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

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Putin signs the law that allows the mobilization of prisoners with serious crimes

The president of Russia, Vladimir Putin, signed today a law that will allow mobilize inmates who have an outstanding conviction for certain serious crimes. The document was published on the official legal information portal after receiving the approval of the Lower House and the Senate, and after a video emerged in which the founder of the Wagner mercenary company Yevgeny Prigozhin came He went to prisons to recruit prisoners for the military campaign in the Ukraine. Until now, citizens with an outstanding felony conviction were not subject to compulsory military service or mobilization.

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Lukashenko: “I have said a thousand times that I am not going to send soldiers to Ukraine”

The president of Belarus, Alexandr Lukashenko, affirmed today that he has said a thousand times that he is not going to send soldiers to Ukraine. “Today they are promoting this idea that Lukashenko wants to send his military to Ukraine. I have already said a thousand times that I have no such plans,” he stressed. during a ceremony at the Belarusian National Biotechnology Corporation (BNBC), according to the official BELTA agency. The Belarusian president pointed out that, in fact, it is about the “self-exiled” opposition that sends Belarusians to their deaths. “We have nothing to do there in Ukraine. We don't need to send people there to fight,” he stressed.

3 hours ago

Russia claims to have destroyed a base of “foreign mercenaries” in southern Ukraine

The Russian Government has claimed to have destroyed this Friday a base of “foreign mercenaries” in the surroundings of the Ukrainian city of Mikolaiv, without giving a balance of casualties, within the framework of the invasion unleashed in February. The spokesman for the Russian Defense Ministry, Igor Konashenkov, has indicated in statements to the press that four ammunition stores have also been destroyed and four Ukrainian drones shot down, according to the Russian news agency Interfax. .

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Putin puts the number of mobilized Russian citizens at 318,000, of which 49,000 are already fighting in Ukraine

The president of Russia, Vladimir Putin, has estimated this Friday at 49,000 the current number of mobilized reservists who are in combat zones in Ukraine, approximately one sixth of the total that was incorporated into the Ukraine. He joined the ranks during the state of “partial mobilization” decreed by the president, which ended. last week, and whose number is increasing thanks to the incorporation of new “volunteers”.  In fact, Putin has assured that almost 20,000 more citizens have joined the ranks since the end of this period last Friday, bringing the total number of Russian citizens prepared for combat in Ukraine to 318,000.< /p>

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Erdogan announces that Russia will send free cereals to poor countries in Africa

Russia will send Free cereal to poor African countries such as Sudan, Somalia or Djibouti, as announced by the government. This Friday, the president of Turkey, Recep Tayyip Erdogan, commenting on the talks he had with his Russian counterpart, Vladimir Putin, to reactivate the Ukrainian grain export agreement. “We must support the low-income countries, the poorest. When we spoke the day before yesterday, Putin told me: 'We should send this cereal for free to countries like Djibouti, Somalia and Sudan,'” affirmed Erdogan in a speech broadcast live on the Turkish public broadcaster TRT. “I agreed and we said that we will talk about this extensively in the G-20,” he added. the president in reference to the summit of the group of 20 industrialized countries, scheduled for the middle of this month in Indonesia.

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Belarus and Russia will create a constellation of satellites, including military

Belarus and Russia have agreed to create a joint constellation of satellites, including military ones, he noted. today the Belarusian president, Alexander Lukashenko. “We have agreed with Russia to create a joint constellation of satellites in outer space,” said the president during the launch of the production of compound foods and amino acids of the National Biotechnology Corporation of Russia. Belarus (BNBC), according to the official agency BELTA. “They are not just for military purposes. Russia is huge. And we have managed to be part of this program and we are creating this constellation of satellites together with the Russians,” he stressed. Lukashenko.

6 hours ago

Belarus says he intercepted a Ukrainian drone in the border area

The Belarusian Border Guard secured today that he has intercepted a Ukrainian drone in the Gomel border region. As indicated by In a statement released on his Telegram channel, the incident occurred on Wednesday “1 kilometer from the Belarusian-Ukrainian border in the Gomel region.” “The border patrol of Belarus, during the course of its service, noticed a quadcopter heading from the Ukrainian side to the territory of the Republic of Belarus. unmanned ass by force,” he added. The Belarusian Border Service maintained that, after analyzing the data on the drone's memory card, “the fact of its launch from Ukrainian territory was confirmed.”

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Scholz asks China to use “its influence” over Russia

The German chancellor said on Friday, during his visit to Beijing, that he had asked Chinese President Xi to use “his influence” on Russia to end its “war of aggression” against China. Ukraine. “I told the (Chinese) president that it is important for China to use its influence over Russia,” Olaf Scholz told reporters, “this refers to the need to respect the principles of the United Nations Charter, which we have all signed This refers to principles such as sovereignty and territorial integrity, which are also important to China.”

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The German head of government asks Putin to continue the agreement on Ukrainian cereals

The head of the German government, Olaf Scholz, called for on Friday from Beijing to Russian President Vladimir Putin to “not reject” the extension of the agreement on Ukrainian grain exports, which expires on November 19. “I ask the Russian president not to reject the extension of the grain agreement that expires in a few days. Hunger must not become another weapon,” he declared. on the occasion of his official trip to China.

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The South Korean and German presidents speak in Seoul about Ukraine and protectionism< /p>

The presidents of South Korea and Germany, Yoon Suk-yeol and Frank-Walter Steinmeier, met today in Seoul, where they spoke about strengthening supply chains, the need not to fall into protectionism, the war in Ukraine and recent North Korean missile launches. The two met at the presidential office in Seoul on the occasion of Steinmeier's three-day visit to the Asian country, according to the report. the South Korean presidential office. “I also expressed my concern about the strengthening of protectionism in Europe and asked Germany, a leading member of the European Union (EU), to put special energy into ensuring that our companies do not they are discriminated against,” he said. Yoon, according to statements collected by the local Yonhap news agency.

8 hours ago

The Russian attacks deprive 4.5 million people of electricity

Nearly 4.5 million people in Ukraine were left without electricity overnight from Thursday to Friday due to Russian attacks on the country's infrastructure, President Zelensky denounced. an “energy terror”. “Tonight alone, about 4.5 million consumers have been temporarily disconnected” in Kyiv and 10 other regions of the country, Zelensky said in his evening address. The Russians “cannot defeat Ukraine on the battlefield, so they are trying to break our people” by engaging in “energy terror,” he charged. For its part, the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) announced that did not detect “no sign of undeclared nuclear activities” at three sites inspected at kyiv's request.

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< strong>Iran denies that it supports Russia militarily and asks kyiv for an investigation

The Government of Iran has denied that it is militarily supporting Russia in the war in Ukraine and has offered the government in kyiv the conduct of a joint investigation into the use of Iranian drones by Moscow. In statements reproduced by the European Pravda media, the spokesman for the Iranian Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Nasser Kanani, has rejected the claims that his country has provided Russian military support to attack Ukraine. At the same time, he advised He urged the Ukrainian side to be realistic and, instead of publishing allegedly false accusations against Tehran, seriously consider a constructive proposal to hold a bilateral technical meeting of experts once kyiv can provide evidence. Kanani also reiterated that Iran adheres “to active neutrality and strives to seek a peaceful solution to the crisis in Ukraine.”

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The United States believes that the Ukrainian Army could soon retake the city of Kherson

US Secretary of Defense Lloyd Austin has affirmed his belief that Ukrainian troops could soon retake the city of Kherson, claiming that, above all, the Ukrainians have faith that they can do so. Asked about the possibility that the Ukrainian Army “recovers” the remaining territory of Kherson and that the Russian troops withdraw from the area, Austin has detailed that “clearly” it is something that could happen. “As for the question of whether or not the Ukrainians can take the remaining territory on the west bank of the Dnieper River in Kherson, I certainly think that they clearly have the ability to do so. And what is more It's important, the Ukrainians believe they have the ability to do it,” he asserted during a press conference.

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< p>Black Sea Agreement has taken 10 million tons of grain out of Ukraine

Some 10 million tons of grain and other food from Ukraine have already been exported through the so-called Black Sea agreement, according to the announcement. this Thursday the UN, which assured that this “milestone” reached today shows that the pact is a success and must continue in force. “It has only taken three months to reach this milestone. Despite all the obstacles we have seen, the beacon of hope in the Black Sea continues to shine. The initiative is working,” he stressed. the secretary general of the United Nations, António Guterres, in statements to journalists. Six ships left Ukrainian ports yesterday after restarting the agreed corridor between Moscow and Ukraine. and kyiv in July and was temporarily suspended last weekend by the Kremlin following a drone attack on its fleet.

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The Ukrainian authorities evacuate the civilian population of Marinka, in Donetsk

The National Police of Ukraine took Yesterday, Thursday, the evacuation of the entire population of the city of Marinka, in the Donetsk region, was carried out after the Ukrainian authorities decreed that it was dangerous to remain in the area due to the constant attacks of the Russian troops. A team of the Ukrainian National Police called 'White Angels' has appealed to the population of the city -which before the war came to the city. to have 10,000 inhabitants– to leave, also helping them to escape from the bombings, as detailed by the body in a statement.

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The G7 addresses the situation in Ukraine, China and Iran in Germany

The foreign ministers of the club of industrialized nations of the G7 conclude this Friday the meeting that started yesterday in Münster (western Germany) and which focuses on the war in Ukraine and other issues such as the treatment of China and the protests in Iran. The meeting will end. with a press conference by the German Foreign Minister, Annalena Baerbock, who is hosting her counterparts from the United States, Canada, the United Kingdom, Japan, France and Italy. is It is expected that today the ministers will focus on the repression of the protests in Iran and on the request by Washington to expel Iran from the women's rights commission of the UN, according to German media reports.

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Zelenski announced that he will not participate in the UN. at the G20 summit if Putin attends

The president of Ukraine, Volodimir Zelenski, has warned that he will not participate. In the next summit of G20 leaders, he will ask if his counterpart from Russia, Vladimir Putin, who is among those invited by the host country, Indonesia, will attend and has not yet clarified if he will attend. . Putin said at the end of October that “no decision has been made” about his possible trip, nor did the Kremlin give any clues on Wednesday when taking stock of the content of a telephone conversation with the Indonesian president.

18 hours ago

Russian bombing leaves 4.5 million Ukrainians without electricity

Some 4.5 million people were deprived of electricity this Thursday night in Ukraine, due to Russian bombardments against the country's energy infrastructures, indicated. Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky. “The fact that Russia resorts to energy terrorism shows the weakness of our enemy. They cannot defeat Ukraine on the battlefield, so they try to break it that way,” he added.

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Russia sets the reopening of the Crimean bridge

Russian authorities have set December 20 as the day on which the Kerch Bridge, which links Russia with the Crimean peninsula, will fully reopen to traffic after suffering an explosion. ;n early October. “The Government has allocated the necessary funds for the restoration of the automobile bridge (…) We plan to start traffic on December 5 in one lane, and on December 20, completely,” said the Russian Deputy Prime Minister Marat Jusnulin. The bridge, also known simply as the Crimean Bridge, is considered to be an important logistics supply route for Russian forces in Crimea and southern Russian-occupied Ukraine.

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Zelenski warns of thousands of corpses in Mariúpol

The president of Ukraine, Volodymyr Zelenski, has anticipated that up to “tens of thousands” could be registered ” of deaths in Mariúpol, although he has recognized that this figure cannot be confirmed. confirm until control of the city is retaken.

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Russia Tests Ballistic Missile Fired From Atomic Submarine

Russia Tested Ballistic Missile This Thursday, a test of its Bulavá ballistic missile, which was fired from the “Generalissimo Suvorov” atomic submarine in the waters of the White Sea, reported the report. the Ministry of Defense. The missile warheads hit their target at the Kura range (on the Kamchatka peninsula). In late October, Russia tested a “massive nuclear launch” in response to an attack on the country.

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Pro-Russian says Russian troops can withdraw from Kherson's left bank

The deputy governor of the Kherson region installed by Russia, Kiril Stremoúsov, stated that today that the Russian troops will “most likely” have to march to the left bank of the Dnieper, on the opposite bank where it is. the city of Kherson, the regional capital. “Most likely, our units will go to the part of Kherson that is on the left bank,” the pro-Russian politician told Russian television. He insisted. in which all the inhabitants who have not yet been able to leave Kherson, the only regional capital that the Russian Army has managed to capture in more than eight months of military campaign in the Ukraine, “must leave as soon as possible.”

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Russia says that London trained Ukrainian forces in the use of naval drones

Russia said today that British military instructors trained the Ukrainian Armed Forces in the handling of naval drones designed to destroy ships, an argument it uses as alleged evidence of London's involvement in the attack on the Sea Fleet. Negro last Saturday in Sebastopol. This is one of the “evidence” that the Russian Foreign Ministry submitted to the Russian Ministry of Foreign Affairs. The British ambassador, Deborah Bronnert, who was summoned today to the headquarters of Russian diplomacy. Moscow moved him Russia's “strong protest” regarding the “active participation of UK specialists in the training and supply of Ukrainian special forces units, including for the purpose of carrying out sabotage operations in the sea,” according to a foreign statement.

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North Korea has been secretly supplying Russia with artillery shells

so he has assured him on Wednesday the spokesman for the National Security Council, John Kirby, at a press conference, as reported by Reuters. Kirby did not offer He provided estimates of how much ammunition North Korea has shipped, but that the shipments “were not going to change the course of the war,” due to Western efforts to help Ukraine.

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Indonesia figures in 17 the leaders of the G20 that have already confirmed attendance, without clarifying if it will be present. Putin

Seventeen international leaders have already confirmed their attendance at the G20 meeting that will host the G20 meeting. Bali on November 15 and 16, according to the Indonesian government, which has not clarified whether it is on the list of presences. that of Russian President Vladimir Putin.  The Indonesian authorities have not made any distinction when handing out the invitations, regardless of the broad consensus that exists within the bloc against Putin's invasion of Ukraine last February. He has also extended his hand to the president of Ukraine, Volodimir Zelenski, who, if he were to participate, would predictably do so electronically. The Ukrainian Government has already spoken at a ministerial summit held in July and from which the head of Russian diplomacy, Sergei Lavrov, walked out. abruptly after delivering his speech.

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Ukraine and Russia agree on a new exchange of more than 200 prisoners

The Russian and Ukrainian forces will exchange more than 200 prisoners, 107 for each of the two parties, in a new exchange that adds to those carried out in recent months within the armed conflict that broke out between the two parties. in February with the invasion ordered by the Russian president, Vladimir Putin. The agreement has been advanced by the head of the pro-Russian administration of Donetsk, Denis Pushilin, who has identified the “majority” of the beneficiaries as military. Of these prisoners, 65 correspond to the self-proclaimed republics of Donetsk and Lugansk, according to the Interfax news agency.

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Ukraine says its flag is already flying over the administrative headquarters of Kherson

The Ukrainian authorities assured this Thursday that the troops of their country have managed to recover the regional administrative headquarters of Kherson, in the south of Ukraine and occupied by Russia, where they have already placed the national flag. The fact was confirmed in his Telegram account by the mayor of Oleshky, Yevhen Ryshchuk, a town near Kherson, on the other side of the Dnieper River and which is the capital of this region that was annexed by Russia after occupying it militarily.

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Russia summons British ambassador for attack in Crimea and sabotage of Nord Streaming

Russia called I called the British ambassador to Moscow, Deborah Bronnert, today to protest the UK's alleged involvement in last Saturday's Ukrainian “terrorist” attack on the Black Sea Fleet in Sevastopol and the “sabotage” in September against the Nord Stream gas pipelines. The head of the British legation remained. He spent approximately half an hour inside the headquarters of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and left it behind. Russian without making a statement. At the entrance was found She met a group of students who chanted “The United Kingdom is a terrorist state,” but they were not waiting for her at the exit, she found. EFE-EPA.

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kyiv denies having given new guarantees to Russia to return to grain agreement

Ukraine denied today have given new guarantees for Russia to return to the agreement on the grain corridor, contrary to what was affirmed by Russia. Moscow, nor having made any kind of concessions, while thanking Moscow. the mediation of the UN and Turkey. In a message on Facebook, Oleg Nikolenko, a spokesman for the Ukrainian Foreign Ministry, stressed that that kyiv “has not assumed any new obligations that go beyond those existing in the agreement on grains”. added that Moscow came back He agreed to the agreement “thanks to the active diplomacy of the UN Secretary General, António Guterres, and the Turkish President, Recep Tayyip Erdogan”, who in coordination with Ukraine “found words” that the Russian President, Vladimir Putin , “he understood”.

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Russia says it has not yet decided whether to go to extend the agreement on Ukrainian grains

Russia has not yet decided whether to accept or not to extend the agreement on Ukrainian grains that expires in a little more than two weeks, he declared. on Thursday the Kremlin, which wants to “evaluate” its impact first. Russia's recent decision to return to this agreement, from which it withdrew Briefly, “doesn't mean” you'll want to. extend it beyond November 19, his current deadline, he warned. Kremlin spokesman Dmitri Peskov. “Before deciding whether to continue, it will be necessary to carry out an evaluation,” he added. The Turkish- and UN-brokered deal to unblock grain exports, which was signed in July between Russia and Ukraine, is due for renewal on November 19.

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Poland fears a hybrid threat from Russia on its border with Kaliningrad

Polish Deputy Foreign Minister Paweł Jabłoń This Thursday of the risk of possible “aggressive actions” by Russia against Poland from Kaliningrad with the creation of a migration crisis similar to that of the border with Belarus. In a press conference in Warsaw, Jabłoński stated that that “the risk” of suffering a Russian hybrid threat “is quite high” and that Poland “must be prepared for all scenarios (…) including a new attack on its borders like the one that took place a year ago.” or from Belarus”. In the second half of 2021, Belarus allowed Thousands of migrants from Asia and Africa gathered at the border with Poland and tried to cross illegally, which was described as a “Minsk-instigated hybrid war” by Warsaw.

1 day ago

Scholz opens a meeting in the Balkans warning of any rapprochement with Russia

The German chancellor, Olaf Scholz, opened the meeting. today the Western Balkans Conference with a clear warning against any rapprochement with Russia and called He urged the countries of the region to “redouble” their efforts to speed up their recognition as candidates for entry into the European Union (EU). Russia's “brutal aggression against Ukraine” has brought about “the end of a long period of peace in Europe,” he recalled. Scholz, at the opening of the plenary, attended by the leaders of Albania, Bosnia-Herzegovina, Kosovo, North Macedonia, Montenegro and Serbia. The entry of these countries into the EU would entail “their incorporation into that great market,” he recalled. the chancellor, but for this, “pertinent efforts” must first be made so that it is precise.

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Russia says it avoided the Ukrainian attack on the Zaporizhzhia nuclear plant

A senior Russian official said Thursday that Russia had prevented a Ukrainian attack on the Russian-controlled Zaporizhzhia nuclear power plant in southern Ukraine. Repeated bombing of the plant has raised the possibility of a serious accident just 500 km (300 miles) from the site of the world's worst nuclear accident, the 1986 Chernobyl disaster. The International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) ), which has repeatedly expressed concern about the bombing of the plant, has proposed the establishment of a nuclear security buffer zone around the plant.

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Russia summons the British ambassador for drone attack in Crimea

Russia has summoned the British ambassador this Thursday over the Moscow claim. that British Navy personnel were involved in a Ukrainian drone attack on the Russian Black Sea fleet in Crimea. Ambassador Deborah Bronnert arrived He walked into the Foreign Office shortly after 10:30 a.m. local time (07:30 GMT) as a small crowd chanted anti-British slogans and held up banners reading 'Great Britain is a British state. terrorist'.

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Borrell thanks the UN and Turkey for their role in restarting Russian grain deal

The high representative of the European Union for Foreign Affairs, Josep Borrell, thanked He told the United Nations and Turkey this Thursday about his role in the reactivation of the grain export agreement from Ukraine through the Black Sea, to which Russia gave its consent on Wednesday. “The EU welcomes the role of the UN and Turkey in Russia's decision to return to the 'Black Sea Initiative'. Food should never be used as a weapon of war. Grain exports are crucial to addressing the global food crisis exacerbated by Russia,” Borrell said in a message on Twitter. Russia gave its consent this Wednesday to reactivate the cereal export agreement from Ukraine, in which it had suspended its cooperation last Saturday alleging that Ukraine had launched an attack against its ships in Crimea.

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Russia continues its attacks against key infrastructure in Ukraine

The Russian Army has continued last night with its attacks against key infrastructure in various parts of Ukraine, including in the Dnipropetrovsk region, where the bombings have destroyed a service station, an industrial plant and other installations. “Russian forces attacked the Dnipropetrovsk region on the night of November 2-3, hitting power and water supply infrastructure facilities in the city of Kryvyi Rih, a gas station in Nikopol and an industrial plant in Pavlohrad,” he said. this Thursday Valentyn Reznichenko, head of the regional Military Administration on Telegram.

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Ukraine announces electricity supply cuts in kyiv and nine regions due to damage to its infrastructure

The Ukrainian authorities have announced this Thursday that both the capital, kyiv, and nine other regions will suffer scheduled power cuts today, in line with a program of restrictions after the attacks of the In recent weeks by the Russian forces against the supply stations in the European country. The electricity company Ukrenergo has indicated that it has given the operators of the distribution networks “volumes of limited electricity supply” that will affect kyiv, Chernigov, Cherkasi, Yitomir, Sumi, Kharkov and Poltava –where there are blackout schedules–, as well as as to Dnipropetrovsk, Zaporizhia and Kirovohrad, where there are “emergency blackout schedules”.  “In this format, it is the responsibility of the local distribution network operator to provide information on the blackout situation in streets or districts. We remind you that consumption restrictions are necessary to reduce the load on The networks, guarantee a sustainable balance of the energy system and avoid accidents after the damage to the energy networks due to missile and drone attacks by Russia”, he argued.

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UNHCR says the war in Ukraine has caused the largest displacement of refugees in decades

The UN High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR), Filippo Grandi, assured this Wednesday before the United Nations Security Council that the war in Ukraine has caused “the largest and fastest” displacement of people in decades. Specifically, nearly 14 million people have been forced to flee their homes since last February 24, when the Russian invasion of Ukraine began. All this before the gates of a winter that could increase the number of Ukrainians who decide to leave the country. “The Russian invasion of Ukraine has caused the largest and fastest displacement seen in decades. Some 14 million people have been forced from their homes since February 24. And now Ukrainians are They are about to face one of the harshest winters in the world in extremely difficult circumstances,” Grandi said during his speech, according to a UNHCR statement.

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Six vessels leave Ukraine after the grain agreement resumes

Six ships left Ukrainian ports today after restarting the corridor that had been agreed between Moscow and Ukraine. and kyiv in July and was suspended last weekend by the Kremlin, the Kremlin reported. Turkish Defense Minister Hulusi Akar. “After the resumption of the grain initiative, six ships left Ukrainian ports,” Akar said.

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Zelensky claims that “Russian blackmail” over Ukrainian grain exports “has led to nothing”

The President of Ukraine, Volodimir Zelenski, welcomed this Wednesday the resumption of the Ukrainian grain export agreement after mediation by the UN and the President of Turkey, Recep Tayyip Erdogan, and has claimed that “Russian blackmail” has led to nothing. “Today we have a significant diplomatic result for our country and the whole world: the grain export initiative will continue to work. The Russian blackmail did not lead to anything,” the Ukrainian president asserted in his daily message to the country population.

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The United Kingdom will address the United Kingdom. in the G7 the food “uncertainty” created by Russia

The British Foreign Secretary, James Cleverly, will address on Thursday with his G7 counterparts the “deliberate uncertainty” about the global food supply caused by Russia. At the meeting of Foreign Ministers of the group of rich countries scheduled in Munster (Germany), Cleverly will defend the need to put pressure on Moscow to agree to extend the agreement that facilitates the export of grain from Ukraine through the Black Sea beyond of November 19. Russia withdrew. He came out of the Ukrainian grain deal last Saturday, after an attack on ships in his fleet, although he returned to activate it this Tuesday.

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The Zaporizhia plant was disconnected

Ukraine's Zaporiya nuclear power plant was disconnected from the power grid after Russian bombardment damaged remaining high-voltage lines, leaving it with only diesel generators, the report said. Thursday the Ukrainian nuclear firm Energoatom. The power plant has 15 days of fuel to run the generators, Energoatom said.

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< p>Zelensky praises the “importance for the whole world” of maintaining the cereal agreement

The Ukrainian president, Volodimir Zelensky, highlighted this Wednesday “the importance for the whole world” that Ukrainian grain exports through the Black Sea are maintained, after Moscow agreed to resume its participation in the international agreement reached with kyiv. The president welcomed for “the effectiveness” and the “equitable way” in which the UN and Turkey, mediators of the agreement, interacted -according to him- to find a solution with Russia. For now, the agreement will last until November 19, and Washington called this Wednesday to extend it.

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The UN refuses to investigate alleged biological weapons in Ukraine

The UN Security Council rejected This Wednesday a resolution presented by Russia to launch an international investigation into an alleged program of biological weapons that according to Moscow is illegal. Ukraine has developed with US support. The Russian text only obtained the support of China, so with two votes in favor it was left behind. far from the minimum of nine necessary to pass a resolution in this body. The United States, France and the United Kingdom voted against the proposal, while the other ten members of the Security Council – all non-permanent – abstained.

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Spain sends four Hawk missile launchers and the Aspide anti-aircraft system to Ukraine

Spain has sent four Hawk missile launchers from the Army to the Ukrainian army, as well likethe Aspide anti-aircraft missile system of the Spanish Air Force and Space. As reported by the Ministry of Defense in a press release this Wednesday, NATO countries have already begun sending anti-missile weapons and anti-aircraft defense systems to meet the needs requested by the Ukrainian government.

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Moscow justifies the use of nuclear weapons in response to a hypothetical attack that threatens its existence

The Russian Foreign Ministry has assured that the use of nuclear weapons would be justified in the event of a be the target of a hypothetical attack by foreign powers that would endanger their existence. As detailed by the Russian diplomatic portfolio in a statement, the country's nuclear protocol stipulates that the hypothetical use of atomic weapons In any case, it would be for defensive purposes and in response to attacks “by weapons of mass destruction or an aggression using conventional weapons” that endanger its very existence as a State.

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Ukraine figures at least 7,000 missing citizens

< p>The Ukrainian Ministry of Defense has estimated that at least 7,000 citizens disappeared throughout the national territory in the context of the war, which began more than eight months ago by order of the Russian president, Vladimir Putin. It is true that this figure cannot be considered exact, since in war conditions “it is impossible to determine certain numbers”, the Ukrainian Deputy Minister of Defense, Anna Malyar, acknowledged at a press conference. On the other hand, the The National Center of Resistance – a government body promoted by kyiv in March after the Russian invasion – has raised the number of Ukrainian minors forcibly deported to Russian territory to 10,000.

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Albares travels to kyiv to deliver 30 ambulances

The Minister of Foreign Affairs, European Union and Cooperation, José Manuel Albares is here. He is currently traveling to kyiv to meet with the Ukrainian authorities and deliver aid from the Spanish government, according to what diplomatic sources have informed Europa Press. That of Albares is the second visit of a member of the Government to Ukraine since he began & gué; The Russian invasion on February 24, after the one carried out by the president, Pedro Sánchez, on April 21. However, the Foreign Minister was in kyiv on February 9 to convey Spain's solidarity at the height of the Moscow escalation.

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Moscow prepares air-raid shelters in schools and hospitals in the event of a possible nuclear attack

Most of these facilities had been unused for decades and had uses other than normal. original. Read the full article by Àlex Bustos.

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Zelensky warns that Russia “will do everything possible” so that Ukrainians do not have electricity or heating

The Ukrainian president, Volodimir Zelenski, has assured this Tuesday that his Government will everything possible to supply electricity and heating to the cities, although he has recalled that Russia “will do everything possible” to avoid it. “We will do everything to give people electricity and heating this winter. But we must understand that Russia will do everything to destroy the normalcy of life,” the Ukrainian president said in his daily message to the population. n of the country. Zelensky has indicated that the government is carrying out restoration work continuously and without interruption, also in the territories “liberated from the occupiers”.

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Zelensky: Russia spent the cost of 2.3 million pensions in the last attack

Ukraine's president, Volodymyr Zelensky, has claimed that “instead of overcoming its poverty” Russia wasted money. on Monday, in the latest massive missile attack, the cost of 2.3 million Russian old-age pensions. “They don't care about the cost of energy terror. If you look only at the cost of yesterday's (Monday) Russian attack, the missiles and drones used cost Russia the equivalent of over 2.3 million old-age pensions.” average Russians,” Zelensky said in his last nightly speech. Russia recognized that the attack with more than 50 missiles was directed against 18 Ukrainian energy targets in ten regions. According to kyiv, the Ukraine shot down 45 of the 55 cruise missiles launched in the massive attack, which hundreds of towns without power.

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Zelensky asks Europe for energy transformers

The Ukrainian president, Volodimir Zelensky, has also referred to the visit to kyiv on Tuesday of the European Commissioner for Energy, Kadri Simon, with whom he discussed the matter. the creation of a “Ramstein”-style working group in the energy field that was launched in the military field for the supply of weapons and to which he asked for support. “Funds, technical support, transformers, generators and power carriers” that are “vitally” necessary for the defense of Ukraine. “We will do everything to give people electricity and heating this winter. But We must understand that Russia will do everything possible to destroy the normality of life,” Zelensky said.

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Ukraine restores water and electricity supply

Ukraine has restored most of its water and electricity supply after Russia's massive missile attack on Ukraine. on Monday against several of its regions, as Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky said tonight. However, he admitted The blackouts for the stabilization of the electricity system continue in nine regions of Ukraine, although energy workers and local authorities “are doing everything possible to reduce the time of blackouts”. Hundreds of towns in seven Ukrainian regions were left without electricity on Monday, and some without water supply, due to the impact of the numerous Russian missiles launched.

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Olena Zelenska denounces that Russia puts technology “at the service of terror”

The Ukrainian first lady, Olena Zelenska, denounced the Today during the Lisbon Web Summit that Russia puts technology “at the service of terror” and it helps the innovation sector to fight against this destruction. Zelenska, who was only announced as a guest of the Web Summit on Tuesday afternoon for security reasons, assured that Russian techies who used to work in the private sector are now collaborating in the war against Ukraine, help entrepreneurs and innovators present. “At the same time, others can help us fight them and stop this terror,” she said. The first lady remembered that in the schools of the Ukraine, instead of investing in high technology for teaching, they are spending the money to buy generators. “We couldn't believe that in 2022 children would be hiding from bombs,” he lamented.

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Signs of a new Ukrainian counteroffensive in the east, according to Ukrainian soldiers

A Ukrainian counteroffensive is underway. Ukraine is beginning to take shape on the eastern front, which has remained static since the liberation of the Kharkov-Izium-Liman axis in early October, Ukrainian soldiers told AFP on Tuesday, confirming statements by authorities in Ukraine. kyiv. “We are concentrating on the Svatove-Kreminna road, with the aim of cutting off the Russian supply line” to occupied Lysychansk, he added. the military, under condition of anonymity. “In the direction of Nevske, our army is advancing very well, in the direction of Kreminna it is more complicated due to daily shelling,” he added. the military.

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The US has no evidence that Iran has supplied missiles to Russia

The United States authorities have confirmed this Tuesday that, despite being concerned about the possible supply of Iranian missiles to Russia, they do not have evidence that this is happening. happening. so This has been recognized by the strategic communication coordinator of the National Security Council of the United States, John Kirby, who has influenced the Iranian government. he is taking part in favor of Russia in the war in Ukraine.

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Istanbul warns that tomorrow no grain ships will leave Ukraine

The Joint Coordination Center (JCC), established in Istanbul that coordinates the navigation of freighters under Ukraine's grain export agreement, suspended by Russia on Saturday, has announced that tomorrow, Wed. Wednesdays, there will be no boats. Since Russia suspended After the agreement was reached on Saturday, the JCC has continued to coordinate the departure of cargo ships from Ukraine, but this was “a temporary and extraordinary measure,” the statement added.

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Moldova warns of the risk of running out of electricity and gas

The president of the Republic of Moldova, Maia Sandu, warned He spoke this Tuesday about the risk his country runs of running out of electricity or gas this winter due to Russian bombardments against the Ukrainian electricity system and the drastic reduction in supply by Gazprom. “We are going through a serious energy crisis and are at risk of running out of gas and electricity this winter,” she said. The Moldovan president explained that the price of gas for Moldovan consumers has multiplied by six in the last twelve months. “It's twice as big as in Romania,” he stressed. Sandu during the event.

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Russia begins supplying Iran with oil products in the framework of an exchange

Russia has started supplying Iran with oil products in the framework of a swap, the official announced. Today the Russian deputy prime minister and in charge of the energy portfolio, Alexander Novak. “We have already begun the supply of oil products under the swap and we have agreed to expand their range,” he said. Novak at a press conference after the Russian-Iranian intergovernmental commission, in which he participated. the iranian minister of Petroleum, Javad Owji. The deputy prime minister, also responsible for Russia's negotiations in the OPEC+ alliance, had previously explained that Russia and Iran were agreeing on an oil and gas swap that, in a first phase, could consist of in the supply of 5 million tons of crude oil and up to 10,000 million cubic meters of gas.

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Erdogan will speak with Putin and Zelensky to reactivate the grain agreement

Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdogan will speak. He joined his Russian counterpart, Vladimir Putin, and his Ukrainian counterpart, Volodymyr Zelensky, to try to revive the grain export agreement from Ukraine, suspended by Moscow. on Saturday, the Turkish government indicated this Tuesday. “Problems must be overcome to continue grain exports. Turkey will continue to make efforts. The president will talk with Putin and Zelensky,” Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlüt Çavusoglu said in Ankara, according to ;n reports the Turkish network NTV. Ankara has deployed mediation efforts since Russia announced the suspension of the agreement to safely export grain from three Ukrainian ports, signed last July and monitored by a Joint Coordination Center (JCC) established in Istanbul and made up of Russian, Ukrainian, Turkish and United Nations delegates .

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Zelenski and Macron discussed strengthening Ukraine's defense and repairing energy infrastructure

The Ukrainian president, Volodimir Zelenski, and his French counterpart, Emmanuel Macron, held a telephone conversation on Tuesday with the strengthening of Ukraine's defensive capabilities and the repair of the energy infrastructure as main issues. Thus, Zelenski has confirmed on his Twitter profile that the conversation, “extremely important and productive”, has served to adopt “specific decisions” on both issues.

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Ukraine demands the expulsion of Russia from the G20

The Ukrainian authorities have called on the G20 to withdraw its invitation to the Russian president, Vladimir Putin, for the next summit and expel the country for the attacks against the population and civilian infrastructure of Ukraine. “Putin publicly acknowledged ordering missile strikes against Ukrainian civilians and energy infrastructure. With blood on his hands, he should not be allowed to sit at the table with world leaders,” said a spokesman for the Ukrainian Foreign Ministry, Oleg Nikolenko.

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Russia says attacks on infrastructure in Ukraine damage military logistics< /p>

Attacks on infrastructure facilities in Ukraine damage military logistics and diminish the country's combat potential, according to the Russian Defense Ministry. “As a result of a massive attack with high-precision weapons (…) against control, communication and energy systems of Ukraine, communication between units of the Ukrainian Armed Forces and his rear,” says the last Russian military report. In addition, the attacks, according to Moscow, hampered the transfer of reserves to combat zones through rail transport. “Production at the enterprises of the Ukrainian military-industrial complex was also altered,” the note states.

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London allocates 7 million to strengthen Ukraine's cyber defenses against Russia

The UK has earmarked £6.36 million (over €7 million) to boost Ukraine's cyber defenses to protect critical infrastructure and public services in the country from attacks. Russians. As revealed by According to the British Government today, this country has dedicated an initial allocation of 6.36 million pounds (7.3 million euros, at today's exchange rate) in response to the growing Russian cyberactivity, as a result of the Russian President Vladimir Putin's invasion of Ukraine last February. This information has been made public as a result of the disclosure today of a report prepared by the so-called British National Cyber ​​Security Center (NCSC), which found that the cybersecurity threat against this country has “significantly evolved” over the past year, with 18 incidents requiring a coordinated response at the national level.

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The Pope affirms that peace cannot be achieved by defeating someone

Pope Francis affirmed today that peace can never come with force or violence and that it is never achieved by “defeating someone”, after the prayer of the Angelus in Saint Peter's Square in which he returned to call for an end to the war in Ukraine. “We are made to believe that peace comes with force and power: for Jesus it is the opposite (…) Peace is not achieved by conquering or defeating someone, it is never violent, it is never armed,” Francis said. in his angelus message on All Saints' Day. For the Pope, “we all want peace, but often what we want is to be at peace, to be left in peace, not to have problems but to be calm”, but “Jesus, on the other hand, does not call blessed those who are Not in peace, but to those who make peace, the builders, those who work for peace,” he explained.

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The Kremlin insists on the accusations against the United Kingdom for the sabotage in the Nord Stream

The Kremlin has accused the UK authorities on Tuesday of coordinating and perpetrating the sabotage suffered in September by the Nord Stream gas pipelines, a “terrorist attack” in the eyes of Moscow, which continues without presenting evidence of its suspicions about London. The spokesman for the Russian Presidency, Dimitri Peskov, has insisted that there is evidence linking the United Kingdom both to the sabotage of Nord Stream 1 and Nord Stream 2 and to an attack on the Russian fleet in the Black Sea, extreme both denied by the British Government. Peskov has lamented the “unacceptable silence” of European governments and has anticipated measures, according to the Interfax news agency.

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The Kremlin downplays the resignation of citizenship by Russian tycoons

The Kremlin This Tuesday, importance was given to the growing renunciations of Russian citizenship by billionaires from this country with international businesses. “They are within his rights,” said the spokesman for the Russian Presidency, Dmitri Peskov, in his daily telephone press conference. Peskov added: that businessmen who deny their Russian passport “hardly have any business in the country” and are not active members of business life in Russia. The last to renounce Russian citizenship was the tycoon Oleg Tinkov, who lost his citizenship. he Tinkoff's digital bank for criticizing the Russian military campaign in Ukraine. “I have made the decision to renounce Russian citizenship. I cannot and do not want to be associated with a fascist country that started a war with its peaceful neighbor and murders innocent people on a daily basis,” wrote The day before Tinkov on his Instagram account.

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The Kremlin does not see the need a decree to put an end to the 'partial mobilization'

The Kremlin said at a briefing on Tuesday that it did not need to issue a legal decree to end Russia's first military mobilization since World War II, a day after President Vladimir Putin , said he would consult with attorneys on the matter. Putin said last week that Russia called 300,000 reservists and completed His “partial mobilization” for the conflict in Ukraine.

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Russia fines Wikipedia parent $32,600 for “false information”

A Russian court fined today in 2 million rubles ($32,600) to the Wikimedia Foundation, the non-profit parent organization of the Wikipedia digital encyclopedia, for disseminating “false information” about Russia's military campaign in Ukraine. The court found Wikimedia has been blamed for the refusal to erase prohibited information in Russia, bringing the total fines imposed on the organization for the same concept to 7 million rubles (114,100 dollars). According to the court, Wikimedia refused. After two articles were deleted at the request of the Russian Prosecutor's Office, the Russian communications regulator, Roscomnadzor, initiated an investigation. An administrative case was filed against the organization.

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The Czech presidency of the EU denounces that Russia avoids sanctions thanks to Belarus

The Czech presidency of the EU has denounced today that Russia is Partially managing to avoid the effect of the sanctions imposed by the Twenty-seven thanks to the support of Belarus, an issue that Prague wants to discuss with its partners to make these measures more effective due to the Russian aggression in Ukraine. After eight packages of EU sanctions against Russia, “it is now necessary to turn attention to Belarus,” he acknowledged. Upon his arrival in Prague, the Czech Prime Minister, Petr Fiala, held an interministerial meeting with the Denys Shmyhal Executive the day before in Kiev. Fiala recognized that “there are already some sanctions against Belarus, but it is not possible that Belarus joins Russian policy or that Russia has the opportunity to avoid the effect of sanctions by supporting states like Belarus.”

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Three ships with grains leave the ports of Ukraine and sail towards the humanitarian corridor

Three ships loaded with cereals set sail from Ukrainian ports on Tuesday and are sailing towards the humanitarian corridor in the Black Sea, the official said. It is the coordination center that has supervised the implementation of the agreement mediated by Turkey and the UN. “The movement of these three ships was agreed by the Ukrainian, Turkish and UN delegations… The Russian delegation was informed,” the Istanbul-based coordination center told AFP. .

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Russia will start next week trial to ban Vesná protest movement

The Russian Justice will initiate next week a court case to ban the Vesná youth movement is planned. (Spring), who has already been declared a foreign agent and who organized nationwide protests against the partial mobilization decreed by President Vladimir Putin. According to the official RIA Nóvosti agency, the Saint Petersburg City Court will begin to see the case behind closed doors the next day 8. The Prosecutor asks to ban the activities of Vesná. in Russia for considering the movement a “terrorist organization”, according to court documents.

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The evacuation begins on the left bank of the Dnieper, in the region of Kherson

The evacuation of civilians from part of the Kherson region situated on the left bank of the Dnieper River has started, the official said. Today Tuesday the deputy governor of that territory designated by Moscow, Kiril Stremoúsov. “It can be said that it has already started,” Stremoúsov told the official Russian agency TASS when asked if the evacuation process was already underway. This Monday the acting pro-Russian governor of the region, Vladímir Saldo, announced that the evacuation of the population was extended to an area up to 15 kilometers from the Dnieper River due to the threat of Ukrainian attacks on the dam of the New Kakhovka hydroelectric power plant.

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Water and electricity restored in kyiv

Water and electricity supplies have been “restored” throughout Ukraine's capital kyiv, a day after Russian attacks led to massive outages, Mayor Vitali Klitschko said Tuesday morning. The water and electricity supply “has been fully restored,” the mayor said on Telegram. Massive Russian attacks on Ukrainian infrastructure on Monday morning deprived 80% of the city's residents of water and cut power to 350,000 homes.

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Russia expands the evacuation zone in the Ukrainian region of Kherson

Russian-installed officials in southern Ukraine's Kherson region said on Monday they were expanding an evacuation zone from the Dnipro River, repeating claims rejected by kyiv that Ukraine would be able to escape. They seem to be preparing to attack the Kakhovka dam and flood the region. In a post on Telegram, Vladimir Saldo, the Russian-backed head of the region, who is partially occupied by Russian forces, said it was expanding the area covered by a civilian evacuation order by an additional 15 km to include another seven settlements.

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Zelensky announces that there will be a response to the new massive Russian attack

The president of Ukraine, Volodymyr Zelensky, announced last night that there will be This is a “battlefield” response to Monday's new massive Russian attack on Ukraine's power infrastructure, which has left hundreds of towns without power. “There will be an answer on the battlefield. And I want to remind you that the total level of personnel losses of the Russian occupiers is almost 72,000”, he has stated in his usual evening address. “Let them not be surprised at their losses when they see how the Ukrainians conduct 'negotiations' in the dark,” he has warned. Zelensky has claimed that most of the targets selected by Russia today “were saved” as 45 of the 55 cruise missiles launched by the Russians for the massive attack “were shot down.”

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Russia calls 120,000 citizens to complete compulsory military service

Russia began This Tuesday the autumn enlistment phase for compulsory military service in which 120,000 Russian citizens are called up, 7,500 less than in the same period last year. The Russian military command has assured that the recruits will not be sent to the territory of the Donetsk and Lugansk people's republics and the Zaporizhia and Kherson regions, recently annexed by Moscow. “I want to reassure conscripts and their parents and remind them that those called up for military service will not participate in the special military operation in Ukraine,” he said. Rear Admiral Vladimir Tsimlianski, from the Mobilization Department of the General Staff of the Russian Armed Forces.

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The Russian Ministry of Defense announces the end of partial military mobilization< /p>

The Russian Ministry of Defense has reported this Monday that all activities of partial military mobilization and delivery of summons to fight on the front lines in the conflict against Ukraine have stopped. “All activities related to the recruitment of reservists for military service by military enlistment offices and regional governments have been suspended. The preparation and delivery of military citations are now suspended,” the department said, according to the Russian agency TASS.

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Ukraine denounces Russian attacks “for of Halloween” and appeals to “Saint Javelin and Saint HIMARS”

The Ukrainian Ministry of Defense has denounced with some sarcasm that the Russian Armed Forces have launched a new offensive on Monday “on the occasion of Halloween”, and has appealed to “Santa Javelin and San HIMARS”, two of the defense systems of the that the Ukrainian troops have. “On the occasion of Halloween, the Russians have decided to carry out another act of terror with missiles. But it is All Saints' Day. Saint Javelin and Saint HIMARS will subdue the evil spirits,” he said. the Ukrainian Ministry of Defense on its profile on the social network Twitter.

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Ukraine sues that Russian troops withdraw completely before any negotiations

Ukraine's Foreign Ministry in kyiv said on Sunday that Russia must withdraw all its troops from Russian soil before Ukraine sits down for negotiations with the Kremlin. “The only realistic proposal would be the immediate termination of the Russian war against Ukraine and the withdrawal of the Russian armed forces from Ukrainian territory,” ministry spokesman Oleh Nikolenko said in a publication by Facebook. His statement is a response to comments made by Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov who has confirmed an offer of dialogue from President Vladimir Putin. “The one who really seeks negotiations does not destroy the country's energy system to freeze its population in winter, does not participate in mass casualties of civilians, does not bomb residential neighborhoods, does not announce the mobilization of millions of soldiers, does not block grain supplies, does not issue ultimatums,” he noted.

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Ukraine asks to expel Russia from the UN Security Council

Ukraine has requested that Russia be excluded from the UN Security Council and other international organizations for its attempts to “exacerbate the world food crisis” after suspending the Ukrainian grain export agreement. so he affirmed it Tonight the President of Ukraine, Volodymyr Zelenski, who has thanked the UN Secretary General, António Guterres, and the German Chancellor, Olaf Scholz, for their support to continue food exports by ship from Ukrainian ports. In his usual late-night speech, Zelensky affirmed & gué; that Russia “will continue to oppose the entire international community.”

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The founder of Tinkoff renounces Russian nationality

Billionaire Oleg Tinkov, founder of the Tinkoff online bank, announced the Monday he resigned He gave up Russian citizenship because of the conflict in Ukraine, which he had previously criticized. “I made the decision to abandon my Russian citizenship. I cannot and do not want to be associated with a fascist country that wages war with its peaceful neighbor and kills innocents daily,” he wrote. On Instagram. “I hope that other leading Russian businessmen will follow my example, to weaken [Vladimir] Putin's regime and its economy, and cause it to fail,” he added.

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Ukraine denies that donated weapons are in the hands of criminals

On Monday, the Ukrainian Ministry of the Interior denied the statements made by the police authorities about their suspicions that some of the weapons that their partners have been handing over to deal with the Russian invasion have ended up in the hands of criminal organizations operating in places like Sweden, the Netherlands, or Denmark. “The Kremlin propagandists provoke the creation of dangerous myths and fictions about the processes taking place in Ukraine”, the Ministry of the Interior has announced to deny a journalistic piece published by the Finnish public channel Yle.

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Russia says that it will not allow that ships cross the Black Sea without their inspection

Russia assured This Monday that the agreement for the export of Ukrainian grain cannot continue without his participation and he said that he will not allow it. that ships that have not been inspected by their experts pass through the Black Sea. so He pointed it out. his ambassador to the United Nations, Vasili Nebenzia, at a meeting of the Security Council called by Moscow; after the drone attack against its Black Sea Fleet and the subsequent Russian decision to suspend the agreement it had sealed with Ukraine, the UN and Turkey to facilitate the export of Ukrainian grain. Nebenzia accused Ukraine from using this mechanism for military purposes.

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Norway raises alert level military due to the situation in Ukraine

The Norwegian Government announced this Monday that will raise The level of military alert due to the security situation created in Europe as a result of the war in Ukraine. “We are in the most serious security situation in several decades. There is no indication that Russia will extend its military action to other countries, but the increase in tension “It makes us more exposed to threats and espionage. All NATO countries must be on guard, including Norway,” Prime Minister Jonas Gahr Støre told a news conference. Defense Minister Bjørn Arild Gram explained In the same appearance that it is a “new phase” in the reinforcement of the military alert that began after the beginning of the Russian military intervention in Ukraine last February and spoke of a change in the priorities of the Norwegian Armed Forces.

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Turkey; will speak today with Russia to unblock Ukraine grain deal

The Turkish Defense Minister, Hulusi Akar, has announced that this afternoon he will speak He met with his Russian counterpart, Sergei Shoigu, to try to maintain the Ukrainian grain export agreement, suspended yesterday by Moscow. “We are talking with the Ukrainian authorities, we will also talk this afternoon with the Russian Defense Minister, (Sergei) Shoigu. As always, we will continue to work for peace, reconciliation and continue activities Akar told Turkey's Anadolu news agency. The minister stressed that Russia suspended The agreement, signed last July between Moscow, kyiv, Ankara and the United Nations, in response to the drone attack on Russian warships in Sevastopol, a port located in the annexed Ukrainian peninsula of Crimea, but added: that the suspension “will not benefit anyone, not Russia, not Ukraine”.

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< p>kyiv denounces the use of Moldovan airspace in a massive attack on the energy grid

Ukraine claims that Russian troops have used Moldova's airspace in massive attacks launched on Monday against critical infrastructure that have left hundreds of towns without electricity in seven regions of the country. “Russia today fired more than 50 missiles over Ukraine during a foreign leader's visit and violated the airspace of another state,” he said. President Volodymyr Zelensky's spokesman, Serheii Nikiforov. The allusion to the foreign leader refers to the visit made today to kyiv by the Prime Minister of the Czech Republic, Petr Fiala. The violation of the airspace of another country refers to the Russian missile shot down by anti-aircraft defenses in the village of Naslavcea, in Moldavian territory, near the border with Ukraine. The Russian missile would be one of the 44 that the Ukrainian military command claims to have shot down in the last hours of the total of 50 that it launched. Russia today, mainly against critical facilities and energy facilities.

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The Kremlin warns that “it is dangerous” to apply the grain agreement without Russia

The implementation of the agreement on the export of grain from Ukrainian ports after the abandonment of Russia is risky and dangerous, he warned. today the Kremlin. “When Russia talks about the impossibility of guaranteeing the safety of navigation in these areas, an agreement of this type is hardly feasible and acquires a much more risky, dangerous and unguaranteed character,” said the spokesman for the Russian Presidency, Dmitri Peskov, at his daily press conference. The Turkish president, Recep Tayyip Erdogan, declared Hours earlier, his country's commitment to maintain the grain export agreement from Ukraine, despite its withdrawal from Russia.

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Chisinau says a Russian missile shot down by Ukraine went down on Thursday. in a Moldovan village

A missile shot down this Monday by Ukraine's anti-aircraft defenses fell to the ground. in the Moldovan village of Naslavcea, reported the Moldovan Interior Ministry in a statement. “This morning, a missile shot down by the Ukrainian anti-aircraft system fell in the extreme north of the town of Naslavcea in Moldova, located on the border with Ukraine,” Interior said in a note. The Moldovan authorities added that at the moment there is no data on possible victims, but “the window panes of several houses in Naslavcea were destroyed” as a result of the incident. Moldovan forces “have surrounded the area where the rocket fell, to avoid possible threats.”

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Russia confirms attacks on Ukraine's energy infrastructure

The Russian Ministry of Defense confirmed today in its part of the war the attack with high-precision missiles against targets of the Ukrainian military and energy infrastructure. “The Russian Armed Forces continued to attack Ukraine's military and energy command systems with high-precision air and naval emplacement missiles,” he said. the spokesman for the Russian command, Igor Konashénkov. According to the Russian general, “all the targets of the attacks were hit.” The Ukrainian presidency denounced today “massive attacks” and simultaneously against energy infrastructures in several regions, which caused cuts in electricity supplies in different parts of the country, including the capital, kyiv. According to the Ukrainian authorities, the Russians launched more than fifty cruise missiles.

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< p>Hundreds of towns in seven regions were left without electricity due to Russian attacks

Hundreds of towns in Ukraine spread over seven regions have been left without electricity, after Russian attacks on critical facilities, while in kyiv, in addition to power outages, there are problems with the water supply in 80% of the capital. The new waves of Russian attacks recorded this Monday affected ten regions of the country and damaged a total of 18 installations, mainly energy, reported the Ministry of Defense. Prime Minister Denys Shmyhal, according to the Ukrinform portal. In seven of these regions the aforementioned power outages have occurred, while in the rest the power supply has not been affected, although it has been affected. other civilian targets have been damaged.

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The war has destroyed 2.4 million jobs in Ukraine, according to the ILO

The war in Ukraine, which has lasted more than eight months, has meant a loss of 2.4 million jobs in that European country, equivalent to a drop of 15.5% in The workforce compared to before the Russian invasion, according to the International Labor Organization (ILO). The figure, published in a report on the panorama of the global labor market, is however lower than the forecasts of half a year ago, when the ILO feared that the loss would be up to 4.8 million jobs, as the Ukrainian regions occupied or under intense hostilities have been reduced. 10.4% of the workforce that existed in Ukraine (1.6 million people) is refugees in other countries, being mostly women who were engaged in the education, health and social assistance sectors, the report points out, stressing that only 28% of these refugees have achieved employment in host countries.

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Berlin welcomes Kazakhstan's position ;n regarding Ukraine despite the Russian neighborhood

The German Foreign Minister, Annalena Baerbock, celebrated Today Kazakhstan's adherence to the norms of international law despite its proximity and close relations with Russia, a country that is It has been at war with Ukraine for more than eight months. “Kazakhstan, despite its complex geographical position and its proximity, has shown in recent months to have a firm position in terms of preserving the order that allowed decades of peace. It is something that deserves respect,” he said. the head of the German diplomat at a press conference together with her counterpart, Kazakh logo, Mujtar Tleuberdi. Baerbock recalled that her visit to Astan & Á; “takes place at a time when there is a war in Europe.”

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Bridgestone plays for sale its assets in Russia, with a workforce of 1,000 people

The tire manufacturer Bridgestone has started the process of selling its assets in Russia, where it employs about 1,000 people, according to what the company has reported, noting that it is not the only company in the world. I know that this operation will take a long time. for several months”. The Japanese multinational indicated that this decision is motivated by “general uncertainty” and supply problems in Russia, which has led it to decide to abandon its activity in that market. The company recalled that in the past month of March suspended due to the outbreak of the war with Ukraine, all of its production operations in the country were stopped, while production was paralyzed. their investments and exports to Russia.

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Kuleba accuses Russia of fighting civilians attacking infrastructures

The Minister of Foreign Affairs of Ukraine, Dimitro Kuleba, accused This Monday Russia to “fight against Ukrainian civilians” by destroying the country's infrastructure with its missile attacks. Kuleba referred, in a message on his Twitter account, to the constant attacks that Russia has launched in recent hours against various parts of the country, which have destroyed important infrastructure in regions such as Zaporizhia, in the south, or in the same capital. “Another Russian missile attack hits Ukraine's critical infrastructure. Instead of fighting on the battlefield, Russia is fighting civilians. (Moscow) cannot justify these strikes by calling them a 'response.' this because it still has the missiles and the will to kill Ukrainians,” he assured. Kuleba.

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Russia will follow. supporting Africa after the suspension of the Ukrainian grain agreement

Russia will follow Supporting Africa after the suspension of the agreement to export Ukrainian grain through the Black Sea, Deputy Foreign Minister Mikhail Bogdanov said Monday, adding: that the continent understands the step taken by Moscow. “I think they understand everything perfectly,” he pointed out. The also special representative of the Russian president for the Middle East and Africa told the media, according to the official TASS agency. We are in contact with the leadership of many countries, especially African ones, which need support in supplying food and fertilizers,” Bogdanov said. He noted that “of course” Russia will continue to support Africa. after the suspension of the agreement on Saturday.

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The Army Ukrainian claims to have shot down 44 missiles out of 50 launched this Monday

The Ukrainian Army claimed today have destroyed 44 Russian “cruise” missiles of the 50 launched this Monday against critical infrastructure and electrical installations in different parts of the country, in some of which the energy supply has been cut off. “The Russian occupiers have launched several waves of missile attacks against critical infrastructure,” sources from the Ukrainian armed forces said through Telegram, as reproduced by the Ukrinfrom portal. This information follows the alert previously launched by the Ukrainian presidency, denouncing “massive attacks” in several regions, including the capital, kyiv. “Russian terrorists have launched new massive attacks against Ukraine's energy system,” he said. the head of the office of the Presidency, Kyrilo Tymoshenko.

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Weeks with intensive attacks

The information from the mayor's office, which does not specify the extent of the power cut, follows the explosions reported in the early hours of the morning over the Ukrainian capital. For a few weeks now, Russian troops have once again intensified attacks on kyiv, especially carried out with kamikaze drones and directed against energy infrastructures and other civilian targets. The Ukrainian president, Volodymyr Zelensky, has repeatedly denounced the use of these Iranian-made devices, calling for a forceful international reaction. From Moscow It has been argued that these attacks are a response to the explosion of a tanker truck in mid-October in the annexed Crimean peninsula, which Russia attributes to Ukraine.

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Part of the capital of Ukraine, without water

The Ukrainian presidency denounced today “massive attacks” and simultaneously in several regions against energy infrastructures, which have led to electricity cuts in different parts of the country, including the capital, kyiv. Attacks have been recorded against critical power supply facilities in the Kirovohrad region, as well as As in Vinnytsia, while in Lviv, the anti-aircraft defenses neutralized several Russian missiles, according to that medium. Previously, the mayor of kyiv, Vitali Klitschko, denounced the Through his account on Telegram that several neighborhoods of the capital had been left without electricity due to new Russian attacks. A part of the capital is In addition, there is no drinking water supply, says the information portal Ukrinfrom, citing sources from the mayor's office.

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Ukraine denounces “massive attacks” against energy infrastructures

The Ukrainian presidency denounced today “massive attacks” and simultaneously in several regions against energy infrastructures, which have led to electricity cuts in different parts of the country, including the capital, kyiv. “Russian terrorists have launched new massive attacks against Ukraine's energy system,” he said. the head of the office of the Presidency, Kyrilo Tymoshenko, through his Telegram account, reproduced by the Ukrinform portal. Attacks have been recorded against critical power supply facilities in the Kirovohrad region, as well as As in Vinnytsia, while in Lviv, anti-aircraft defenses neutralized several Russian missiles, according to that medium.

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Wheat prices rise after Russia suspends the grain export agreement

Wheat futures soared today in the early stages of the negotiations by 7.7%, and corn by 2.8%, after Russia suspended the grain export agreement on Saturday Ukrainian through the Black Sea, reported today the agency Bloomberg. The agreement, crucial to alleviate the world food crisis and balance the cost of food, caused Wheat in Chicago rose 7.7% to $8.93 a bushel at the open on Monday before paring the decline to 5. 6%.

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Wheat prices rise after Russia suspends wheat export agreement grain

Wheat futures soared today in the early stages of the negotiations by 7.7%, and corn by 2.8%, after Russia suspended the grain export agreement on Saturday Ukrainian through the Black Sea, reported today the agency Bloomberg. The agreement, crucial to alleviate the world food crisis and balance the cost of food, caused Wheat in Chicago rose 7.7% to $8.93 a bushel at the open on Monday before paring the decline to 5. 6%. In Singapore, corn rose. 2.8% and soybean oil 3%, according to the same media, which states that the impact of the suspension of the agreement in the market could increase global food inflation and exacerbate the hunger if price increases continue.

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New Russian missile attack in Zaporizhia , near the nuclear power plant

Russian forces carried out a missile attack on Monday in the Zaporizhia region, where Europe's largest nuclear power plant is located, which has damaged several critical infrastructure facilities. As reported by Oleksandr Starukh, head of the Military Administration of that southern region in his Telegram account, the attack occurred early this Monday morning. “At around 08:00 (local time), the enemy carried out missile strikes in Zaporizhia. Initial reports indicate that the missiles were launched from the air. Critical infrastructure facilities have been damaged. Power outages could occur,” the military official said. According to Starukh, at the moment there is no confirmation of the existence of victims although emergency services have been sent to the attacked areas.

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Two ships loaded with grain leave ports in Ukraine

Two ships loaded with grains and other agricultural products left Ukrainian ports on Monday and sail to Turkey, despite the fact that Russia withdrew. of an agreement to allow exports through the Black Sea, according to a portal specialized in marine traffic. The “Admiral de Ribas” and the “Mount Baker” left Ukrainian ports, according to the monitoring portal, and twelve vessels were scheduled to set sail this Monday, according to the Joint Coordination Center (CCC), which supervises the agreement to export Ukrainian products through the Black Sea.

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Ukraine: kyiv districts without electricity after Russian attacks

kyiv districts were deprived of electricity and water on Monday morning, “following Russian attacks” on the Ukrainian capital, the city's mayor, Vitaly Klitschko, said. “Part of kyiv

without electricity and in some areas without water, after the Russian attacks”, he said in a Telegram message.

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Spain, ready to welcome a new wave of Ukrainians this winter

The Secretary of State for Migration, Isabel Castro, assures in an interview with EFE that Spain is prepared to receive a new wave of people from the Ukraine before the arrival of a winter that is expected to last. very hard because of the lack of electricity and heating for Ukrainian citizens. Since it exploded After the war on February 24, more than 150,000 Ukrainian refugees have arrived in Spain and obtained temporary protection, which guarantees them residence and work permits, a figure that Castro does not rule out increasing because the situation in Ukraine is “uncertain”. The Secretary of State for Migration, who assumed The position last July, analyzes how the Spanish reception system has responded to the Ukrainian exodus, the new reform of the Immigration Regulations that streamlines procedures and incorporates foreign workers into the labor market and the decrease in irregular immigration. She informs Efe.

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Explosions are heard in kyiv

Several explosions were heard Monday morning in Kyiv, three days after an attack on the Russian fleet in Crimea, which Moscow attacked. attributed to Ukraine with the help of London. At least five explosions were heard by AFP journalists in the Ukrainian capital between 08:00 and 08:20 (06:00 and 06:20 GMT). The capital had already been attacked on October 10 and 17, in particular by Iranian-made Russian drones. These strikes had affected the energy infrastructure of the capital, causing power cuts in recent days.

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Blinken reminds China of the threats of the Ukraine war to the world

The US Secretary of State, Antony Blinken, held a conversation with his Chinese counterpart, Wang Yi, in which he reiterated The need to maintain the lines of communication between the two countries and recalled the global threat posed by the war in Ukraine. According to a note published this Monday by the US State Department, the call took place this Sunday and during it some of the issues that concern Washington were discussed. “The secretary (Blinken) discussed the need to keep the lines of communication open and responsibly manage the relationship between the United States and the People's Republic of China (PRC),” the note said.

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Ukraine demands that Russian troops withdraw completely before any negotiations

Ukraine's Foreign Ministry in kyiv said on Sunday that Russia must withdraw all its troops from Russian soil before Ukraine sits down for negotiations with the Kremlin. “The only realistic proposal would be the immediate termination of the Russian war against Ukraine and the withdrawal of the Russian armed forces from Ukrainian territory,” ministry spokesman Oleh Nikolenko said in a publication by Facebook. His statement is a response to comments made by Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov who has confirmed an offer of dialogue from President Vladimir Putin.

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Putin has been away. alone: ​​these are the autarchs of the 21st century

In the midst of the 21st century, leaders who govern in an authoritarian manner and undermine democracy are proliferating. Read the article by Marta López.

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Putin congratulates Lula and expects “constructive cooperation”

Russian President Vladimir Putin congratulated this Monday to Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva for his victory in the presidential elections in Brazil and said that he hopes to develop a “constructive cooperation”, informed & oacute; the Kremlin. “The results of this election confirm your great political authority. I hope that by making joint efforts we can continue to develop constructive cooperation between Russia and Brazil in all fields,” he declared. Putin in a message to Lula, indicated the Russian presidency.

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250 days of war

Watch the special multimedia about the 250 days of the war in Ukraine.

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Kherson , the target of the Ukrainian forces

The Ukrainian Army continues to build up forces in the territory it controls in the area of ​​the Kherson region, which is located on the right bank of the Dnieper River, the official admitted. the deputy regional governor appointed by Moscow, Kiril Stremoúsov. “Ukrainian Nazis and their mercenaries continue to mass forces for a counteroffensive on Kherson,” he wrote. Stremoúsov on his Telegram channel.

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Fighting in the east and in the south

In the Kupiansk area, in the southeast of the Kharkov region, Russian troops repulsed an attack by Ukrainian troops, causing 250 fatalities, according to Russian military spokesman General Iagor Konashé. ;nkov. he added A little further south, in the Limán sector, in the self-proclaimed republic of Lugansk, Russian forces repelled offensive actions by the Ukrainian Army with artillery fire and assault aircraft. According to Konashénkov, in the southern region of Kherson, the kyiv troops launched three attacks in the direction of the towns of Pyatikhadki, Chervony Yar and Ischenka, but all of them were repulsed.

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Russian troops on the defensive in the face of pressure from the Ukrainian Army

Russian troops have gone on the defensive along much of the front, while the Ukrainian army kept up pressure in the south on Sunday with a view to retaking the city of Kherson, the only Ukrainian regional capital. captured by Russia from the beginning of its military campaign. The military part offered today by the Russian Ministry of Defense confirms that Russian forces have repelled Ukrainian attacks in various sectors of a front of more than 1,000 kilometers.

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Ukraine, Turkey and the UN advance with preparations for the departure of 14 ships from Ukrainian ports

The representations of the UN, Turkey and Ukraine have approved the inspection of 14 vessels with a view to their departure or arrival at the Ukrainian ports of the Black Sea within the framework of the agreement for the export of grain despite the suspension of the agreement. n announced on Saturday by Russia. The approved program foresees for this Monday to continue with the inspection of the 14 ships, as published by the UN delegation to the Joint Coordination Center based in Istanbul. The Russian delegation has been informed about it, highlights the Russian news agency TASS. There are twelve ships that will depart from Ukrainian ports and two that have requested to dock there. In addition, there are six ships that have already set sail from Ukrainian ports, although they have not yet entered the humanitarian corridor.

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“Massive” attack

The town of Sevastopol, on the Ukrainian peninsula of Crimea, which was annexed by Russia, has been the target of several attacks in recent months and is the command center of the Russian fleet in the Black Sea and a center of coordination for operations in Ukraine. Russia claimed that “destroyed” nine aerial drones and seven maritime drones that attacked the port in the early hours of Saturday and pointed out that British specialists assisted the operation. The Russian army also accused He accused the UK of being implicated in the explosions that caused leaks in September from the Nord Stream 1 and 2 pipelines in the Baltic Sea, built to transport Russian gas to Europe. London refused. accusations.

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“Two million tons blocked”

The Turkish Ministry of Defense had indicated hours before that the inspections in Istanbul of ships with Ukrainian grains were going to continue “today and tomorrow” [for Sunday and Monday]. President Joe Biden affirmed that the Russian decision to withdraw from the agreement was “outrageous” and the Secretary of State, Antony Blinken, considered it to be outrageous. that Moscow “He's trying to weaponize food again.” The Secretary General of the UN, Antonio Guterres, for his part, said he was “deeply concerned about the situation”, according to his spokesman Stephane Dujarric. The European Union urged He urged Russia to “reverse its decision”.

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Ukraine claims that the Russian blockade makes grain exports “impossible”

Maritime exports of Ukrainian grains were paralyzed this Sunday after Russia suspended its participation in an agreement that allowed these vital shipments for world food security, after denouncing a drone attack against its fleet in Crimea. Russia's blockade of grain exports makes it “impossible” for loaded ships to set sail this Sunday, he assured. the Ukrainian government. The pact to unblock grain shipments signed in July by Russia and Ukraine with the mediation of Turkey and the UN was key to alleviating the world food crisis caused by the conflict. A ship loaded with “grain was due to leave a Ukrainian port today,” Infrastructure Minister Oleksander Kubrakov said on Twitter on Sunday.

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Swedish prosecutor decides to open another investigation into damage to Nord Stream

The Swedish State Prosecutor's Office decided This Friday, new investigations were carried out on the damage suffered by the Nord Stream 1 and 2 gas pipelines at the end of September. The armed forces will assist with the inspection, since they have “the resources and experience” necessary to be able to investigate the scene of the incident “in the way we want,” according to a statement from the prosecutor in charge of the case, Mats Ljungqvist. Two of the four leaks discovered in gas pipelines in the Baltic Sea, in international waters, are in the Danish exclusive economic zone, while the other two are in the Swedish exclusive economic zone.

7 days ago

Meloni expresses Zelensky “full support”

The new Italian prime minister, the far-right Giorgia Meloni, showed this Friday to the Ukrainian president, Volodimir Zelensky, the “full support of the Italian Government to kyiv”, in addition to reiterating “Italy's commitment to every useful diplomatic effort to put an end to the aggression of the Russian Federation”. ;n Russian against Ukraine”. In addition, “the prime minister was proud of the great solidarity shown by the Italian people towards the Ukrainian citizens welcomed in Italy, and then called for the renewal of the agreement on the export of wheat from the Ukrainian ports, a fundamental agreement to avoid a possible food crisis,” he added.

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< p>Russia completes the mobilization of 300,000 reservists

Russia completed The mobilization of 300,000 reservists called a month ago to reinforce the military offensive in Ukraine, announced the official. On Friday, the Minister of Defense, Sergey Shoigu, in a television intervention together with President Vladimir Putin. “The task of recruiting 300,000 people has been completed” and 41,000 of those troops have already joined military units in Ukraine, informed him. Shoigu to Putin, who praised the “patriotism” of the recruits.

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The Ukrainian military command claims to have shot down 300 drones since September

Ukrainian anti-aircraft defenses have shot down 300 kamikaze drones since September 13, the date the attack was detected. the first of these Shahed 136 aircraft, which was shot down in the Kharkov region. According to the spokesman of the Air Force Command, Yuriy Ignat, the Russian army is He has been using these drones “in waves” according to his strategic calculations, but has begun to use them less as the number of devices available to him begins to dwindle. The information from the military establishment follows a statement by the country's president, Volodymyr Zelensky, in the last of his usual messages broadcast at dawn, where he stated that since the beginning of the Russian invasion Ukraine has suffered more than 8,000 air strikes.

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The EU says that when Putin speaks “the truth is false and the false is true”

The European Union (EU) subtracted This Friday, he gave credibility to the declarations of the Russian president, Vladimir Putin, that the world is going through the “most dangerous” years since the Second World War. that, in his mouth, “the truth is false and the false is true”. “For me, Putin's speech is nothing more than 'Orwellian,'” he said. the community spokesperson for Foreign Affairs Nabila Massrali, during the daily press conference of the European Commission, in which she referred to Because in the Russian leader's statements “wrong is right, right is wrong”, and “truth is false and false is true”.

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Russia declares in search and capture the son of a governor after his arrest in Italy

The Russian authorities have declared this Friday in search and capture of Artem Uss, son of the governor of the Russian province of Krasnoyarsk, Alexander Uss, who was arrested last week in Italy at the request of the US Justice for allegedly undermining the sanctions imposed against Moscow. Now, his name has gone on to appear on the wanted list of the Russian Interior Ministry after the Justice has filed charges for money laundering and belonging to a “large-scale organized group”, as reported by Interfax news agency.

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Steinmeier warns the country that “hard years” and confrontation with Moscow are ahead

The German president, Frank Walter Steinmeier, warned Today, in a speech to his fellow citizens, that “hard years” are coming for Germany and that with the beginning of the invasion of Ukraine, the an “epoch” of confrontation with Moscow. “Today's Russia leaves no room for old dreams,” he said. Steinmeier, alluding to the past stage of rapprochement between Moscow; and Berlin, maintained by successive governments, including those of the Social Democrat Gerhard Schrøder and the conservative Angela Merkel, of whom he formed part as minister. The morning of February 24, the day the trial began. Russia's “brutal aggression” against Ukraine “changed the world” and an “abrupt change of epoch” occurred.

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Ukraine has shot down 23 Iranian drones in two days, according to Zelensky

Ukraine has suffered since the beginning of the Russian invasion more than 8,000 air attacks, denounced Its president, Volodymyr Zelenski, to highlight the response capacity of its defenses, which in the last two days have shot down 23 drones. Russia is concentrating its drone strikes against critical and energy facilities, the Russian insisted. The Ukrainian leader in his usual video message broadcast last morning. In two days, 30 attacks with Iranian-made drones have been detected, he said. Zelensky, of which 23 were shot down. Ukraine has managed to strengthen the effectiveness and capacity of its anti-aircraft defenses in the eight months since the beginning of the invasion, on February 24, the official added. the president, who quantifies the number of missiles launched since then by Ukraine at 4,500, in a total of 8,000 air strikes.

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kyiv imposes scheduled power outages to “stabilize” supply in the face of Russian attacks

The operating company of the Ukrainian electricity network, Ukrenergo, has reported this Friday that the scheduled blackouts will continue in kyiv, the capital, to “stabilize” the electricity supply in the face of attacks by Russian forces against the infrastructures of the country. “Power outages will be used for a longer time due to significant damage and lack of stability in the electrical system,” local authorities have indicated in a Telegram message. Thus, they have made available to the population information on possible power outages and have urged residents to consume as little energy as possible. “Turn on the appliances one by one to reduce consumption as much as possible and, if possible, between 6:00 and 11:00 in the morning and between 5:00 and 11:00 at night,” they have indicated.

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Completed the evacuation of civilians from the occupied Ukrainian region of Khersó. no

The evacuation of civilians from the Kherson region in southern Ukraine and organized by the Russian occupation forces has concluded, amid a Ukrainian counteroffensive, the announcement was made. a pro-Russian official. “The work of organizing the departure of the inhabitants of the right bank of the Dnieper (river) to safe regions in Russia has finished,” Sergei Aksionov, leader of Crimea, said on Thursday night. Insula neighboring Kherson annexed in 2014 by Moscow. Ukraine calls these population transfers “deportations”.

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Detained in Russia four people suspected of planning terrorist attacks in the southwest of the country

The Russian Security Service (FSB) has reported this Friday the arrest of four people who allegedly planned to carry out terrorist attacks against Russian administrative facilities. In a statement, the country's intelligence has indicated that the four would be linked to “Ukrainian radicals” and would have planned attacks in Stavropol, a city located in the southwest of the country.

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Orbán warns that the price of gas will increase. again in winter

The Prime Minister of Hungary, the ultra-nationalist Viktor Orbán, assured today that the current calm in the gas markets is transitory and warned That during the winter the prices will increase again, when the deposits begin to empty. “Currently there is a temporary calm in the gas market, because the deposits are full. When they are empty during the winter, the prices will rise again,” he said. Orbán in his Friday talk on Kossuth Public Radio. Orbán, who is critical of the European Union sanctions against Russia for the invasion of Ukraine, despite having supported them, stressed that there is growing tension in the EU due to rising energy prices and inflation.

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The suspension of activities in Russia affects Volkswagen profits

The German car giant Volkswagen announced This Friday a drop in its net profit in the third quarter due to the additional costs of the suspension of its production in Russia and the entry into the stock market of Porsche. The net profit of the manufacturer amounted to to €2.13 billion ($2.12 billion), a 26.5% drop from a year earlier. “The depreciations linked to the suspension of the group's activities in Russia and the costs due to the entry into the stock market of Porsche for a total of 1,600 affected the results,” he explained. the group in a statement. However, the volume of business went up. 24.2% in the third quarter to 70.7 billion euros.

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The Russian troops concentrate their efforts in the east of Kherson, according to kyiv

Russian troops are concentrating their efforts on maintaining occupied territory on the right bank of the Kherson region, where, according to the General Staff of the Ukrainian Armed Forces, they are strengthening. “The enemy is trying to hold onto the temporarily captured territories, concentrating its efforts on restricting the actions of the Defense Forces in certain directions,” he said. the General Staff in a message on Facebook collected by the Ukrainian agency Ukrinform. Specifically, “the strengthening of the enemy group on the right bank of the temporarily occupied territory of the Kherson region” is observed, he added.

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Congressman Paul Gosar invites Zelensky and Putin to Arizona to promote peace talks

Paul Gosar, Republican congressman for the state of Arizona, has invited Volodimir Zelensky and Vladimir Putin, president of Ukraine and Russia, respectively, to the US city of Phoenix to promote peace talks. The congressman has urged, through a letter, the leaders of both countries to resolve their differences in Arizona to avoid more deaths and destruction, according to the Timcast media. “I am writing to each of you … with an invitation to come to Phoenix, Arizona, to exchange peace talks. I am not a diplomat. Just a member of the US Congress. But I have seen enough death and destruction in your countries,” Gosar's letter reads.

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Yuri Felshtinsky, an expert on the Russian secret service: “There are many similarities between Hitler and Putin”

Yuri Felshtinsky, Russian-American historian and expert on the evolution of the Russian secret service from the beginning of the last century to the present day, draws in his book -'Ukraine, the first great battle of the third world war' (Deusto)- This is a disturbing panorama to say the least about the evolution of the war that Vladimir Putin is waging against the Ukrainian people. She has lived in the US since 1978. Read the interview with Montse Martínez at this link.

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< strong>South Korea denies providing arms to Ukraine

The president of South Korea, Yoon Suk Yeol, denied this Friday that Seoul had provided weapons to Ukraine, after his Russian counterpart, Vladimir Putin, warned about the negative consequences for relations between the two countries. It was in the event that Yoon had approved the shipment of military equipment to kyiv. “We have provided humanitarian and peaceful assistance to Ukraine, in solidarity with the international community, but never lethal weapons or anything like that,” Yoon answered in questions from journalists, as reported by the South Korean news agency Yonhap . Thus, Yoon has clarified that Seoul has sent bulletproof vests, helmets, tents, blankets and other medical supplies, since the beginning of the investigation. the invasion by Russian troops of Ukraine.

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Zelenski assures that “all the occupiers” end up fleeing Ukraine

The Ukrainian president, Volodimir Zelenski, commemorated this Friday the 79th anniversary of the liberation of the country from the Nazi troops, assuring that Russia “will flee” He left Ukraine as “all the occupiers” do, further stating that the Ukrainians know that “the darkest night becomes the dawn”. “The day of the liberation of Ukraine from the Nazis on the 247th day of the war becomes a symbol: the result of our struggle is definitely the liberation of our Ukraine (… )”, he stated.

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Zelensky warns Russia that its troops will be cornered at Kherson >

The President of Ukraine, Volodimir Zelensky, has warned the Russian authorities that his troops in Kherson, one of the territories annexed by Russia, will be cornered by the Ukrainian Armed Forces. As the Ukrainian president has detailed in an interview for 'Corriere della Sera', Russia still does not control the region to the point of having the confidence to withdraw its troops from the place, but has warned that if it does not They do and Ukraine is successful in its counteroffensive, “they will have no chance to get out.”

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Putin sees a decade full of threats from a West in full decline

President Vladimir Putin said Thursday that the world was entering the “most dangerous” decade since 1945 and that Russia, in the midst of a military offensive in Ukraine, was fighting for its “right to exist” against Western powers trying “desperately ” to maintain its hegemony. “The next one will probably be the most dangerous, unpredictable and, at the same time, important decade since the end of World War II,” Putin said in Moscow. He commented to the members of the Valday Discussion Club, adding that the situation is, “to some extent, revolutionary.” The current military operation in Ukraine, he added, is only part of “the tectonic movements in the entire world order.”

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Putin denies having warned Xi about the military intervention in Ukraine

The Russian president, Vladimir Putin, denied Today, last February, he warned the Chinese leader, Xi Jinping, about the imminent start of Russia's military campaign in Ukraine. “No… We have no need for it. We make sovereign decisions,” Putin said during his speech at the plenary of the Valdai debate club. In addition, he denied So Xi, whose government has condemned the Russian annexation of four Ukrainian regions, would have been angry about it. “The Chinese leader is not that kind of person (…) He is a world-class self-sufficient leader,” he stressed.

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The US warns of a “significant response” if Russia launches a nuclear attack

The US Secretary of Defense, Lloyd Austin, warned I told Russian President Vladimir Putin this Thursday that the international community's response would be “significant” if it launches a nuclear attack. “This is important to the world and we remain focused on ensuring that we do everything we can to help Ukraine defend its sovereignty, its territory,” Austin told a Pentagon news briefing. The Minister of Defense considered that Russia's use of such weapons, or even talk about their use, is “dangerous and irresponsible.”

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Putin assures that the use of nuclear weapons in Ukraine makes no “political or military” sense for Russia

The Russian president, Vladimir Putin, explained this Thursday that a possible use of nuclear weapons in Ukraine does not make “political or military” sense for Russia, at the same time as he stressed that the threats regarding the use of this type of weaponry are Western strategies. In this sense, he has recalled that the only country that has used nuclear weapons has been the United States. “The era of Western rule in the world is fading,” he said, adding that we are at a “turning point” as it is the “most dangerous” decade since World War II.

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Putin requests an urgent IAEA mission to Ukraine to look for evidence of a “bomb dirty”

Vladimir Putin urged on Thursday the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) to visit Ukraine “as soon as possible”, since according to the Russian president, kyiv would be erasing the evidence that it is preparing a “dirty bomb”. “The IAEA wants to come (…). We are in favor, as soon and as widely as possible, since we know that the kyiv authorities do everything possible to cover the trail of these preparations “, he assured He spoke to the Valdai Discussion Club, a Moscow-based think tank. A dirty bomb is a conventional bomb to which radioactive, biological, or chemical material has been added that will spread. with the explosion.

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Putin rules out possible preventive nuclear attack against Ukraine or the West

The Russian president, Vladimir Putin, ruled out Today a possible pre-emptive nuclear attack against Ukraine or the West was announced, in response to the Kremlin's alleged plans to use weapons of mass destruction in the framework of the current military campaign in the neighboring country. “No, I cannot imagine myself in the place of (Soviet leader Nikita) Khrushchev. In any case,” Putin said during the plenary session of the Valdai debate club in the Moscow region. ;, alluding to the Cuban missile crisis, which is now 60 years old.

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Putin: “The world awaits the most dangerous decade since World War II”

“We are facing a historic frontier. (…) this is probably the most dangerous, unpredictable and at the same time important decade since the end of World War II,” he assured. This Thursday the Russian president, Vladimir Putin, at the Russian debate center Valdai Club in Moscow. In the same speech he also attacked a The West, which he accused of of “going towards the escalation of tension” and “destabilizing the world market for food and energy”. Read the full report by Álex Bustos, EL PERIÓDICO correspondent in Moscow.

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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 joins the 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, Lugansk Administrative Region Governor Serhii Haidai said. p>

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Russian occupation authorities in Zaporizhia order checks on mobile phones< /strong>

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 they 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 as well as his wishes for a speedy recovery to all the injured.

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The Parliament of Russia approves toughening 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 strikes in the kyiv region

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 concentrates the offensive in the Donetsk region, according to the Ukrainian Army

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.

8 days ago

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

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”.

8 days ago

The IEA forecasts 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.

8 days ago

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.

8 days ago

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. .

8 days ago

NATO accuses Russia of using “false pretexts” over 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.

8 days ago

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.

8 days ago

Zelensky reiterates to the Ukrainians that they 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.”

8 days ago

The director of the CIA visited 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.

8 days ago

Putin oversees 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.

8 days ago

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 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 objects of Ukrainian cultural heritage

United Nations agencies today presented a new platform that uses satellite images to monitor the cultural heritage destroyed in Ukraine by the war launched by Russia, and which has so far confirmed damage in 207 locations of 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.

8 days ago

Russia confirms that the 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 Zelenski, 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 Donbas region and Russia annexed the Donbas region. Crimea. However, he has denied attacks against civilians.

8 days ago

The Polish Senate 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, stresses that the main objective of the Russian invasion of Ukraine is to “erase a sovereign country from 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.

9 days ago

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 hit their targets.

9 days ago

Russia says it is holding 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.

9 days ago

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”.

9 days ago

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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Vladimir 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>

9 days ago

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.

9 days ago

Russia denounces the “delirium 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.

9 days ago

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.

9 days ago

Shoigu; 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 early” and has clarified that they still have to think about how this mediation could be developed in practice.

9 days ago

 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 Week (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 Sevastopol from the EU sanction 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.

9 days ago

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.

9 days ago

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.

9 days ago

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.

9 days ago

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. .

9 days ago

Twinnings 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 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.

9 days ago

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.

9 days ago

Sunak reaffirms before 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.

9 days ago

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.

9 days ago

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.”

9 days ago

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.

9 days ago

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.

9 days ago

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”.

9 days ago

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.

9 days ago

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 Luhansk, and the Kherson and Zaporizhia regions, the European Union adopted on October 6 new restrictive measures aimed at containing development of our country”, states the statement from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs.

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Russia ready to talk with the US and the pope about UkraineRussia 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.

10 days ago

Parliaments from 50 countries; Congresses 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 ;a 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 38,000 million dollars in financial aid and Russia bombs Bakhmut

Ukrainian President Volodimir Zelensky has asked the international community financial aid to cover the projected budget deficit of 38,000 million dollars. 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 forecast.

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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.

10 days ago

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”.

10 days ago

The Russian Army repels attempts of Ukrainian counteroffensive, 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.

10 days ago

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, Kiril, and 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 “peak 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.

10 days ago

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”.

10 days ago

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.

10 days ago

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.

10 days ago

“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”.

10 days ago

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.

10 days ago

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 asked for 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.

10 days ago

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 are limited to instructing the Russian military and repairing possible technical errors or if, on the contrary, they are the ones who direct the flight of the devices, according to reports. the newspaper ‘The New York Times’. 

10 days ago

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.

10 days ago

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.

10 days ago

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.

10 days ago

Seven civilians killed in Bakhmut, eastern Ukraine, on Monday

Seven civilians were killed and three others were wounded on Monday in Bakhmut, in the Donetsk region of eastern Ukraine, the scene of intense fighting between Ukrainian forces and the Russian army, it 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, the official 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.

10 days ago

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.

10 days ago

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,” says 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 am looking forward to my meeting with President Volodymyr Zelensky in kyiv,” said the German head of state.

10 days ago

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 said.

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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.

10 days ago

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”.

10 days ago

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.

10 days ago

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.

10 days ago

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.

10 days ago

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.

10 days ago

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.

10 days ago

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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