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  • MULTIMEDIA REPORT | War in Ukraine, seven months of Russian invasion

Russia's invasion of Ukraine reaches seven months. We tell you the last hour of the war in Ukraine live after Putin's threats to the West and the annexation of >four occupied regions of Ukraine (Donetsk, Lugansk, Kherson and Zaporizhia) to Russia.

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< p>The US and Ukraine's allies will boost the defense industry

The United States and some fifty countries from the so-called contact group in support of Ukraine showed themselves This Tuesday in favor of promoting greater production of its defense industries in order to maintain support for Ukraine to defend itself from the Russian invasion and to guarantee its own security. “We are pushing to galvanize our industrial bases” with the aim of “increasing the production force” in order to defend Ukraine, while “satisfying our own security needs,” he said. the Secretary of Defense of the United States, Lloyd Austin, at a press conference at the end of the meeting that he chaired. of the group.

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The Netherlands will supply to Ukraine a package of missiles valued at 15 million euros

The authorities of the Netherlands announced this Wednesday that they will supply Ukraine with missiles valued at around 15 million euros to “strengthen the defense” of the country against Russian aggression. The Dutch Ministry of Defense has indicated that “attacks perpetrated by Russia can only be countered by providing aid and support to the Ukrainian people.” The Minister of Defense of the Netherlands, Kajsa Ollongren, has indicated that the decision is part of the country's plans to increase the supply of arms and ammunition to Ukrainian territory.

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The EU accuses the Kremlin of persecuting independent voices such as the Vesná movement

The EU considered this Tuesday that Russia is “chasing” independent and critical voices like the Vesná movement, which organized The massive protests against the partial mobilization of reservists for the campaign in the Ukraine, which has been cataloged by Moscow; as an “extremist and terrorist” organization. “Labelling Vesná as 'extremist and terrorist' is one more example of the Kremlin's persecution of independent and critical voices who speak out in defense of the people,” he said. on his Twitter profile Peter Stano, spokesman for the High Representative of the European Union for Foreign Affairs, Josep Borrell.

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Ukraine claims new conquests and receives anti-aircraft defense system

Ukraine claimed on Wednesday the reconquest of several towns taken by Russian troops in the south of the country and celebrated The sending by Germany of an anti-aircraft defense system that should allow it to protect itself from bombing campaigns against its cities. NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg assured that the supply of these systems to neutralize Russian missiles was “the priority”.

1 hour ago

Poland detects a leak in the Druzhba oil pipeline, key to supplying Europe

The Polish authorities are investigating an oil leak in the Druzhba pipeline, key to the supply of crude oil to central Europe, without for now being able to determine the causes of the incident, detected on Tuesday night . The leak is located about 70 kilometers from the city of Plock and affects one of the two lines of the pipeline, according to a statement from the Polish operator, PERN, which has confirmed that the branch that was not has been affected it works normally.

1 hour ago

Brussels raises 11,000 million for the recovery fund and Ukraine

The European Commission placed 11,000 million euros in a new debt issue of two bonds at 7 and 20 years that will be used by the company. to finance further disbursements from the recovery fund and a new tranche of financial assistance credits to Ukraine. Specifically, he caught 5,000 million through a bond maturing in August 2029 for which it registered a demand of 13,900 million euros that derived at a coupon of 1.625% and a secondary market yield of 3.026%, which is 88 points higher than the German bond and 48 points higher than the French bond with the same maturity.

2 hours ago

Russia foresees Erdogan proposes in a meeting with Putin to mediate with Ukraine

Russia foresees that the Turkish president, Recep Tayyip Erdogan, make an “official” proposal for mediation with Ukraine at the meeting to be held by Ukraine. Thursday in Kazakhstan with Russian President Vladimir Putin, he said. on Wednesday the Kremlin. “The Turks propose mediation. In case of negotiations, then most likely they will take place on their territory: in Istanbul or Ankara,” said the Kremlin's foreign policy adviser, Yuri Ushakov.

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Ukraine tries to repair its infrastructure and asks for more anti-aircraft systems

After two days of intense Russian bombing, the Ukrainian government is trying to repair the damage to the electrical infrastructure, while asking its allies for more anti-aircraft defense systems. Electric companies have warned citizens of the high probability of planned brownouts to balance electricity demand and supply while repairs continue. However, in the Vinnytsia region the supply is tight. It was fully restored after the Ladyzhynska power plant was attacked twice on Tuesday by Russian forces with Iranian-made Shahed-136 suicide drones.

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Putin says that the Nord Stream leaks are “international terrorism” that benefit the US, Poland and Ukraine

The leaks that affected the Nord Stream gas pipelines that connect Russia and Russia is an “act of international terrorism”, Russian President Vladimir Putin denounced this Wednesday, assuring that this incident benefits the United States, Poland and Ukraine.

“The beneficiaries are clear (…) Since (this incident) reinforces the geopolitical importance of the remaining gas systems, the one that passes through the territory of Poland (…) and Ukraine, and that “Russia built at the cost. But also the United States, which can now deliver its energy at high prices,” Putin said during a forum on energy.

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At least seven dead in a Russian bombardment of a market in Donetsk

At least seven people have died and eight others have been injured by an attack launched this Wednesday against a market in the Ukrainian city of Avdivka, in the Donetsk region, according to local authorities, who have blamed the bombing to Russian forces.

The governor, Pavlo Kirilenko, an ally of kyiv, has stated on his Telegram account that the attack occurred early in the morning, at a time when there were “many people” in the market. “There is no military logic in these bombings”, lamented Kirilenko, who considers that Russia has intensified its actions against civilians due to the inability to contain the Ukrainian forces militarily in the east and south of the country. He has urged citizens to leave the region until it is safe.

5 hours ago

Russia strikes seven Ukrainian regions in one day

Russia has launched attacks in seven regions of Ukraine in one day, while the fighting in Kherson continues, according to a summary of the different regional military administrations, collected by the Ukrinform agency.

5 hours ago

The EU prepares not to accept Russian visas issued in Ukraine or Georgia

The Council of the European Union (the countries) has decided this Wednesday to start the necessary negotiations with the European Parliament not to accept Russian visas or passports issued in the occupied regions of Ukraine and Georgia.

< p>“Russian travel documents issued in these regions are no longer recognized or are in the process of being recognized by the EU Member States”, announced the Minister of the Interior of the Czech Republic, Ví. t Rakusan, whose country holds the rotating presidency of the Council of the Union this semester.

The decision to begin negotiations with the European Parliament on this matter was adopted today by the permanent representative ambassadors of the Twenty-seven before the European institutions.

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Ukraine reports new Russian attack against energy infrastructure

The Ukrainian authorities have reported a new Russian attack against the country's energy infrastructure, in the Dnipropetrovsk region (center), in the third consecutive day of bombing against this type of target.

< The governor of the Dnipropetrovsk regional administration, Valentin Reznichenko, has announced through his Telegram account that this morning Russian forces attacked energy facilities in the Kamianske district. "There is a big fire and destruction", he has affirmed, adding that the emergency services are trying to control the flames.

7 hours ago

The Kremlin denies the beginning of a new wave of mobilization in the country

The Kremlin has denied the start of a new wave of mobilization of citizens to participate in the military campaign that Russia has been carrying out in Ukraine for almost eight months.

“There is no new wave [of mobilization]”, stated the spokesman for the Russian Presidency, Dmitri Peskov, in his daily telephone press conference.

He commented as follows: Statements from a number of governors that they had been given “new mobilization tasks.” “You have to ask each governor specifically what he was referring to,” Peskov said.

7 hours ago

The Doctors Without Borders ambulance train in Ukraine treats 1,800 people

Médecins Sans Frontières has evacuated more than 1,800 injured or sick people on the medicalized train that connects the south and east of Ukraine – the areas hardest hit by the war – with Lviv, in the western part. , a train equipped as an ambulance deployed thanks to the country's advanced railway infrastructure.

The president of Doctors Without Borders in Spain, Paula Gil, explained to EFE that she received the Fundación Mapfre award for a project that has saved lives and improved the health of hundreds of people who they were trapped without medication or medical care in areas hardest hit by the war with Russia.

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NATO considers it a “top priority” to strengthen Ukraine's air defense

Strengthening Ukraine's anti-aircraft defense is a “top priority” so that the country can protect itself from Russian attacks, the secretary general of the Atlantean Treaty Organization assured on Wednesday. North Atlantic (NATO), Jens Stoltenberg.

Shortly before a ministerial-level NATO meeting, Stoltenberg has said that the meeting will discuss He spoke on “how to increase support for Ukraine” and that “the top priority will be increased air defense for Ukraine.”

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Ukrainian forces recapture five more towns in the Kherson region n, where they have regained control of at least five more towns, as part of a counteroffensive that has pushed back Russian troops in eastern and southern Ukraine.

A person in charge of the Southern Command of the Armed Forces has notified these latest advances, on five areas in which work has already begun to recover infrastructures and basic services, according to the UNIAN agency.< /p>

7 hours ago

Russia again attacks Zaporizhia and surroundings with missiles

Russia launched last night about seven S-300 missiles against the city of Zaporizhia and its surroundings without causing great damage, after shelling 22 settlements during the day.

“Tonight the enemy returned to “We launched a treacherous night rocket attack. About seven S-300 missiles were fired at Zaporizhia and its surroundings”, reported the head of the military administration of that region, Oleksandr Staruj, in a message on Telegram that collects the Ukrinform agency.

It has specified that two rockets hit a district in the regional center without causing great damage, while another five missiles fell in the suburbs.

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Robles talks about the war

The Minister of Defense, Margarita Robles, speculated this Wednesday about the use by Russia of the nuclear weapon in the war in Ukraine. Interviewed on Radio Nacional on the occasion of the October 12 party, the Minister of Defense has said that this scenario “cannot be ruled out.” Robles explained that there is no military intelligence data available “to think that at this moment nuclear warheads are being prepared to be launched”, but equally “the intelligence services know that this is a real risk in the face of the circumstance of a cornered Putin, as he is. now & rdquor ;. Robles considers that the Russian leader “is losing the war and the support of the international community & rdquor; and it can have very aggressive reactions”, says Juan José; Fernández.

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The Zaporizhia plant is again without supply external electrical

The Zaporizhia nuclear power plant was once again without external power supply this Wednesday, according to the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA), which considers these recurring disconnections “deeply worrying.” /p>

The director of the agency, Rafael Grossi, has reported this new loss of external power on social networks, “for the second time in five days”. The plant now depends on backup generators, which are vital to guarantee the safety of the facilities and avoid a possible accident.

The IAEA has stressed that it has once again lost the external electrical connection and depends on their own emergency generators.

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Detected a leak, off Poland, in an oil pipeline connecting Russia with Germany

Russia's state oil pipeline monopoly Transneft has that he had received a notification from the Polish operator PERN about a leak in the Druzhba pipeline, which connects Russia with Germany, reports Interfax. PERN has not yet said how long the repairs will take.

One of the two pipeline lines has been closed after the leak was detected. “The causes of the incident are not known at the moment. Pumping on the damaged line was immediately stopped. Line 2 of the pipeline is operating normally,” PERN detailed in a statement, specifying that the escape was detected on Tuesday night.

10 hours ago

Russia announces the arrest of eight people for attack on the Crimean bridge

The Federal Security Service (FSB, formerly KGB) of Russia has announced the arrest of eight people allegedly involved in the bomb attack that last Saturday damaged the the Crimean bridge.

“At this time, within the framework of the investigation, five citizens of Russia and three of Ukraine and Armenia who participated in the preparation of the crime have been detained,” says the FSB in a statement.

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Ukraine received its first anti-aircraft defense system delivered by Germany

Ukraine received a its first air defense system delivered by Germany, Ukraine's Defense Minister Oleksiy Reznikov announced in a tweet posted Tuesday night. “A new era of air defense has begun [in Ukraine],” the minister said.

11 hours ago

Zelensky asks Ukrainians to save electricity in critical periods

Ukrainian President Volodomir Zelensky has asked his citizens to save electricity in critical periods. Higher consumption odes to keep the system running as stable as possible after two days of Russian bombardment of cities and facilities across the country.

“We are trying to restore normal conditions as quickly as possible,” Zelensky said in his usual late-night speech, thanking “to all Ukrainians who limited their own electricity consumption during peak hours, from 5:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m.”

“Thanks to our awareness, we managed to save a tenth of the energy on average in the country, which allowed the system to work more stable. And our goal should be to save one quarter of the electricity precisely during these peak hours,” the Ukrainian president said.

11 hours ago

Putin addresses issues with the West in a speech

The Russian president, Vladimir Putin, will address He discussed today the problems with the West during his speech at the plenary session of the V Russian Energy Week, amid Russian accusations of sabotage of the Nord Stream gas pipelines.

” The president's speech at this event, which, I repeat, is annual, will be much more than interesting,” he said. The spokesman for the Kremlin, Dmitri Peskov, when reporting on the participation of the Russian president in this activity.

The event, dedicated to “energy in the multipolar world,” takes place amid Western sanctions against Russia, many of them against the Russian oil and gas sectors, a deep energy crisis in Europe that It breaks record prices for gas and oil and the rupture of the Nord Stream 1 and 2 gas pipelines.

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NATO studies how to strengthen its defenses and critical infrastructure

NATO Defense Ministers begin today a two-day meeting in which they will discuss the need to strengthen allied defenses and the protection of their critical infrastructure, after the recent attacks on the Nord Stream 1 and 2, while continuing to support Ukraine.

“We will review our progress in strengthening NATO's deterrence and defense. We will further increase the protection of our critical infrastructure, in light of the sabotage of the Nord Stream pipelines,” he said. The day before, at a press conference prior to the meeting, the Allied Secretary General, Jens Stoltenberg.

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< p>Biden does not believe that Putin will use tactical nuclear weapons in Ukraine

The president of the United States, Joe Biden, said on Tuesday that he does not believe that his Russian counterpart, Vladimir Putin, is going to use tactical nuclear weapons in the war in Ukraine as he has threatened, although he assured that if that happens, the US has a ready response. Even so, he avoided I will answer the question of what the reaction of the United States would be in the event of a nuclear escalation of the conflict.

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British intelligence says the West may not detect a Russian nuclear attack in time

UK Intelligence chief Jeremy Fleming said Tuesday that Western countries may not see a Russian nuclear attack coming in time. “I would like to think that with our allies we would have a good chance of detecting it, but of course there are never guarantees in this space,” Fleming said during a security conference, according to the newspaper. British newspaper 'The Telegraph'.

14 hours ago

Biden believes that Putin calculated the poorly Russia's ability to invade Ukraine

US President Joe Biden has stated that he believes his Russian counterpart, Vladimir Putin, to be a “rational actor” who has, however, miscalculated his ability to invade Ukraine and suppress Ukrainians. “I think (Vladimir Putin) is a rational actor who has significantly miscalculated,” the US president assured during an interview with CNN, adding that, however, his goals are ; they were irrational.

15 hours ago

Ukraine accuses Russia of killing two workers who were trying to restore electricity

The Ukrainian authorities have accused Russia this Wednesday of killing two workers and injuring two others while trying to restore electricity in the city of Orejov, in the Zaporizhia region, in the east of the country. “In the city of Orejov, which has been suffering from enemy artillery since the first days of the war, during the restoration of a damaged power line, two electrical network workers district leader, Dmitro Starychenko and Roman Melnik, were killed by the enemy.”

19 hours ago

Biden says Putin “miscalculated” his troops' ability to occupy Ukraine

US President Joe Biden said Tuesday that he believes his Russian counterpart, Vladimir Putin, “miscalculated” his army's ability to occupy Ukraine. “I think he is a rational person who has clearly miscalculated,” declared & gué; Biden to CNN, which broadcast some excerpts from an interview with the president that will spread on Tuesday night.

21 hours ago

EU regions condemn wave of bombings in cities Ukrainians

The Committee of the Regions (CdR), which represents regional and local governments of the European Union, condemned the This Tuesday, the wave of Russian bombardments against infrastructures and the civilian population in various areas of Ukraine, an “appalling” act that, for the Committee's president, Vasco Cordeiro, “reminds us that the path to peace will still be through peace.” length”. The community body guaranteed “full solidarity” with its “Ukrainian partners” and claimed The role of European cities and regions in the reconstruction of the country, a process that, according to the CoR, must be carried out “from the bottom up”, taking advantage of “the advanced process of decentralization in Ukraine”.

22 hours ago

Zelensky announces Odessa's candidacy for UNESCO heritage

Ukrainian President Volodimir Zelensky announced on Tuesday the candidacy for UNESCO World Heritage status of the historic center of the city of Odessa, reputed for its architecture and “target of Russian bombing.” Within the framework of the Executive Council of the United Nations Organization for Education, Science and Culture (Unesco), Zelenski addressed in a recorded video message to the 58 member states of the Council to make his candidacy official.

22 hours ago

Central European leaders warn against Russian nuclear threat in Ukraine

The presidents of Slovakia, the Czech Republic, Poland and Hungary, which make up the Visegrad Group (V4), condemned this Tuesday at a summit in Bratislava the Russian invasion of Ukraine and warned of the danger of a nuclear escalation . The Slovak president and host of the meeting, Zuzana Caputova, highlighted told a press conference that the Russian attack is an “unprecedented violation of international law, of the territorial integrity of a sovereign state.” Of course, the most recent wave of Russian bombardments against numerous Ukrainian cities, “is not a show of strength, but of weakness and cynicism,” added the Russian. the president.

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The support for Ukraine and the reinforcement of critical infrastructure, key to NATO Defense meeting tomorrow

NATO defense ministers will reaffirm this Thursday and Friday in Brussels that support for Ukraine will continue. They will discuss “whatever is necessary” in the face of the Russian invasion, but they will also discuss how to reinforce the protection of key infrastructures against possible sabotage such as the one directed against Nord Stream and the need to increase the reserves of ammo and equipment from allies.

1 day ago

Ukraine confirms a new prisoner exchange with Russia

The head of the office of the Ukrainian Presidency, Andriy Yermak, announced this Tuesday a new exchange of prisoners by which 32 Ukrainian soldiers have been released and the body of the Israeli citizen has been recovered. Dimitro Fialka. “Among those released are officers, sergeants and soldiers of the Ukrainian Defense Forces. They have been in places of fierce fighting. Many of these people were considered missing,” he explained on his official Twitter profile. Ukrainian authorities estimate that some 2,500 people are currently being held in Russia.

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Ukraine exhumed 78 bodies of civilians killed in reconquered cities

The Ukrainian prosecutor general's office announced This Tuesday, they exhumed the bodies of 78 civilians in two cities in the Donetsk region, in the east of the country, recently recovered by the Ukrainian forces. “Numerous grave sites have been discovered in the liberated cities of Sviatoguirsk and Liman,” he said. The attorney general's office reported the exhumation of 34 and 44 bodies, respectively.

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Zelensky accuses Russia of wanting to “drag Belarus into the war”

The Ukrainian president Volodimir Zelesnki accused this Tuesday to Russia of wanting to “drag Belarus into the war”, and demanded An international observation mission was sent to the G7 on the border between Ukraine and Belarus, in a speech released by the Ukrainian presidency, after Minsk announced the creation of a joint military force with its Russian ally.< /p>

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NATO asks Belarus not to support Russia militarily

NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg called for this Tuesday to the president of Belarus, Alexandr Lukashenko, who does not support Moscow militarily; in the war against Ukraine, at a time in the conflict in which Russia has shown signs of “weakness” due to setbacks on the front. “President (Russian, Vladimir) Putin started this war, he has to end it, withdrawing his forces from Ukraine. And President Lukashenko must stop Belarus' complicity in this illegal conflict,” Stoltenberg said.

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Ukraine asks the population to “limit” electricity consumption

The Ukrainian government urged This Tuesday the population to “limit” its consumption of electricity after a wave of Russian bombardments perpetrated since the day before against energy infrastructures in various regions. In a message on Telegram, Ukrainian Prime Minister Denis Shymhal quoted “electric plates, electric kettles” and “radiators, ovens and irons, microwaves, coffee machines, washing machines and dishwashers”. On Monday, “3,900 towns were left without electricity,” he said. the Ukrainian prime minister. “Since then, the supply has been restored in 3,800” of them, he specified, accounting for 33 bombings registered in the country this Tuesday.

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The contraction of the GDP in Russia will be 1. Milder than forecast, according to the IMF

The recession forecast in Russia this year and the next will less strong than projected thanks to crude oil exports and to the fact that domestic demand will remain stable. relatively stable, according to the IMF, despite the sanctions for the conflict in Ukraine.

The International Monetary Fund (IMF) foresees Russia's GDP is expected to contract by 3.4% in 2022 compared to a projection made in July that calculated a drop in GDP of 6%.

“The contraction in the Russian economy is less severe than anticipated, reflecting the resilience of oil exports and domestic demand with increased support from fiscal and monetary policies, and with a restoration of confidence in the financial system”, the institution highlighted in its semi-annual report.

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The Kremlin expects more “confrontation” with the West after the G-7 summit

The Kremlin has stated that it expects more “confrontation” with the Western countries, ahead of an emergency virtual summit of the G-7 scheduled for the same day and to be held next week. dedicated to Russian bombing in Ukraine.

“For us, the mood before this summit is quite clear and quite predictable. The confrontation will continue,” Kremlin spokesman Dmitri Peskov told reporters, maintaining that Russia “will reach their set targets” in Ukraine.

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Russia includes Meta on its list of ” terrorist organizations”

The Russian authorities announced on Tuesday the inclusion of Meta, the parent company of Facebook, Instagram and WhatsApp, on their list of “terrorist organizations”, as demanded by the Prosecutor's Office. The decision has been adopted by the Federal Financial Supervision Service (Rosfinmonitoring), according to the Russian news agency TASS. A Moscow court dictated in March that activities on Instagram and Facebook were “extremist” and banned its operations in the country. The Russian Prosecutor's Office presented plus a request from Parliament to investigate the company's activities for “spreading terrorist propaganda” and threatening the safety of Russian citizens. Also, a committee legislative accused her of inciting violence and murder of Russian citizens.

1 day ago

The war in Ukraine refocuses the Security Council meeting

The President of the Government, Pedro Sánchez, chaired the meeting of the National Security Council this Tuesday in La Moncloa, with the situation in Ukraine and the energy crisis as matters to be discussed together with two reports on the Evaluation of the National Cybersecurity Strategy (January 2021-June 2022) and the development of the National Security System. As reported by the Government in a statement, the meeting was also attended by the Second Vice President of the Government and Minister of Labor and Social Economy, Yolanda Díaz; and the Third Vice President of the Government and Minister for the Ecological Transition and the Demographic Challenge, Teresa Ribera; so as with twelve other ministers and other senior executive officials.

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Finland asks the population that buys iodine tablets against radiation

The Finnish Ministry of Social Affairs and Health requested this Tuesday to the population under 40 years of age to purchase potassium iodide tablets as a preventive measure in case of risk of nuclear radiation. As explained by This ministry in a statement, there are currently no iodine pills for children under three years of age for sale in Finland, so health centers will have to import them and distribute them to parents and pregnant women. Potassium iodide is an iodine salt that prevents the uptake of radioactive iodine by the thyroid, which can cause cancer or damage to the thyroid gland when the body is under stress. exposed to nuclear radiation. The World Health Organization (WHO) recommends the consumption of iodine tablets in the event of a nuclear accident for people up to 40 years of age and for pregnant women to protect the fetus.

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Russia returns to Ukraine the bodies of 62 soldiers, including those killed in a prison attack

Ukraine announced this Tuesday that Russia returned The bodies of 62 soldiers, in particular those who died in July in the bombing of the Olenivka prison, in occupied territory in eastern Ukraine. “Sixty-two fallen heroes have returned home,” said the ministry in charge of the reintegration of the Russian-occupied territories. He specified that some of these bodies came from the Olenivka prison, in the occupied part of the Ukrainian Donetsk region. Russia and Ukraine accuse each other of carrying out the attack on the prison in Olenivka, controlled by the Kremlin and in which captured soldiers were held.

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What is the Belarusian Army like?

Since the beginning of the Russian invasion, Belarus has played a key role in the war in Ukraine. It is Moscow's main ally. The region has been active in the region and its president, Aleksadr Lukashenko, has given authorization for Russian troops and weapons to cross its territory towards the Slavic country, and kyiv has denounced the launch of missiles from Belarusian territory. But despite some statements that might lead one to think otherwise, Lukashenko has not decided, for the time being, to go into battle hand in hand with Russia. What I do What he has done, this Monday, has been to agree on a joint deployment of forces near the border with Ukraine to go into action in the event of an attack. Read more at this link.

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Lavrov says Russia is on the move. open to talks with the West, waiting for a serious proposal

Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said on Tuesday that Moscow He was open to talks with the West about the Ukraine war, but had not yet received any serious proposals to negotiate. In an interview on state television, Lavrov said that officials, including White House national security spokesman John Kirby, had said the United States was open to talks but that Russia had refused. . “This is a lie,” Lavrov said. “We have not received any serious offers to make contact.” He also said that Russia would not reject a meeting between President Vladimir Putin and US President Joe Biden at an upcoming G20 meeting and would consider the proposal if received.

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Sergei Surovikin, the unscrupulous military veteran who takes command of the Ukraine offensive

New directions demand new leaders: the bombing attack on the bridge that connects The Crimean Peninsula with Russia meant a hard blow to Russian morale, already damaged by the development of the conflict. And from Moscow it was taken the decision to give the leadership of the troops in Ukraine someone you trust, one who has the support of President Vladimir Putin. This is Sergei Surovikin, General of the Russian Armed Forces and Commander of the Aerospace Forces. Read the full article by Àlex Bustos.

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The UN remembers Russia that the targets attacked in Ukraine are protected by International Law

The UN Human Rights office has expressed “deep concern” over the wave of attacks perpetrated on Monday by Russian forces on various cities in Ukraine and has recalled that international law prohibits the bombing of civilians or infrastructures “indispensable” for their survival. The United Nations estimates that “at least twelve civilians” died as a result of the attacks, perpetrated at a “particularly shocking” hour, when the population was going to work or taking their children to class in the morning, according to the High Commissioner's spokeswoman, Ravina Shamdasani.

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Belarus claims that the joint force with Russia is “purely defensive”

Belarus claimed this Tuesday that the contingent of troops that Minsk and Moscow What they will deploy jointly is “purely defensive” and is destined to defend the borders of the former Soviet republic, next to the Kremlin. “We emphasize once again that the mission of the Regional Grouping of Forces is purely defensive. And that all the activities carried out until now have sought to provide a sufficient response to the actions near our borders,” he said. Belarusian Defense Minister Viktor Khrenin, quoted in a statement.

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Ukraine says Russia resorts to bombing because “it is not capable of stopping successful counter-offensives”

The Ukrainian Armed Forces have affirmed this Tuesday that the Russian troops “are not capable of stopping the successful counter-offensives” in the Kharkov and Kherson regions and have accused He reportedly “attempted to intimidate and panic the population” with his Monday attacks on several cities, including the capital, kyiv. “Unsuccessfully, the enemy launches missiles and uses drones to cause damage against crucial infrastructure and densely populated cities in the country,” denounced the General Staff of the Ukrainian Army, which has indicated that “the mobilization of the country's military is unsuccessful.” n and transfer of reservists by the enemy do not give him a chance to overcome the resistance of the defenders of the country either.” a

British intelligence official believes that Russia is running out of weapons

Russia is running out of weapons, allies and troops while the regime of its president, Vladimir Putin, is increasingly more “desperate”, as Jeremy Fleming, head of the British intelligence, security and cybersecurity services agency, GCHQ, said on Tuesday. According to this person in charge, Moscow it would continue to have “a very capable military machinery” despite the aforementioned shortcomings, although it is being worn down by the ongoing conflict in Ukraine. The Russian president launched This Monday a missile offensive against several Ukrainian cities, such as kyiv, and today the sound of sirens was heard again in the capital.

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Turkey urges Russia and Ukraine to ceasefire “as soon as possible”

The Turkish Foreign Minister urged on Tuesday urged Russia and Ukraine to agree to a ceasefire as soon as possible, saying both sides were moving away from diplomacy as the war dragged on. “A ceasefire must be established as soon as possible. The sooner the better,” Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu said in a televised interview.

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Poland inspects its civilian shelters in case of war

Poland begins this Tuesday a campaign to review and improve the state of shelters and bunkers throughout the country, amid fears unleashed by the war in Ukraine. The Polish deputy interior minister, Maciej Wąsik, assured recently that it is a “routine” operation and that it was already planned before the war broke out in Ukraine, although he that the authorities of that country have been consulted for advice. For two months, the fire brigade and volunteers from the Civil Protection Corps will certify the conditions and capacities of the shelters for civilians and “put in order facilities that have been forgotten since the Cold War,” the official said. the deputy minister.

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Japanese car manufacturer Nissan sells its assets in Russia to the Russian state

The Japanese car manufacturer Nissan will sell all his assets in Russia to the Russian state, he announced. the Russian government on Tuesday, as a result of retaliatory measures taken against Moscow. after his offensive against Ukraine. “The Russian assets of Nissan Manufacturing Rus will become state property,” the Ministry of Industry and Trade said, adding: that the operation included the Nissan plant in St. Petersburg (northwest), closed since March as a result of the Russian offensive in Ukraine, and a sales and marketing center in Moscow.

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Borrell: “It is time to act” in strengthening the EU's defense

The high representative of the European Union (EU) for Foreign Affairs, Josep Borrell, assured this Tuesday that it is “time to act” in strengthening community defense and added: that resupplying the Twenty-Seven's defense equipment is “the most urgent challenge.” “In the last year we have made many declarations and assumed many commitments to strengthen the defense of the European Union. Now it is time to continue moving from words to actions, it is time to act,” he declared. The Spanish politician spoke during the second edition of the European Defense and Security Conference being held today in Brussels. added that with the values ​​and security of the Twenty-Seven “at stake,” defense cooperation in the Twenty-Seven “is not a luxury, but a duty.”

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Silicon Valley billionaire Yuri Milner renounces Russian nationality

Billionaire and Silicon Valley investor Yuri Milner announced on Monday that he had renounced his Russian citizenship. “My family and I left Russia for good in 2014, after the Russian annexation of Crimea. And this summer, we officially completed the process of renouncing our Russian citizenship,” he tweeted. the businessman born in Moscow. Milner, founder of the internet investment firm DST Global and an early investor in Facebook, was an Israeli citizen. since 1999, he indicated said company on its website.

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Meeting between Erdogan and Putin Wednesday

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan will meet He met with his Russian counterpart, Vladimir Putin, in Astana, Kazakhstan, on Wednesday on the sidelines of a regional summit in the Kazakh capital, a Turkish official told AFP. Turkey, which has maintained a neutral position since the beginning of the Russian invasion of Ukraine, has in the past offered its mediation to open talks between kyiv and Moscow.

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Ukraine reduces electricity exports to Moldova

Ukraine cut power supplies to Moldova by about 30% as of early Tuesday, Moldovan Deputy Prime Minister Andrei Spinu said. Ukraine announced on Monday that it was suspending electricity exports to the European grid after Russian missile strikes hit its power grid and killed at least 19 people. Moldova, a poor former Soviet republic that borders Ukraine and Romania, was already worried about its energy supplies before Russian missiles struck Ukraine on Monday, as it relies heavily on Russia for gas.

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The president of the Russian Duma compares Zelensky to Bin Laden and accuses Ukraine of “terrorism”

The president of the Russian State Duma, Viacheslav Volodin, has compared this Tuesday the president of Ukraine, Volodimir Zelenski, with Usama bin Laden, the late leader of the terrorist organization Al Qaeda, and has accused him of “giving orders to carry out terrorist attacks”. “The President of Ukraine, by giving orders for terrorist attacks, is right up there with Usama bin Laden and other international terrorists. Western politicians who support the Zelensky regime are sponsoring the terrorism,” he said.

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Anti-aircraft defense, a fallible aid to Ukraine

The Russian strikes on Ukraine on Monday put the debate about increased Western military aid back on the table, but the facts are stubborn: no air defense mechanism fully protects a territory from this type of bombardment. The Ukrainian army accused Russia for having carried out attacks from Belarus with Iranian drone bombs. But it was mostly missiles that fell on kyiv and other cities far from the front. Ukrainian Prime Minister Denis Shmygal indicated In addition to kyiv, eleven major infrastructures were damaged in eight regions. “Calls for Western air defenses around Ukrainian population centers will get stronger after today” (Monday), he tweeted. Tyler Rogoway, editor-in-chief of the specialized website The War Zone.

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France accuses Russia of committing “war crimes” in Ukraine

French Foreign Minister Catherine Colonna accused Russia on Tuesday of committing “war crimes” in Ukraine and stated that Russian President Vladimir Putin has among his tactics “indiscriminate attacks” against Ukraine. Ukraine. “Russia has committed war crimes in Ukraine. You have to call things by their name,” he said in an interview with the France Inter radio station, in which he added that “Putin's Russia has taken a step more in the attacks carried out from the beginning, in a tactic that seeks to carry out bombings indiscriminately”. “Yesterday deliberate attacks against civilian targets were seen again throughout the international territory. It is a violation of International Law” he denounced, referring to the attacks carried out on Monday by the Russian Army against several cities, including kyiv, which have left around 20 dead and more than a hundred wounded.

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One person dies in the Russian missile attack on the city of Zaporizhia

At least one person has died this Tuesday in a new missile attack carried out by Russian troops against the city of Zaporizhia, capital of the region of the same name, as reported by the Ukrainian authorities.

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The balance of Monday's Russian bombing in Ukraine rises to 19 dead

Nineteen people were killed and 105 wounded in Monday's Russian airstrikes in Ukraine, according to a new toll released Tuesday by authorities. “According to preliminary data, 19 people died and 105 were injured,” he said. The state service for emergency situations is on Telegram.

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emergency this Tuesday after the Russian attacks on several cities in Ukraine

The G7 will maintain An “urgent” meeting was held this Tuesday as a result of the bombings carried out on Monday by Russian forces against various Ukrainian cities, including kyiv, as announced by the Russian forces. The President of Ukraine, Volodimir Zelenski, after a conversation with the Chancellor of Germany, Olaf Scholz. Zelensky confirmed on Twitter that he speaks himself. before the meeting of the main powers to explain the consequences of the “terrorist attacks” perpetrated in recent days. The German Government, which condemned the bombings by the mouth of its main spokesman, Steffen Hebestreit, reported that the meeting will be held this Tuesday, according to the DPA news agency.

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The president of the Emirates United Arabs travels to Russia this Tuesday to discuss the war in Ukraine with Putin

The Crown Prince of the United Arab Emirates and President of the country, Mohamed bin Zayed, will travel this Tuesday to Russia to meet with Russian President Vladimir Putin, try to reduce the military escalation with kyiv and try to guide the parties towards a peace agreement that ends the war in Ukraine. Bin Zayeb will treat The friendly relations between the two countries with his Russian counterpart, as well as as regional and international issues of common interest, including the war in Ukraine, according to the state news agency WAM. The Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the United Arab Emirates assured on Monday that the bilateral talks will address the latest developments related to the crisis in Ukraine in an attempt to “de-escalate the military” and alleviate “the humanitarian repercussions” of the fighting in the country.

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Russia assures that it does not threaten anyone with nuclear weapons

Russian Deputy Foreign Minister Sergey Riabkov stated that today that Moscow “does not threaten anyone with the use of nuclear weapons” and accused It discouraged the United States and its allies from actively using nuclear rhetoric. “Again it must be made clear that Russia does not threaten anyone with the use of nuclear weapons,” Riabkov said in an interview with the official Russian news agency RIA Nóvosti.

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The UN fears a new wave of displaced people after Russian attacks in Ukraine

The head of the UN refugee agency warned He said on Monday that more people could be forced to leave their homes in Ukraine following Russian missile attacks on kyiv and other Ukrainian cities. “The horror of what happened today (Monday) in the Ukraine (…) is inexcusable,” he declared. the UN High Commissioner for Refugees, Filippo Grandi, to journalists in Geneva. “The shelling of civilians, of houses… of non-military infrastructure in an indiscriminate way in many cities throughout Ukraine means that the war has become more difficult for civilians,” he said.

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Recorded several explosions in Zaporizhia, Ukraine

< p>The Ukrainian authorities have accused Russia this Tuesday morning of having launched several bombardments on the city of Zaporizhia, hitting critical infrastructure objects. so The leader of the Zaporizhia region, Alexander Starukh, has detailed this in his Telegram, adding that he is collecting information on the destruction and casualties. “The occupier attacked the regional center with rockets. The infrastructure objects have become the enemy's targets. Information on the destruction and casualties is being collected,” Starukh detailed in a message.

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Grossi meets with Putin after the Russian takeover of the plant from Zaporizhia

The Director General of the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA), Rafael Grossi, meets today in Saint Petersburg with the Russian President, Vladimir Putin, to discuss the future of the Ukrainian plant in Zaporizhia, that the Kremlin appropriated by law a week ago. The meeting between Putin and Grossi, who visited Ukraine last week, was confirmed on Monday at a press conference by Kremlin spokesman Dmitri Peskov. Grossi reported a few days ago that he intends to hold consultations “with the competent authorities” on Russia's plans to take ownership of Zaporizhia, the largest nuclear power plant in Europe.

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Ukraine labels Russia a “terrorist state” at the UN

Ukraine accused Yesterday, Monday, Russia was declared a “terrorist state” during a meeting of the UN General Assembly to discuss the annexation of four Ukrainian regions by Moscow, hours after deadly Russian attacks on kyiv and other Ukrainian cities. “Russia has shown once again that it is a terrorist state that must be deterred in the strongest possible way,” he said. the Ukrainian ambassador, Sergiy Kyslytsya, after referring to the latest attacks by Russia, which, according to what he said, kept him on edge since his family was in an affected building.

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The United Kingdom calls for an urgent NATO meeting to address Ukraine

British Prime Minister Liz Truss will defend This Tuesday at a virtual meeting of the G7 the need to convene an “urgent” meeting of NATO leaders to address the development of the war in Ukraine, according to Downing Street, his official office. Addressing G7 members, Truss “will call a full meeting of NATO leaders in the coming days” to “ensure that allies remain united and determined in their opposition to the behavior” of Russian President Vladimir Putin. The head of the British Government will underline told the G7 leaders that “Ukraine's military advances have been possible thanks to the international support they are receiving, not only in terms of military aid, but also through humanitarian assistance and the impact of Western sanctions against Russia”.

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Macron adopts “new provisions” on military aid to Ukraine

The president of France, Emmanuel Macron, adopted “New provisions to help Ukraine militarily” after Monday's Russian attacks on numerous Ukrainian cities, Elysée sources announced this morning. Macron met with I have an urgent meeting tonight with the Minister of Defence, Sebastien Lecornu, and with the Minister of Foreign Affairs, Catherine Colonna, to assess the situation. At the end of the meeting, already in the early hours of Tuesday, sources from the Elysee announced that “the president has taken new measures to help Ukraine militarily and to help the needs of its population.”

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The UN Assembly rejects that the vote on annexations in Ukraine is secret

Russia has failed to get the necessary votes to secretly hold a vote on a resolution on Russian annexations in Ukraine at the UN General Assembly after a majority of members of that assembly has been contrary. Specifically, an Albanian proposal for the resolution to be voted on openly has gone ahead with 107 votes in favor, 13 against and 39 abstentions, the UN reported in a statement.

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Biden and OSCE leaders condemn Russian attacks on civilians

The President of the United States, Joe Biden, condemned on Monday the latest missiles launched by Russia against Ukrainian cities, assuring that they demonstrate the “absolute brutality” of Russian President Vladimir Putin in his “illegal” war in Ukraine. “These attacks killed and injured civilians and destroyed non-military targets,” he has said. The Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe (OSCE) has also described the attacks as “terror”. “Residential buildings, squares, rush-hour streets, and parks are the target of indiscriminate Russian attacks,” the organization said.

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Zelenski assures that Ukraine “cannot be intimidated” after the Russian bombing

The Ukrainian president, Volodimir Zelenski, has assured this Monday that Ukraine “cannot be intimidated” after the bombings that Russia has carried out in kyiv and other cities in the country and that have claimed the lives of at least 12 people. “Ukraine cannot be intimidated. It can only unite us even more. Ukraine will not stop. (This serves) only to convince us even more that the terrorists must be neutralized”, the Ukrainian president has expressed in His daily message to the population of the country.

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The Council of Europe awards Russian opposition politician Kara Murza with the Václav Havel Award for Human Rights

The Council of Europe has awarded Russian opposition politician Vladimir Kara Murza with the Václav Havel Human Rights Award. Clav Havel of Human Rights for his activism in recent years, in which he has been singled out on several occasions by the Russian authorities.

He is one of the main dissidents to the Kremlin who is still inside Russia and contributed to to the founding of the Committee Against the War, as a result of the military offensive launched in February on neighboring Ukraine. He was arrested in April and faces several charges, including high treason. His wife, Yevgeniya, has affirmed that she could not be “more proud” when reading a message of thanks for this award, which entails the delivery of 60,000 euros.

< p>Murza, who has survived two poisonings, has dedicated the award to all those who have raised their voices against the war in Ukraine and has promised that “a peaceful, democratic and Putin-less Russia” will return. in the future to the Council, from which he came out. precisely as a result of the invasion.

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NATO condemns the “horrible attacks” against the Ukrainians and guarantees its support for kyiv

NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg condemned on Monday the “horrible and indiscriminate” Russian attacks against civilians in Ukraine and assured that the allies will maintain their support for kyiv “as long as it takes.”

Stoltenberg has explained on his official Twitter profile that he had a conversation with the Ukrainian Foreign Minister, Dmitro Kuleba, and that he condemned the attack. “Russia's horrific and indiscriminate attacks on civilian infrastructure in Ukraine.” “NATO will continue to support the brave Ukrainian people in their fight against the Kremlin's aggression for as long as necessary,” added the Allied Secretary General. Mir Putin, has today accused Ukraine of committing multiple terrorist attacks on Russian territory, and has threatened more “firm responses” to kyiv such as the missile attack on Monday, in which at least eight people died.

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The EU considers it ridiculous that Belarus accuses Ukraine of planning an attack

The European Union (EU) considered This Monday “ridiculous” that Belarus accuses Ukraine of planning an attack against its territory, and urged Minsk not to get involved in the war launched by Russia against its neighbour. “We take note of the false accusations by the regime of (Belarusian President Alexandr) Lukashenko that Ukraine is allegedly planning an attack on the territory of Belarus,” he said. Peter Stano, spokesman for the EU High Representative for Foreign Affairs, Josep Borrell, during the daily press conference of the European Commission. “These are totally unfounded and ridiculous accusations, absolutely unacceptable,” he added. the spokesperson. Stano emphasized that “Ukraine here is the victim, not the aggressor”, and asked that Minsk take into account that the neighboring country is under “a brutal illegal attack, in violation of the United Nations Charter and international law.”

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The G7 will address the in a teleconference with Zelenski the Russian attacks

The leaders of the G7 will hold a teleconference tomorrow, to which the Ukrainian president, Volodomir Zelenski, has been invited, to analyze the situation after the new Russian attacks on Lviv, kyiv and other cities in Ukraine . so reported it This Monday the spokesman for the German government, Steffen Hebestreit, who also said that the chancellor, Olaf Scholz, had spoken by phone with Zelenski, had expressed his solidarity and had guaranteed help in the reconstruction of the affected infrastructures. Germany currently holds the presidency of the G7 and Scholz had agreed in his conversation with Zelensky to call the teleconference.

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The Police have processed 33,000 requests for reception of Ukrainians in Catalonia

The National Police has processed more than 33,000 requests for temporary protection from Ukrainian refugees in Catalonia, a “multicultural and diverse” community that has proven to be a “welcome land” and has become one of the the main routes of entry for those fleeing the war. so This was announced by the superior chief of the National Police in Catalonia, Luis Fernando Pascual, at the Police Day event in Barcelona, ​​which was attended, among others, by the Minister of the Interior, Fernando Grande-Marlaska , the Government delegate, Maria Eugenia Gay, the president of the High Court of Justice of Catalonia (TSJC), Jesús María Barrientos, and the superior prosecutor, Francisco Bañeres, as well as as police commanders.

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Spain “strongly” condemns the latest Russian bombing

The Government of Spain has “strongly” condemned the bombings carried out this Monday by Russia against the capital of Ukraine, kyiv, and other cities in the country and has demanded that to “respect international law” and end its attacks on civilian targets. Spain strongly condemns the attacks carried out today by the Russian armed forces against kyiv and other Ukrainian cities and those carried out at dawn on Sunday against residential areas of the Ukrainian city of Zaporizhia. These attacks have caused the death of numerous people and injured dozens of civilians, including minors,” the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, European Union and Cooperation has denounced.

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Robles, faced with the possibility of a Russian nuclear attack: “It is impossible to know what is going through Putin's head”

The Minister of Defense describes the scenario as ” absolutely worrying” and underlines Spain's “total and absolute” commitment to Ukraine.

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Ukraine remembers that it is the “victim” and alleges that it has not “provoked” Putin

The Ukrainian Foreign Minister, Dimitro Kuleba, has defended that his country is the “victim” of Russia and has charged against those who claim that the Russian president, Vladimir Putin, has been “provoked” in some way with the Saturday attack on Kerch Bridge in Crimea. “I ask the international media to stop blaming the victims of the aggression, suggesting that Putin 'responds' or that he has been 'provoked,'” Kuleba said on Twitter. of the. “Nothing is needed to 'provoke' him into committing heinous crimes,” he said.

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Ukraine denounces that the attacks were launched from Belarus

The Ukrainian General Staff accused Russia on Monday for launching Iranian attack drones from Belarus, in addition to airstrikes and missile launches by Russian forces over much of Ukraine. “The enemy used Iranian drones of the Shahed 136 type from the territory of Belarus and Crimea, temporarily occupied,” he said. The Ukrainian military posted on Facebook, claiming that nine of those artifacts were destroyed.

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The president of the Emirates visits Russia to meet with Putin

The President of the United Arab Emirates (UAE), Momahed bin Zayed, will Tomorrow, Tuesday, an official visit to Russia to meet with his Russian counterpart, Vladimir Putin, reported the official. the official Emirati news agency, WAM. During the visit to “friendly Russia”, Bin Zayed will address He discussed with Putin “friendly relations and other international and regional issues and events of common interest,” WAM said, without providing further details. This is Bin Zayed's first trip to Moscow. since he assumed & gué; the presidency of the Emirates after the death of his half-brother, Khalifa, last May. The Emirates and Russia are part of the OPEC+ alliance, led by Saudi Arabia. and Russia, and that last week decided to cut its production by 2 million barrels per day (mbd), the largest cut in oil supply since May 2020, and which is equivalent to 2% of world crude oil supply.

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OECD believes that many Ukrainians will stay in developed countries

The invasion of Ukraine has generated “a historic flow of refugees” to OECD countries, which must prepare for many to stay “in the near future,” he said. Today the secretary general of the organization, Mathias Cormann. The arrival of almost five million Ukrainians represents the largest displacement in Europe “since the Second World War” (1939-45), pointed out Cormann during the presentation of the annual report on migration of the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD). “OECD countries have responded quickly, determinedly and with great compassion”, with an “unprecedented” level of support for refugees, he recalled. But he warned that we are now “in a decisive phase, of transition from initial support”, in which emergency measures become aid to integration, access to housing, education and employment.

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The EU: attacks on civilians in Ukraine amount to a “war crime” (EU )

Attacks on civilians and non-military facilities in Ukrainian cities amount to a “war crime” and are totally unacceptable, he said. This Monday Peter Stano, one of the spokesmen for the diplomatic service of the European Union (EU). According to the official, these types of bombings go against “international humanitarian law and this indiscriminate attack on civilians amounts to a war crime.”

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Von der Leyen supports the creation of an international court to judge Russia

The president of the European Commission (EC), Ursula von der Leyen, affirmed that This Monday that she “strongly supports” the creation of an international court to try, when the time comes, the Russians responsible for the war crimes allegedly committed in Ukraine. The European Union (EU) is already supporting the investigation teams by collecting evidence on the ground, he noted. from the Estonian capital of Tallinn, adding that “those responsible for crimes must be held accountable.” Von der Leyen made her statements at a joint press conference with Estonian Prime Minister Kaja Kallas, who urged & oacute; He urged the EU to take “a leading role” in establishing a court to judge the crime of aggression by Russia as a state, which he said it is a separate issue from the war crimes perpetrated by the Russian Army.

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< p>Kuleba stops African tour after Russian bombings against civilians in Ukraine

Ukrainian Foreign Minister Dmytro Kuleba informed today of the interruption of the African tour that began on October 3 after the Russian bombardments against civilian areas in different Ukrainian cities that caused several deaths on Monday. “I am in permanent contact with my partners since this morning to coordinate a determined response against the Russian attacks. I am also going to interrupt my tour of Africa and I am going to return immediately to Ukraine,” he said today through ;s from Twitter the minister. Kuleba was in Kenya this Monday, according to the report. the Embassy of Ukraine in Nairobi, after visiting last week Senegal, Ivory Coast and Ghana, where he met & gué; with their counterparts in those countries.

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Putin accuses Ukraine of terrorism and threatens more “firm responses”

The president of Russia, Vladimir Putin, accused today warned Ukraine of committing multiple terrorist attacks on Russian territory, and threatened with more “strong responses” to kyiv like the missile attack on Monday. “In the event of continuing attempts to carry out terrorist attacks on our territory, Russia's response will be firm and, due to its magnitude, will correspond to the level of threats to the Russian Federation,” he said during a meeting. of the Russian Security Council.

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The Netherlands regrets that Putin is once again “terrorizing innocent civilians”

The Dutch prime minister, Mark Rutte, denounced the This Monday that the Russian president, Vladimir Putin, returns to “terrorize innocent civilians on a large scale” in kyiv and other cities of the country, and promised that the Netherlands will follow “Supporting” Ukraine in this war, after the first Russian bombing of the country's capital since June. The head of the Dutch government condemned, on behalf of the Netherlands, “these terrible acts” in Ukraine and lamented the situation. that “Putin returns to terrorize innocent civilians on a large scale” in that country, after the invasion initiated by Moscow. at the end of last February. “Putin does not seem to realize that the will of the Ukrainian people cannot be broken. Ukraine remains determined and we will continue to support Ukraine,” he added. Rutte.

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China calls for a decrease in violence in Ukraine and stresses the importance of “respecting sovereignty”

The Chinese authorities have advocated this Monday for the reduction of violence in Ukraine in the face of the Russian invasion of the territory and have stressed the importance of “respecting the sovereignty and territorial integrity of all countries”. “We hope that the situation will calm down soon,” Mao Ning, the spokesperson for the Foreign Ministry, asserted during a press conference in which she insisted on the need to “take into account the principles and objectives of the Charter of United Nations”. so He has referred to “legitimate” security concerns raised by all countries, which “must be taken seriously.” “Measures must be taken that lead to the peaceful resolution of crises,” he pointed out.

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Borrell, on the bombing of kyiv: these acts have no place in the 21st century

The high representative of the European Union (EU) for Foreign Affairs, Josep Borrell, declared himself This Monday he was “shocked” by the Russian bombardments of civilian targets this morning in cities such as kyiv, Leópolis and Zaporizhia and which have left several dead, attacks that, he lamented, “have no place in the 21st century”. “Deeply shocked by Russia's attacks on civilians in kyiv and other cities in Ukraine. These acts have no place in the 21st century. I condemn them in the strongest possible terms,” ​​Borrell said in a message on Twitter. The head of European diplomacy assured that the EU “is on the side of Ukraine” and stressed that more military support from the community bloc is “on the way” to the country.

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Putin and Lukashenko agree on the deployment of joint troops after a meeting on security matters

The president of Russia, Vladimir Putin, and his Belarusian counterpart, Alexander Lukashenko, agreed on Monday to deploy joint troops in the region after a meeting on security. Lukashenko has indicated that the measure has been taken “in relation to the worsening of the situation on the western border of both countries.” “If the threat level reaches the current level, as it is now, we will start using this group,” he has pointed out. “I must inform you that the formation of this group has already begun. (…) I have already given the order for it to be formed,” the Belarusian president stated, according to information from the BelTA news agency.

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Zelenski asks Scholz and Macron for a “tough” response after Russian bombing of Ukraine

The president of Ukraine, Volodimir Zelensky, called for to the chancellor of Germany, Olaf Scholz, and to the president of France, Emmanuel Macron, a “hard” response against Russia after the bombings launched against several Ukrainian cities on Monday. “We discussed the strengthening of our air defense, the need for a tough European and international reaction and an increase in pressure against Russia,” he said. Zelensky on Twitter after a conversation in which he asked call for an emergency meeting of the G7.

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Moldova denounces that several Russian missiles launched over Ukraine fly over its airspace

The Moldovan authorities have denounced this Monday that three cruise missiles launched by the Russian side to Ukraine have flown over its air space. so This was stated by the Moldovan Foreign Minister, Nicu Popescu, through a message on his Twitter account. “Three cruise missiles launched this morning over Ukraine from Russian ships in the Black Sea crossed Moldova's airspace,” wrote Popescu, who in turn reported that they will call the Russian ambassador to give ; “explanations”.

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Urgent call from Zelensky to Macron

Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky said today that he had had an “urgent call” with French President Emmanuel Macron after the latest Russian attacks on Ukraine. “We also had an urgent call with @EmmanuelMacron. We discussed strengthening our air defense, the need for a tough European and international reaction, as well as more pressure on the Russian Federation. France supports Ukraine,” he wrote. Zelensky on his Twitter. account.

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The president of Belarus accuses Ukraine of preparing an attack against his country. ;s

The president of Belarus, Alexander Lukashenko, accused on Monday to Ukraine to prepare an attack against his country, for which he announced the deployment of joint troops with Russia, without saying where. “Due to the worsening of the situation on the western borders of the (Russian-Belarussian) Union, we have agreed to deploy a regional grouping of the Russian Federation and the Republic of Belarus,” Lukashenko said in a meeting with Belarusian security officials, he was quoted as saying. the state press agency Belta.

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Ukraine denounces bombings against playgrounds and museums and accuses Russia of “trying to cause panic”

The Prime Minister of Ukraine, Denis Shmigal, has denounced this Monday that among the targets bombed by Russia during the day on Monday are a children's park, museums and educational institutions and has accused Moscow of being bombed by Russia. of “trying to cause panic”. “Russian terrorists are massively attacking Ukrainian cities. Civilian and crucial infrastructure is under attack. One of the first targets was a playground, museums and educational institutions. Unfortunately, people have died,” he said. Thus, he has detailed in a message on his Telegram account that eleven “important” infrastructures in eight regions and the city of kyiv have suffered damage and has asked the population to est & eacute; prepared for “temporary interruptions” of electricity, water and telecommunications services.

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Latvia calls on EU leaders to end all tourist visas for Russian citizens

Latvian Prime Minister Krisjanis Karins has urged European Union leaders to stop issuing visas to Russian tourists, reigniting debate about increasing sanctions against Russia over the invasion of Latvia. n from Ukraine. Karins has pointed out that allowing Russian citizens to leave the country will not achieve success. weaken Russian forces and has indicated that this could instead lead to a wave of immigration from Russia by “those who do not want to go fight and die in Ukraine”. “I think the political dissidents have already left the country. There will be economic opportunists and many other reasons for people with who knows what loyalties,” he asserted in statements to the newspaper 'The Guardian'.

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The G7 will hold a meeting. emergency after the Russian attacks on several cities in Ukraine

The President of Ukraine, Volodimir Zelenski, has announced an agreement with the German Chancellor, Olaf Scholz, to hold an “urgent” meeting of the G7 as a result of the bombings carried out this Monday by Russian forces in different Ukrainian cities , including kyiv. Zelensky has confirmed on Twitter that he himself will speak out. before the meeting of the main powers, to explain the consequences of the “terrorist attacks” perpetrated in recent days. Together with Scholz, whose country holds the rotating presidency of the G7, the Ukrainian president has advocated increasing pressure on Russia, as well as increasing the pressure on Russia. such as international aid to Ukraine, so that it can rebuild damaged infrastructure.

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Electricity and hot water outages in Lviv

A Russian attack in Lviv, in western Ukraine, provoked There were power and hot water outages Monday morning, he announced. the mayor of the city, Andriï Sadoviï. “Part of the city is now without electricity” and “because of power outages (…) there is no hot water at the moment,” he said. on Facebook.

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The gifts used are Iranian, denounces Zelensky

Russia launched A bombing campaign of Ukraine's energy infrastructure broke out on Monday, Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky said, citing dozens of Iranian missile and drone strikes. “They want panic and chaos, they want to destroy the energy system,” he said in a video posted on social media, adding: that attacks with “dozens of missiles” and Iranian Shahed drones targeted the country from north to south and east. to the west, touching kyiv, like this such as Khmelnytskiï, Lviv, Dnipro, Vinnitsia, Zaporijjia, Soumi, Kharkiv or even Zhytomyr regions.

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The European Commissioner for Justice takes refuge in a hotel in kyiv due to the bombings

The bombings carried out this Monday by the Russian forces on kyiv have surprised the European Commissioner for Justice, Didier Reynders, in the city, who has had to take refuge in the basement of a hotel. Reynders himself has tweeted an image with his team after the “explosions” that shook the Ukrainian capital early on Monday. The commissioner has applauded the “quick reaction” of the security personnel and has confirmed that he is ready. “waiting for the evolution of the situation”. On Sunday, Reynders had visited the town of Borodianka together with the Ukrainian prosecutor general, before whom he guaranteed & oacute; that the EU would continue to provide “all necessary support” to collect evidence and hold Russia accountable for war crimes committed since the February invasion.

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75 missiles

Ukrainian Army Says Russia Fired Shots 75 missiles against Ukraine this Monday morning.

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The Ministry of Defense of Ukraine vows revenge for Russian missile attacks

The Ukrainian Defense Ministry said it will seek revenge for the Russian missile strikes that hit Ukrainian cities on Monday morning. “There is sacrifice among the people and destruction,” the ministry said on its Facebook page. “The enemy will be punished for the pain and death brought to our land! We will take revenge!”

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The Moscow Stock Exchange falls 12%

The Moscow Stock Exchange fell It was up nearly 12% Monday morning at the open, against the backdrop of a series of bomb attacks in several Ukrainian cities following the partial destruction of the Russian bridge in Crimea on Saturday. The main Moex index (in rubles) was down 11.9% at 7:03 GMT at 1,780.39 points, briefly dipping below 1,800 points for the first time since February 24. The RTS (denominated in dollars), fell 13% to 909.26 points.

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kyiv attacked several times< /strong>

The Ukrainian capital has been attacked on numerous occasions since the start of the war, triggered on February 24 by the invasion order of Russian President Vladimir Putin, although those on Monday are the worst attacks for several months. The attacks have taken place within the framework of a series of bombings by Russian forces against Ukrainian cities, including Zaporizhia, Sloviansk -where there are at least four dead-, Lviv, Yitomir, Dnipro and Khmelnitski. Likewise, they arrive after the explosion on Saturday on the bridge that connects mainland Russia with the Crimean peninsula, an event that ended in turmoil. with at least three dead. Putin accused on Sunday to the Ukrainian secret services of the “terrorist attack” against the Kerch bridge.

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< strong>The alarms do not stop sounding throughout Ukraine

The president of Ukraine, Volodimir Zelensky, has denounced that Russia “is trying to destroy and eliminate from the face of the earth” the Ukrainians. “Totally. They destroyed our village in my sleep in Zaporizhia. They killed people on their way to work in Dnipro and kyiv,” he said on Telegram. The air-raid alarms do not stop sounding throughout the Ukraine. There are missiles falling. Unfortunately, there are dead and wounded. Please don't leave the shelters. take care of yourselves themselves and their loved ones. Let's hold on and be strong”, highlighted the Ukrainian president.

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The anti-aircraft alert was activated ;area in kyiv

The head of the kyiv Regional Military Administration, Oleksiy Kuleba, has confirmed that “air defense systems are operating in the region”. “The antiaircraft alert is active. Stay in the shelters,” he detailed, as reported by Ukrinform. Subsequently, Klitschko has denounced that “the capital is under attack by Russian terrorists”. “The projectiles have hit objects in the center of the city. The air alert and therefore the threat continue”, he has highlighted. “I ask all residents of the capital: Stay in shelters during the alarm. If there is no urgent need, it is better not to go out to the city today. I also ask residents of the suburbs not to go to the capital. central streets of kyiv have been blocked by the authorities, the rescue services are working,” he concluded.

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Eight people die in new Russian attacks on the Ukrainian capital, kyiv

At least eight people have died and about 25 have been injured as a result of the attacks carried out early this Monday by the Russian Army against the Ukrainian capital, kyiv, as confirmed by the authorities. Rostislav Smirnov, advisor to the Ukrainian Ministry of the Interior, has indicated in his account on the social network Facebook that the most affected area is the Shevchenkiv district and has added that the emergency and rescue teams are working in the area. . Shortly before, the mayor of kyiv, Vitali Klitschko, had confirmed “multiple explosions” in the city, while Anton Gerashchenko, adviser to the Ukrainian Ministry of the Interior, pointed out through his account on the social network Twitter that “the center of kyiv has been attacked with kamikaze drones”. According to the Ukrainian news agency Ukrinform, several vehicles are burning at the site of one of the impacts.

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Belarus formally accuses Ukraine of planning an attack against its territory

Belarus has summoned the Ukrainian ambassador to the country, Igor Kizim, to formally denounce kyiv for planning an attack within the country in an accusation that the Ukrainian Foreign Ministry has emphatically denied. Ambassador Kizim's summons occurred on Saturday night, when he received an official note of protest over “kyiv's plans to attack Belarus”, as reported by the Ukrainian Foreign Ministry. In the same statement, Ukraine's foreign affairs spokesman, Oleg Nikolenko, “categorically rejects the insinuations of the Belarusian regime” about these alleged plans.

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The mayor of kyiv denounces the attacks

The missiles hit “critical infrastructure objects” in the capital, says Klitschko.

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Lviv recorded several powerful explosions, according to regional authorities

The head of the Lviv regional military administration, Makzym Kozytski, confirmed today that several powerful explosions have been recorded around 09:00 local time (06:00 GMT) in the center of this city in western Ukraine. “Residents of the Lviv region, the air defense is working. Stay in the shelters,” he warned. to the population in a message on Facebook collected by local media, and warned that “there is a threat of new missile attacks.”

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New explosions are heard in kyiv

New explosions have been heard in kyiv around 09:16 local time (06:16 GMT), according to the Ukrinform news agency, which cites witnesses and that they occur hours after a first bombardment that caused the explosion. “several dead and wounded”. According to reports from residents of the capital, the sounds of strong explosions could be heard in different areas of the city.

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Zelensky: “They are trying to destroy us”

“They are trying to destroy us and wipe us off the face of the earth.”

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Bombings in “many cities” in Ukraine

Presidency reports massive attacks.

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Several people killed by the bombing in the center of kyiv

Several people have died in the bombing registered this morning in the center of the Ukrainian capital, according to the spokeswoman for the kyiv Emergency Situations Department, Svitlana Vodolaga, quoted by the Ukrinform news agency. “There are dead, there are wounded. We will have more details later. How many, I can't say yet, because it is still being reviewed,” he reported. Vodolaga. According to the Kyiv Independent newspaper, there have been at least four explosions in the center of the Ukrainian capital this morning and plumes of smoke are visible in the city center. The mayor of kyiv, Vitaliy Klitschko, informed about the explosions in the Shevchenkiv district, confirmed Through the Telegram network that there were multiple explosions and that the emergency services had been dispatched to the affected places.

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Four people die in Russian attacks on the city of Sloviansk, in eastern Ukraine

At least four people have died this Monday due to a series of attacks carried out by Russian forces against the Ukrainian city of Sloviansk, located in the Donetsk region (east), as reported by the Ukrainian authorities. The head of the Sloviansk Military-Civil Administration, Vadim Liaj, has indicated through his account on the social network Facebook that Russian forces have bombed areas of the city center, hitting several homes. “The result of the bombing is four dead and two wounded,” he pointed out, before adding that a twelve-year-old boy is in critical condition.

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At least one dead in the new night missile attack in Zaporizhia

At least one person died. in a new rocket attack tonight in the center of Zaporizhia, confirmed today Anatoly Kurtev, secretary of the city council of that city in southeastern Ukraine. “Tonight the Russian terrorists once again ended the life of a civilian. A victim has been known since six in the morning. Our most sincere condolences to family and friends,” Kurtev said in a statement. Telegram message collected by the Ukrinform agency. added that five other people were injured in the attack, including a child, who was cut by glass fragments.

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No known victims

After the explosions that have shaken the capital of Ukraine, kyiv, early this Monday, as confirmed by the authorities, for now it has not transpired if there are victims. “Multiple explosions in the Shevchenkiv district, in the center of the capital. All services are up and running. There will be details later,” said the mayor of kyiv, Vitali Klitschko, in a brief message on his account. on Telegram. Anton Gerashchenko, advisor to the Ukrainian Ministry of the Interior, has indicated through his account on the social network Twitter that “the center of kyiv has been attacked with kamikaze drones”. According to the Ukrainian news agency Ukrinform, several vehicles are burning at the site of one of the impacts.

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Three loud detonations are heard in kyiv

Three loud explosions were heard on Monday morning in the center of kyiv, the Ukrainian capital, AFP journalists noted. The detonations occurred around 08:15 local time (0515 GMT). The air warning sirens sounded but several tens of minutes before the detonations.

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< strong>Putin meets the Security Council today after the explosion on the Crimean bridge

The Russian president, Vladimir Putin, will gather He spoke to the Security Council today, a day after he officially accused Ukraine of being behind the strong explosion that destroyed Ukraine. Part of the Crimean bridge, the only one linking the annexed Ukrainian peninsula with Russia. The Kremlin only confirmed the meeting, but did not specify If the meeting, of which normally only the president's introductory speech is seen on public television, will be addressed. the situation of the bridge. However, these types of meetings are usually held more towards the middle or end of the week.

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German Police launch mission to investigate Nord Stream leaks

The German Army and Police have deployed an investigation team to clarify the origin of the leaks from the Nord Stream gas pipeline in the Baltic Sea two weeks after the explosions. Police agents have confirmed to DPA this Sunday that the agents had been “deployed in the Baltic Sea, near the island of Bornholm, with the support of the navy and a Federal Police ship” .

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Borrell condemns the recent Russian attacks against civilians in residential buildings in Zaporizhia

The High Representative of the European Union for Foreign Policy, Josep Borrell, condemned this Sunday a Russian attack against a residential building in Zaporizhia with nearly twenty fatalities. “A Russian bombardment of a residential building in Zaporizhia has killed at least 17 civilians and injured forty others. The European Union condemns Russia's relentless attacks on civilians throughout Ukraine, with dozens of victims every week” , Borrell wrote in a message posted on the social network Twitter.

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A new Russian attack in Zaporizhia affects several floors of a building

A multi-storey building has been destroyed in the center of Zaporizhia as a result of a new rocket attack tonight in the city center, the head of the city's military administration, Oleksandr Starukh, reported on Telegram, and collects the Ukrainian news agency, Ukrinform. The reports state that a multi-story residential building has been affected “which was destroyed again, and there are victims”. “The terror of the enemy continues. As a result of the missile attack in the center of Zaporizhia, a multi-storey residential building was destroyed again. There are casualties,” he wrote. Starukn.

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The Ukrainian authorities have accused Russian troops on Sunday night of committing a new attack against Zaporizhia, in southern Ukraine. The leader of the Zaporizhia region, Alexander Starukh, has indicated that there has been “another enemy attack” against a residential building, although for the moment he has not reported the number of victims. “As a result of a rocket attack in the center of Zaporizhia, a multi-story residential building has been destroyed again. There are victims,” ​​Starukh said through the Telegram social network.

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Putin accuses Ukraine of the “terrorist attack” against the Kerch bridge

The Russian president, Vladimir Putin, has pointed out to the Ukrainian secret services the “terrorist attack” perpetrated against the Kerch bridge last Saturday and that has left it partially unusable. “There is no doubt that it is a terrorist attack that sought to destroy a civil infrastructure of vital importance to the Russian Federation,” Putin said during a working meeting with the director of the Russian Federation Committee. Russian Investigative Officer (FSB), Alexander Bastrikin, reported by the Russian news agency Interfax.

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< p>Zelensky refuses to negotiate: “terrorists are neutralized”

Ukrainian President Volodimir Zelensky defended this Sunday his rejection of any negotiations with Russia because he this one is demonstrating with his “terrorist” attacks that he has no desire for dialogue and has given as an example the recent attack on a residential building in Zaporizhia in which 14 people have died.

“Today I want to address who believe that only negotiations can put an end to this brutal Russian terrorist war (…). Do negotiations serve to defeat terrorism? Everyone must answer this question honestly. Terrorists are neutralized”, Zelensky has claimed in a new speech posted on social media.

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