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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Canada sanctions about twenty Belarusian officials for their support for the Russian invasion

The Canadian Ministry of Foreign Affairs. has reported this Tuesday a new package of sanctions against Belarusian officials for the support they would be giving to the war started by Russia in Ukraine now nine months ago. The Canadian Minister of Foreign Affairs, Melanie Joly, has assured that the Belarusian authorities are allowing Human Rights violations and that her country serves as a “platform” for Russia to launch attacks against Ukraine. “These measures will put more pressure on the Belarusian leaders,” said Joly, who has called on President Alexander Lukashenko to stop “being an instrument of the Russian regime.”

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Spain and Romania hold their first summit focused on the war in Ukraine

The President of the Spanish Government, Pedro Sánchez, and the Romanian Prime Minister, Nicolae Ciuca, will preside over the first Spanish-Romanian summit tomorrow, Wednesday, in Castellón, which will inaugurate this type of meetings after 140 years of diplomatic relations between the two countries and in which the war in Ukraine will be the end of the war. one of the central themes. Romania is one of the areas where the greatest impact is on the world. The war was taking place in Ukraine since it is the member state of the European Union with the longest border with this country, which extends over 600 kilometers, and given its situation as a zone shoreline of the Black Sea. Sánchez will be there. accompanied at this summit by the second vice president, Yolanda Díaz; the Minister of Foreign Affairs, José Manuel Albares; the Defense Minister, Margarita Robles; the Minister of Agriculture, Luis Planas; the Minister of Territorial Policy, Isabel Rodríguez; and the Minister of Health, Carolina Darias.

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Putin presides over the launching of the world's largest nuclear icebreaker. s largest in the world

Russian President Vladimir Putin chaired the meeting. today the launching in the port of St. Petersburg of the atomic icebreaker 'Yakutia', of the 22220 series, the largest in the world. The 'Yakutia', which is 170 meters long and 57 meters wide, is ready to go. It is equipped with two nuclear reactors and a powerful shield to plow through the arctic ice. This is the fourth icebreaker of the 22220 series, whose construction at the Baltic Shipyards counted over 1,000 years. in close cooperation with the Russian atomic agency, Rosatom. Within the framework of this series, the construction of which began in September. in 2013, includes the launching of five icebreakers, of which the Arktika and the Sibir have already been put into service.

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Ukraine summons Hungarian ambassador over Orbán's scarf from 'Greater Hungary'

The Ukrainian Ministry of Foreign Affairs will convene a meeting. The ambassador of Hungary in Ukraine for the indignation caused by the fact that the Hungarian Prime Minister, Viktor Orbán, attended a public event with a scarf with the map of 'Greater Hungary'. ;a'. “The propaganda in Hungary of the ideas of revisionism does not contribute to the development of Ukrainian-Hungarian relations. The Hungarian ambassador will be invited to the Ukrainian Ministry of Foreign Affairs and will be informed of the unacceptability of the actions of Viktor Orbán”, said Oleh Nikolenko, spokesman for that portfolio, quoted by “Evropeiska Pravda”. added that “an official apology” is expected from the Hungarian side.

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Gazprom will reduce the price. 56.5% the supply of gas to Moldova in December

Moldovan gas giant Gazprom will cut its price. The volume of gas supplied to Moldova dropped by 56.5% in December, at a time when the former Soviet republic suffered energy problems due to the impact of Russian bombing against the infrastructure of neighboring Ukraine and the high price of gas. The Moldovan Secretary of State for Energy, Constantin Borosán, pointed out For the moment, Gazprom has reserved only firm capacities through the Ukrainian operator of the GTS gas transmission system for the interconnection points between Ukraine and Moldova of 5.7 million cu. daily for the period from October to September 2023. Therefore, he wrote, “from December 1, Gazprom's natural gas deliveries to the Republic of Moldova will be reduced by 56, 5% with respect to the volume agreed in the supply contract” between Moldovagaz and the Russian company.

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< strong>Raid on main kyiv monastery, suspected of having ties to Moscow

The Ukrainian security services (SBU) searched Tuesday morning the main monastery in the capital kyiv, place of residence of the primate of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church and suspected of links with Russia, they announced in a statement. The SBU “carries out counter-espionage measures” at the Laure des Grottes site in kyiv “to counter the subversive activities of the Russian special services in Ukraine,” the SBU said. on Telegram, specifying that this search was carried out “together with the National Police and the National Guard.” According to an AFP journalist present at the scene, SBU agents were going in and out of the monastery while a police car was parked at the entrance to the site.

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Stoltenberg urges the government to increase defense spending, although he praises its contribution to Ukraine and NATO missions

The NATO Secretary General, Jens Stoltenberg, has urged the Government of Pedro Sánchez to continue increasing defense spending to reach 2% of the Gross Domestic Product (GDP), although he has praised the aid from Spain to Ukraine and his participation in Atlantic Alliance missions.  In an interview on Antena 3, collected by Europa Press, Stoltenberg assured that he was “quite impressed” with Spain's contribution to NATO and also with its “significant” support for Ukraine, both military and economic. ;monkey. Among this aid, he has highlighted the anti-aircraft defense systems, now essential for Ukraine to be able to defend itself against the attacks that are coming. Russia was perpetrating against critical infrastructures by means of drones or missiles. This Monday, before the NATO Parliamentary Assembly, Stoltenberg already supported the need for the Alliance countries to continue increasing military spending and vindicated the need for the NATO Parliamentary Assembly. that the 2% target should not be taken as “a ceiling”, but rather “a threshold”.

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The European Parliament prepares to declare Russia a promoter of terrorism

 The European Parliament is preparing to declare Russia a state promoter of terrorism, according to what the MEP who drafted the resolution to be submitted to the European Parliament has pointed out. It will be put to a vote this Wednesday in the plenary session held in Strasbourg. that the EU continues to pressure Russia with the ninth package of sanctions in retaliation for its military offensive in Ukraine. Specifically, they ask for a “total embargo” on imports of Russian hydrocarbons and uranium and to completely abandon the Nord Stream 1 and 2 gas pipelines.  They also demand to tighten the siege on imports and attack sectors such as diamonds and increase sanctions against cryptocurrencies, as well as restrictions against the people responsible for referendums in the Russian-occupied regions of Ukraine, as well such as designating Russia and Belarus on the European anti-money laundering list.

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‘ Daily Mail’: What Putin has in mind for January

The war between Russia and Ukraine is escalating. This will last longer than many expected in the face of the resistance of the Ukrainians and if circumstances that now seem improbable do not occur, next February could reach a year since the hostilities broke out. An evolution that is growing. generating wear and tear between both sides and that is already in progress. leading the Kremlin to consider imposing martial law as well. How to mobilize more citizens to swell the troops deployed to the neighboring country. Read more at this link.

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Canel thanks Russia for its solidarity and support in the face of the US blockade

The President of Cuba, Miguel Díaz-Canel, thanked the Today, Tuesday, Russia expressed its solidarity and support in the face of the blockade by the United States in an intervention in the plenary session of the State Duma, the Russian Lower House. The Cuban president highlighted the that his country appreciates the resolution that the Duma has approved annually for more than 25 years demanding the lifting of the US blockade. “We appreciate that gesture and value it very much,” said Díaz-Canel, who pointed to the fact that He stated that “Cuba's economic situation is complex at present due to a series of factors, mainly of an external nature.” I add that “in these difficult circumstances, Cuba has the support and understanding of its closest friends, among which is the Russian Federation”.

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What did you do? What is 'Rambo Syndrome'? A violent fever stuns the Russians

Russian soldier Nikita Chibrin, who has fled to Spain in search of political asylum, is on the run. He is willing to testify about the alleged war crimes committed by the Russian Army during its current military campaign in Ukraine, according to the organization Gulagu.net. Chibrin, who was helped by that human rights organization He took refuge in Spain, “he agreed to cooperate with the Justice and will testify before the special department to fight genocide that investigates war crimes,” according to the platform on its Telegram channel. Read on by clicking here.

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Ukrainians find another torture chamber used by the Russians in Kherson

The Ukrainian Army says it has found a new torture chamber used by the Russians in the Kherson region, occupied by Kremlin soldiers until just over a week ago, the agencies said Tuesday. Ukrainian premises. The new torture center allegedly used by the Russians was located in Strilkove, a town in the Kherson region, in the south of the country, which has been partially liberated by Ukrainian soldiers. “Russian occupation forces set up a torture chamber on the grounds of a recreation center in the village of Strilkove, in the Henichesk district of the Kherson region,” the Russian occupation force said. the General Staff of the Armed Forces of Ukraine on his Facebook account. In that center “Ukrainian citizens were detained and tortured, in violation of the norms of international humanitarian law and the laws and customs of war,” the police said. the military command.

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Ukraine estimated at “around 85,000” the Russian soldiers killed in combat since the beginning of the invasion

The Armed Forces of Ukraine have assured this Tuesday that around 85,000 Russian soldiers have died in combat, including 400 during the last day, since the start of the military offensive launched on February 24 by order of the Russian president, Vladimir Putin. The General Staff of the Ukrainian Army has indicated that “about 85,000” Russian soldiers “have been liquidated”, before adding that 2,895 battle tanks, 1,882 artillery systems have also been destroyed , 209 anti-aircraft defense systems and 395 self-propelled and armored multiple rocket launchers. Likewise, he has indicated in a message on his account on the social network Facebook that 278 planes, 261 helicopters, 1,537 drones, 480 cruise missiles, 16 boats, 4,393 vehicles and fuel tanks and 161 pieces of special equipment.

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The Eurochamber will decide what to do. on Wednesday whether to declare Russia a state sponsor of terrorism

The Eurochamber will decide what to do. next Wednesday whether to declare Russia a state sponsor of terrorism after the national parliaments of some member states have already spoken out on the matter in recent weeks. After a debate in plenary session in October, the European Parliament will make its decision. On a draft resolution to designate the Russian Federation as a State that sponsors terrorism, as reported by the legislative body itself in a statement. The measure will be submitted to The scrutiny of the MEPs considered that in its war against Ukraine the Russian Army has intensified its attacks against civilian targets, including energy infrastructure, hospitals and other health facilities, schools and shelters — which in the eyes of rights organizations Human Rights is a violation of international law and Human Rights–.

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< strong>Nicaragua and Russia sign the road map for the use of atomic energy

The Governments of Nicaragua and Russia signed a roadmap for the use of atomic energy for peaceful purposes, the Nicaraguan authorities reported this Monday. “This instrument is in line with the legal bases for cooperation in the use of atomic energy for peaceful purposes. With the signing of the Roadmap, the guidelines for advancing in the field of cooperation of non-energy applications of nuclear and radiological technologies,” reported the Nicaraguan Government. Nicaragua and Russia had already agreed to cooperate in the field of atomic energy in December 2021, although it was not until last October that Nicaraguan President Daniel Ortega authorized the agreement. signing a roadmap.

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Boris Johnson: The only option is to continue supporting Ukraine

Former British Prime Minister Boris Johnson affirmed this. today that “the only option is to continue supporting Ukraine” to achieve an end to the war started by Moscow. Ukraine's president, Volodymyr Zelensky, “would reach an agreement with Russia if possible,” an option that Johnson rules out because it would be a “hopeless deal” since there would be no guarantees of He asked the Russian leader, Vladimir Putin, to fulfill his commitments. “The only option is to continue to support Ukraine,” said Mr. Johnson during his speech at the closing of a forum organized today in Lisbon by CNN Portugal. The former head of the British Government was positive. I am convinced that Ukraine will succeed. expel the Russians from the territory they have invaded since February 24, and ruled out Putin would end up using nuclear weapons because “he would lose all his support,” including “his Chinese friends.”

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Zelenski dedicates a plaque on the Paseo del Valor to the Spanish chef José Andrés

The President of Ukraine, Volodimir Zelenski, has dedicated a plaque to the Spanish chef José Andrés in the so-called “Walk of Courage” in kyiv, to thank the help he has provided to the country with his NGO World Central Kitchen since the start of the program. the Russian invasion. “A plaque dedicated to the founder of the World Central Kitchen charity appeared on the 'Walk of Courage.' José Andrés has been with Ukraine since the early days of the full-scale invasion. And he continues to help the Ukrainians,” announced Mr. this Monday Zelenski in a video on his Telegram account. The plaque fixed to the floor of the avenue bears the name and signature of the well-known Spanish chef and the date on which it was placed on this promenade, where personalities who have helped Ukraine are recognized.

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IAEA confirms that Zaporizhia's main equipment remains “intact” and rules out “immediate” risks

The International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) has stated that, “despite the seriousness of the recent bombings” around the Zaporizhia atomic power plant in Ukraine, the main equipment continues “intact ” and, therefore, “there are no immediate risks to nuclear safety.” like this It has been concluded by a team of experts from the agency that has examined the effects of the attacks on the weekend, of which both kyiv and Moscow were the victims. They have held each other accountable. No damage has been detected in the reactors or in other facilities that could jeopardize the viability of the plant, the IAEA explained in a statement. However, the organization's general director, Rafael Grossi, has reiterated his “concern” about the attacks, whose damage is palpable throughout the area. These effects “clearly demonstrate the intensity of the attacks on one of the largest nuclear power plants in the world.”

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New charges of war crimes in Ukraine

The Russians killed, tortured and kidnapped Ukrainians in a systematic way that may involve the entire chain of command, the Russians said. A US official said on Monday, coinciding with the discovery of four torture centers in the liberated city of Kherson. On his side, Moscow accused Ukrainian forces have been ordered to carry out summary executions against prisoners of war after the release of videos that appear to show dead Russian soldiers after surrendering. The accusations of exactions between both sides overlapped with the concern of the World Health Organization (WHO) for the lives of millions of Ukrainians before the arrival of winter. Russia bombed Ukraine's power facilities in recent weeks lost power, leaving millions of homes without power coinciding with the first snowfall.

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The WHO warns that winter will put the lives of millions of people in Ukraine are in danger

The World Health Organization (WHO) has warned on Monday that this winter will “endanger” the lives of millions of people in Ukraine due to the energy crisis and the risk of viral infections. According to the UN body, Ukraine is facing a thermal crisis in addition to a crisis due to the war and the COVID-19 pandemic, all after half of the energy infrastructure has been turned off. What kind of country is it in? damaged or destroyed. Such conditions are already having an impact on the health system and the health of the people, which could make a dent in the Ukrainian health system. Winter in Ukraine “will be about survival”, according to the WHO regional director for Europe, Hans Henri Kluge, who has detailed that so far there have been 703 attacks on health centers since the winter began. the war nine months ago.

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UK sends Brimstone 2 missiles to Ukraine to fight to the Russian invasion

The UK government has sent an advanced model of high-precision surface-to-air Brimstone 2 missile to Ukraine in response to the Russian military offensive, launched on February 24 by order of Russian President Vladimir Putin. Missiles equipped with a laser homing system are traditionally launched by the British Royal Air Force from Tornado and Typhoon fighters, but these missiles use trucks as mobile launchers, The Daily has reported. Telegraph'.  To do this, Ukrainian troops would have modified trucks to serve as mobile launching platforms to destroy Russian tanks and other long-range vehicles.

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IAEA detects no security risks in Zaporizhia

The International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) considers that, despite the serious bombing suffered by the Ukrainian power plant in Zaporizhia, there are no “immediate security concerns.” “The status of the six reactor units is stable and the integrity of the used fuel, fresh fuel, and low, medium, and high activity radioactive waste in their respective warehouses was confirmed,” the company said. This Monday a statement from the UN nuclear agency.

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The EU supports the protection zone ;n for Zaporizhia

The high representative of the European Union for Foreign Affairs, Josep Borrell, expressed his appreciation for the European Union. He called for “full support” from the EU to the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) to create a “protection zone” around the Zaporizhia nuclear power plant, the largest in Europe and under the control of Russian troops , after the new bombardments of the weekend. Borrell said he was “very concerned about the latest bombings at the illegally seized Zaporizhia nuclear power plant over the weekend” and asked for a response. let it end.

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WHO warns of threat of winter over Ukraine strong>

The World Health Organization (WHO) warned against He said this Monday that the next boreal winter could be “a threat to the lives” of millions of Ukrainians, due to a series of Russian attacks against the Ukrainian energy system. “Simply put: this winter will be about survival,” said Hans Kluge, WHO regional director for Europe. The damage to Ukraine's energy infrastructure from the numerous bombings “is already having a lethal effect on the healthcare system and on people's health,” he added. “Continued attacks on energy and healthcare infrastructure mean that hundreds of hospitals and healthcare facilities are no longer fully operational,” it said. “We estimate that two or three million more people will have to leave their homes, in search of safety and warmth,” he warned. “They will have to face health challenges, including respiratory infections such as covid-19, pneumonia, the flu,” he warned, insisting on the “serious risk of diphtheria and measles for a population insufficiently

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Zelensky calls for more military and economic aid from NATO and Declare Russia a “terrorist country”

The President of Ukraine, Volodimir Zelenski, addressed a message to the NATO countries this Monday demanding more military and economic aid, while at the same time asking their parliaments to declare Russia a “country It's a terrorist.”

Zelenski has addressed the members of the Atlantic Alliance via videoconference with an intervention before the NATO Parliamentary Assembly that meets in Madrid, where parliamentarians from the 30 countries are represented. his allies and another hundred representatives of other partner countries.

The Ukrainian president thanked the words and gestures of support for Ukraine that have occurred throughout the Assembly and has demanded that this support be maintained . “To achieve peace we must maintain the common principle, to be against Russia, against this policy of genocide that it is carrying out,” he said.

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Putin will meet again. this Tuesday in the Kremlin with Díaz-Canel

Russian President Vladimir Putin will meet next week. He will be in the Kremlin tomorrow Tuesday with his Cuban counterpart, Miguel Díaz-Canel, who has been in Russia on a working visit since Saturday. The leaders plan to address the “current state and development prospects of the Russian-Cuban strategic association in the political, economic-commercial, cultural and humanitarian spheres, as well as exchange opinions on key issues on the international agenda,” said Mr. the Kremlin in a statement. Tomorrow, Putin and Díaz-Canel will attend the inauguration of a statue of Fidel Castro in a Muscovite square, an act that will have a full audience. It took place three days before the six years since the death of the leader of the Cuban Revolution. Today the Cuban president met with the He met the veteran communist leader of Russia, Gennady Zyuganov, to whom he conveyed his message. I sent a greeting message from former Cuban President Raúl Castro.

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The Kremlin will look for a message. Those responsible for the alleged execution of Russian soldiers in Ukraine

The Kremlin assured Today what will you look for? He will target those responsible for the alleged execution of more than ten Russian soldiers in Ukraine and will everything possible to bring them to justice. “It goes without saying that Russia will search on its own for those who committed this crime. They must be found and punished,” said the president. spokesman for the Russian Presidency, Dmitri Peskov, in his daily telephone press conference. The Kremlin spokesman stressed He stated that “Russia will do everything possible within the framework of international mechanisms to draw attention to this crime and bring to justice those who may be involved in it.”

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Russia assures that it will look for a solution. those responsible for the alleged executions of prisoners

The Russian authorities have assured this Monday that they will actively seek those responsible for the alleged executions of Russian prisoners of war in Ukraine, released last Friday. “Russia will do everything possible within the framework of international mechanisms to draw attention to this crime and call those who may be involved to order and law,” Kremlin spokesman Dimitri Peskov said. In this sense, he has recognized that Mosc & uacute; will come to international organizations only if there is evidence of “effectiveness” by these organizations. “Otherwise, it won't make sense,” Peskov said, according to TASS.

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Ukraine says it found out four “torture sites” used by the Russians in Kherson

The Ukrainian prosecutor's office stated that on Monday discovered four “torture sites” used by the Russians while they occupied Kherson, a city in southern Ukraine that kyiv forces retook on November 11. “In Kherson, prosecutors continue to ascertain Russia's crimes,” he said. the Ukrainian prosecutor's office on Telegram, stating that officials found “torture sites” in “four buildings.” Among those four buildings visited by the researchers are “provisional detention centers” from before the war, “where, during the takeover of the city, the occupants illegally detained people and brutally tortured them.”

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Norway will allocate 1 day. 190 million euros to finance the purchase of gas from Ukraine

The Norwegian government announced This Monday that he will allocate 2,000 million crowns (190 million euros) to finance the purchase of gas for Ukraine this winter. Norwegian financial support will be available. This was channeled through the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD), whose president, Jürgen Rigterink, was in Oslo today to sign the agreement with the Minister of Finance of this Nordic country, Trygve Slagsvold. The item is part of an aid package of 10,000 million (940 million euros) presented last July by the Norwegian center-left Executive to help kyiv in 2022 and 2023. “The Russians have made energy a weapon and “They use attacks on critical infrastructure as a means to bring Ukraine to its knees. It is a serious violation of international law and a challenge to Ukrainians. Our support for energy supply is of great importance,” said the President of the U.S.A. Foreign Minister Anniken Huitfeldt said in a statement.

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The Kremlin rules out for the moment a second military mobilization

The Kremlin spokesman, Dimitri Peskov, has assured this Monday that the Russian authorities rule out for the moment initiating a second military mobilization after the one announced by the president, Vladimir Putin, at the end of September. Although Peskov did not want to speak on behalf of the representatives of the Ministry of Defense, he remarked that in the Kremlin “this is not discussed”, alluding to a possible second mobilization of troops in the framework of the war in Ukraine. .  The Russian authorities announced on September 21 the start of a “partial mobilization” of the population after the successive setbacks that the Russian forces in Ukraine had suffered at that time.

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NATO acknowledges that support for Ukraine “has a price” but calls for unity

The NATO Secretary General, Jens Stoltenberg, acknowledged this Monday in Madrid that support for Ukraine in the face of the Russian invasion “has a price” for everyone, but he has urged to maintain unity against the aggressor to avoid “paying a much higher price.” “I know that this help comes at a price. In our countries, many people are facing a cost-of-living crisis. Energy and food bills are rising,” Stoltenberg said during his speech. ;n in the last session of the 68th Parliamentary Assembly of the Alliance that during this weekend has debated in Madrid on the war in Ukraine.

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Qatar announces deal to supply gas to China for nearly three decades

Qatar announced The US signed a 27-year liquefied natural gas (LNG) supply agreement with China on Monday, assuring that it is the “longest-lasting” agreement ever seen in this industry, in the midst of the energy crisis. global ethics caused by the war in Ukraine. This announcement takes place in a context in which several European countries are seeking alternatives to Russian hydrocarbons, but have not reached such an agreement with the gas-rich Gulf emirate. The public company Qatar Energy will export the It will supply four million tons of LNG each year from its new North Field project to Sinopec (China Petroleum and Chemical Corporation), the company said. Saad Sherida Al Kaabi, Minister of Energy of Qatar, at a press conference.

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Russia extends until December 6 the terrorist alert in the Belgorod region, bordering Ukraine

The Russian authorities have announced on Monday a new two-week extension, until December 6, of the level of terrorist alert in the Belgorod region, located in the west of the country, on the border with Ukraine. . like this Therefore, the governor of the region, Viacheslav Gladkov, has given the 'green light' to the extension of the yellow alert due to the high risk of “terrorist acts” in Belgorod and as a measure to guarantee decision-making aimed at “counter” possible attacks. The regional authorities have recommended that residents avoid as much as possible going to crowded places, not accept packages or other suspicious items, as well as Learn how to immediately report any type of anomaly to the security agencies.

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The Kremlin accuses kyiv of attacks on the Zaporizhia atomic power plant

The Kremlin accused This Monday, the Ukrainian forces to attack the Zaporizhia atomic power station, in southern Ukraine, over the weekend, and asked for a response. The International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) was asked to take action on the matter. “That must cause the IAEA great concern and we see that they are concerned. We call on them and the countries of the world to use their influence to get the Ukrainian armed forces to stop doing it,” the spokesman said. of the Russian Presidency, Dmitri Peskov, in his daily press conference.

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Risk in Zaporizhia

Russia warns that there is a risk of a nuclear accident at the Zaporizhia power plant.

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EU calls on Russia to end “psychological torture” of Navalni for isolating him

The European Union (EU) denounced the this Monday the “psychological torture” of the Russian authorities against the Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalni, very critical of the current Russian military campaign in Ukraine, having transferred him to an isolation cell, and asked for to Moscow to reverse those “unjustified” measures. “The EU is deeply disturbed by the information according to which Navalni was permanently transferred to solitary confinement, deprived of the visits of his relatives,” said Navalni. via Twitter Peter Stano, spokesman for the high community representative for Foreign Affairs, Josep Borrell. Stano assured him. that “harassment” by the Russian authorities of Navalni “becomes psychological torture”.

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Sánchez urges NATO to send a resounding message to Putin: “Leave Ukraine alone”

The President of the Government, Pedro Sánchez, has ratified this Monday that Spain will continue to do so. He supported the Ukrainian people in all ways and has appealed to NATO to maintain the unity it has shown up to now and send a “resounding” message to Russian President Vladimir Putin: “Leave Ukraine alone.” Sánchez called for that unity in his speech before the 68th NATO Parliamentary Assembly, which was attended by the Alliance's Secretary General, Jens Stoltenberg, as well as by the NATO Parliamentary Assembly. and the presidents of Congress and the Senate, Meritxell Batet and Ander Gil, respectively.

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< strong>Congress and Senate call for solidarity with Ukraine and unity against Putin

The president of the Congress, Meritxell Batet, and the president of the Senate, Ander Gil, have urged this Monday solidarity with Ukraine in the face of a war that continues at the beginning of winter, and unity and multilateralism to defend democracies against totalitarianism from Russian President Vladimir Putin. In the plenary session of the 68th NATO Parliamentary Assembly, hosted by the Spanish Parliament, the President of Congress stressed that “only united can we defend democracy against totalitarianism, the most relevant battle today than ever before and that it has a global scale”. Minutes before the speech by the President of Ukraine, Volodímir Zelenski, Batet highlighted the solidarity that must prevail in the Alliance countries in response to Putin's war, especially with Ukraine and with the “countries You are closest geographically to the conflict.”

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Lithuania calls on NATO to pay more attention to Belarus in the Ukraine war

The President of Lithuania, Gitanas Nauseda, made it known on Monday that he has demanded that NATO pay more attention to Belarus in the current war between Ukraine and Russia, since “it is clear” that it is participating in the war placing himself “at the complete disposal” of Moscow; and their interests. “There are Russian soldiers on the territory of Belarus, ready to go to the war zones in Ukraine,” President Nauseda said in an interview for the Current Time TV channel, owned by the US channel Radio Free Europe. “We have to think about it,” said Nauseda, who confirmed that Lithuania has contacted NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg to request that the Alliance pay more attention “to the factor ” Belarus.

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The Kremlin accuses kyiv of attacks on the atomic plant from Zaporizhia

The Kremlin accused This Monday, the Ukrainian forces to attack the Zaporizhia atomic power station, in southern Ukraine, over the weekend, and asked for a response. The International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) was asked to take action on the matter. “That must cause the IAEA great concern and we see that they are concerned. We call on them and the countries of the world to use their influence to get the Ukrainian armed forces to stop doing it,” the spokesman said. of the Russian Presidency, Dmitri Peskov, in his daily press conference. The UN nuclear agency denounced the This Sunday, bombardments with impacts very close to the Zaporizhia atomic power station, which he considered to be a disaster. “Unacceptable”, even though they have not caused critical damage to the security of the facility so far.

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Warsaw welcomes the deployment of the Patriot system and proposes to relocate it to the border with Ukraine

Polish Defense Minister Mariusz Blaszczak confirmed this. This Monday the deployment by Germany of the Patriot anti-missile system within Polish territory and advanced the What will you propose? which relocates to the border with Ukraine. Blaszczak has explained through Twitter that he has accepted the proposal of his German counterpart, Christine Lambrecht, to increase the deployment of this military defense system on the Polish borders.  “I have accepted with satisfaction the proposal of the German Defense Minister to redeploy Patriot missile launchers in our country. In today's telephone conversation with the German side, I am going to propose that the The system is parked on the border with Ukraine,” he said.

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The Kremlin says it will “bring to justice” those responsible for the alleged execution of Russian soldiers

The Kremlin said on Monday that it will “bring to justice” those responsible for the alleged execution of Russian soldiers in Ukraine, and that it will do so. He went to great lengths to draw attention to what he has called a war crime. Russia said last week that Ukrainian soldiers had executed more than 10 Russian prisoners of war, accusing kyiv of committing war crimes and the West of ignoring them. There was no immediate response from kyiv, which has previously said it would investigate any alleged abuses by its armed forces

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About 85,000 soldiers killed

The General Staff of the Ukrainian Army has indicated this Monday that 390 Russian soldiers have died in combat during the last day, which brings the total number since the start of the invasion to “around 84,600 “. Thus, the Ukrainian Armed Forces have pointed out that 2,892 battle tanks, 1,870 artillery systems, 209 anti-aircraft systems and 5,822 self-propelled and armored multiple rocket launchers have also been destroyed. In addition, they have stated that 278 planes, 261 helicopters, 1,537 drones, 480 cruise missiles, 16 boats, 4,378 vehicles and fuel tanks, and 161 pieces of special equipment have also been destroyed. “The data is being updated. Hit the occupier. Let's win together. Our strength is in the truth,” the General Staff of the Ukrainian Army concluded in a message posted on its account on the Facebook social network. /p>

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 Zelensky says Ukraine “will survive” until celebrating “Victory Day” in a “peaceful” kyiv

The President of Ukraine, Volodimir Zelensky, stressed this Monday that the country “will overcome everything” and “survive” until being able to celebrate “Victory Day” in kyiv and Ukraine “at peace”, in the midst of the military offensive unleashed by Russia on February 24.  Zelenski has given a speech on the occasion of the Day of Dignity and Freedom in which he has stressed that the Russian invasion has changed “many things”, both in Ukraine and “in Europe and the rest of the world “. “Something unchanged, which is the answer to the question about what are Ukrainians and what is important to us.” “Those things are dignity and freedom”, he has manifested himself. “We have always valued them and are not afraid to stand up for them. We have always known what we wanted and this year the whole world has realized what we are capable of. Friends and enemies have seen it. Allies and the partners. We have seen it ourselves”, he extolled.

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Austria reduces its dependence on Russian gas by 73% since the invasion of Ukraine

Austria has cut its gas imports from Russia by 73% since Russia invaded Austria. Ukraine at the end of last February, increasing purchases from Norway and countries in Central Asia and North Africa, according to a report from Ukraine. the government today. Last February, before the beginning of the attack, shipments from Russia accounted for 79% of imports, according to data from E-Control, the public sector monitoring body. That percentage was already only 21% last September, the last month for which calculations are already available, while the rest of the sources represent 79%. That import share comes mainly from Norwegian gas and from North Africa and Central Asia, which mainly reaches Austria through gas pipelines through Germany or Italy.

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Ukraine accuses Russia of even stealing bicycles from the population

The Ukrainian authorities have assured this Sunday that the Russian forces are engaging in all kinds of robberies against the civilian population of the areas they control of Ukraine, such as in Kajovka, where they would even be stealing bicycles. “They are stealing the private cars of the population, their motorcycles and even bicycles,” the Ukrainian General Staff has assured in a new statement. This type of behavior is usually an indication of an imminent withdrawal of Russian troops, kyiv has assured.  When the Russians withdrew from Izium, in the Kharkov region, a few weeks ago, they already took the bicycles of the civilians because they had run out of fuel for their vehicles.  On the other hand, the Ukrainian president, Volodimir Zelenski, has denounced in a new message published on social networks that Russia has launched some 4,700 missiles against Ukrainian targets.

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Food safety

 Zelensky took advantage of He gave the speech to celebrate the Day of Agricultural Workers, which is celebrated in Ukraine on the third Sunday of November.  “Was there ever an international context to this day (to celebrate Farmworker's Day)? This year it definitely was. Many people are seeing how much How important is the contribution of Ukrainians to the country's food security,” the president said. Thus, he remarked that “the lives of millions of people in different countries depend directly” on the Ukrainian agricultural sector. “I thank all our people working on the ground, providing Ukraine and the world with essentials,” he added.

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 Zelensky highlights Ukraine's peace proposal in the face of “empty Russian rhetoric”

 Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky remarked yesterday Sunday the Ukrainian peace proposal, while confronting Russia for its “empty rhetoric”.  “I will say right away that the Ukrainian peace formula is perceived extremely positively in the world. It is quite constructive and realistic, in contrast to the empty and mendacious Russian rhetoric about its readiness for some kind of peace.” n types of negotiations,” said the Ukrainian president. & nbsp;Zelenski has assured that his Executive will do his job. He will do “everything possible so that the world accepts Ukraine's peace formula”, as he has declared in the evening video that he records daily to address the nation since Russia began the war. the invasion on February 24.  In this line, the leader of Ukraine has informed that “there will be several important international directions” during this week.

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Sánchez, Stoltenberg and Zelenski participate today in the NATO Assembly

The President of the Government, Pedro Sánchez, the Secretary General of NATO, Jens Stoltenberg and the President of Ukraine, Volodímir Zelenski -by electronic means-, will participate tomorrow, Monday, in the last session ;n of the 68th Parliamentary Assembly of NATO that during this weekend has debated in Madrid on the war in Ukraine. During the weekend, almost 300 representatives of the 30 countries of the Atlantic Alliance and 20 associates met in the capital, who have participated in the different commissions and meetings held in which the ministers of Foreign Affairs, Presidency, Economy, Defense and Science. The plenary session of the NATO Parliamentary Assembly will have It will take place this Monday and the person in charge of opening the session will be its president, Gerald E. Connolly. Next, the president of the Senate, Ander Gil; the president of the Congress of Deputies, Meritxell Batet; the President of the Government, Pedro Sánchez; NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg and Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenski will do so. electronically.

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The southern front

Regarding the situation on the southern front, the Ukrainian president has reported that they maintain positions “consistently and very calculatedly destroying the potential of the occupiers.” Zelenski once again referred to the energy situation, which is suffering numerous problems due to the constant Russian attacks on infrastructures. Although the Ukrainian authorities and operators have managed to alleviate the situation in some regions, this Sunday night the stabilization power closures continued in kyiv and 15 other regions. According to the president, “everything possible and impossible” is being done to return normal life to Odesa, Kharkiv and the other affected cities.

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Deteriorating weather reduces Russian attacks on Donetsk, according to Ukraine

The deteriorating weather as winter approaches has reduced the number of Russian attacks on the Donetsk region front, although shelling is still heavy, Ukrainian President Volodymyr said Sunday. Zelensky. “The fiercest battles, as before, are in the Donetsk region. Although there are fewer attacks today due to deteriorating weather, the number of Russian shelling is unfortunately still extremely high,” he said. said in the usual late-day speech. As for the Lugansk region, Zelensky has assured that “little by little” the Ukrainians are advancing “with the battles.” “So far there have been almost 400 shelling strikes in the east since the beginning of the day. Thank you to each and every one of those who hold office and help our defense forces,” he said.

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Kherson in front

On the front lines, the southern city of Kherson, recently liberated by Ukraine, was now facing artillery attacks that forced some residents to flee. “After yesterday's bombing, my wife said: 'Let's not take any more risks and let's go,'” explained Mr. Yuri Mosolov, whose house is located next to an industrial area hit by shells. The Ukrainian counteroffensive pushed the He pushed the Russians to the other bank of the Dnieper River that borders the city, but the battle is not over. “Artillery duels continue… Kherson is now the front line,” said Dmytro Pletenchuk, Ukraine's military spokesman in the area. Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky also reported the attack. He pointed out in his daily speech nearly 400 Russian attacks in the east of the country on Sunday, with battles especially intense in the Donetsk region.

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Summary executions?

On the other hand, the Ukrainian Parliament responded to recent accusations from Moscow on alleged executions of Russian prisoners of war based on videos posted on social media. The recording, which could not be independently verified by AFP, appeared to show surrendering Russian soldiers being forced to lie down and then gunshots being heard. Other images also circulated with dozens of bodies and a large bloodstain.

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Exchange of accusations

The IAEA did not attribute responsibility to neither of the two parties who accused each other of bombing the nuclear power plant. The Russian Ministry of Defense denounced the He stated that “the kyiv regime does not cease its provocations for the sake of creating the threat of a catastrophe at the Zaporizhia nuclear power plant.” According to his statement, the Ukrainian army fired at Between Saturday and Sunday, more than twenty “high-calibre howitzers” hit the plant. Despite the bombardments, “radiation levels in the area of ​​the plant are in accordance with the norm,” indicated the company. the Russian Defense Ministry. Instead, the Ukrainian nuclear agency accused He accused Russia of having bombed the area of ​​the plant and of “organizing nuclear blackmail once again.” “This morning of November 20, 2022, after numerous Russian bombardments, at least 12 shots were detected in the area of ​​the Zaporizhia nuclear power plant,” the statement said. the nuclear agency Energoatom.

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The head of the IAEA denounces “deliberate” attacks on a nuclear power plant in Ukraine

The director of the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) denounced the attack. Yesterday, Sunday, “deliberate and targeted” attacks against the Zaporizhia nuclear power plant and called for a response. “stop this madness” of which Russia and Ukraine accuse each other. “The news from our team yesterday and this morning is extremely disturbing,” Argentine Rafael Grossi, head of this UN regulatory body, said in a statement on Sunday. “Explosions occurred on the premises of this large nuclear power plant, which is completely unacceptable,” he insisted. “Whoever is behind this must stop immediately.” The largest nuclear power plant in Europe, controlled for months by Russia, suffered an attack. There were a dozen explosions in the night from Saturday to Sunday, some of them seen by IAEA experts on the scene.

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