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The Russian Duma approves a reform to call up those convicted of serious crimes

The Russian State Duma, the Lower House of Parliament, has completed this Thursday the approval of a reform that eliminates the prohibition of summoning to the Armed Forces those citizens convicted of serious crimes, including terrorism or treason against the country. The measure, endorsed this Thursday in third reading, will allow The mobilization also of people convicted of espionage or kidnapping, although the prohibition is maintained for other crimes, such as child abuse, according to the Interfax news agency.

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Robles acknowledges that NATO is “very concerned” about Putin's nuclear maneuvers

The Minister of Defense, Margarita Robles, has recognized this Thursday that NATO is “very concerned” about the exercises of the Russian nuclear deterrence forces that were supervised by Vladimir Putin himself, whom she has described as “a danger to humanity”. These are some exercises of the Russian nuclear deterrence forces in which it was tested. a “massive” attack that, according to the Kremlin, would take place in response to a hypothetical external aggression and that involved movements by land, sea and air.

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Russia takes aim at incredible threats

Moscow; he insists more and more on an old game that consists of announcing that the enemy is going to do something brutal just to provide himself with supposed reasons that would “force” to respond militarily. read here The article by Jesús A. Núñez Villaverde, co-director of the Institute for Studies on Conflicts and Humanitarian Action (IECAH).

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Ukraine destroys Russian barracks in Lugansk

Nearly 60 Russian servicemen, including at least 10 officers, were killed after Ukraine attacked barracks near the occupied village of Korzhove, as reported by the Governor of the Lugansk Administrative Region, Serhii Haidai.

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Russian occupation authorities in Zaporizhia order checks on mobile phones

Russian occupation authorities in Zaporizhia announced Thursday random checks on the mobile phones of residents in this region of southern Ukraine, which Moscow is targeting. considers annexed and where it decreed a martial law. “The security forces of the Zaporizhia region began to carry out random preventive checks on the mobile phones of citizens,” said an official of the occupation authorities, Vladimir Rogov, on Telegram. This leader pointed out that the police will verify, among other things, whether the inhabitants read “the propaganda of the terrorist regime in kyiv”, referring to the Ukrainian government.

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Russia claims that Ukraine withdrew of the peace negotiations “by order” of the US

Russia accused on Thursday Ukraine to withdraw from peace talks in March “on orders” from the United States, despite the fact that “a very, very difficult balance had been struck” between kyiv and Moscow. “In fact, the text was ready. (…) And then, suddenly, the Ukrainian side disappeared from the radar, said that it no longer wanted to continue the negotiations,” he lamented. Russian presidential spokesman Dmitri Peskov, stating that Russian President Vladimir Putin had considered it “obvious” that “such a rejection of the agreements already agreed upon clearly occurred by order of Washington.” Reports France Presse.

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Russia will lose; A billion dollars in hydrocarbons from here. to 2030

Russia is going to see its sales of hydrocarbons from here reduced by a billion dollars. by 2030 due to the loss of the European market as a result of the invasion of Ukraine, and will of being the world's leading exporter of gas and oil, according to the International Energy Agency (IEA). “Europe was the main market for Russia and it is losing that market,” he stressed. this Thursday the director general of the IEA, Fatih Birol, who insisted that “it will be very difficult” for Moscow. find alternatives to the Old Continent. Birol, presenting the IEA's annual report on global energy prospects, recalled that before the beginning of the invasion at the end of February, Russia placed in Europe more than 2.5 million barrels per day and 150,000 million cubic meters of gas per year.

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Putin offers Raisí deepen antiterrorist cooperation after the attack

The president of Russia, Vladimir Putin, transmitted Today he offered his condolences to his Iranian counterpart, Ebrahim Raisí, for the victims in the shooting attack at a shrine in the city of Shiraz, and showed him a gift. its willingness to deepen cooperation in the fight against terrorism. “It is hard to imagine a more cynical crime than the murder of civilians, including children and women, within the walls of a religious sanctuary. Once again we have seen that terrorism violates not only not the laws, but also the norms of human morality,” he wrote. Putin in a telegram. The head of the Kremlin wanted before Raisí “confirm the readiness of the Russian side to further strengthen cooperation with Iranian partners in the anti-terrorist sector.” asked for to the Iranian president that he convey his words of condolences and support to the families of the victims, as well as Like his wishes for a speedy recovery to all the injured.

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Russia's Parliament approves tightening law on “LGBT propaganda” in first reading

Russian deputies voted on Thursday to toughen the controversial law that represses “LGBT propaganda”, a new sign of the strengthening of the conservative line in the country in full offensive in Ukraine. “During the plenary session, the deputies of the Duma (parliament) unanimously approved in the first reading the amendments to the legislation that prohibit the promotion of non-traditional sexual relations,” reported the official. the legislature on its website.

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Russian forces launch new drone attacks in the region ;n of kyiv

Russian forces have carried out at least six attacks with kamikaze drones in the kyiv region this Thursday morning, according to local authorities, who have thus confirmed that Moscow is carrying out attacks. continues to use artifacts allegedly purchased from Iran. The head of the regional Police, Andri Nebitov, has reported on his Telegram account the deployment of emergency services to extinguish a fire and assess the consequences of the attacks, according to the UNIAN agency. For his part, the Governor of kyiv, Oleksi Kuleba, has assured that preliminary reports rule out personal injury and has confirmed the shooting down of several drones by Ukraine's defense systems.

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Russia concentrated the offensive in the Donetsk region, according to the Ukrainian Army< /p>

Russia is concentrating its offensive operations in the directions of Bakhmut, in the Donetsk region, and shelling Ukrainian positions along the line of contact, according to the latest report of the Ukrainian Army Headquarters, published this Thursday. “Russia is trying to hold the captured territories temporarily and does not stop offensive operations in the Bakhmut and Avdiiv directions,” says the Ukrainian Army report. According to Ukraine, Russia is also “bombing the positions of our troops along the contact line, in particular on the left bank of the Dnipro River, where it actively conducts aerial reconnaissance.” During the day yesterday, Russia made 18 air strikes and 4 missile strikes, which mainly affected the cities of Kupyansk, Druzhkivka and Zaporizhia.

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Germany considers both pipes of the Nord Stream 2 unusable

The German government considers that the two conduits of the Nord Stream 2 gas pipeline were rendered useless by the explosions recorded last September and also recalls that the construction never obtained a license to start operating. “It is very likely that the act of sabotage and the strong explosions have caused negative effects on the two lines of the gas pipeline and therefore it is not in the technical conditions necessary to start operating,” government sources pointed out, according to the ARD public television. This statement, revealed today by that means, is the answer to a question addressed by the parliamentary group of the far-right Alternative for Germany (AfD), which raised the possibility of using one of the Nord Stream 2 pipes not affected by the explosions.

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The US tests its ability to develop hypersonic weapons in the face of the threat of Russia

The US Army has conducted a trial to test its ability to develop hypersonic weapons in the face of the growing threat from Russia, which led The US conducted a series of exercises on Wednesday for its nuclear deterrent forces. The test, carried out “successfully” according to the United States forces, has taken place at the Wallops Flight military installations, in the state of Virginia, according to information from the CNN television network. Thus, the Armed Forces have carried out more than a dozen experiments with hypersonic weapon components to collect data to facilitate research and development of this type of weaponry within the framework of the program shared by the Army. and the United States Navy.

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Drone attack on a power plant in Crimea

Russian-posted authorities in Crimea said Thursday that a drone attacked Crimea. overnight a power plant on this peninsula annexed by Moscow, although without causing significant damage. “Today night there was an UAV (unmanned aerial vehicle) attack on the Balaklava thermal power plant,” Moscow-posted Sevastopol Governor Mikhail Razvozhayev said on Telegram. “The transformer was minimally damaged. There are no victims,” ​​he added. The governor said there was “no threat to the energy supply” and that “the incident does not affect the supply of Sevastopol or the peninsula.”

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The war in Ukraine has accelerated the transition to renewable energy

The International Energy Agency (IEA) has assured this Thursday that Russia's invasion of Ukraine and its influence on the energy crisis facing the West could accelerate the transition to renewable energies. so This has been detailed by the IEA in its report 'World Energy Outlook', in which it has pointed to the year 2025 as the possible maximum point for global emissions. This would be possible because the current energy crisis “is causing an impact of unprecedented magnitude and complexity”, according to the IEA, which has highlighted the vulnerability of energy markets as “a reminder of the fragility and unsustainability of the global energy system”.

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The IEA foresees a global peak of CO2 emissions in 2025

Global greenhouse gas emissions are expected to peak in 2025, thanks in part to energy market disruptions caused by the Russian invasion of Ukraine, he said. on Thursday the International Energy Agency (IEA). Eight days before the start of the World Climate Conference COP27 in Egypt, the agency indicated in its 2022 annual report that the war and its consequences on the energy markets prompted the commitment to renewables.

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Putin intervenes in a forum on the end of Western hegemony

Russian President Vladimir Putin is speaking today in this country's main forum for debate on the end of Western hegemony, as the Kremlin advocates a multipolar world with several centers of power. “The world after hegemony: justice and security for all” is the theme of the Valday discussion forum in Moscow. Putin, who will also answer To the questions of the participants, he intends to lead with China a changing world that represents the interests of developing countries against the unipolar world commanded by the United States. In his opinion, the current military campaign in Ukraine and its aftermath for world security will be one of the triggers for the change towards a fairer world order.

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Australia announces sending 70 soldiers to train Ukrainian troops

The Australian government announced This Thursday the sending of 70 soldiers to the United Kingdom to give military training to the Ukrainian troops, and thirty additional armored vehicles. The Australian soldiers will be deployed from next January and will join the UK-led international contingent that aims to train some 10,000 Ukrainian soldiers every three months. The Australian Prime Minister, Anthony Albanese, together with his Minister of Defense, Richard Marles, clarified in a joint statement that the military of their country will not enter Ukrainian territory.

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Ukraine confirms an exchange of prisoners and the repatriation of the body of an American “volunteer”

The Ukrainian authorities have reported this Wednesday of a new exchange of prisoners, among which is the lifeless body of the American “volunteer” Joshua Alan Jones, killed in combat on August 23. The head of the Office of the President of Ukraine, Andri Yermak, told Telegram that another ten Ukrainian military personnel, nine soldiers and one officer, have been released from captivity by Russian forces and taken back home. .

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NATO accuses Russia of using “false pretexts” over a dirty bomb to escalate the war in Ukraine

NATO has accused Russia of using “false pretexts” to escalate the war of aggression against Ukraine, after accusing the Ukrainian authorities of preparing a “dirty bomb” on its territory. Speaking from the US aircraft carrier 'George H. W. Bush' in the Mediterranean Sea, NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg warned: of the Moscow maneuvers insisting that behind them there is someone else. The intention was to increase the pressure against Ukraine, eight months after the Russian invasion. “Russia now falsely claims that Ukraine is preparing to use a radiological 'dirty bomb' on its own territory. NATO allies reject this patently false accusation,” said the former Norwegian prime minister, following the declarations of the allied nuclear powers: the United States, the United Kingdom and France.

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Russia is going to lose its leadership as an energy exporter, according to the IEA

In the coming years, Russia is going to lose its position as world leader in energy exports due to the consequences of the invasion of Ukraine, in particular due to the reduction in gas sales to Europe, its traditional market, according to the International Energy Agency (IEA). In global terms, the IEA calculates that, having represented 20% of international energy exchanges last year, its weight will drop. to 13% in 2030 with the latest policies put in place after the outbreak of the conflict.

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Zelenski reiterates to the Ukrainians to save electricity to beat Russia on the “energy front”

The Ukrainian president, Volodimir Zelenski, has made a new appeal to the citizens of Ukraine asking for limitations on electricity consumption as a way to beat Russia “also” in the energy sphere. Zelensky recalled that, due to Russian attacks on key energy structures in the country, emergency power outages occur in many cities and regions of Ukraine, which is why “energy consumption has to be limited.”

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The director of the CIA visited the this month Ukraine on a confidential trip, according to CNN

The head of the United States CIA, Williams Burns, visited Ukraine in early October on an unannounced trip to meet with Ukrainian President Volodimir Zelensky, CNN has reported. “While (CIA chief Williams Burns) was there, he reinforced the US commitment to support Ukraine in its fight against Russian aggression, including continued intelligence sharing,” an official said. to the US channel CNN without providing further details about the trip.

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Putin supervises training of Russian nuclear deterrent forces

President Vladimir Putin attended This Wednesday he attended the training of the Russian strategic dissuasive forces, after having reiterated his accusations that Ukraine is preparing a “dirty bomb”. Ukraine denies any intention to resort to such weapons, made up of conventional explosives and radioactive materials that spread after detonation. kyiv and its Western allies fear that Russia will seek a pretext to escalate the conflict or to use nuclear weapons, as it has already threatened on several occasions, in a thinly veiled way, to do so.

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Ford abandons the Russian market in response to the invasion of Ukraine

Ford announced announced this Wednesday that it has left the Russian market after the sale of its stake in the Sollers Ford joint venture as a result of the Russian invasion of Ukraine. Ford, which in 2021 sold In Russia, some 20,000 vehicles had already been suspended in March, shortly after the invasion, all its operations in the country. The US manufacturer noted in a statement that the shares of the joint venture, in which it had a 49% stake, will be transferred “at nominal value”.

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The war has destroyed more than 200 Ukrainian cultural heritage assets

United Nations agencies today presented a new platform that uses satellite images to monitor cultural heritage destroyed in the Ukraine by the war launched by Russia, and that so far has confirmed damage in 207 locations in the country, including 88 religious buildings. The platform shows images of the damaged places before and after being attacked, as well as such as a map showing their locations, with damage statistics by region and by type of cultural asset (religious, archeological, etc.). “This is a pilot experience to see how we can compile this type of information, and in the future we hope to expand the scope of the study to a global level,” he said. Pikkat.

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Russia confirms that drone strikes on Ukraine are in response to the Crimean bridge explosion

The Russian ambassador to the United Kingdom, Andrey Kelin, has acknowledged that the recent wave of drone attacks on numerous cities in Ukraine is in response to the explosion of the Kerch bridge, which links Russia with Crimea, from which Moscow is responsible. accuses kyiv. “The Crimean bridge is essential to our infrastructure. The Ukrainians are aware that this is a 'red line' that they should not attack. They have severely damaged it and it should come as no surprise that there is a serious response to that.” “, Kelin has pointed out in statements to CNN. The president of Ukraine, Volodimir Zelensky, has accused the Russian Armed Forces of having destroyed more than a third of the country's energy infrastructure in kamikaze drone attacks supposedly supplied by Iran. Questioned about the use of unmanned aerial vehicles, Kelin has assumed that these have been used in the area since 2014, when the first tensions broke out in the Donbá region. ;s and Russia annexed Crimea. However, he has denied attacks against civilians.

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The Senate of Poland recognizes Russia as a terrorist regime

The Polish Senate has adopted this Wednesday a resolution recognizing the Russian authorities as a terrorist regime and urging the international community to support the International Criminal Court (ICC)< /strong> in his research on the war in Ukraine. The resolution, which has gone ahead with the support of all the senators present at the vote, highlights that the main objective ofThe Russian invasion of Ukraine is to “wipe a sovereign country off the map and destroy the Ukrainian nation”. “Russian invaders terrorize the inhabitants of Ukrainian cities by bombing civilian targets (…) Bandits in Russian uniforms torture and kill prisoners of war and civilians in the occupied territories,” reads the resolution, according to the report. PAP agency.

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Putin will be able to order the creation of volunteer battalions

The Russian president, Vladimir Putin, will be able to ordered the Ministry of Defense to create volunteer battalions, like those that have been fighting in Ukraine in the framework of the military campaign for several months, according to a new law approved today by the Duma or Chamber of Deputies. deputies. Any Russian citizen will be able to Being part of these volunteer units after signing the corresponding contract, indicates the legal initiative proposed by the president of the Duma, Viacheslav Volodin, and the deputies of the Kremlin party, United Russia. The law specifies that these volunteers will carry out the missions entrusted to them by the Armed Forcesin times of war or martial law, during the mobilization process, in the event of a military conflict, military operation counterterrorism or sending troops abroad.

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The pro-Russian authorities put the number of people evacuated in Kherson at 70,000

The pro-Russian authorities of Kherson, in the Ukraine, have estimated that more than 70,000 people have been evacuated in recent days, supposedly to keep them away from an escalation of the conflict in this area, one of the territories that now Russia claims as its own after holding referendums. The authorities that control the area ordered the inhabitants to cross to the left bank of the Dnieper River in anticipation of a military offensive by the Ukrainian forces. Some citizens chose to contact the authorities and others used their own boats, explained the leader Vladimir Saldo. The Kherson front is one of the most active today, with both sides accusing each other of intensifying attacks. The Ukrainian Defense Minister, Oleksi Reznikov, has stated that the Russian forces are suffering from supply problems after the destruction of several bridges in the area. Reznikov has acknowledged, however, that the rain in recent days has made the Ukrainian troops “a little slower” in their advance.

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Putin oversees exercises by Russia's nuclear deterrence forces

The president of Russia, Vladimir Putin, has supervised this Wednesday some exercises of the nuclear dissuasion forces, during which ballistic and cruise missiles have been launched.

The exercises, which They have involved movements by land, sea and air, they have served to verify the level of preparation of forces that Putin has threatened to mobilize in the framework of the war launched in Ukraine, according to a Kremlin statement.

The Russian Presidency has stated that all launched missiles successfully reached their targets.

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< strong>Russia says to maintain a “constructive” dialogue with the IAEA on the dirty bomb

Russia maintains a “constructive” dialogue with the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA), which has confirmed its intention to visit Ukraine in the face of Russian accusations of preparations for the use of a dirty bomb by kyiv, reported ; today the Kremlin. “We maintain a fairly constructive dialogue with the IAEA and we intend to continue it,” said the spokesman for the Russian Presidency, Dmitri Peskov, at his daily press conference. The UN nuclear agency reported This Monday of the next dispatch of a mission of inspectors to two nuclear facilities in Ukraine at the request of the kyiv authorities. The sending of the inspectors is related to Russian accusations that Ukraine could use a dirty bomb, something kyiv strongly denies.

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India asks to avoid the use of nuclear weapons in the Ukraine conflict

Indian Defense Minister Rajnath Singh requested This Wednesday he told his Russian counterpart, Sergey Shoigu, to prevent the use of nuclear weapons in the Ukraine conflict, after the latter conveyed his concern about the possible use of a dirty bomb, which includes radioactive elements, by kyiv. so he detailed it The Indian Defense Ministry said in a statement after the telephone conversation between the two representatives, in which they discussed the “deteriorating” situation in Ukraine. In response to the Russian accusations, Singh reiterated He told his counterpart the need to find a solution to the conflict “through dialogue and diplomacy” and avoid the use of nuclear or radiological weapons, which go “against the basic principles of humanity”.

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Russia will transfer to its jurisdiction companies on annexed Ukrainian soil

Russia will transfer Companies located in the newly annexed Ukrainian territories have been transferred to Russian jurisdiction, in what in practice may amount to a disposition of assets, although the owners will be able to claim their rights. “The fact that the government will have to deal with this issue is unequivocal,” he said. Kremlin spokesman Dmitri Peskov at his daily telephone press conference. indicated that there are “abandoned assets” in Donetsk, Lugansk, Zaporizhia and Kherson, and these, “of course, cannot be left idle.”

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Vladímir Putin does not congratulate Sunak or Meloni, two “hostile” countries

The President of Russia, Vladimir Putin, has not congratulated the new British Prime Minister, Rishi Sunak, nor has he sent a congratulatory telegram to the new head of the Italian Government, Giorgia Meloni, two countries considered ” hostile”. “As you know, the United Kingdom now belongs to the category of unfriendly countries, that is why a telegram of congratulations has not been sent to Sunak,” the spokesman for the Russian Presidency said today in his telephone press conference. Daily News, Dmitri Peskov The head of the Kremlin has not yet congratulated the new Italian prime minister, another country classified as “unfriendly”, who assumed the reins of the country on the 23rd.< /p>

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Ukraine reports that it has exhumed a thousand bodies from the recovered territories

The Ukrainian authorities have announced that they have already exhumed around a thousand bodies in the territories recovered in the course of the current counter-offensive against the Russian forces. The Ministry for the Reintegration of the Temporarily Occupied Territories provided He posted the data in his Telegram account after pointing out that the Commissioner for Missing Persons, Oleg Kotenko, is responsible for the search for burials in the recovered territories. “As part of the search, around a thousand bodies of fallen heroes and civilians have already been exhumed,” he said. the Ministry.

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Russia denounces the “delusion of being spied” in Norway

The Russian embassy in Norway denounced on Wednesday the “delirium of being spied on” in the Scandinavian country, where the day before it was announced the arrest of an alleged illegal Russian agent. The Norwegian counterintelligence services (PST) announced on Tuesday the arrest of a suspected Russian spy who was posing, according to them, as a Brazilian investigator. The Russian embassy in Norway said in an email to AFP on Wednesday that it did not know “who or what it was about”. “In general, the delusion of being spied on has been actively promoted in Norway in recent times,” he added. the embassy.

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Russia begins maneuvers of its strategic nuclear forces

Russia began today the maneuvers of its strategic nuclear forces “Grom” (Thunder), which are chaired by videoconference by the Russian president, Vladimir Putin. In the exercises, the first since the start of the Russian military campaign in Ukraine eight months ago, A massive nuclear launch drill was conducted in response to an enemy nuclear attack. Sergei Shoigu, Russian Defense Minister.

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He also denounces to India and China the threat of using a dirty bomb

The Russian Minister of Defense, Sergey Shoigu, addressed the He discussed today with his counterparts from India, Rajnath Singh, and from China, Wei Fenghe, the situation in Ukraine and Russia's concern about possible provocations from kyiv with the use of a dirty bomb, as he already did. since the weekend with other colleagues without however receiving their support. “The situation in Ukraine was discussed. Army General Sergey Shoigu conveyed to his Indian counterpart and his Chinese colleague in a telephone conversation this Wednesday his I am concerned about possible provocations by Ukraine with the use of a dirty bomb,” which includes radioactive elements, he said. the Russian Defense Ministry. Last Sunday Shoigu; already accused He told Ukraine that he was preparing to use a dirty bomb on phone calls with his counterparts in the UK, France and Turkey.

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The Vatican weighs the Pope's mediation in the war in Ukraine: “If there is a small opening, we will take advantage of it”

The Vatican Secretary of State, Cardinal Pietro Parolin, has positively assessed that Russia is She is willing to talk to the United States and the Pope to forge a peaceful solution to the war in Ukraine and believes that “if there is a small opening”, they will take advantage of it. so Parolin has ruled on the possibility that Francis and the president of the United States, Joe Biden, could intervene in the negotiations to find a way out, a diplomatic solution that the French president, Emmanuel, has also suggested. Macron. However, Parolin has assured that “it is too soon” and has clarified that they still have to think about how this mediation could be developed in practice.

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 Ukrainian actor Oleksandr Yatsentyuk calls for unity against the “terrorist invader”

The Ukrainian actor Oleksandr Yatsentyuk has thanked the support of Spain and the Spanish people to his country in the face of the aggression suffered by Russia, which he has described as an “invading” and “terrorist” country. and against which he has called to unite “as a civilized world”. Yatsentyuk stars in the film 'Pamfir', debut feature by also Ukrainian Dmytro Sukholytkyy-Sobchuk, which is competing in the Official Section of the 67th Valladolid International Film Festival (Seminci). During the press conference to present the film in the capital of Pisuerga, the actor, who will soon shoot In a series in Berlin, he has stressed that all countries are suffering the consequences of the Russian invasion, for which he has insisted on the importance of facing it together “as a civilized world”.

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Mexico expects an increase in trade with Russia

Mexico hopes to increase trade with Russia, which in the first nine months of 2022 exceeded The 1,500 million dollars, said this Wednesday the ambassador of the Latin American country in Moscow, Norma Pensado. The Mexican diplomat made this statement during a press conference with which she ended her more than five years as head of the Mexican legation. All this time, the economic relationship between Russia and Mexico has been “stable,” he stressed. and added that there is still “great potential” for its future development. Thought, who came? She went to Russia in the summer of 2017 and next week she leaves her post to head the Mexican diplomatic mission in Denmark, she indicated. that in 2021 the Russian-Mexican trade exchange experienced a growth of more than 110% due, mainly, to the purchase contracts for the Sputnik V anticovid vaccines.

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Shoigu; He also denounces the threat of using a dirty bomb to his Indian counterpart.

The Russian Minister of Defense, Sergey Shoigu, addressed the He spoke today with his Indian counterpart, Rajnath Singh, about the situation in Ukraine and Russia's concern about possible provocations from kyiv with the use of a dirty bomb, as he has done since the weekend with other colleagues without, however, receiving their support. “The situation in Ukraine was discussed. The Army General, Sergey Shoigu, conveyed to his Indian counterpart in a telephone conversation this Wednesday his concern about possible provocations of Ukraine with the use of a dirty bomb”, which includes radioactive elements, pointed out the Russian Defense Ministry. Last Sunday Shoigu; already accused He told Ukraine that he was preparing to use a dirty bomb on phone calls with his counterparts in the UK, France and Turkey.

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The CJEU removes a former governor of Sebastopol from the EU sanctions list

The General Court of the European Union (CJEU) has annulled this Wednesday the European sanctions that weighed against Dimitri Ovsiannikov, governor of Sevastopol between 2017 and 2019, considering that he once left the city of Sevastopol. The charge cannot be attributed a responsibility in the violation of the territorial integrity of Crimea. Ovsiannikov was Governor of Sevastopol during Russia's illegal annexation of Crimea and later served as Deputy Minister of Industry and Commerce in the Russian Government until 2020, being included for the first time in the European sanctions regime in 2017 and appearing in successive extensions. until 2022.

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Ukraine denounces more than a dozen civilians killed at the hands of the Russian Army during the last day

The Ukrainian authorities have reported this Wednesday that at least eleven civilians have died and fourteen others have been injured during the last day as a result of the attacks carried out by Russian forces on Ukrainian territory. Kirilo Timoshenko, spokesman for the Ukrainian Presidency, has confirmed the information collected by the authorities on his Telegram account, where he has clarified that two civilians have died and four have been injured in the Dnipropetrovks region.

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Mercedes-Benz will sell your assets in Russia to a local investor

The German automobile group Mercedes-Benz will sell its assets in Russia to a local investor, it announced. Wednesday the Ministry of Industry and Commerce, in a context of offensive in Ukraine and Western sanctions. “Mercedes-Benz will sell its shares in its Russian subsidiaries to a local investor,” the Russian company AVTODOM, the ministry said in a statement. “The new owner of the Russian subsidiaries of Mercedes-Benz, the AVTODOM company, will be able to attract other companies as partners to organize joint manufacturing” of the vehicles at the factory base Mercedes in Yesipovo, opened in 2019 and located about 50 km from Moscow, according to the same source. “Mercedes-Benz will leave the Russian market,” he confirmed. the German group in a statement.

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Ukrainian units regroup in Zaporizhia, according to pro-Russian politician

A large number of Ukrainian units are regrouping in the Zaporizhia region, in southern Ukraine, with a view to a possible offensive, he said. This Wednesday the pro-Russian politician Vladímir Rógov. “There are artillery duels. A regrouping of a large number of (Ukrainian) units is observed,” Rogov, leader of the “Together with Russia” movement in the Zaporizhia region, said. in statements to the Soloviov Live channel. added that the Ukrainian command has transferred troops from the Kharkov and Dniepropetrovsk fronts, not only to the Kherson region, which borders the Crimean peninsula, but also to Zaporizhia.

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Sunak stresses to Zelenski the British “strong support” for Ukraine

The new British prime minister, Rishi Sunak, spoke Last night with the Ukrainian president, Volodymyr Zelensky, to underline the “strong support” of the United Kingdom for Ukraine and they agreed on the need to continue with sanctions against Russia. Both leaders maintained this telephone contact after Sunak took office as head of the Conservative Government after the audience held with King Charles III at Buckingham Palace. “The prime minister said that UK support for Ukraine will be stronger than ever under his watch,” says a note released by the Downing Street residence following this contact.

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The Russian accusations of “dirty bomb” are a strategy that Moscow already used, says NATO

The Russian accusations about the possible use of a “dirty bomb” by Ukraine are a classic Moscow tactic, which consists of “accusing others of what they intend to do”, he warned. ; on Tuesday the secretary general of the Atlantic Alliance (NATO). “Russia continues to falsely accuse Ukraine of making a dirty bomb. This is absurd: why would Ukraine use a dirty bomb in the territories it wants to liberate?” Jens Stoltenberg to AFP-TV. “Russia (…) must understand that we will not accept false pretexts for a new escalation in the war in Ukraine,” he insisted. NATO chief during an interview on the deck of the USS George H.W. Bush, who is participating in the “Neptune Strike 2022” exercise in the Mediterranean.

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< strong>Two dead and three wounded in the Russian bombing of a gas station in Dnipro

Two people have died, one of them a pregnant woman, and three others have been injured in the Russian bombing of a gas station that occurred tonight in Dnipro, a city in southeastern Ukraine, according to local sources. The mayor of Dnipro, Borys Filatov, has posted on Telegram that the pregnant woman died after her death. The victim was inside a vehicle while the other deceased was the operator of a car wash station. “Another missile attack took place today. As a result, two people died in Dnipro. Including a pregnant woman. Three victims were hospitalized,” Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky posted on his Facebook account tonight. .

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Twinning between German and Ukrainian cities

< p>The President of Germany, Frank-Walter Steinmeier, met this Tuesday night in kyiv with his Ukrainian counterpart, Volodimir Zelenski, whom he has urged to carry out the formation of the twinning of German and Ukrainian cities. . After having visited kyiv and having met with the mayor of the Ukrainian capital on Tuesday, the German head of state met with Zelensky to show the support of the Germans for the Ukrainians during the invasion of Ukraine. n Russian from your country. “Germans and Ukrainians stand side by side. We share common European values ​​– freedom and democracy — and a deep sense of solidarity in times of war caused by Russia's brutal and illegal aggression against Ukraine,” he said. Steinmeier expressed during a joint press conference with Zelensky.

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Members of the Demo Party; crat withdraw the letter to Biden in which they asked for diplomacy for the war in Ukraine

A group of members of the Democratic Party in the House of Representatives has withdrawn this Tuesday the letter sent by to the White House the day before and in which he asked to continue negotiations with Russia in the search for a diplomatic solution to the war in Ukraine. Democratic caucus chair Pramila Jayapal has issued a statement in which she regrets publishing the letter, claiming it was drafted. months ago, but that “unfortunately the staff posted it without reviewing it.” “Due to the moment, some are confusing our message,” Jayapal said, after acknowledging “responsibility” for it.

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Ukraine denounces that Iran will supply material and instruction to the Russian Army

The Ukrainian Intelligence has denounced that Iran has begun to supply bulletproof vests and helmets to the Russian Army, at the same time that it has warned that a group of Iranian “advisers” have already entered Russian territory to instruct to his troops. As detailed by the Main Intelligence Directorate of the Ukrainian Ministry of Defense, Russia is currently unable to supply military material to its troops deployed on Ukrainian territory, which is why it has required the help of Iran. ;n.

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Sunak reaffirms to Biden and Zelenski his firm support for Ukraine

The recently proclaimed prime minister of the United Kingdom, Rishi Sunak, held telephone conversations on Tuesday with the president of the United States, Joe Biden, and with the Ukrainian president, Volodimir Zelenski, with whom he reaffirmed the support of his country to Ukraine. The US president has congratulated Sunak on his appointment and has described the United Kingdom as the “closest ally of the United States”, which is why he has urged his British counterpart to continue working together.

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Zelensky thanks Germany for its defense aid and asks for more weapons

The president of Ukraine, Volodymyr Zelensky, has thanked Germany for the help of military means such as the IRIS-T air defense system, but has asked for more artillery weapons, armored vehicles and other weapons. weapons to deal with Russian troops. “I am grateful to Germany for giving a clear signal to the political and business world that the reconstruction of Ukraine and the investments in our country are the reconstruction and development of a future member of the European Union.” n European,” Zelensky said.

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Biden warns Russia that a nuclear attack would be an “incredibly serious mistake”

The president of the United States, Joe Biden, warned He urged Russia on Tuesday not to use a nuclear weapon in the war with Ukraine, saying such an escalation would be a grave mistake. When asked by journalists if he believes that Russia is Preparing a “dirty bomb” attack that he would later blame on Ukraine, Biden said, “Russia would be making an incredibly serious mistake if it used a tactical nuclear weapon.”

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The German president meets with the mayor of kyiv

The German president, Frank-Walter Steinmeier, met this Tuesday with the mayor of kyiv, Vitali Klitschko, as part of his official trip to Ukraine, which had to be postponed twice for security reasons. Steinmeier, who is scheduled to meet with the Ukrainian president, Volodimir Zelenski, has gone with Klitschko to different parts of the city to observe the destruction of the Russian bombing.

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Democratic congressmen from the USA withdraw their request to negotiate with Russia< /strong>

Some thirty Democratic congressmen withdrew This Tuesday, the request they made the day before to the president of the United States, Joe Biden, for a direct rapprochement with Russia in order to achieve a ceasefire in Ukraine, alleging that it was drafted months ago and that it lent itself to an erroneous reading.

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Parliaments from 50 countries and organizations support the integrity of Ukraine

Representatives of the Parliaments of 50 countries and international organizations agreed on Tuesday a declaration in which they commit to defend the sovereignty and integrity of Ukraine and reject the occupation and annexation by Russia of various territories. The signatories of the document affirm that “they do not recognize and condemn the temporary occupation and the illegal annexation of the Autonomous Republic of Crimea and the city of Sevastopol, and of the other occupied territories, such as Lugansk , Donetsk, Kherson and Zaporizhia”.

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Putin demands to guarantee more modern equipment for Russian forces in Ukraine

The Russian president, Vladimir Putin, demanded today to guarantee the forces fighting in Ukraine the “most modern, comfortable and effective” equipment during a meeting of the Coordinating Council of the Government to guarantee the needs of the Russian Army. “Not only must we guarantee the equipment used in the special military operation (…) but it must also be modern, comfortable and effective,” he stated. during the meeting.

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Russia sanctions executives of European companies that supply weapons to Ukraine

Russia announced This Tuesday, counter-sanctions were issued against the directors of European defense and arms companies that supply weapons to Ukraine, in response to the eighth package of sanctions adopted by the European Union (EU) against the Russian annexation of four Ukrainian regions. “In response to the absolutely legal entry into Russia of the people's republics of Donetsk and Lugansk, and the Kherson and Zaporizhia regions, the European Union adopted on October 6 new restrictive measures aimed at containing the development of our country”, states the statement from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs.

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Russia willing to talk to the US and the pope about UkraineRussia he is willing to talk with the United States and Pope Francis to find a solution to the situation created by the Russian military campaign in Ukraine, she said. today the Kremlin. “We are ready to discuss all this (the situation in Ukraine) with the Americans, with the French and with the pontiff,” said the spokesman for the Russian Presidency, Dmitri Peskov, in his daily telephone press conference.

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Parliaments of 50 countries and organizations support the integrity of Ukraine

Representatives of the Parliaments of 50 countries and international organizations agreed on a declaration on Tuesday in which they commit to defend Ukraine's sovereignty. to and integrity of Ukraineand reject the occupation and annexation by Russia of several territories. The signatories of the document affirm that “they do not recognize and condemn the temporary occupation and the illegal annexation of the Autonomous Republic of Crimea and the city of Sevastopol, and of the other occupied territories, such as Lugansk , Donetsk, Kherson and Zaporizhia”. The declaration, signed at the end of the first parliamentary conference of the Crimean Platform, which closed today in Zagreb, states that the Russian occupation “represents a direct challenge to international security with serious implications for the international legal order “. The document condemns the crimes against humanity committed by Russian troops and makes special reference to the Crimean Tatars.

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The IMF guarantees long-term support to Ukraine, conditional on its “supervision”

The International Monetary Fund (IMF) is already working on a general program for Ukraine, a country that requires monthly financial aid of at least 3,000 million dollars, and specified that support will remain subject to strict “supervision”. The budgetary hole in Ukrainian finances is already 3,000 million monthly and, in the event that Russian attacks on its infrastructure, especially energy, intensify, it will come to an end. to 5,000 million, he estimated. IMF Managing Director Kristalina Georgieva in Berlin. “Ukraine has given a lesson in courage by resisting Russia. The IMF supports and will continue to support the country (…) but that support also implies following where each euro goes. destines him“, he asserted. before the International Conference of Experts for the Reconstruction and Modernization of Ukraine.

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Ukraine asks for 38 billion dollars in financial aid and Russia bombs Bakhmut< /p>

Ukrainian President Volodimir Zelenskiy has asked the international community for financial help to cover the budget deficit of 38,000 million dollars that is expected in the future. due to the Russian invasion, while fighting continues in Bakhmut (east).

In a video address to policymakers and experts gathered in Berlin on the sidelines of an international conference dedicated to the reconstruction of Ukraine, Zelensky urged the participants to “make a decision to fill the hole of the deficit of the Ukrainian budget” of 2023.

“It is a very important sum of 38,000 million dollars […], it is the salaries of teachers, doctors, they are social benefits, pensions,” he explained.

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KFC sells its business to Russia, which will rebrand as KFC. the net like Rostic's

Yum! Brands, the American owner of the fast food chain Kentucky Fried Chicken (KFC), started the process of transferring its business in Russia, made up of 70 restaurants and the franchise, to a Russian company, as reported by the official. the Russian newspaper Kommersant. As he commented the Russian newspaper citing a source, Yum! Brands signed This Monday the purchase-sale agreement with the Russian company Smart Service LTD, within the framework of which the new owner must comply with the agreement. rebrand all of the locations, about 1,000, as Rostic's. The parties do not disclose the final amount of the transaction, according to Kommersant, who suggested That could amount to 1.3 billion rubles ($21.26 million), significantly lower than expected.

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Russian justice is studying the appeal of an imprisoned American basketball player

Russian justice began on Tuesday to examine the appeal of the American basketball player Brittney Griner, sentenced to nine years in prison for cannabis trafficking, in a context of strong tension between Moscow and Moscow. and Washington. Dressed in a red and black checkered shirt, Brittney Griner, considered one of the best basketball players in the world, participated By video call at the hearing held in a court in Krasnogorsk, near Moscow, he confirmed an AFP journalist. Brittney Griner, 32, was arrested in February in the Russian capital when she was carrying vape cartridges with a small amount of cannabis oil. recognized that she was carrying that substance, affirming however that she was carrying it & oacute; accidentally and that he was using it legally in the United States for pain relief.

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Zelensky wants ” continue to strengthen” ties with the new British Prime Minister

The Ukrainian president, Volodimir Zelensky, congratulated this Tuesday to the new British Prime Minister, Rishi Sunak, and expressed his readiness to “further strengthen” the ties between Ukraine and the United Kingdom. “I wish you success in overcoming all the challenges that British society and the world are facing today. I look forward to further strengthening the strategic partnership between Ukraine and the Kingdom together. united,” he said. Zelensky on Twitter congratulating Sunak.”

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The Russian Army repels Ukrainian counteroffensive attempts, according to Defense

The Russian Army repelled today several counteroffensive attempts by the Ukrainian forces in various sectors of the front, reported the today the Russian Ministry of Defense on its morning war part. According to the spokesman of the Russian command, Igor Konashénkov, “in the direction of Kupiansk (eastern Ukraine) the enemy attacked the Russian positions with the forces of a tactical battalion in a narrow sector of the front in the vicinity of the town of Kuzemovka, in the People's Republic of Lugansk”. “The fire of the Russian artillery units inflicted a defeat on the Ukrainian units, as a result of which the enemy was pushed back to the starting positions,” he noted. the Defense representative.

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Russia, ready to talk with the US and the Pope about Ukraine

Russia is ready to talk with the United States and Pope Francis to find a solution to the situation created by the Russian military campaign in Ukraine, she said. today the Kremlin. “We are ready to discuss all this (the situation in Ukraine) with the Americans, with the French and with the pontiff,” said the spokesman for the Russian Presidency, Dmitri Peskov, in his daily telephone press conference. . Peskov commented so The initiative of the French president, Emmanuel Macron, who this Monday I asked Pope Francis to call the Russian president, Vladimir Putin, like this. as well as the Patriarch of the Orthodox Church, Kirill, and the US President Joe Biden to promote a peace process in Ukraine.

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Ukraine suffers a new temporary power outage due to Russian attacks

The Ukrainian authorities have warned this Tuesday that all the regions of the country have suffered new power cuts throughout the day for several hours as a result of the attacks perpetrated by the Russian forces against the country's infrastructure. ;s. The operator of the Ukrainian electricity network, Ukrenergo, has confirmed through its Telegram account that these are temporary cuts and has highlighted the importance of “stabilizing” the energy systems as soon as possible. Thus, he has asked the population to “save electricity”, especially in the “rush hours”, during the morning and afternoon.

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Shmyhal ratifies Ukraine's commitment to the reforms demanded by the EU

The Ukrainian prime minister, Denys Shmyhal, ratified the Today from Berlin, he expressed his country's commitment to carrying out the reforms demanded by the European Union (EU), including due legal certainty for investors in the reconstruction of his country. Until the end of this year, Ukraine wants to complete the EU association process, the next step after its formalization as a candidate for entry into the community bloc achieved last June, the Minister recalled. Shymal, before the International Conference of Experts for the Reconstruction of Ukraine.

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The EU, Germany and Ukraine support confiscating Russian assets for reconstruction

The President of the European Commission (EC), Ursula von der Leyen, the German Chancellor, Olaf Scholz, and the Ukrainian Prime Minister, Denys Shmyhal, defended today in Berlin allocating the frozen Russian assets to the reconstruction of Russia. n from Ukraine. In a press conference in the framework of the international conference of experts for the recovery, reconstruction and modernization of Ukraine, Von der Leyen underlined that the objective is not only to freeze, but to confiscate these assets, and stressed that that “it is not trivial as far as legislation is concerned.” added that there is a joint working group with member states that works not only to show the assets that have already been frozen, but also “to create the legal frameworks in order to be able to use these assets for the reconstruction of Ukraine”.

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Zelenski warned that Crimea is experiencing an “ethnic purge and religious” at the hands of Russia

The Ukrainian president, Volodimir Zelenski, warned this Tuesday that the Crimean peninsula is “the only area in Europe where an ethnic and religious purge is taking place” and has accused the Russian forces of “committing thousands of of crimes” in the region annexed in 2014. “Crimea has made impossible the idea of ​​developing a normal life. The occupation forces have not only committed thousands of crimes in the territory of Crimea but since 2014 is the only area where a de facto ethnic cleansing takes place in all of Europe,” he said. In this sense, he has clarified that “if you are Muslim, the Russians consider that you are guilty”. “If you are from Crimea, you are too. If you have a Ukrainian passport, too,” he stressed during his speech in the framework of the first summit of the Crimean Platform, which is being held. celebrating in Zagreb, Croatia.

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The EU believes that the energy weapon of Russia is turning against Putin

The European Union (EU) hopes that the Russian president, Vladimir Putin, has taken note of the drop in gas prices, which for the first time in months are trading below 100 euros per megawatt hour (MWh) in the futures market, and that he understands that his energy weapon “is turning against him”. “It is a positive message that for the first time since August prices yesterday broke the threshold of 100 euros, positive, extremely positive,” Czech Minister Jozsef Síkela, whose This semester, the country holds the Presidency of the Council of the EU. “I hope that Valdímir Vladimir Putin is also seeing it and beginning to understand that the energy weapon that he wanted to use against us is turning against him,” he added.

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“Putin's rhetoric is a copy of Hitler's rhetoric”, he maintains historian Adam Michnik

The Polish historian and journalist Adam Michnik, winner of the Princess of Asturias Award for Communication and Humanities, stated this Tuesday that “Putin's rhetoric is a copy of Hitler's rhetoric”. Michnik has offered a press conference on the occasion of his visit to Oviedo to participate in the awards ceremony granted by the Princess of Asturias Foundation. There, he referred to the war in Ukraine, assuring that in this conflict “the future of Europe is at stake”. Hitler in his day.” What changes, he added, is that in 1938 the democratic world “didn't clearly say no to Hitler”, and today “it clearly is doing it”.

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Ukraine claims that the Wagner Group recruits HIV and hepatitis C patients to send them to war

The Ukrainian authorities have assured this Tuesday that the Wagner Group has begun to recruit in Russian prisons prisoners suffering from serious infectious diseases, such as HIV and hepatitis C. The Intelligence Service of the Ministry of Defense of Ukraine maintains that they are This is a common practice by this well-known private security company, present in several global conflicts, especially in Africa. According to this information, the Wagner Group forces these people to wear colored armbands to distinguish combatants who suffer from these diseases from those who do not, says the Ukrinform agency.

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Zelensky calls for coordination in rebuilding Ukraine and using Russian assets

The president of Ukraine, Volodymyr Zelensky, demanded This Tuesday he called for “coordination” in the international financial effort for the reconstruction of his country during the war and after the conflict, and asked that frozen Russian assets be harnessed to support that goal. “We need a platform for financial coordination,” he asked. the Ukrainian president, who alluded to to the need for the countries that want to support the reconstruction of their country to advance in what he called “consolidation of financial efforts”. Zelenski intervened remotely from his country at the beginning in Berlin of the Conference of Experts for the Reconstruction of Ukraine, focused on the mobilization of international aid to that country after the Russian aggression . The event started This Tuesday in Berlin with opening speeches by its sponsors, the German Chancellor, Olaf Scholz, and the President of the European Commission, Ursula von der Leyen.

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Macron the Pope to speak with Putin and Biden in favor of the peace process

The French president, Emmanuel Macron, requested this Monday Pope Francis to call the Russian president, Vladimir Putin, like this. like the patriarch of the Orthodox Church, Kirill, and the American president Joe Biden to favor the peace process in Ukraine. In an interview with Le Point magazine after his two-day visit to Italy and the Vatican, Macron commented the details of his meeting this Monday with Pope Francis, with whom he spoke & oacute; about the war in Ukraine, but also about the situation in the Caucasus, the Middle East and Africa. “I have encouraged Pope Francis to call Vladimir Putin and Patriarch Kirill, but also Joe Biden. We need the United States to sit at the table to favor the peace process in Ukraine,” Macron said in the interview.

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Iran's new move in the war

The degree of Iranian involvement in the armed conflict between Russia and Ukraine keeps the EU and NATO on alert. US intelligence has confirmed that Tehran has supplied drones that the Russian Army is using. employing in its military offensive, as well as as the Persian Government has sent military personnel specialized in the handling of said devices to the island of Crimea. The unknown that remains to be cleared up is whether said specialized personnel limit themselves to instructing the Russian military and repairing possible technical errors or whether, on the contrary, they are the ones who direct the flight of the devices, according to reports. the newspaper ‘The New York Times’. 

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The reconstruction of Ukraine is a “generational task”, according to the German head of government

The reconstruction of Ukraine is a “generational task” that must begin immediately, he declared. This Tuesday the German head of government, Olaf Scholz. “What is at stake is nothing less than the creation of a new Marshall Plan for the 21st century, a generational task that must start now,” Scholz said as he opened an international conference on Ukraine's reconstruction in Berlin. ;n.

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Ukraine: explosion in Melitopol

A strong explosion occurred in Melitopol, southeastern Ukraine, on Tuesday, injuring two men. Five people were killed, the pro-Russian occupation authorities said in a statement. “A car exploded in Melitopol near the building of the media holding +ZaMedia+”, specifies the press release published on Telegram. “Five people were slightly injured” in this explosion that destroyed the city. doors and windows on various floors of the building, according to the same source.

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Scholz: Drone attacks in Ukraine are a sign of Russia's desperation

Russia's sustained drone strikes represent a new low point in its war against Ukraine, but they are also a sign of Moscow's desperation, German Chancellor Olaf Scholz told a conference on Thursday. Tuesday to plan the reconstruction of Ukraine.

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Seven civilians killed in Bakhmut, eastern Ukraine, on Monday

Seven civilians were killed and three others wounded on Monday in Bakhmut, in the Donetsk region of eastern Ukraine, the scene of intense fighting between Ukrainian forces and the Russian army, the official said. on Tuesday the regional governor. In addition, the bodies of three civilians who had previously died were found in two other towns in the region, he said. the governor, Pavlo Kyrylenko, on Telegram. For its part, the Ukrainian army reported of Russian offensives against Bakhmut, in the north of the region, and against Adviivka, some 50 km further south.

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The German president arrives in kyiv on his first visit to Ukraine since the war

German President Frank-Walter Steinmeier has arrived in kyiv on his first visit to Ukraine since the start of his visit to Ukraine. the Russian war of aggression, in order to express solidarity and support for the Ukrainian people and to see first-hand the situation in the country. “I am very happy to be in Ukraine today. Russia has been waging a brutal and illegal war of aggression for eight months. For me it is important to send a sign of solidarity to the Ukrainians especially now, in a phase of vile attacks Russian air planes throughout the country,” he said, according to a statement released by the Presidency. Steinmeier is scheduled to meet in kyiv with Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskiy and in the north of the country with local representatives in areas that were occupied and liberated to talk “about the damage that has remained and the difficulties of supply particularly now,” as stated by to the media.

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The Russian Duma proposes to release prisoners from the annexed Ukrainian territories

A group of deputies from the conservative Liberal-Democratic Party of Russia will A bill to abolish prison sentences for convicts sentenced under the Criminal Code of Ukraine in the Ukrainian territories annexed by the Kremlin was brought before the country's Duma. Specifically, the measure would make effective the release of prisoners in prisons in the Donetsk, Lugansk, Kherson and Zaporizhia regions, whose crimes were not registered in the Russian Criminal Code, according to the official. n has informed the agency TASS. “The draft federal law establishes that the criminality and punishability of acts committed in the territories of the Donetsk and Lugansk people's republics, as well as in the Zaporizhia and Kherson regions are determined (…) in accordance with the norms of the criminal legislation of the Russian Federation”, states the explanatory report of the bill.

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The Russian justice studies the appeal of the American Brittney Griner

The Court of the Moscow region addresses today, Tuesday, the appeal filed by the American basketball player Brittney Griner, sentenced in August to 9 years in prison for drug possession and smuggling. The view, in which it will be valued. The justice of the sentence issued on August 4 by the urban court of Khimki (Moscow region), begins at 11:00 in the morning (08:00 GMT). So, the judge considered The athlete was “guilty of committing the crime” stipulated by articles 228 and 229.1 of the Russian penal code (possession and trafficking of drugs).

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Putin chairs today the coordinating council that will deal with needs of the Army

The President of Russia, Vladimir Putin, today chairs the meeting of the coordinating council created by him last week to deal with the needs of the Russian Army in the midst of the military campaign in Ukraine, which has entered in his ninth month. The head of the Kremlin signed The decree on the creation of the new coordinating council on October 21. The document indicates that the decision is due to the need to strengthen coordination between the country's federal and regional institutions to meet all the needs of the troops.

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Blinken reaffirms US support for Ukraine in the face of controversy over the dirty bomb

The Secretary of State of the United States, Antony Blinken, held a telephone call this Monday with his Ukrainian counterpart, Dmytro Kuleba, in which he reaffirmed US support for the controversy over the possible use of a “dirty bomb” by kyiv. In a statement, the State Department reported of the call and indicated that the US remains committed to working with allies and partners to provide battlefield security assistance to Ukraine in the face of “continued Russian aggression, atrocities and dirty bomb rhetoric.” White House spokeswoman Karine Jean-Pierre said: This Monday his country's concern that “false allegations” by Russia that Ukraine plans to use a “dirty bomb” will be used as a pretext for further escalation on Ukrainian territory.

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German President Steinmeier arrives in kyiv for a surprise visit

The German president, Frank-Walter Steinmeier, arrived on Tuesday to kyiv for a surprise visit to Ukraine, reported to AFP his spokesperson. “I look forward to my meeting with President Volodymyr Zelensky in kyiv,” said the German head of state.

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Ukraine suffered 85 attacks on electrical installations, 51 in October alone

Since the beginning of the war on February 24, Russia has launched 85 attacks against Ukrainian electrical installations, 51 of which have been registered in the month of October alone, according to the Ukrainian Prosecutor General, Andriy Kostin. “This is a policy of extermination of Ukrainians by creating unsuitable conditions for life. As winter approaches, Russian leaders deliberately deprive people of basic things: water, electricity, heating,” Kostin posted on Telegram. The prosecutor general has compared the situation to the deliberate sentencing of the Ukrainian people “to death by starvation” during the 1932-1933 Holodomor. “This is terrorism and a war crime”, he has stated.

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 Zelenski sentences that Russia “never again” will be a country with influence in the world

The president of Ukraine, Volodimir Zelenski, sentenced yesterday Monday that Russia “never again” will be a subject capable of dictating “nothing to anyone”, and has argued that the country led by President Vladimir Putin has lost influence in the international context. “Never again will Russia be a subject that can dictate something to someone. It no longer has the potential to dictate anything to anyone. The world sees it. The Russian potential is now being wasted on this madness: on a war against our State and the whole free world”, assured the Ukrainian president in his daily message to the nation.

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The Romanian Defense Minister resigns after his controversial comments on the Russian invasion of Ukraine

The Romanian Defense Minister, Vasile Dincu, presented Yesterday, Monday, he resigned after making a series of controversial comments about the Russian invasion of Ukraine and pointing out that kyiv “may have to cede territory to Russia as part of the negotiations to end the war.” His comments have provoked numerous criticisms, including some made by the country's president, Klaus Iohannis, who has stressed that only the Ukrainian government “will be able to decide with whom deal”.

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Russia insists to France that the Ukrainian Army could use a ” dirty bomb” during the war

Russian Defense Minister Sergei Shoigu has once again expressed concern that Ukraine may use a “dirty bomb” during the war in the future. A dirty nuclear bomb, or “dirty bomb”, as it is described by international organizations, is an explosive device capable of dispersing radioactive material, whose destructive capacity is significantly less than that of a nuclear weapon designed for this specific purpose. but which, in any case, represents a serious threat due to its polluting nature. Russia had previously expressed its fear of this situation by accusing kyiv in October of trying to turn the Zaporizhia nuclear plant into a “dirty nuclear bomb” through constant attacks on the facilities and their surroundings, of which kyiv and Moscow they blame each other.

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Musk confirms that he will not close his office. Starlink satellites in Ukraine even without Pentagon help

The founder and CEO of Tesla, Elon Musk, confirmed this Monday that he has no intention of cutting off the Starlink satellite communications service of his company SpaceX that he offers to the Ukrainian authorities, even if they do not finally have financing. n of the United States Pentagon. “Before the Pentagon sends a response, I told Mikhail Fedorov (Ukraine's Minister of Digital Transformation) that SpaceX would not shut down Starlink even if the US Department of Defense refuses to provide funding.” “The tycoon wrote on Twitter. This statement by Musk has been applauded by Fedorov, who has thanked him on Twitter and on behalf of Ukraine for maintaining this “vital importance” support.

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Russia insists to France, Turkey and the United Kingdom that Ukraine could use a “dirty bomb” in war

Russian Defense Minister Sergei Shoigu has once again expressed his concern that Ukraine may in future use a “dirty bomb” during the war in a round of talks with his counterparts. logos from France, Turkey and UK. A dirty nuclear bomb, or “dirty bomb”, as it is described by international organizations, is an explosive device capable of dispersing radioactive material, whose destructive capacity is significantly less than that of a nuclear weapon designed for this specific purpose. but which, in any case, represents a serious threat due to its polluting nature.

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Ukraine denounces that Iran will supply material and instruction to the Russian Army

The Ukrainian Intelligence has denounced that Iran has begun to supply bulletproof vests and helmets to the Russian Army, at the same time that it has warned that a group of Iranian “advisers” have already entered Russian territory to instruct to his troops. As detailed by the Main Intelligence Directorate of the Ukrainian Ministry of Defense, Russia is currently unable to supply military material to its troops deployed on Ukrainian territory, which is why it has required the help of Iran. ;n.

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Latvia warns that Russia has the resources to face a long war and asks to strengthen support for Ukraine

The Latvian Foreign Minister, Edgars Rinkevics, has warned that Russia has sufficient resources to be able to face a long war, for which he has called on the international community to reinforce its economic and military support. to Ukraine. For the representative of the Latvian diplomacy, it is necessary that Ukraine receives sufficient support to be able to “hibernate” and restore the civil infrastructure destroyed by Russia, even more so when from Moscow. it is being waiting for the West to show signs of “fatigue” with regard to war and power as well. influence public opinion.

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Scholz urges Ukraine to rebuild the country with a view to its accession to Ukraine. n to the EU

The German chancellor, Olaf Scholz, pointed out Yesterday, Monday, he announced his intention to promote reconstruction in Ukraine after the end of the war with a view to the accession of the Eastern European country to the European Union. “When we rebuild Ukraine, we do so with the aim of making it a member of the European Union,” Scholz said on the sidelines of a Ukraine-focused economic forum in the German capital Berlin, according to the report. ;n informs the German agency DPA.

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