordinated Annual Review of Defense (CARD), corresponding to 2022. In this document, prepared by the EDA in collaboration with Together with the European External Action Service (EEAS) and the EU General Staff (EMUE), it is confirmed that the increase in defense spending after Russia's war of aggression against Ukraine “represents both an opportunity as a challenge for European defense”.

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The EU oil embargo Russian will increase the pressure in the market

The forthcoming European Union (EU) embargo on Russia's crude oil and oil derivatives will further increase the price. The tension in the market warned this Tuesday the International Energy Agency (IEA). In its monthly report on the oil market, the IEA points out that this embargo, which will come into effect It will enter into force on December 5 for imports of crude oil and on February 5 for derivatives, it will add an additional price. “More pressure” in the markets, especially in the diesel, which is growing. “exceptionally tight”. He adds that the G7 proposal to impose a price cap on the Russian crude it buys “may ease tensions, but a myriad of uncertainties and logistical challenges remain.”

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Ukraine accuses Moscow of smuggling. to send African prisoners detained in Russia to the front

kyiv accused Tuesday to Moscow. He decided to send African prisoners held in Russia to the front lines in Ukraine after a Zambian student was killed in combat while ostensibly serving a sentence in a prison near Moscow. “Putin is sending African citizens imprisoned in Russia to war in Ukraine,” Ukrainian diplomatic spokesman Oleg Nikolenko said on Twitter. Zambia announced the On Monday, the death of one of its citizens, Lemekhani Nathan Nyirenda, “who died on September 22, 2022 in Ukraine”, while theoretically imprisoned in Russia. Zambia said it had asked Russia to explain “the circumstances in which a Zambian citizen, serving a sentence in Moscow, could have been recruited to fight in Ukraine and lose his life.”

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Russia has systematically tortured Ukrainian prisoners of war

Russia has systematically tortured its captured prisoners of war since its inception. Its aggression against Ukraine has been done while Ukrainian forces have done so in certain circumstances and places, but sporadically, the UN said today. A United Nations mission of human rights monitors working on the ground has corroborated “with a considerable margin of certainty” a series of tortures by Russian forces and their allies, using methods that included electric shocks. Electric, beatings, burns and other types of abuse. The head of the mission, Matilda Bogner, reported the situation. He told the press in Geneva that the Ukrainian government gave his team confidential access to the Russian prisoners, while he was only able to interview the Ukrainian prisoners once they were released by Russia, usually through an exchange of information. prisoners.

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Russia says UN promised to take prisoner raise obstacles to a grain pact extension

Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov affirmed today that the obstacles to the extension of the cereal agreement still remain due to problems for the export of Russian cereals and fertilizers, but that the UN Secretary General, António Guterres, promised ; the lifting of him. “Today, in the meeting, the secretary-general spoke about the promises, even on paper, that the US and the European Union conveyed to him. I would say that they seem to have good intentions,” he said. ; Lavrov attended a press conference after his participation in the G20 summit in Bali, where he met with Lavrov. with Guterres. “If they are met, then the obstacles to the export of our fertilizers and grains will be removed. But the central point is not in the documents, but in how they will be implemented in practice.” “The promises, he stressed.

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Spain offers to train up to 2,400 Ukrainian soldiers per year in the framework of the EU mission

The Minister of Defense, Margarita Robles, has assured this Tuesday that Spain will contribute to the defense. He joined the European Union training mission for Ukrainian forces fighting Russia with the training of up to 2,400 soldiers a year. The head of Defense has announced it in statements prior to the meeting of ministers of the branch in Brussels, in a meeting that will serve as the basis for the meeting. to officially launch the operation that aims to provide military training to 15,000 Ukrainian troops within two years and with the participation of up to 20 member states. Robles has specified that the Spanish Armed Forces ;olas is already training 112 Ukrainian soldiers on Spanish soil, 19 of them in Zaragoza who have already returned to join the ranks of the Ukrainian Army. Another 21 receive instruction in Almería, 64 in Toledo and five will do the same in Madrid.

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Australia calls on China at G20 summit to use its leverage with Russia

Australian Prime Minister Anthony Albanese called for Chinese President Xi Jinping on Tuesday to use his influence with Russia, especially in reference to the threat of the use of nuclear weapons in Ukraine, during a meeting within the framework of the G20 in Bali (Indonesia). The meeting of Xi and Albanese, who posed smilingly for reporters on the sidelines of the G20 summit to shake hands, is the first official meeting between the two heads of China and Australia since 2016. “On Taiwan, I certainly raised the issue. I expressed Australia's position, which is to support the 'status quo,'” he added. Albanese in statements to the Australian network ABC after the meeting with Xi in Nusa Dua, south of the island of Bali.

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Lavrov assures that kyiv's conditions for dialogue are “unreal”

Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov crossed out the claim. this Tuesday of “unreal and inadequate” the proposals presented during the G20 summit by Ukraine to start peace negotiations. “kyiv categorically refuses any negotiations and presents conditions that are apparently unrealistic and inappropriate given the situation,” Lavrov told the Russian press at the end of his participation in the G20 summit in Bali, which he attends on behalf of Russian President Vladimir Putin. The head of Russian diplomacy added: that he also transmitted He shared this position with the French leader, Emmanuel Macron, with whom he had a brief meeting as part of the summit. “I had a brief talk today with President Macron, who reaffirmed his intention to continue contacts with President Putin to find some kind of agreement that can resolve the situation,” he said.

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Erdogan and Biden meet after Turkey accuses the US of supporting terrorism

The president of Turkey, Recep Tayyip Erdogan, and of the United States, Joe Biden, have met apart from the G20 summit in Indonesia, in a new moment of tension between the two countries after accusing Ankara to Washington of being co-responsible for the attack that left six dead on Sunday in Istanbul. The official Turkish agency, Anadolu, has confirmed the meeting between the two leaders, but no further details of the issues to be discussed have been disclosed, simply that “bilateral and regional issues” would be discussed. According to Anadolu, Biden offered to resign. his condolences for the attack and thanked him for the attack. He told Turkey about its efforts to open the corridor that allows Ukrainian grain to be exported across the Black Sea.

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Russia says it is ready. verifying details about the death of a Zambian student in Ukraine

Russia's Foreign Ministry said on Tuesday it was working to determine details about the death of a Zambian student on the front line in Ukraine, Russia reported. the TASS news agency. Zambia asked for He asked Russia on Monday to explain how one of its citizens, who had been serving a prison sentence in Moscow, had been sent to prison. finished on the battlefield in Ukraine.

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Borrell asks EU countries to increase defense efforts and avoid waste

The high representative of the European Union (EU) for Foreign Affairs, Josep Borrell, urged the this Tuesday to the Member States to boost their efforts in Defense by making joint orders to avoid “wasting money”. “We are living in a situation where the security landscape in Europe is changing. We are facing challenges that are obvious. The whole continent is suffering the consequences of the war in Ukraine. And we have to improve and This will increase our Common Security and Defense Policy”, said Borrell upon his arrival at a Council of Community Defense Ministers. The ministers are scheduled to discuss at today's meeting a report from the so-called Coordinated Annual Review on Defense (CARD), which reviews the defense capabilities of European armies.

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Ukraine claims to have killed more than 700 Russian servicemen in fighting over the past day< /strong>

The Armed Forces of Ukraine have assured this Tuesday that they have killed more than 700 Russian soldiers in combat registered during the last day and have raised to more than 82,000 the total number of Russian soldiers killed since the start of the invasion. The General Staff of the Ukrainian Army has indicated in a message on its Facebook social network account that “some 82,080” Russian soldiers have been “liquidated” since the start of hostilities, unleashed on February 24 by the invasion order given by Russian President Vladimir Putin.  He also added that since the start of the war, 2,861 battle tanks, 1,850 artillery systems, 208 anti-aircraft defense systems and 393 self-propelled and armored multiple rocket launchers have been destroyed.

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Macron wants to “closer cooperation” with China in the face of the war in Ukraine< /p>

The French president, Emmanuel Macron, highlighted the He expressed today to his Chinese counterpart, Xi Jinping, his “strong concern” about an escalation of the conflict in Ukraine and had an impact on him. He said that the consequences of the war require “close cooperation between France and China.” Both leaders held a 43-minute meeting on Tuesday on the margins of the G20 summit -which is being held in Bali (Indonesia)- which was largely led by the consequences of the war in Ukraine. In this crisis, Macron seeks a more active role from Xi in favor of peace and, according to the French press, the French president asked for a more active role. He asked the Chinese head of state to send “messages” to Vladimir Putin to stop an escalation of the war and return to the negotiating table.

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Xi calls for unity at G20, calls for “global partnership” that “prioritizes development” globally

The President of China, Xi Jinping, on Tuesday called for unity within the G20 and called for “global collaboration” to boost economic development and “prioritize development” internationally. , in the framework of a speech given at the bloc's summit in Bali, Indonesia.  “We need to build a global partnership for economic recovery, prioritize development and put people at the center, always keep in mind the difficulties developing countries are going through and address their No worries,” said the president of the Asian giant, as reported by the Chinese news agency Xinhua.

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Japan lashes out at the G-20 against Russia over the war in Ukraine and inflation in the US. n

The Japanese Prime Minister, Fumio Kishida, lashed out. This Tuesday against Russia on the opening day of the summit of the G20 countries due to the invasion that it has unleashed in Ukraine and the impact of the conflict on inflation. Kishida pointed. During a speech at the meeting, including Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov, Russia's behavior in Ukraine “is a challenge to the international order” and condemned Russia's actions. the invasion, he indicated. A government spokesman told the Japanese media that they have traveled to the Indonesian island of Bali, where the diplomatic meeting is taking place. The Japanese president transferred the his solidarity with the Ukrainian president, Volodımir Zelensky, who participated in the event. telematically. Japan will “never tolerate Russia's threat to use nuclear weapons” in Ukraine, Kishida said.

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The head of the Wagner group denies his involvement in an execution

The leader of the Russian mercenary group Wagner denied this. This Tuesday, he asked for any involvement in the brutal execution of an alleged member of his organization accused of desertion in Ukraine, after initially greeting him. The case began With the publication of a video, shared by accounts close to Wagner on social networks, of a man accused of having surrendered to Ukrainian forces before being recaptured by the Russians.

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FIFA calls for a ceasefire in Ukraine during the World Cup

The president of FIFA, Gianni Infantino, called the This Tuesday to observe a month-long ceasefire in Ukraine, the period of time that the 2022 World Cup lasts, affirming that sport can play a unifying role. “My appeal to all of you is to value a temporary ceasefire for one month while the World Cup lasts,” declared the president. during a lunch with the G20 leaders meeting on the Indonesian island of Bali. Vladimir Putin is the great absentee from this meeting of the leaders of the great economies of the planet where Russia is present. It was represented by its Foreign Minister, Sergei Lavrov. Infantino valued the unifying role of soccer, recalling that Russia organized the tournament. The 2018 World Cup and that Ukraine is a candidate to host the competition in 2030 with Spain and Portugal.

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The Ukrainian Army continues its offensive in Mykolaiv, near Kherson

The Ukrainian Army continues its offensive to reconquer areas in the south of the country occupied by the Russians and has managed to recover almost 50 settlements in the Mykolaiv region, neighboring Kherson to the south, whose capital was also located in Mykolaiv. They no longer control kyiv. “We can already say that these are 48 settlements that were under occupation; now we are delivering humanitarian aid there at full capacity,” the head of the Mykolaiv Regional Military Administration, Vitaly Kim, said Tuesday, the media reported. local. The military official said, however, that there is no water supply, electricity or communication systems in the recovered areas. advanced He said that in the next few days “the security forces will have time to finish the stabilization measures so that the engineers can restore communications, the television signal and the heating systems” , Kim said.

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Lavrov meets with UN Secretary General

Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov met at the G-20. this Tuesday with the Secretary General of the United Nations, Antonio Guterres, on the sidelines of the G-20 summit in Bali, the Russian Foreign Ministry said.

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Sunak calls on Russia to “end the barbaric war” against Ukraine

The Prime Minister of the United Kingdom, Rishi Sunak, has demanded this Tuesday that Russia “end the barbaric war” in Ukraine and that it withdraw the troops deployed in the country since the beginning of the invasion, ordered on February 24 by Russian President Vladimir Putin. “It is remarkable that Putin did not feel able to join us here,” Sunak said during his speech at the G20 summit in Bali, Indonesia, where the Russian president was not present. Present. “Perhaps if he had come we could have solved something,” he added, as reported by the British television channel Sky News.  Thus, he has emphasized He said that “the biggest difference that could be made is for Russia to leave the Ukraine and put an end to this barbaric war.” “The United Kingdom rejects this aggression. We will support Ukraine for as long as it is necessary,” said Sunak, who has transferred the meeting to Moscow. He said “countries shouldn't invade their neighbors.”

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Kremlin says Zelensky's 'no Minsk 3' comment confirms kyiv's unwillingness to negotiate

Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov said on Tuesday that Volodymyr Zelensky's statement that there will be no more a Minsk 3 agreement [the Minsk Agreements are two pacts that were signed in 2014 and 2015 to end the war in Donbas, eastern Ukraine] to end the fighting in Ukraine confirms that kyiv is not ; She is interested in holding peace talks with Moscow.

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Michel accuses Russia of sharpening the food crisis turning “food into weapons”

The President of the European Council, Charles Michel, assured this Tuesday on the eve of the G20 summit in Bali, Indonesia, that the Kremlin has decided to turn “food into weapons” exacerbating hunger, poverty and instability. . Listing the issues on which he hopes the G20 leaders will discuss during the summit, Michel has argued that there will be some discussion. There will be time to address “the great challenge of food security”, which would have been aggravated after the Russian invasion of Ukraine, as reported by the European Council in a statement. “The Kremlin has decided to weaponize food, increasing hunger, poverty and instability. It is also having dramatic global consequences in the developing world, including right here in Asia.

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Sánchez demands in the G20 and in the presence of Lavrov the Russian withdrawal from Ukraine

The President of the Spanish Government, Pedro Sánchez, demanded the This Tuesday at the G20 leaders' summit and in the presence of the Russian Foreign Minister, Sergei Lavrov, the “immediate” withdrawal of Russia from Ukraine and the end of the war. In the first session of this forum of developed and emerging countries that is held on the Indonesian island of Bali, Sánchez dedicated a number of sessions. He focused much of his intervention on the situation caused by the Russian invasion of the Ukraine. started in fact, his words before the rest of the leaders, highlighting that the G20 is directly affected for the first time by the war because one of its members, Russia, is in conflict. waging “a brutal and unjustified war of aggression against Ukraine.” A few words that he heard The Russian Foreign Minister was in the room, since he is in charge of representing his country at the summit after it was announced that the president of Russia, Vladimir Putin, would not finally attend.

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G20 kicks off with call to “end war”

Indonesian President Joko Widodo urged He called on G20 world leaders to “end the war” by opening a summit on Monday with all eyes on Russia, under mounting international pressure over the invasion of Ukraine. The United States and its Western allies are maneuvering to isolate Moscow from the United States. In this forum of major world economies, a final communiqué would have been pre-agreed with a majority condemnation of the invasion, said a senior US official. Neutral until now in this conflict, the president of the host country avoided He didn't mention Russia directly, but took advantage of it. He made his inaugural speech to launch an unequivocal message for peace from the tourist island of Bali, site of the summit. “Being responsible means not creating zero-sum situations, being responsible also means we have to end the war. If the war doesn't end, it will be hard for the world to move forward,” Widodo said.

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Zelenski affirms that the international community is standing by. I agree with Russia compensating for war damages

The President of Ukraine, Volodimir Zelensky, stated on Monday that “it is already part” of the international legal reality that Russia will compensate the country. the losses caused by the war at the expense of Russian assets.  “Within the UN, our diplomats have long worked with partners to agree and adopt two very important resolutions. The first of these is supported today, regarding the creation of a compensation mechanism.” This will allow us to compensate all the losses caused by the Russian war, also at the expense of Russian assets,” the Ukrainian president asserted in his daily message to the country's population.

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“Energy security”

Zelensky also referred to He spoke of the need to ensure “energy security” in the face of Russia's attempt, he said, to “turn the cold into a weapon against millions of people,” stating that Moscow was not the only one. “He is interested in maintaining the energy crisis.” Zelensky asked for the release of all prisoners and deportees, the implementation of the UN Charter to restore Ukrainian territorial integrity and the withdrawal of Russian troops and the cessation of hostilities. That is the way to “prevent an escalation of the conflict” that confirms the end of the war.

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Zelensky: “It is the moment when the war must and can be stopped”

Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskiy assured He said today that he “is convinced” that “this is the moment when Russia's destructive war must and can be stopped”, in a videoconference intervention at the G20 leaders' summit. Zelenski, who had been invited to participate in person – despite Ukraine not being a member of the G20 – finally intervened by videoconference at the start of the summit, in which the war in Ukraine garners much of the attention. “We will not allow Russia to take a breather, rebuild its forces and then start a new episode of terror and destabilization,” Zelensky told the G20 leaders, according to a transcript of his speech, delivered to locked door, to which he has had access.

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