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

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

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Zelensky once again asks the Russian soldiers to surrender

“This is a future without occupants. In all our territory, in particular in Crimea”, the Ukrainian president, Volodimir Zelenski, continued in his speech tonight, insisting that “if the occupants flee while they have the opportunity, this will be the best option for them.” The president has once again guaranteed in this message “the preservation of the lives of all Russian soldiers who voluntarily lay down their arms and surrender.” “Ukraine – he added – always adheres to all international norms and conventions. We will not leave any other option for the occupiers to trust”.

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Zelenski jokes about the explosion on the bridge

The president of Ukraine, Volodymyr Zelensky, has ridiculed tonight about the strong explosion that has destroyed part of the Crimean bridge, which links it to Russia, with an unusual message with meteorological content. “Today was a good and mostly sunny day on the territory of our state. It was about 20 degrees and it was sunny in much of the country. Unfortunately, it was cloudy in Crimea. Although it is also hot. But no matter what the clouds are, the Ukrainians know what to do. And they know that our future is sunny.” This is how Zelenskiy began his usual speech tonight after the strong explosion on the Crimean bridge that set the city on fire. this Saturday the alarms in Moscow and Simferopol, where it is suspected that behind the partial destruction is Ukraine.

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Putin orders the Security Service to reinforce protection of the Crimean bridge

Russian President Vladimir Putin commissioned This Saturday the Federal Security Service (FSB) reinforced the measures to protect the Crimean bridge after the explosion that left the city dead. This infrastructure over the Kerch Strait was partially damaged, reported the the Kremlin. Car and rail traffic has already been partially restored.

8 hours ago

Amount to 19 those killed in Thursday's Russian missile attack

The death toll from the missile attack launched this Thursday by Russian forces in the Ukrainian city of Zaporizhia now rises to 19, according to the latest balance from the Ukrainian authorities. Hours earlier, the police had reported that fourteen lifeless bodies had already been recovered from the rubble of a five-story residential building, including that of a child, and another four from another building. of houses of four heights. In addition, fourteen people requested medical assistance. In the attack, Russian troops used S-300 missiles that hit the center of the city, according to the Ukrainian authorities.

10 hours ago

Ukrainian cereal arrives in Spain by train

A train loaded with cereals from the Ukraine has arrived in Spain as part of a pilot project aimed at studying the possibility of using rail transport when the sea routes are blocked by the conflict with Russia, announced ; the Spanish government on Saturday. The train, made up of 25 containers measuring 12 meters each, was loaded with 600 tons of Ukrainian grain, before beginning the 2,400-kilometre return journey. arrived He left for Barcelona on Thursday night after stops in Lodz, in central Poland, and Duisburg, in western Germany, he explained. the Spanish Ministry of Transport in a statement. “The initiative has shown that, in the current context, long-distance rail transport requires a great coordination effort between the different actors involved in the process,” he added.

10 hours ago

The EU condemns the Russian decree to control the Zaporizhia nuclear power plant

The European Union (EU) condemned “Energetically” this Saturday the decree of the Russian president, Vladimir Putin, on the “illegal seizure” of the Ukrainian nuclear power plant in Zaporizhia, the largest in Europe, and the creation of a government company in this regard . “The EU does not recognize and strongly condemns the illegal annexation by Russia of the Ukrainian regions of Donetsk, Luhansk, Zaporizhia and Kherson. Consequently, the decree on the seizure of the Zaporizhia power plant is illegal and legally null,” he said. In a statement, the High Representative of the EU for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy, Josep Borrell.

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Russia blames Ukraine for the latest attacks on the nuclear power plant

Russia accused this Saturday to Ukraine of the attacks against the Zaporizhia nuclear power plant that caused the disconnection of the last electrical line that provided the energy needs of the plant, while working on restoring supply. The military spokesman, Igor Konashénkov, indicated that the city of Energodar and the territory adjacent to the nuclear power plant were “bombed twice by the Armed Forces of Ukraine from Grad multiple launch missile systems”. “In total, Ukrainian troops fired 15 missiles from the Ukrainian-controlled town of Marhanets in the Dnipropetrovsk region,” he said. “The radiation situation at the Zaporizhia nuclear power plant is normal,” he assured.

10 hours ago

Russia replaces the commander of its offensive in Ukraine

The Russian army announced on Saturday the appointment of a new commander for his “special military operation” in Ukraine, after a series of harsh setbacks on the ground and growing signs of discontent among members of the Russian elite. it will be Army General Sergei Surovikin, 55, a veteran of the civil war in Tajikistan in the 1990s, of the second Chechen war (2000s) and of the intervention Russian bomb in Syria launched in 2015.

14 hours ago

At least three dead in the explosion on the Crimean bridge (Russian researchers)

At least three people died in the explosion that damaged the The Crimean bridge was announced this Saturday by Russian investigators, who claimed to have identified the driver of the truck bomb that caused the detonation. “According to preliminary data, three people died,” probably “passengers in a vehicle that was near the truck when it exploded,” he said. the Committee Russian Research Department in a statement.

14 hours ago

Another seven ships with Ukrainian grain are headed for Asia and Europe Lviv

Another seven ships with 172,600 tons of agricultural products left Ukraine and are headed for countries in Asia and Europe within the framework of the diplomatic initiative for the safe exit of grain through the Black Sea. As reported by the Ministry of Infrastructures of Ukraine in a message on Facebook collected by the Ukrinform agency, the bulk carrier “Cornelia M”, with 60,000 tons of Ukrainian wheat left to Vietnam from Pivdennyi port. The ships “Shaman Wisdom”, “Lady Eva” and “Oris Sofi” left the port of Odessa and the bulk carriers “Laurus” and “Eneida” and the tanker “Chem Hero” departed from Chornomorsk. Since the departure of the first ship with Ukrainian food, 6.6 million tons of agricultural products have been exported.

15 hours ago

Russia estimates the damage to the Crimean bridge at up to 8 million dollars

The Union of Insurers of Russia estimated Today the damage caused to the Crimean bridge by an explosion is between 200 and 500 million rubles (3.2 million and 8.1 million dollars), according to the RIA Nóvosti agency. “The Russian Union of Insurers calculates the damage resulting from the emergency at the Crimean bridge at between 200 and 500 million rubles,” he said. This organization does not currently have information on current insurance contracts for the infrastructure, which cost It cost about 3.5 billion dollars at the time and was built by the company of businessman Arkadi Rottenberg, a friend of Russian President Vladimir Putin. The Committee of Instruction indicated Today, just as the National Antiterrorist Agency (NAC) did, which, according to preliminary information, this morning on the automobile part of the Crimean bridge on the side of the Taman peninsula burst a truck, which caused The fire of seven fuel tanks on a train headed for the Crimean peninsula.

15 hours ago

The train with 600 tons of corn from Ukraine arrives in Barcelona after three weeks of travel

The Ministry of Transport, Mobility and Urban Agenda (Mitma) has received at the Barcelona Can-Tunis terminal the train with 25 Renfe Mercancías 40-foot containers loaded with 600 tons of Ukrainian corn as part of a pilot project to test the alternative or complement of rail transport to sea, as reported in a statement. Thus, the train has completed an approximate route of 2,400 kilometers on the Chelm-Lodz- Duisburg-Barcelona Can-Tunis route, after completing the load of corn and beginning its return to Spain in mid-September.< /p>

16 hours ago

Ukraine is on lockdown. Behind the explosion on the Crimean bridge, according to the media

The Security Service of Ukraine (SBU) is behind the explosion on the bridge in Crimea that occurred This morning, according to a source from said organization quoted by the Ukrainian digital newspaper Ukrainska Pravda. The newspaper admits that the secret service itself has not made an official statement about its participation in these events. The Ukrinform news agency cites a post by the SBU on Telegram to admit, together with information provided by security service sources, the involvement of the Ukrainian security services in the bridge explosion and fire.

16 hours ago

The Kremlin accuses the West of introducing “nuclear rhetoric” into the Ukraine war

Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov has asserted that his country has no intention of starting a nuclear war over Ukraine and has instead accused the United States and its allies of introducing the issue of nuclear weapons. micas in the conversation about the conflict. “It is the Americans and their allies who are actively trying to introduce nuclear rhetoric into public circulation in the context of the war in Ukraine,” Lavrov said in an interview with the Russian weekly Arguments and Acts', and collected in turn by the Russian news agency Interfax. Lavrov has lamented the number of experts who “are increasingly talking about the possible use of tactical nuclear weapons against the Armed Forces of Ukraine”; statements he denounced as an exercise in manipulation from Washington.

16 hours ago

Crimean authorities attribute to “Ukrainian vandalism “bridge explosion

Crimean authorities today blamed “Ukrainian hooliganism” for the explosion on the bridge connecting the occupied Ukrainian peninsula with Russia, causing infrastructure damage. “Ukrainian hooligans managed to get to the Crimean bridge with their bloody hands. Now they have something to be proud of: for 23 years of management, they have not managed to build anything worthy of attention in Crimea, but they managed to damage the Russian bridge,” he said. the president of the State Council of Crimea, Vladimir Konstantinov. “This is the whole essence of the kyiv regime and the Ukrainian state. Death and destruction is the only thing they get,” he wrote. on his Telegram channel.

16 hours ago

The dead in Russian missile attack on Thursday rise to 17 in Zaporizhia

The death toll from the attack launched this Thursday with missiles by Russian forces in the Ukrainian city of Zaporizhia now amounts to 17, according to the most recent balance of the State Emergency Service of Ukraine published this morning. In a message on Telegram, collected by the Ukrinform agency, he specifies that the rescue teams today removed the lifeless bodies of eight people from the rubble, adding to the three dead recovered yesterday. It specifies that until this morning the lifeless bodies of thirteen people, including a child, were removed from the rubble of a five-story residential building, while another six people could be rescued and of these, four had to be rescued. hospitalized.

17 hours ago

Russia opens a criminal case for alleged “crime” on the Crimean bridge

The Committee The Russian Investigative Department has opened a criminal case for an alleged “crime” on the Crimean bridge, which links the occupied Ukrainian peninsula with Russia and which suffered today a large fire and partial damage due to an explosion of a truck that set fire to the seven fuel tanks from a train, according to Moscow. “Investigators of the Russian Investigative Committee are establishing all the circumstances of the incident and the persons involved in the crime,” he wrote. the agency dependent on the Kremlin on its official Telegram channel.

18 hours ago

Ukraine celebrates the damage on the Crimean bridge without clarifying responsibility

Ukraine celebrated Today the damage to a part of the Crimean bridge due to a fire in a fuel tank this morning, but without clarifying at any time an alleged responsibility, according to statements collected by the Ukrainian news agency Ukrinform. The Ukrainian air force today reported on its Telegram account of the “destruction” of the bridge: “This morning on the Crimean bridge. The fuel tanks are on fire. Part of the The roadway was also destroyed! Everything will be Ukraine!”, Says the message from the Ukrainian air force, which is accompanied by images of the destroyed bridge. Mikhailo Podolyak, advisor to Ukrainian President Volodomir Zelensky, stated: “Crimea, the bridge, the beginning. Everything illegal must be destroyed, everything stolen must be returned to Ukraine, everything occupied by Russia must be expelled.” /p>

18 hours ago

The fire on the Crimean bridge was caused by a car bomb

The fire that occurred this Saturday on the bridge that connects Russia with the annexed peninsula of Crimea was due to to a car bomb, he said. the Committee Russian National Antiterrorist, quoted by local agencies, stating that the road was damaged. damaged. “Today at 06:07 (03:07 GMT) on the road part of the Crimean bridge (…) there was a car bomb detonation, which caused the fire of seven railway tankers that were going to Crimea,” he said. ; the Committee. The bridge, over the Kerch Strait, is used to transport Russian military equipment destined for the Moscow army. what's up fighting in Ukraine.

18 hours ago

Ukraine and Russia confirm that the Zaporizhia nuclear power plant has once again been disconnected from the network

The Ukrainian and Russian authorities have confirmed this Saturday that the Zaporizhia nuclear power plant has once again been disconnected from the electricity grid after recent night bombings of which both countries have once again accused each other. The Ukrainian energy operator Energoatom confirmed I announced early this Saturday that “the last line of communication with the electrical system was disconnected at 00:59 (local time)” and that the plant now works only with diesel generators. ;sel.

19 hours ago

 Loyalty to the Kremlin is cracking among the Russian leadership after the latest defeats in Ukraine

The official Kremlin narrative around the war in Ukraine, a “special military operation” in the words of Russian President Vladimir Putin, has begun to show some cracks as Russian forces have given ground to Ukrainian forces. on the combat front. The Ukrainian president, Volodimir Zelensky, ordered At the end of August, a counteroffensive was launched in the east and south of the country that has resulted in advances in key points. Moscow argued The first withdrawals were seen as tactical withdrawals, but Western analyzes agree that this is a turning point in the conflict. The Russian government counterprogrammed the defeats with the announcement, on September 21, of a partial military mobilization that aspires to recruit 300,000 reservists. That same day, Defense Minister Sergei Shoigu acknowledged that they had already lost almost 6,000 troops, although the Ukrainian side raises the casualties to more than 60,000.

19 hours ago

Explosion in a truck caused an explosion. fire on the Crimean bridge, which was damaged

A truck exploded. on the Crimean bridge, which caused the fire of seven fuel tanks of a train that was moving in the direction of the annexed Ukrainian peninsula and left The infrastructure was partially damaged, as reported by the Today the Committee National Antiterrorist of Russia (NAC). “Today at 03.07 GMT on the automobile part of the Crimean bridge from the side of the Taman peninsula (opposite the Kerch peninsula), a truck exploded, which caused an accident. the fire of seven fuel tanks of a train that was moving in the direction of the Crimean peninsula,” he said. the Committee, according to the TASS agency. According to this Russian agency, “there was a partial collapse of two sections of the automobile part of the bridge,” he said. The arch on the navigable part did not suffer. damage.

19 hours ago

The US clarifies that it has not seen “indications” that Russia is going to use nuclear weapons “imminently”

The White House has clarified this Friday that, despite President Joe Biden's warnings about a possible nuclear 'Armageddon', the United States has seen “no indications” that Russia is getting involved. preparing for an “imminent” use of this type of weaponry. In this way, the White House spokeswoman, Karine Jean-Pierre, has assured that Washington does not see “any reason” to adjust its “strategic nuclear posture” only 24 hours after Biden has signaled that he would not be able to do so. winged that “the world faces a threat of nuclear war for the first time since the Cuban missile crisis.”

20 hours ago

The Kremlin creates a new operator to exploit an oil field that has been inoperative since September

The Russian government has created a new operator for the exploitation of the Russian oil and gas field Sakhalin-1, months after the US oil company ExxonMobil decided to stop operating in the country due to the Russian invasion of Ukraine, leaving the field inoperative for months. This new operator will receive the rights and responsibilities of the participants in the project, of which ExxonMobil controlled 30 percent and operated with Russian, Indian and Japanese companies, as reported by the TASS agency.

20 hours ago

Zelensky underlines the need to “empty” their territories to bring Russia to justice

The President of Ukraine, Volodimir Zelenski, has assured this Friday that it is necessary to “empty” the Ukrainian territory in the hands of Russian troops in order to allocate “all forces” to punish Russia through International Law and the legal order. international dik. “We must vacate all the lands that the Russian occupiers are trying to keep for themselves. Only in this way will we be able to allocate all the force in International Law”, the Ukrainian president has asserted in his daily message to the population of the country.

20 hours ago

They find 180 corpses in a mass grave in Lima. n after being freed from Russians

The Ukrainian authorities have found 180 bodies of people in a mass grave in the city of Liman, recently liberated from the Russians in the Donetsk region. This information has been revealed by the head of the Patrol Police Department of the National Police of Ukraine, Yevhen Zhukov on Telegram, as reported by the local agency Ukrinform. “The liberated city of Liman in the Donetsk region. Here, a mass burial site with 180 people buried inside has been discovered,” Zhukov posted.

20 hours ago

The pro-Russian authorities of Donetsk announce the resumption of the activity of the port of Mariúpol

< p>The port of the city of Mariúpol began operating this Friday after months of pause due to the Russian invasion of Ukraine, as reported by the government of the self-proclaimed Republic of Donetsk. Specifically, the prime minister of the self-proclaimed republic of Donetsk –in eastern Ukraine–, Vitali Khotsenko, has announced that the port of the city of Mariúpol has begun operations, according to collected by the Russian agency TASS.

20 hours ago

Fire on the bridge that connects Crimea with Russia

A fire broke out this morning on one of the bridges that connects the Crimean peninsula with the rest of Russia, apparently due to a burning fuel tank, according to the Russian agency “Sputnik”, which cites the account from Telegram of an assistant to the regional chief, Oleg Kryuchkov. According to the Russian Agency for the Sea and Inland Waters, maritime traffic under the bridge and throughout the Kerch Strait has not been interrupted despite the fire. The agency's statement adds to an earlier statement by the local transport regulator's spokesman, Taman, according to which traffic and rail service had to be suspended across the entire Kerch Strait.

1 day ago

The Kremlin considers Zelensky's calls for a preventive attack very dangerous

The calls of the President of Ukraine, Volodymyr Zelensky, to carry out a pre-emptive strike against Russia are a sign of his moral state, which can lead to dangerous mistakes, he declared. The Kremlin spokesman, Dmitri Peskov, spoke on Friday, adding: “De facto the leader of Ukraine has called on the main states of the world, the countries of the nuclear club, to carry out a preventive attack against our country, against Russia.” “This is an absolutely blatant statement, possibly a display of the moral state of the President of Ukraine, which could lead to very serious, irreparable mistakes,” he added.

1 day ago

Russian reaction to the Nobel

A Moscow court he ordered On Friday, the seizure of the offices in the Russian capital of Memorial, prohibited in Russia, hours after this oeneg. won the Nobel Peace Prize together with a Belarusian activist and an NGO. ukrainian Memorial's main premises in Russia “have become state property,” the Tverskoy court told the Interfax news agency after a lawsuit against the NGO. A representative of the Tverskoy court said that Memorial was involved “in the rehabilitation of Nazi criminals, discredited the authorities and created a false image of the USSR,” according to the Ria Novosti news agency.

1 day ago

The Chechen armed forces gather to honor Putin

Members of the security forces of the Russian region of Chechnya gathered in its capital, Grozny, on Friday to mark the 70th birthday of Russian President Vladimir Putin and to honor local leader Ramzan Kadyrov for supporting Ukrainian separatists. Kadyrov, one of Putin's staunchest allies, has sent Chechen soldiers to support Moscow's military campaign. in Ukraine, especially in the self-proclaimed separatist Donetsk People's Republic (DPR) in the east.

1 day ago

< p>Von der Leyen refuses to submit to “blackmail”

The president of the European Commission, Ursula Von der Leyen, has assured that the European Union is taking Russian President Vladimir Putin's nuclear threats “seriously”, although she has rejected that the European bloc is going to bow down to any type of “blackmail”. Along the same lines, the President of the European Council, Charles Michel, has assured that the Twenty-seven will remain calm in the face of Putin's warnings about a possible nuclear escalation in the context of the war in Ukraine, which began some time ago. It's seven months. “Threats are not going to intimidate us, we are going to remain calm, keep our blood cold and denounce irresponsible threats every time”, assured Michel at the end of the informal summit of European Union leaders. in Prague.

1 day ago

Putin turns 70 at his moment of greatest isolation

Russian President Vladimir Putin turns 70 this Friday at his lowest point since he took power on the last day of the 20th century. He assures that directing the designs of the Kremlin and combating the hegemony of the West is his destiny, although he is determined to do so. increasingly isolated, both inside and outside his country. During the day he has received a wave of praise from his close circle, among which the Russian Orthodox Patriarch Kiril has stood out: “God put you in power.” And his Belarusian counterpart, Aleksadr Lukashenko, has given him a tractor.

1 day ago

Germany asks for a firm condemnation from the UN of the Russian annexation of territories Ukrainians

The German Foreign Minister, Annalena Baerbock, has called on the United Nations to strongly condemn the Russian annexation of the Ukrainian regions of Donetsk, Lugansk, Kherson and Zaporizhia. Speaking to the media after meeting with her Pakistani counterpart, Bilawal Bhutto Zardari, Baerbock lamented that, after the Moscow decision; After annexing these Ukrainian territories, the world has become more insecure. “No one can question the sovereignty of a country, least of all by force,” said Baerbock, who has asked “to make it clear to Russia” that these four regions “belong to Ukraine.”

1 day ago

Poland proposes to use the funds of Russian oligarchs to help Ukraine

The Polish prime minister, Mateusz Morawiecki, proposed this Friday at the European summit in Prague to use the frozen funds of the Russian oligarchs and the Russian Federation “for the benefit of Ukraine.” After the informal meeting of community leaders, Morawiecki stated that that “these funds can be accessed for the benefit of Ukraine, which must be rebuilt with this money, and also to help all citizens of the EU and Poland”. The Twenty-seven have frozen more than 30,000 million euros of funds from people close to the Kremlin, between physical assets and bank accounts, and for months some countries, such as Poland, have argued that this money should be confiscated. and allocate it to help kyiv.

1 day ago

Ukrainian soldiers will receive training in Zaragoza for the use of an anti-aircraft system that will be donated by Spain

The Defense Minister, Margarita Robles, has announced that on November 1 more Ukrainian soldiers will arrive at the Zaragoza Air Base to improve their training on the use of the anti-aircraft system, which that will allow them act autonomously in areas of operations. Robles has indicated, in statements to the media this Friday, during his visit to the facilities of the Air Deployment Support Squadron (EADA) of the Zaragoza Air Base, that Ukraine, in addition to s to demand humanitarian and weapons material, has requested the collaboration of European countries for training tasks.

1 day ago

Russia also changes the head of the Eastern Military District

Russia has replaced the highest chief of the Eastern Military District, Colonel General Alexandr Chaiko, a few days after he also changed command to the head of the Western Military District, the Russian Federation reported. on Friday the RBC newspaper and the RTVi network. The new head in the Eastern Military District is Lieutenant General Rustám Muradov, who was appointed head of the “Vostok” group of forces in Ukraine last July, according to RBC, which is based on the Unified State Register of Legal Entities.

1 day ago

La oenegé Russian Memorial says Nobel gives her 'moral strength' in 'depressing times'

The NGO Russian Memorial, banned in Russia, claimed on Friday that obtaining the Nobel Peace Prize gave him “moral strength” in “depressing times”, following the liquidation of the organization in Russia and the military offensive in Ukraine. “This award gives moral strength […] to all Russian human rights activists,” he declared. The president of Memorial International, Ian Rachinski, spoke to the press.

1 day ago

Ukraine continues its counteroffensive while facing threat from Iranian drones

Ukrainian troops have recaptured more than 500 square kilometers of territory in the south and are advancing in the east, all the while fighting Russia's use of Iranian drones to terrorize the population. “Since October 1, more than half a thousand square kilometers of territory and dozens of settlements have been liberated” in the Kherson region alone, in the south of the country, he declared. This Friday the Ukrainian president, Volodymyr Zelensky.

1 day ago

Belarus announces that it has half a million recruits trained if the conflict in Ukraine spreads

The Ministry of Defense of Belarus has warned this Friday that it has approximately half a million recruits trained and ready to go into action “if necessary” in the event that the lockdown is extended. conflict in Ukraine. “A resource of 500,000 military recruits could be incorporated into the Armed Forces of Belarus if necessary, and we are talking about a trained reserve,” according to a statement from the Ministry collected by the Russian agency TASS.

1 day ago

UN Secretary General: “The Nobel Peace Prize winners are the oxygen of democracy”

The UN secretary general praised On Friday, the delivery of the Nobel Peace Prize to a trio of civil society representatives from Ukraine, Russia and Belarus, stressing that it “highlights the power of civil society to advance peace.” “Civil society groups are the oxygen of democracy, catalysts for peace, social progress and economic growth,” he said in a statement, noting that the space of these groups is being expanded. “reducing worldwide”.

1 day ago

St. Petersburg cancels Christmas events < /strong>

The authorities of the city of Saint Petersburg, the second largest city in Russia, have announced the cancellation of the events planned to celebrate Christmas and have detailed that they will allocate These funds were used to purchase military equipment for the troops stationed in Ukraine. “At a meeting of the governor, Alexander Beglov, with members of the city government, a decision has been made to cancel the previously planned festive events on the occasion of the New Year (…) The saved funds are They will use (…) for the purchase of equipment and additional equipment for volunteers and mobilized”, the City Administration has indicated in a statement.

1 day ago

Putin calls for measures to resolve conflicts in the post-Soviet space

The Russian president, Vladimir Putin, asked today his counterparts from the countries of the Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS) develop measures to resolve the conflicts that arise between countries of the post-Soviet space, and qualified The events taking place in Ukraine are “really tragic”. “Apart from Ukraine, where really tragic events take place, unfortunately also conflicts arise between other nearby states of the post-Soviet space,” Putin said at the start of an informal CIS summit in St. Petersburg, Russia's second largest city. Russia.

1 day ago

Erdogan holds a telephone conversation with Putin and reiterates his willingness to mediate in a peace process

The President of Turkey, Recep Tayyip Erdogan, held a telephone conversation this Friday with his Russian counterpart, Vladimir Putin, and reiterated his willingness to mediate a peace process with Ukraine. The Turkish Presidency has confirmed that, in addition, both leaders have advocated working to “promote bilateral relations” between the two countries, although they have also spoken of the latest advances in the framework of the Russian invasion.

1 day ago

The UN creates a special rapporteur to monitor the repression ;n in Russia

The UN Human Rights Council established for the first time on Friday a mandate of Special Rapporteur in charge of monitoring the repression of opponents in Russia. It is the first time that Moscow it is the subject of a text on the human rights situation in the interior of the country. The adoption of the resolution came shortly after the NGO took over. Russian Memorial, banned in Russia; imprisoned Belarusian activist Ales Bialiatski and the Ukrainian Center for Civil Liberties were awarded the Nobel Peace Prize.

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Zelensky asks the EU for more “pressure” on the Russian energy sector

The President of Ukraine, Volodimir Zelenksi, called for on Friday the European Union “continued” putting more “pressure” on the Russian energy sector, after the adoption of the eighth package of European sanctions adopted since the start of the crisis. the invasion of his country. “We must continue advancing in this direction, that of pressure on the Russian energy sector, on this main source of income for the aggressor state,” he stated. Zelensky, addressing the European leaders meeting in Prague.

1 day ago

Ukraine confirms the exhumation of 60 bodies in Liman after the expulsion of Russian troops

The Ukrainian authorities have denounced the discovery of a mass grave with 60 corpses in the city of Liman, which thus joins the city of Liman. to Bucha, Izium or Mariúpol, all of them towns where kyiv has discovered graves of civilians after the expulsion of Russian troops. According to the Minister of the Interior of Ukraine, Denis Monastirski, the Ukrainian authorities have managed to identify thirty of the deceased, although he has stressed that the work continues.

1 day ago

The G20 parliamentary meeting ends without consensus over the war in Ukraine

The eighth summit of the presidents of the G20 Parliament, held between yesterday, Thursday, and today in Jakarta, concluded without being able to sign a joint declaration due to the divergences on the condemnation of the invasion of Ukraine by Russia. “The declaration omits the express condemnation of the illegal aggression that Russia is committing against the Ukrainian people,” points out the Spanish side, represented in Jakarta by the Vice President of Parliament, Alfonso Rodríguez Gómez de Celis, in a statement sent to Efe.

1 day ago

Ukraine calls Russian troops to save Russia from a tragedy by laying down arms

Ukrainian Defense Minister Oleksii Reznikov today appealed to Russian troops not to waste time and save Russia from tragedy and its Army from humiliation. “You can still save Russia from tragedy and the Russian army from humiliation. But time is running out. Don't waste it,” Reznikov says in a nearly eight-minute video addressing in Russian “in the first place” to the officers and command because it is to them “to make decisions”.

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Russia warns the US if it becomes more involved in the conflict in Ukraine

Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov warned Today the United States and other “sponsors of the kyiv regime” against further involvement as part of the conflict in Ukraine. “We again warn the US and other sponsors of the kyiv regime against further involvement in the situation as part of the conflict,” Lavrov said, quoted by the official TASS agency, in a telematic intervention in a international forum on ecological policies and sustainable development.

1 day ago

Russia accuses Ukraine of trying to turn the Zaporizhia plant into a “dirty nuclear bomb”

The Russian government has accused the Ukrainian authorities of trying to turn the Zaporizhia nuclear plant into a “dirty nuclear bomb” through constant attacks on and around the facility, including kyiv and Moscow. they blame each other. In comments to Channel 1 of Russian television collected by the TASS agency, the spokeswoman for the Russian Foreign Ministry, Maria Zajarova, has denounced that “the intentional bombings” of Ukraine are “true nuclear blackmail”, deserving of the qualification of “acts of terrorism”.

1 day ago

The EU applauds that the Nobel Peace Prize recognizes the role of civil society in the fight for democracy

The European Union has applauded this Thursday the recognition of the Nobel Peace Prize for the Belarusian activist Ales Bialiatski, the Russian NGO Memorial and the Center for Civil Liberties of Ukraine, after pointing out that it rewards the role of civil society in the struggle for democracy against autocracies. “It recognizes the impressive courage of the women and men who stand up against the autocracy. They show the true power of civil society in the fight for democracy”, said the President of the European Commission, Ursula von der They read, in a message on social networks.

1 day ago

The UN Human Rights Council endorses for the first time investigating possible abuses in Russia

The UN Human Rights Council has authorized this Friday an investigation into the alleged abuses of freedoms and rights that would be being committed within Russia, in an unprecedented milestone for an organization that precisely allowed the United Nations to defend itself. He left the country in April in retaliation for the invasion of Ukraine. The resolution, promoted by 26 European countries –all of the EU countries except Hungary–, has gone ahead thanks to the support of 17 delegations and the fact that another 24 have abstained. Only six countries have voted against: Bolivia, China, Cuba, Eritrea, Kazakhstan and Venezuela.

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Zelenski bets on increasing the manufacture of weapons in Europe “to be ready” to defend it

The president of Ukraine, Volodimir Zelenksi, has defended the need not only for the EU to continue supporting his country in terms of security and defense, but also to increase the manufacture of arms and ammunition so that Europe is ; ready to defend itself if necessary. Zelensky has once again participated by videoconference in a European council, this time the one that takes place this Friday in Prague, and once again has insisted on the need to maintain unity against Russia and to continue supporting his The country faced the invasion ordered by Vladimir Putin.

1 day ago

USA redesigned ;to his strategy for the Arctic in full tension with Russia

The United States Government announced This Friday a new plan for the Arctic area that emphasizes security and coordination between countries and the fight against climate change, at a time of great tension with Russia, one of the main actors in the region.

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Russia claims conquests in the Eastern Ukraine

Russian forces on Friday claimed their first gains in eastern Ukraine after a series of setbacks on several fronts, but kyiv appeared to be holding its ground and urged further action. Russian soldiers to surrender. Ukrainian Defense Minister Oleksii Reznikov, in a show of Ukrainian confidence after a series of successes achieved during his counter-offensive, promised guarantee “the life, security and justice” of the Russian military who choose to capitulate. “You can still save Russia from tragedy and the Russian army from humiliation”, or else “remain in memory as thieves, rapists and murderers”, he launched, after several defeats at the front will push Russian President Vladimir Putin to mobilize hundreds of thousands of reservists.

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Pro-Russian Energodar authorities await the arrival of new IAEA experts

The pro-Russian authorities of the Ukrainian city of Energodar, near the Zaporizhia nuclear power plant, under Russian control, await the arrival of four new experts from the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) who will have to replace the two that were on the floor. “The number of experts is increased to four people. They will arrive today. A group has already left to receive them at Vasilika (checkpoint at the separation line). They will live in the nuclear power plant next to the The head of the pro-Russian administration of the city, Alexandr Volga, was quoted by Interfax as saying that, like his predecessors, “according to the representative imposed by the Russian Army, “a rotation takes place, two for four”.

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Putin should face a “court”, says a Nobel Peace Prize laureate

The head of the Ukrainian Center for Civil Liberties, one of the three winners of the Nobel Peace Prize, asked This Friday the creation of an international court to try Russian President Vladimir Putin. “It is necessary to create an international court and bring Putin, [Belarussian President Alexander] Lukashenko and other war criminals to justice,” she declared. Oleksandra Matviichuk on Facebook. The Center for Civil Liberties of Ukraine was awarded this Friday with the Nobel Peace Prize together with the Belarusian activist for Human Rights Ales Bialiatski and the NGO Russian Memorial.

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At least one killed in an attack by Russian forces on Sumy

The Ukrainian authorities have reported that at least one person has died this Friday due to a bombardment by Russian forces in the province of Sumy, in the northeast of the country. The Deputy Head of the Office of the President of Ukraine, Kirilo Tymoshenko, has warned that “the occupation forces continue to terrorize the border regions” and has clarified that during the last day 19 attacks have been registered. prisoners in Sumy. “The enemy has made use of missiles launched from a helicopter, which have hit residences and administrative buildings,” he has indicated in his Telegram account, where he has confirmed that for now there is one dead and several wounded.

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The UN decides that an expert will investigate. The situation of repression in Russia

The UN Human Rights Council approved Today, the figure of an independent expert is created to investigate and monitor the human rights situation in Russia, where widespread repression and the violation of various civil liberties have been denounced. The initiative was presented by the countries of the European Union, supported by the United States, Ukraine and others, who justified it by the total absence of internal mechanisms for the defense of human rights independent of power. Likewise, they said that the recent departure of Russia from the jurisdiction of the European Court of Human Rights leaves the citizens of this country without the possibility of resorting to any international or regional instance of justice to achieve respect for their human rights. , if these are denied in the national courts.

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Russia extends the anti-terrorist alert for two weeks in Kursk and Belgorod, on the border with Ukraine

The Russian authorities announced this Friday a two-week extension of the anti-terrorist alert decreed in the Kursk and Belgorod regions, located on the border with Ukraine, due to the latest events in the war, unleashed on 24 February due to the invasion order given by the president of Russia, Vladimir Putin. The announcement has been made by the regional governor, Roman Starovoit, who has indicated in a message on his Telegram account that “the yellow level of anti-terrorist alert has been extended from October 7 for 15 days, until October 22”. “I ask citizens to remain vigilant: report suspicious citizens, abandoned objects and drones,” he has said.

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Russia warns the US against further involvement in the conflict in Ukraine

Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov warned Today the United States and other “sponsors of the kyiv regime” against further involvement as part of the conflict in Ukraine. “We again warn the US and other sponsors of the kyiv regime against further involvement in the situation as part of the conflict,” Lavrov said, quoted by the official TASS agency, in a telematic intervention in a international forum on ecological policies and sustainable development. The head of Russian diplomacy stressed that Russia's military doctrine and policy in the area of ​​nuclear containment, which does not provide for the preventive use of weapons of this type, remain unchanged.

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Belarus opposition leader says Nobel Peace Prize recognizes a “fight for freedom”

The Nobel Peace Prize awarded to the human rights activist Ales Bialiatski is a recognition of the fight of the Belarusians against the regime of Alexander Lukashenko, he considered. on Friday the leader of the opposition, Svetlana Tijanóvskaya. “The award is an important recognition for all Belarusians who are fighting for freedom and democracy,” he wrote. On twitter. The winner's wife, Natalia Pinchuk, declared She told AFP that she was “overwhelmed with emotion” and clapped her hands. “the recognition of the work of Ales, his collaborators and his organization.”

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The Czech Republic asks the EU to expedite the aid already promised to Ukraine

The Czech Republic, the country that presides over the European Union (EU) this semester, will Today the community leaders who meet in Prague in an informal European Council, to deliver the aid already committed to Ukraine, worth more than 9,000 million euros. “The EU promised certain amounts, which we have not yet delivered, and we must decide how to move forward,” Czech Prime Minister Petr Fiala said before entering the meeting, without specifying what. figure has already been delivered of the total agreed amount. Fiala considers that one of the topics on the agenda today in Prague, where almost exclusively Ukraine and the energy crisis, is to see “where the obstacles are” to get the agreed aid to Ukraine and its citizens.

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Pro-Russian separatists claim conquests in eastern Ukraine

Pro-Russian separatists fighting alongside Moscow's forces In Ukraine they claimed on Friday that they had captured three villages near the city of Bakhmut, in the east of the country. According to the Telegram account of the Donetsk separatist stronghold fighters, the towns seized are Otradivka, Vesela Dolina and Zaitseve. The Russian army had announced the capture of Zaitseve the day before, in his daily report. The three municipalities are located south of the city of Bakhmut, controlled by the Ukrainian forces and which the Russian army has been trying to conquer for months, without success.

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Nobel Peace Prize for Belarusian Bialiatski and human rights organizations from Russia and Ukraine

The Belarusian human rights activist Ales Bialiatski, the Russian organization Memorial and the Center for Civil Liberties in Ukraine were awarded the Nobel Peace Prize on Friday. They made an impressive effort to document war crimes, human rights violations and abuses of power. Together they demonstrate the importance of civil society for peace and democracy. the president of the committee to the press; Norwegian Nobel, Berit Reiss-Andersen.

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EU leaders divided the summit that seeks to lower gas prices

Today, the Heads of State and Government of the European Union began the informal summit in which they will try to settle positions on the possibilities of intervening in the gas market with a limit on its price, an issue that it still divides capitals even though they share the need to act to lower bills. The divergences between the community partners are profound, with a group of fifteen countries in favor of imposing a cap on the price of all gas (not just Russian), including Spain, France, Italy, Belgium, Greece or Portugal, and the Member States that believe that this would jeopardize the security of supply, such as Germany or the Netherlands.

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Ukraine will open an embassy in Ghana to strengthen their relations

Ukraine will open an embassy in Ghana to strengthen relations between the two countries, he said. Ukrainian Foreign Minister Dmytro Kuleba during his visit to this nation, the third of his African tour. “Ukraine plans to open an embassy in Accra to develop political dialogue, trade, cultural exchanges and ties in education,” Kuleba said on Twitter late Thursday after meet in the capital with the country's president, Nana Akufo-Addo. “Ghana is a friend and partner of Ukraine in Africa and beyond,” he added. the minister, who also met He spoke with his Ghanaian counterpart, Shirley Ayorkor Botchwey, with whom he spoke. on the will to strengthen their bilateral relations “based on mutual respect, support and benefits”.

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An expert predicts how it will be. the end of Vladimir Putin

Ukraine's counteroffensive in the armed conflict with Russian troops, with the recovery of territory even from the four regions annexed by Moscow, the threats of using the nuclear arsenal by the Kremlin, the mobilization With more than 200,000 recruits and the war's own wear and tear, they seem to be eroding more and more the figure of Russian President Vladimir Putin, who could face an unexpected outcome for him a few years ago. just a few months. Read more information at this link.

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The EU manages to fill its gas tanks at 90%

The gas stores of the European Union (EU) already exceed an average fill level of 90%, above the 80% reference that the bloc had set as a goal to guarantee a certain volume in autumn and winter in the face of insecurity of supply from Russia. Deposits are on average at 90.12%, according to the Gas Infrastructure Europe (GIE) sector association, which today shows updated data as of October 5, compared to 75% a year ago. ;either. The community rules do not require that the Member States have gas deposits (as is the case with oil, where it is mandatory to have reserves for 90 days of consumption) and the 160 facilities of the 18 community partners with warehouses contain a total of 1,002 terawatt hours (TWh) of gas.

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At least five killed in Ukrainian attack on a bus, according to pro-Russians

At least five civilians were killed today and five others wounded in a Ukrainian rocket attack on a bus in the Moscow-annexed Kherson region, Russian-installed health authorities said. “Today, October 7, the nationalists attacked a bus with civilians on the Darivka bridge with rockets. The civilians were on their way to work. As a result of the attack, unfortunately five people were killed and five were injured,” he said. hello the Kherson Ministry of Health in a statement posted on Telegram. The Darivka Bridge over the Inhulets, a tributary of the Dnieper, is located about 20 kilometers northeast of Kherson, the capital of the region of the same name, controlled by the Prussian Army. Practically since the start of the “special military operation” ordered last February 24 by Russian President Vladimir Putin.

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Ukraine guarantees “life and safety” to Russian soldiers who surrender

Ukraine guarantees “life and security” to Russian soldiers who surrender, assured This Friday the Ukrainian Minister of Defense, Oleksii Reznikov, at a time when the Ukrainian forces are advancing in the south and east of the country. “We guarantee life, security and justice to all those who give up the fight immediately,” he declared. the minister in a video addressed to Russian troops. “You can still save Russia from tragedy and the Russian army from humiliation.”

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Russia extends the anti-terrorist alert in Kursk province, on the border with Ukraine, by two weeks

The Russian authorities announced this Friday a two-week extension of the anti-terrorist alert decreed in the Kursk region, located on the border with Ukraine, due to the latest events in the war, unleashed on 24 February due to the invasion order given by the president of Russia, Vladimir Putin. The announcement has been made by the regional governor, Roman Starovoit, who has indicated in a message on his Telegram account that “the yellow level of anti-terrorist alert has been extended from October 7 for 15 days, until October 22”. “I ask citizens to remain vigilant: report suspicious citizens, abandoned objects and drones,” he has said.

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The dead in the missile attack carried out by Russia against Zaporizhia rise to 11< /p>

The Ukrainian authorities have raised this Friday to eleven the number of dead in the missile attack carried out on Thursday by Russian forces against the city of Zaporizhia, capital of the region of the same name, which reached 10,000 years. several residential buildings. The Ukrainian Emergency Service (SES) has indicated in a message on Telegram that “emergency and rescue operations continue in the area of ​​​​destroyed buildings” and has added that eight bodies have been found in one of them. You see, while another six have been rescued alive. On the other hand, three other bodies have been recovered from the rubble of a second building.

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< strong>Russia attacks Zaporizhia with Iranian drones for the first time, according to Ukraine

Russian military forces have attacked the town of Zaporizhia today using, for the first time, Iranian drones, according to the complaint by the head of the Regional Military Administration of this city in southern Ukraine, Oleksandr Starukh. In an information quoted by the Ukrainian agency Ukrinform, Starukh stated that through his Telegram channel that “today the occupants used unmanned aircraft for the first time” against the city and that previously Iranian-made devices had already been used. of the Shahed-136 type, known as “kamikaze drones”, in other parts of Ukraine. Starukh said that infrastructure targets had been destroyed in two Zaporiya districts and according to interim reports one person was killed. injured in attacks.

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Kim Jong Un claims that Putin is building “a powerful Russia”

The leader of North Korea, Kim Jong Un, has affirmed this Friday that the Russian president, Vladimir Putin, is He has been building a “powerful” Russia through his “energetic activities,” and has expressed his desire to develop bilateral relations between Pyongyang and Moscow. so Kim said so in a letter sent by Putin on the occasion of the Russian president's 70th birthday, in which he praised him for assuming a “great responsibility” during his years as head of state, according to the KCNA agency. .

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Biden says the world is in trouble. the closest to Armageddon since the 60s

The president of the United States, Joe Biden, said this Thursday that the world is It is closer to Armageddon than it has been since the Cuban Missile Crisis in 1962, at the height of the Cold War. “For the first time since the Cuban missile crisis, we have the threat of a nuclear weapon if things continue to go the way they have been,” Biden said at a fundraiser organized by the Democratic Party in the state of New York. The American president indicated that his Russian counterpart, Vladimir Putin, is in a situation in which it is difficult to find a way out – especially after the latest military setbacks in the Ukraine – and that he is probably in trouble. looking for solutions that allow it to save face.

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The US says it is “prepared” to a diplomatic solution with Russia

The Secretary of State of the United States, Antony Blinken, said this Thursday that his country is He was “prepared” to seek a diplomatic solution with Russia for the conflict in Ukraine, but he regretted it. that Moscow go “the other way”. “When Russia seriously shows that it is willing to take the path of dialogue, we will be ready. We will be there,” he said. Blinken at a press conference in Lima, where he is & aacute; official visit.

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Zelensky demands that Russia not receive a single dollar more for its oil and gas.

The president of Ukraine, Volodymyr Zelensky, has demanded from Western countries that Russia not receive “not a single dollar” more for the sale of its oil and “not a single euro” for the sale of its oil. of their gas to prevent the war from continuing. Zelensky made this call in his late-night speech this Thursday, referring to the eighth package of sanctions of the European Union against Russia, which foresees It “limited” the shipping of Russian oil and its “oil revenues”. “This is good. But it's just the beginning,” he said.

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It the dead in the Russian missile attack in Zaporizhia rise to seven

The death toll in Thursday's Russian missile attacks on the city of Zaporizhia has risen to seven, while another five people have been reported missing, according to Ukrainian sources. so This was reported tonight by the head of the Zaporizhia Regional Military Administration, Oleksandr Starukh, in a statement published on Telegram.

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Sánchez offers help to Erdogan to renew the output of grain from Ukraine

The head of the Spanish Government, Pedro Sánchez, offered to This Thursday, the President of Turkey, Recep Tayyip Erdogan, received the help he deems necessary from Spain to renew the agreement with Russia for the export of grain from Ukrainian ports, which ends in November. Sánchez offered This help was given in the meeting he had with Erdogan in Prague on the occasion of their presence at the first meeting of the European Political Community, a forum in which 44 European leaders from both the EU and the EU participate. from outside the community club.

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Macron pressed to Turkey to prevent attempts to circumvent sanctions on Russia

The president of France, Emmanuel Macron, insisted this Thursday in Prague before his Turkish counterpart, Recep Tayyip Erdogan, on the need to fight against any attempt to circumvent sanctions against Russia. According to the French presidency, in his meeting with Erdogan Macron he highlighted “The importance of European sanctions regimes to end the Russian escalation and called for fighting any strategy to circumvent them.” Turkey, a country highly dependent on hydrocarbons from Russia, refuses to fully join the sanctions adopted by European countries against Russia for the offensive against Ukraine.

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Moscow accuses the West of having “destroyed the structure of world trade” with its sanctions on Russia

Former Russian President and current Russian Security Council Vice President Dimitri Medvedev has accused Western powers of having “destroyed the structure of world trade” with their successive rounds of sanctions on Russia in response to the war in Ukraine. “The result is sad. With its maniacal sanctions, the West has achieved only one thing: the rapid destruction of the entire architecture of world trade,” Medvedev denounced Thursday through a statement on his website. Telegram channel.

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Russia summons the French ambassador for arms supplies to Ukraine

The Russian Foreign Ministry called today to the French ambassador in Moscow, Pierre Lévy, to express a protest about the supply of arms to Ukraine. “Russian Deputy Foreign Minister Alexander Grushkó gave a principled assessment of military-technical support for Ukraine from France and other Western countries,” the Russian official noted. the Russian Foreign Ministry in a statement. According to Foreign Affairs, “the Russian side pointed out the threats that arise as a result of the increase in supplies of arms and war equipment to the kyiv regime and the increase in the training programs of the Ukrainian military “.

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The sanctions against Russia will intensify more and more, according to Putin

Western sanctions against Russia will intensify more and more, before which the Russian economy will have to take action. react flexibly, he declared. Today the Russian president, Vladimir Putin, in a telematic meeting with the Government dedicated to economic issues. “It is important to understand that the sanctions pressure against Russia will only increase,” he said. Given this, he said, “it is necessary to have flexible and effective action plans, calculated for both a near and medium-term perspective, and to comply with them accordingly.”

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Defense sends 22 vehicles and five tons of medical supplies to Ukraine

The Spanish Ministry of Defense will send Starting this Thursday and in the next few days, new convoys to Ukraine, with a total of 22 military vehicles, including four ambulances, and 5,000 kilos of medical supplies. The Minister of Defense, Margarita Robles, has attended this Thursday the departure from Alcalá de Henares (Madrid) of a land convoy for the transport of eight light vehicles, two ambulances and five tons of diverse medical material bound for Poland, where it will be transported. picked up by the Ukrainian Army. Robles has announced that he plans to travel on the 17th to the Rzeszsow air base (Poland), to whose logistics hub the aid teams are sent to Ukraine to deal with the war caused by the Russian invasion.

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Swedish inspections reinforce suspicions of “sabotage” of gas pipelines NordStream

The first inspections carried out this week by the Swedish authorities at the site of the leaks from the Nord Stream 1 and 2 gas pipelines in the Baltic Sea “reinforce suspicions of sabotage”, with “detonations” causing “significant damage” , announced the prosecution this Thursday. “We can confirm that there were detonations near Nord Stream 1 and 2 in the Swedish exclusive economic zone, which caused serious damage to the gas pipelines,” he said. The Swedish special prosecutor in charge of the investigation said in a statement. “Crime scene inspections reinforce suspicions of aggravated sabotage. On-site seizures have been made and will be examined,” he added. Mats Ljungqvist.

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The Eurochamber calls for a “massive” increase in aid military to Ukraine

The European Parliament (EP) called for This Thursday, a “massive” increase in the military aid that the countries of the European Union allocate to Ukraine, with a specific reference to the Leopard tanks that Spain handled in Ukraine. as a possibility to send to kyiv during the past summer before discovering that its condition was not suitable. In a resolution adopted on Thursday, MEPs “urge member states and other countries that support Ukraine to massively increase their military aid, in particular in areas where the Ukrainian government requests it” . The goal, they point out, must be for kyiv “to be able to regain full control of all of its internationally recognized territory and effectively defend itself against any new aggression by Russia.”

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Ukraine wants sanctions against Rosatom for the Russian seizure of Zaporizhia

The Government of Ukraine has proposed to the G7 countries and the European Union that they impose sanctions on the Russian state consortium Rosatom and its affiliated companies and institutions, following the decision of Russian President Vladimir Putin to seize the Zaporizhia nuclear power plant in Ukraine. In a statement, the Ukrainian Ministry of Foreign Affairs also appealed to the member states of the International Atomic Energy Agency to restrict cooperation with Russia in the framework of any project “that resorts to the undisguised nuclear blackmail from the entire world”. Russian President Vladimir Putin signed A decree was issued on Wednesday ordering the government to take over the Ukrainian nuclear power plant in Zaporizhia, the largest in Europe, under the control of the Russian Army since March.

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The Kremlin dismisses as a “hoax” the departure of 700,000 Russians from the country due to mobilization

The Kremlin crossed out This Monday, the information about the alleged departure of 700,000 Russians from the country due to the partial military mobilization, declared by the Russian president, Vladimir Putin, on September 21, was a “hoax”. “That seems to be a hoax,” Russian presidential spokesman Dmitri Peskov said at his daily press conference. Peskov commented so a figure of emigrants published by the Russian version of Forbes magazine. “I don't think this news should be taken seriously,” said the spokesman, who assured that the number of people who have left the country after the announcement of the mobilization “is far” from being as high as the press suggests.

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Kharkov police claim to have exhumed the bodies of 534 civilians

Police in the Kharkov region, in northeastern Ukraine, claimed today that since the beginning of the counteroffensive the bodies of 534 civilians have been exhumed in territories recovered from Russian control. “We have counted and removed from the liberated territories the bodies of 534 civilians, including 226 women, 260 men, 19 children and 29 other people whose sex has not yet been determined,” he said at a press conference. Director of the Kharkov police investigation department, Serhiy Bolvinov. underlined This figure also includes the bodies exhumed in a forest near Izium, where some 440 unidentified graves were found on September 16 after the Russians left.

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Ukraine claims it recovered 400 km2 in the Kherson region in less than a week

Ukraine claimed This Thursday, they have recovered more than 400 square kilometers in the southern region of Kherson in less than a week, after Russia announced the annexation of this region. “The Armed Forces of Ukraine have liberated more than 400 km2 in the Kherson region since the beginning of October,” he said. The spokeswoman for the Ukrainian Southern Army Command, Natalia Gumeniuk.

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Russia accuses the imprisoned Russian opponent Kara-Murzá. of high treason

The Russian opponent Vladímir Kara-Murzá, detained since April for having “discredited” the Russian Armed Forces, has been charged with high treason for having collaborated with one of the NATO countries, the official said. today the official agency TASS. “This Thursday, in the presence of lawyers, Kara-Murzá was charged with high treason, under article 275 of the Criminal Code of the Russian Federation,” sources from the security forces told the media. russians According to the sources, investigators from the Federal Security Service (FSB) believe that the journalist and political activist “has been cooperating with one of the NATO countries for a long time.” The RT chain, the Kremlin's propaganda arm abroad, pointed out In turn, with this supposed assistance from Kara-Murzá; NATO was directed against the security of Russia and that for it he would have received about 30,000 dollars a month.

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The head of the defense committee of the German Parliament arrives in kyiv for a two-day visit

The president of the Defense Commission of the German Parliament, Marie-Agnès Strack-Zimmermann, arrived in kyiv, the Ukrainian capital, for a two-day visit on Thursday. “We have arrived in kyiv. We are on the ground, trying to understand the situation and its needs, communicating with politicians and the government, as well as with the soldiers. It is important. Germany must increase its support,” he said. asserted shortly after his arrival in a message broadcast through his Twitter account. Strack-Zimmermann plans to address the needs of the Ukrainian military to increase pressure on Foreign Minister Olaf Scholz regarding the supply of weapons and tanks.

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The Nobel Peace Prize comes this year under the shadow of the war in Ukraine

The Nobel Peace Prize will recognize this Friday the work of the person or organization that will succeed journalists Maria Ressa and Dimitri Moratov were among the winners, in a year marked by the war in Ukraine and its collateral effects throughout the world. The process of presenting candidacies concluded. on January 31, before the Russian president, Vladimir Putin, gave the order to begin the invasion of the neighboring country on February 24, but among the favorites, Human Rights defenders sound again as opposed ;n to Moscow and related governments. The director of the Peace Research Institute of Oslo (PRIO), Henrik Urdal, places the Belarusian opponent Svetlana Tijanovskaya, the main dissident of the Alexander Lukashenko regime, at the head of his private pool, as well as Alexei Navalni, currently imprisoned in Russia.

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Russia regroups units, tries to block defense and go on the offensive

The Russian troops are trying to hold onto the temporarily seized territories, regrouping units in some areas and trying to disrupt the active operations of the Ukrainian defense in certain directions, as well as the Russian forces. like going on the offensive in Bakhmut and Avdiivka. so reported it At 6:00 this morning the General Staff of the Ukrainian armed forces, who specified that bombing of Ukrainian positions along the line of contact continues. The report adds that the Russians are remotely mining the territory in some directions, conducting aerial reconnaissance and attacking civilian infrastructure and homes.

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Zelensky compares the situation in Ukraine with that of the wars of independence in Latin America 200 years ago

The president of Ukraine, Volodimir Zelenski, has asked this Wednesday at the Assembly of the Organization of American States (OAS) for support to Latin American countries to face the Russian invasion, and has compared the situation n Ukrainian with those of the wars of independence that the great part of the members of the OAS carried out 200 years ago. “I read the pages of the history of the American continent and ask: which side would Simón Bolívar be on in the war that Russia has started against Ukraine? Who would José support? “Who would Miguel Hidalgo sympathize with? I think they wouldn't help someone who is looting a smaller country”, assured the Ukrainian president during his speech. intervention.

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Anger grows among the Russian elite at the defeats in Ukraine

The piling up of defeats in the Ukraine has led to unusual outbursts of anger in the Russian elite, still in favor of intervention but desperate for the army's silence, with some even calling for execution. ;n of military commanders. Until the setbacks in September, public criticism of the army was scant. And as the offensive against Ukraine was presented as a sacred patriotic mission, denigrating the troops happened to be punishable by harsh prison sentences. Although no one among the Russian elite questions Moscow's motives. or the attack on the neighboring country, the defeats and failures in the mobilization of hundreds of thousands of reservists led public figures, usually docile with power, to attack the military hierarchy. France Presse reports.

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Miss Ukraine and Miss Russia were separated from the room that they shared

The organization of the Miss Grand International beauty pageant, which is held in Indonesia, has decided to separate the representatives of Ukraine and Russia from the bedroom after the Ukrainian miss publicly protested about having to share a room in hotel with the model of “a terrorist country”. The representative of Ukraine, Olga Vasyliv, used This Tuesday the social network Instagram to publicly complain upon learning that the organization had placed her as a roommate of the Russian miss Ekaterina Astashenkova, during the days prior to the gala scheduled for the October 25 in Jakarta. Vasyliv pointed out. from the Indonesian capital who felt “anger and pain” at having to coincide with the representative of a “terrorist country”, alluding to the war between kyiv and Moscow; caused by the Russian invasion since February.

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Two dead in a missile attack by Russian forces against the city of Zaporizhia, Ukraine

At least two people have died and another five have been injured this Thursday in a missile attack carried out by Russian forces against the Ukrainian city of Zaporizhia (east), as reported by the Ukrainian authorities. The head of the Zaporizhia Regional Military Administration, Oleksandr Staruj, has indicated in a message on his Telegram account that one person has died on the spot and another while being transferred in an ambulance, before adding that “there is an operation Rescue underway on site.”

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U.S. believes part of Ukraine was behind the attack that killed to the daughter of a Putin adviser

US officials did not learn of the plan in time, but had already warned Ukraine of the risk of carrying out such an attack. read here more information.

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The EU and European allies seek in Prague to reinforce alliances against the geopolitical weight of Russia

More than forty European leaders, including the Twenty-seven, the United Kingdom, Ukraine and Turkey, will meet this Thursday in Prague with the challenge of consolidating a new “European Political Community” devised from the European Union with the ambition of reinforcing alliances between neighboring countries in the face of the geopolitical offensive that Russia initiated. with the invasion of Ukraine but also to seek solutions and synergies in the face of the energy crisis. The objective, therefore, is to create a platform for dialogue that serves to “ensure peace and stability” on the continent European sources indicated, and also to show an image of “unity and solidarity” in a continent with its own tensions, such as the frequent migratory pulses with Turkey, the disenchantment of the Western Balkans due to the slowness in its process of accession to the EU or the break of the United Kingdom with its community past.

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Zelensky asks OAS countries to support sanctions against Russia

The President of Ukraine, Volodymyr Zelensky, called for on Wednesday the countries of the Americas support sanctions against Russia, speaking during the 52nd; OAS General Assembly in Lima. “We are doing everything, everything, to end the long list of Ukrainian victims that Russia is creating. This is why I am writing to you. We need your support,” he said in a pre-recorded video in English. ;s. Zelensky urged The American countries remember their struggles for independence 200 years ago. “Which side would Simón Bolívar be on in the war that Russia unleashed against Ukraine? Who would José de San Martín support? Who would I sympathize with?” “Miguel Hidalgo? I don't think they would help someone who is looting a smaller country,” he said.

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The first Russian flight arrives in Cuba since the beginning of the EU sanctions

A flight from Moscow landed This Wednesday at the Varadero airport (western Cuba), the first since the European Union (EU) prohibited in February the entry of Russian planes into its airspace due to the war in Ukraine. According to official Cuban media reports, the charter of the Russian airline Nordwind Airlines landed in Cuba. at the aerodrome of the main tourist hub of the Caribbean country after a 13-hour flight in a Boeing 777-300. It is also The flight program of the Russian airline is expected to cover the route to the tourist center of Cayo Coco, an islet located in the central zone of Cuba, three times a week.

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Sánchez to Zelenski: “Together we embrace the values ​​of a great team”

The President of the Government of Spain, Pedro Sánchez, has replied to the Ukrainian President, Volodimir Zelenski, after thanking him for his support for Ukraine's candidacy with Spain and Portugal for the Soccer World Cup in 2030: “Together we embrace the values ​​of a great team.” The response came shortly after the Ukrainian president showed his gratitude to him and the Portuguese Prime Minister, Anònio Costa, for their support in hosting Ukraine in the joint bid to host the World Cup in 8 years.

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OPEC+ decides to lower its oil supply by 2 million barrels newspapers

The OPEC+ alliance, led by Saudi Arabia. and Russia, decided This Wednesday in Vienna, it reduced its pumping by 2 million barrels per day (mbd), which represents the largest cut in oil supply since May 2020. at a ministerial conference of the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) and its ten allied producing nations – including Russia, Mexico and Kazakhstan. which was the group's first face-to-face meeting since the start of the coronavirus pandemic.

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< strong>The West seeks in the UN a broad condemnation of the Russian annexation in Ukraine

The Western powers, led by the United States and the countries of the European Union, are trying to gather the greatest possible support so that next week the UN General Assembly will approve a resolution against the Russian annexation of regions of the Ukraine and demands that Moscow withdraw from the country. The first draft of that text, seen today by Efe, “condemns the organization by the Russian Federation of alleged illegal referendums” in Ukrainian regions and declares that the attempts to annex these territories “have no validity under the law international”.

3 days ago

Stoltenberg congratulates Zelensky for the advances of the Ukrainian Army and the reconquest of territory

The Secretary General of NATO, Jens Stoltenberg, has transferred this Wednesday to the Ukrainian President, Volodimir Zelenski, his congratulations for the progress of the Ukrainian Army in its campaign to recover territories in the east and south of the the country, despite the annexation announced by the Russian president, Vladimir Putin. “I have congratulated the courage of the Ukrainian people and forces in their impressive progress in recovering their territory from the Russian aggressor,” the former Norwegian prime minister said in a message on social networks after having a conversation with the Ukrainian leader.< /p>

3 days ago

Putin reforms the Constitution to consummate the annexation of Ukrainian regions

Russian President Vladimir Putin signed This Wednesday a decree reforming the Constitution to consummate the incorporation of the four Ukrainian regions with which he signed a decree. last September 30 annexation treaties. The annexation of these four territories -Donetsk, Lugansk, Kherson and Zaporizhia- forced to amend article 65 of the Magna Carta, which includes 85 federal entities.

3 days ago

< strong>The emir of Qatar will participate at EU summit on energy security

The emir of Qatar, Tamim bin Hamad al Zani, is already on his first official visit to Prague, where he will participate tomorrow, Thursday, at the summit of European leaders on energy security and the war in Ukraine.

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The director of the IAEA travels to kyiv to negotiate the demilitarization of Zaporizhia

The director general of the IAEA travels to kyiv to resume negotiations on a safe zone around the Zaporizhia nuclear power plant (ZNPP), while the dispute between Ukraine and Russia over the management of the plant intensifies. “The need for a Nuclear Safety and Security Protection Zone (NSSPZ) around the Zaporizhia nuclear plant is now more urgent than ever,” he wrote. on his Twitter account the head of the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA), who confirmed & oacute; which is on its way to the Ukrainian capital.

3 days ago

Kyrgyzstan will not extradite Russians who enter the country to avoid the “partial mobilization” of Putin

The president of Kyrgyzstan, Sadir Japarov, has assured this Wednesday that the country will not extradite. Russian citizens arriving in Kyrgyz territory as a result of the “partial mobilization” announced by the Russian president, Vladimir Putin, in the framework of the invasion of Ukraine. “For us, this is a new phenomenon. More than a million Kyrgyz people work in Russia. Russian citizens, of course, can come here and work freely, without fear of being extradited to their country. It's native”, the head of state asserted in an interview with The New York Times.

3 days ago

López Obrador affirms that there are “many more” better candidates than Zelensky for the Nobel Peace Prize

The president of Mexico, Andrés Manuel López Obrador, has questioned whether his Ukrainian counterpart, Volodimir Zelenski, could be proposed as a potential candidate for the Nobel Peace Prize and has assured that there are “many more ;s” options that you think are better. López Obrador has questioned “with all due respect” a petition that he has attributed to the European Parliament and that, in reality, brings together dozens of European politicians who demanded in March that Zelenski be taken into account for the Nobel Prize in 2022, despite the registration deadline being closed.

3 days ago

Russia seizes the Ukrainian nuclear power plant in Zaporizhia

Russia appropriated formally from the Zaporizhia nuclear power plant in southern Ukraine, which the Moscow forces They have been occupying them for months, according to a decree signed by President Vladimir Putin and published this Wednesday. “The government must ensure that the nuclear facilities of the plant […] are accepted as federal property,” states the decree, published days before a possible visit to Russia by the director general of the International Energy Agency. Atomic Energy (IAEA), Rafael Grossi.

3 days ago

Putin expands the category of Russians who will not be called up for Ukraine

The Russian president, Vladimir Putin, extended Today the category of Russians who will not be called up in the framework of the unpopular partial mobilization that has caused an exodus of men of military age since its decree on September 21. “Today I have already issued for publication the decree (…), where these same modifications are included,” Putin said during a meeting with professors.

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Putin promotes Chechen authoritarian leader Kadyrov to the rank of general

The authoritarian leader of the Russian republic of Chechnya, Ramzan Kadyrov, announced on Wednesday that Russian President Vladimir Putin promoted him. to the rank of colonel general, at a time when the Moscow forces they are suffering setbacks in the Ukraine. “The Russian president granted me the rank of colonel general. The decree was published (…) Vladimir Vladimirovich personally informed me of it and congratulated me,” he wrote. Kadyrov on Telegram, saying he was “immensely grateful” for “the high appreciation of (his) merits.”

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Ukraine is confident that its cities will be liberated from the Russian yoke by the 2030 World Cup

Ukraine is confident that its territory will be The president of the Ukrainian Football Federation, Andriy Pavelko, said Wednesday that matches of the 2030 World Cup could be played in cities currently occupied by Russia.

3 days ago

The EU agrees on a new round of sanctions against Russia that includes a cap on the price of Russian oil

The member states of the European Union have reached an agreement this Wednesday to approve the new round of sanctions against Russia, which will include: put a cap on the price of Russian oil. As confirmed by the Czech Presidency of the Council, the Twenty-Seven reached a “political agreement” this morning at ambassadorial level to adopt the eighth round of sanctions against Moscow. since the beginning of the military aggression against Ukraine. In a message on social networks, the president of the European Commission, Ursula von der Leyen, applauded the agreement of the European ambassadors and celebrated that the EU is moving “quickly and firmly” in the face of Russia's maneuvers. “We will never accept false referendums or any kind of annexation. We are determined to continue to make the Kremlin pay,” he said.

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The EU and allies seek this Thursday to strengthen alliances against the geopolitical weight of Russia

More than forty European leaders, including the Twenty-seven, the United Kingdom, Ukraine and Turkey, will meet this Thursday in Prague with the challenge of consolidating a new “European Political Community” devised from the European Union with the ambition of reinforcing alliances between neighboring countries in the face of the geopolitical offensive that Russia initiated. with the invasion of Ukraine but also to seek solutions and synergies in the face of the energy crisis.

3 days ago

The Zaporizhia plant will operate under the leadership of Russia, according to Moscow

Russia claimed It was announced this Wednesday that the Zaporizhia nuclear power plant, the largest in Europe and under the control of Russian forces, will operate in a new state. under the leadership of the relevant departments of the Russian Federation after the annexation of the province of the same name. “The Zaporizhia NPP is now located on the territory of the Russian Federation and, accordingly, it should work under the leadership of our relevant departments,” he noted. Deputy Foreign Minister, Sergey Vershinin, during a conference at the RIA Nóvosti agency.

3 days ago

Putin on the Ukrainian counteroffensive: the situation “will stabilize”

Russian President Vladimir Putin expressed his concern. this Wednesday, in the wake of the Ukrainian counteroffensive in the east and south, his assurance that the situation in the Ukrainian territories annexed by Russia “will stabilize.” “We assume that the situation in the territories incorporated into Russia will stabilize,” he said. during a telematic meeting with Russian teachers.

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Ukraine continues to advance simultaneously in the provinces of Kherson, Kharkiv and Luhansk

The Institute for the Study of War reported I know that the Ukraine interdiction campaign is underway. stalling Russian attempts to transfer additional ammunition, reserves, mobilized men and defense assets to frontline positions. Experts noted that Ukrainian forces liberated several settlements on the eastern bank of the Inhulets River, forcing They have also cut off two Russian ground lines of communication in northern Kherson province, pushing Russian units south of the border between Kherson and Dnipropetrovsk province. to the Beryslav area.

3 days ago

Putin has signed four laws on annexation

Vladimir Putin has signed four federal laws to try to formalize the illegal annexation of the Ukrainian provinces of Donetsk, Luhansk, Zaporizhzhia and Kherson. The borders of “the new subjects” will be determined by the borders that “existed on the day of their acceptance into the Russian Federation,” according to the Russian-controlled TASS news agency. /p>

3 days ago

Ukrainian exports of agricultural products increased by 41% in September.

The Minister of Infrastructure, Oleksandr Kubrakov, stated on October 5 that Ukraine increased Its exports of agricultural products by land and sea in September increased to 6.9 million metric tons. Compared to August, the export volume has increased by 41%, he added.

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Russia says annexation will allow it increase metal and coal production

Russia indicated Today that the annexation of four Ukrainian territories in the east and south of the neighboring country will allow it to increase between 6% and 20% the production of metals, coal, grain and sunflower, according to the Ministry of Economic Development. “The incorporation of new territories in the Russian Federation will allow to ensure an increase in national indicators in such important sectors as the metallurgical industry (by 20%), the coal sector (by 6 %), the production of cereals (in more than 10%) and the sunflower (more than 20%)”, pointed out wallet. Russia stamped Today formally annexes the eastern regions of Lugansk and Donetsk in Donbas, an area known historically for its coal mines, and the southern provinces of Zaporizhia and Kherson, with access to the Azov and Black seas and also with important industrial and grain production.

3 days ago

The Kremlin affirms that Russia will recover the “temporarily abandoned” territories in the annexed regions

The spokesman of the Kremlin, Dimitri Peskov, has affirmed this Wednesday that Russia will recover its rights. the “temporarily abandoned” territories in the newly annexed regions of eastern Ukraine: Donetsk, Lugansk, Kherson and Zaporizhia. “There is no contradiction here. They will always be with Russia, they will be returned,” he asserted during a press conference, according to information from the news agency interface. His words come after the Russian Ministry of Defense confirmed the withdrawal of Russian troops from some areas of the annexed regions in the framework of the Russian invasion of Ukraine, which began in Ukraine. at the end of February.

3 days ago

The extradition of a Ukrainian blogger claimed by high treason

The judge of the National High Court Santiago Pedraz has shelved the extradition procedure of the Ukrainian blogger Anatoli Shariy, wanted in his country for crimes of high treason and incitement to hatred. In an order to which Efe has had access this Tuesday, the magistrate meets the criteria of the Prosecutor's Office and agrees to file the procedure after the Ukrainian authorities reported “the possible presence of the defendant in Italy.” However, the defendant's defense, which has appealed against the filing order, assures that Shariy “has not left Spanish territory” and is at his home in Tarragona, where he was arrested last May.

3 days ago

Russia attacks a town near kyiv with Iranian “kamikaze drones”

Russian forces attacked with Iranian-made “kamikaze drones” on Tuesday night. The city of Bila Tserkva, about 80 kilometers south of the Ukrainian capital, causing at least one injury, reported the report. Today the head of the kyiv Regional Military Administration, Oleksiy Kuleba, was quoted by the Ukrinform agency. According to the source, the attack with “kamikaze drones” of the Shahed-136 type was carried out during the attack. In six waves and, in addition to one person injured, the explosions damaged city infrastructure that Kuleba did not specify. and several fires that are being put out.

3 days ago

Russia says it must participate in investigation into gas leaks in Nord Stream

Russia said Wednesday that it must be part of the investigation into leaks in the Nord Stream 1 and 2 gas pipelines, after Sweden, which is in charge of the investigations, will block access to the area in the Baltic Sea. “There really should be an investigation, naturally with the participation of Russia,” Russian Deputy Foreign Minister Sergey Vershinin was quoted as saying by the Tass and Ria Novosti news agencies.

3 days ago

OPEC and Russia discussed a sharp cut in production amid uncertainties

< p>OPEC and ten other oil producers, including Russia, will probably decide today in Vienna to cut their crude oil production, in a very complex environment in which falling prices are mixed , doubts about the evolution of demand, production problems and sanctions on Russian oil. After more than two years of virtual meetings due to the pandemic, the 23 countries of the OPEC+ alliance hold their first ministerial meeting with personal presence, a gesture that shows the determination to send a clear signal of strength to the markets. Although the oil ministers who were arriving in Vienna yesterday did not want to anticipate what If this will happen, analysts and specialized media anticipate that the cut in pumping has broad support.

3 days ago

Russia compares the sabotage of Nord Stream with the attack in Nicaragua in 1983

The secretary of the Russian Security Council, Nikolai Patrushev, compared This Wednesday the alleged sabotage of the Nord Stream gas pipelines with an attack against an oil pipeline in Nicaragua, which occurred in 1983. “I remember that a similar situation occurred in 1983, when saboteurs recruited by the CIA organized attacks against Nicaragua, which led, among other things, to the destruction of the oil pipeline located in one of the ports,” said Patrushev, quoted by the Interfax agency. added that the sabotage of Russian gas pipelines is “an act of international terrorism”, the consequences of which will be “significant” for Europe. “Its consequences will obviously be significant for the European population,” he asserted. and reiterated that among those interested in this situation is the United States.

3 days ago

The southern command of the Ukrainian Army reports advances towards Kherson

The Southern Operational Command of the Ukrainian Army reported This Wednesday that his forces managed to advance between 10 and 20 kilometers towards the city of Kherson and re-establish Ukrainian control in eight settlements in that area of ​​the country. According to the map published by the Ukrainian command, the troops managed in the last few hours to advance into the territory previously controlled by the Russian Army along the Dnipro River, reached Dudchany and threaten to surround a group of Russian forces to the west. The Russians were also forced to withdraw from Davydiv Brid, on the road connecting Berislav and Kryviy Rih, an area where fighting had been going on for the last few months.

3 days ago

At least one injured in Iranian drone strikes near kyiv

One person turned out injured in Iranian kamikaze drone strikes on the Ukrainian town of Bila Tserkva, some 100km south of kyiv, the police reported. on Wednesday the regional governor, in the first attack of this type in the area. “At night, the enemy carried out attacks with kamikaze drones of the Shahed-136 type against Bila Tserkva,” he said. on Telegram Governor Oleksiy Kuleba. He specified that a person turned out to be She was injured and several infrastructures were damaged.

3 days ago

Russia restored gas supplies to Italy through Austrian territory

The gas giant Gazprom restored Today the gas supply to Italy through Austrian territory after several days of suspension due to recent regulatory changes in Austria, according to the version of the Russian state consortium. “The transport of Russian gas through the territory of Austria is resumed,” he said. Gazprom in a short comment posted on its official Telegram account.

3 days ago

Putin finalizes the annexation of four regions of Ukraine

Russian President Vladimir Putin signed This Wednesday the law of annexation of four Ukrainian regions and the decrees by which the leaders are formally appointed that Moscow. I had already established there. The texts signed by Putin stipulate that the Donetsk, Lugansk, Kherson and Zaporizhia regions are accepted “into the Russian Federation in accordance with the Constitution” of the country.

3 days ago

“Significant” advances by Ukraine in the south of the country, according to the War Institute

In the last twenty-four hours, the Ukrainian forces have been making significant advances against the Russian troops in the regions of Kherson (south of the country), Kharkov (northeast) and Lugansk (east), according to The latest report from the American Institute for the Study of War (IGW).

This 'think tank' (group of experts) also highlights the little impact that is For the time being, the partial mobilization decreed a few days ago by the Russian president, Vladimir Putin, is on the war front.

According to the IGW, Ukrainian forces have liberated several settlements on the eastern bank of the Inhulets River, forcing Russian forces to retreat further south to the city of Kherson, the capital of Ukraine. one of the regions that Russia has illegally annexed and that was occupied in the first days of the invasion.

3 days ago

Elon Musk sparks controversy on Twitter by calling for a negotiated peace in Ukraine

Tesla founder and CEO Elon Musk has sparked a bitter controversy on Twitter by proposing a peace plan for Ukraine with concessions to Russia and asking his followers for their opinion. Musk's plan includes repeating the vote in the regions annexed by Russia under UN supervision. “Russia leaves if it is the will of the people”, he has pointed out.

In addition, it provides that Crimea “become a formal part of Russia as it was from 1783, until Khrushchev's error” and guarantees for the supply of water to Crimea. Ukraine will also “remain neutral”. “In the end, this will most likely be the result. The question is how many people will die to get to it,” he said.

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Ukraine ends the fishing agreement with Russia in the Sea of ​​Azov

The Ukrainian State Fisheries Agency has officially terminated the agreement signed in 1993 with the Committee on Fishing. Russian Fisheries to ensure the “rational use of biological resources” in the Sea of ​​Azov in response to the Russian invasion of Ukraine. “Having launched a military invasion of the territory of Ukraine and having blocked Ukrainian fishing activity in the Azov Sea basin, the Russian Federation prevented the parties from fulfilling their obligations under the agreement,” according to the report. n said in a statement.

3 days ago

 Zelenski assures that the Ukrainian Army is advancing “rapidly” against Russian troops in the south

The president of Ukraine, Volodimir Zelensky, announced yesterday Tuesday “good news” for the country, after assuring that the Ukrainian Armed Forces are advancing “rapidly” against Russian troops in the southern regions. “The Ukrainian Army is making a fairly rapid and powerful advance in the south of our country as part of the current defense operation,” he celebrated in the daily video in which Zelensky he leads the nation. “Dozens of territories have already been liberated from the fake Russian referendum this week alone: ​​in the Kherson region, Kharkov, Lugansk and Donetsk,” said the Ukrainian president.

3 days ago

Japan reopens its embassy in kyiv after seven months of closure

Japan reopens its embassy in kyiv this Wednesday after seven months of closure due to the Russian invasion of Ukraine, as confirmed by the official. The Japanese Ministry of Foreign Affairs said that, for the time being, the staff will be the minimum. The embassy will operate It will be used as an information office and with less staff than usual “to guarantee security”, but the consular work to attend to Japanese citizens in the area will continue to be carried out. developing from Poland, as confirmed by The Foreign Ministry said in a statement.

3 days ago

Biden prohibits the Treasury from giving ;lars of IMF funds to Russia and Belarus

The President of the United States, Joe Biden, signed a law on Tuesday that prohibits the Secretary of the Treasury from providing dollars from the funds of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) to Russia and Belarus, as a result of their participation in the invasion of the Ukraine. The initiative would also require consultation with other countries to “similarly refuse to convert” Russian and Belarusian SDRs.

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The US sends a message of calm about the nuclear threat

United States spread yesterday the message that there is no indication that Russia is preparing to use nuclear weapons, reported Reuters, despite threats from Vladimir Putin. White House press secretary Karine Jean-Pierre said during a briefing that despite “nuclear saber rattling,” there is no sign that Russia is on the move. planning to use such weapons. “We take any nuclear weapon or nuclear saber rattling very seriously here, but I want to say… we haven't seen any reason to adjust our own strategic nuclear posture, nor do we have any indication that Russia is moving away.” preparing to use nuclear weapons imminently. weapons,” Jean-Pierre said. Putin has escalated the more than seven-month war in Ukraine with a military mobilization and warnings about the use of nuclear weapons.

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The Zaporizhia nuclear power plant, at the center of concerns

The director general of the International Atomic Energy Agency “will visit kyiv and then Moscow this week” to discuss the implementation of a protection zone around the Ukrainian nuclear power plant in Zaporizhia, according to ;n a statement released this Tuesday. Rafael Grossi “will continue with the consultations” to establish this device “as soon as possible”, indicated the IAEA, without specifying in what The transfers will take place within days.

4 days ago

The Ukrainian economy collapse

Ukraine's economy will shrink. It's down 35% this year, he reported. the World Bank, as the country grapples with the ongoing invasion by Russia. The international financial institution described Ukraine's economy as “marked by destruction of productive capacity, damage to agricultural land, and reduced labor supply” in an economic update for Europe and Central Asia, reports AFP. The World Bank also estimates that more than 14 million people have been displaced by the war, with recovery and reconstruction efforts billed at $349 billion, 1.5 times the size of the economy. of Ukraine before the war.

4 days ago

The United States promises additional weapons to Ukraine

The president of the United States, Joe Biden, told the President of Ukraine, Volodimir Zelensky, that Washington will provide A total of $625 million in new security assistance, including sophisticated missiles or rockets (Himars), was delivered to Kiev.

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Miss Crimea fined for singing a Ukrainian song

Two Crimean women, one of them Miss Crimea, were found guilty of discrediting the Russian military by singing a Ukrainian patriotic song in a video posted on social media. Olga Valeyeva, who won Miss Crimea 2022 beauty pageant, and an unidentified friend sang the popular Ukrainian song 'Chervona Kalyna' on a balcony. After the publication of the video on Instagram (in a story that is deleted in 24 hours), both women were arrested. Valeyeva was fined 40,000 rubles (US$670), while her friend was sentenced to 10 days in jail.

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Russia recognizes the loss of control of some areas of Ukraine

The maps used by the Russian Ministry of Defense to show the location of troops and control zones showed changes from previous days. In northeastern Ukraine, where Russia suffered Following a defeat last month, his forces along a front line stretching some 70 km south from Kupiansk along the Oskil River appeared to have withdrawn some 20 km to the east, until the border with the Lugansk province. In the Kherson province of southern Ukraine, Russia's line of control on the right bank of the Dnipro River had been moved 25 km south on the map, to a line which runs west from the riverside town of Dudchany. Both of these areas are currently battlegrounds where Ukraine has been reporting progress, albeit without giving full details.

4 days ago

Navalni revives a network of internal opposition in Russia against the war in Ukraine

People close to the Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalni have announced a national protest movement with the aim of capitalizing on the discontent that has permeated part of society as a result of the ordered invasion of Ukraine and, more recently, of the partial mobilization of the population. One of Navalni's main advisers, Ivan Zhdanov, has defended in a video published on social networks that there is in Russia “a unique situation that has not existed in recent years”. “The silent majority has woken up. Putin has woken them up,” he has sentenced. With Navalni serving a sentence for fraud and his organizations closed after being classified as “extremist”, his entourage wants to promote a network that will act & act on him. clandestinely, according to Bloomberg.

4 days ago

The Russians install a border in Vasilivka

According to reports from Oleksandr Starukh, Chief of the Armed Forces of the Zaporizhia Oblast, the Russian Army is building a “border” in Vasilivka. As a consequence, men of military age cannot pass through that border post. Vasilivka is the only settlement through which residents of the occupied parts of Zaporizhia, Kherson, as well as as the Donetsk and Luhansk areas are being evacuated.

4 days ago

The Russian exodus continues

Themoscowtimes publishes that up to 700,000 Russian citizens have left the country after the order of President Vladimir Putin for a “partial” mobilization on September 21. The mass exodus of men of military age and their families may hamper Russia's goal of recruiting 300,000 men to fight in Ukraine. Despite this, it is claimed that 200,000 men have already been mobilized. Many of those 700,000 Russians who left went to the South Caucasus and Central Asian area, including 200,000 who entered Kazakhstan in the last two weeks and more than 53,000 Russians who crossed the border into Georgia in the first week after mobilization. Another 66,000 Russian citizens also entered EU countries after the announcement of the mobilization, according to data from the EU border agency, Frontex.

4 days ago

Analysts predict a hardening of the war in the south

The apparent weakness of the Russian Army on the southern front advances a foreseeable hardening of the confrontations. At the back of the Dnipro River is brewing a complex military challenge for both Armies. Kremlin spokesman Dmitri Peskov has so far rejected the desirability of resorting to nuclear weapons, despite some observers pointing to specialized troop movements.

4 days ago

The city of Limán is closed. devastated after the clashes

Peter Beaumont, who reports from Ukraine for the British newspaper 'The Guardian', has described that the Limán area is devastated after being a battlefield. As he has narrated, the center of the town shows widespread signs of destruction, with projectiles hitting all the buildings. The city, which previously had 30,000 inhabitants, has now had an estimated population of less than 1,000. There is no electricity, no gas, many of the apartment buildings have had all the windows blown out and now it is starting to get cold.

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Fear of a nuclear attack is growing

Putin prepares to test nuclear weapons on Ukraine's borders. This is what 'The Times' publishes, which assures that a train operated by the Russian secret nuclear division was seen in the center of Russia moving towards Ukraine, citing the defense analyst based in Poland, Konrad Muzyka. This move “could be a way of signaling to the West that Moscow is escalating” or preparing for a “strategic deterrence exercise,” Muzyka said. Any nuclear attack would have to be followed up by a specially trained military force equipped with special material.

4 days ago

Populations that come under the control of Ukraine, according to social networks< /strong>

Social networks echo the advances of the Ukrainian Army in the Kherson area. Specifically, Davydiv Brid, Starosillia, Arkhanhelske and Velyka Oleksandrivka are said to have come under Ukrainian control. Petro Andriushchenko, adviser to the Mayor of Mariupol, and Andrii Yermak, chief of staff of the Presidency, stated on Telegram that soldiers from the 35th Marine Brigade have taken the Davydiv Brid village.

4 days ago

Special EU budget allocation to pay for the Ukrainian Army

European Union finance ministers today agreed to integrate EU support payments to Ukraine into the 2023 EU Budget to make payments more structured and predictable, said European Commission Vice President Valdis Dombrovskis. Speaking to reporters after a meeting of ministers, Dombrovskis admitted that he was wrong. He noted that this year's EU payments to Ukraine were not regular, a cause for concern for kyiv, which must regularly pay public workers' salaries and pensions. The EU will support Ukraine with 9,000 million euros in May, but only made the first disbursement of 1,000 million euros in July. Reuters reports that Dombrovskis said the next €5bn tranche will be delivered to the bank. in mid-October and the remaining 3,000 million euros in two installments in November and December.

4 days ago

Russia prepares a counteroffensive and occupation forces

The Russian Defense Minister, Sergey Shoigu, affirmed that This Tuesday, more than 200,000 citizens have already been incorporated into the ranks within the framework of the partial mobilization decreed by the Russian president, Vladimir Putin, on September 21. “In accordance with the decree of the President of the Russian Federation, since September 21 a partial mobilization has been carried out in the country. s of 200,000 people,” Shoigu said. at a meeting with military commanders. As announced previously the Minister of Defense, the partial mobilization will affect the a total of 300,000 reservists.

4 days ago

The pro-Russian authorities in Lugansk assure that the entire territory is under control of Moscow

The ambassador of the self-proclaimed Lugansk People's Republic (PLR) in Moscow, Rodion Miroshnik, has assured that the entire territory of the region is protected. under the control of “allied forces”, referring to regional militias and the Russian Armed Forces. However, Miroshnik did. It has recognized that the area of ​​Kreminna and Lisichansk, in the west of the region, is where the tension is “highest” due to the attempts of the Ukrainian Army to recover territory. “The tension in this area is very high, but the entire territory of the RPL is controlled by the allied forces. Our units remain firm,” Miroshnik told the Russian agency TASS.

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Germany assures that Europe will respond to Putin's “land theft” in Ukraine

The German Foreign Minister, Annalena Baerbock, assured this Tuesday during her official visit to Warsaw that Europe will respond “to land theft” committed by the Russian president, Vladimir Putin, after the announcement of the accession of several regions of eastern Ukraine. “We will not leave Putin's theft of land unanswered,” the German Foreign Minister promised during a joint press conference with her Polish counterpart, Zbigniew Rau. Baerbock has also settled the issue of Poland's millionaire demand for the crimes of Nazism stating that it is a closed issue.

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Japan demands an apology from Russia for the detention of a diplomat

Japan has demanded “official apologies” from Russia after the arrest of a Japanese diplomat for alleged espionage, accusing Moscow of being guilty of espionage. having him immobilized and blindfolded. “The official was blindfolded, with pressure applied to his hands and head making him unable to move while in detention, and then interrogated in an authoritarian manner,” Japanese government spokesman Hirokazu Matsuno said.

Japan “strongly protests these incredible acts,” said Matsuno, who has denied the accusations of espionage.

The Japanese authorities have also summoned the Russian ambassador, from whom they have asked “a formal apology” for the treatment of the diplomat which, according to Matsuno, violates the Vienna Convention on Consular Relations.

4 days ago

Ukraine's counteroffensive gains ground in the south

The Russian forces are in difficulties in the north of the Kherson region, in the south of the country, where the Ukrainian Army has been holding an offensive for several weeks, according to statements by pro-Russian authorities. of occupation and specialized bloggers who follow the movements on the ground.

The governor of the Russian-imposed occupation of Kherson, Vladimir Saldo, admitted He called for a “breakthrough” by the Ukrainians, specifically mentioning the loss of control of the town of Dudchany, although that the Russian aviation stopped the to the kyiv troops, according to an interview published Monday on his Telegram channel. His deputy, Kirill Stremousov, has said on social networks that the Ukrainian advance had been stopped and that there is no need to “panic”.

The Russian channel Rybar, which follows the movements of the troops of Moscow It has revealed that the Ukrainians are advancing in Arkhanguelske and Dudchany with the aim of “cutting off the supplies of the Russian groups that are on the right bank of the Dniepr River”.

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The Kremlin says it is “positive” that Musk tries to seek a settlement in Ukraine

The Kremlin considered this Tuesday “positive” billionaire Elon Musk's proposal to end hostilities in Ukraine. “It is quite positive that a person like Elon Musk is looking for a way out of the situation,” said the spokesman for the Russian Presidency, Dmitri Peskov, at his daily press conference. Peskov said that Moscow from the beginning he was in favor of a negotiated exit based on his conditions. “Without the fulfillment of the Russian conditions, peace cannot be achieved,” he stated.

4 days ago

Russia says that more than 200,000 people have been recruited in the framework of “partial mobilization”

Russian Defense Minister Sergei Shoigu stated this Tuesday that more than 200,000 people have been recruited to date in the framework of the “partial mobilization” decreed on September 21 by Russian President Vladimir Putin , because of the war in Ukraine. “In line with the decree of the president of the Russian Federation, a partial mobilization has been carried out in the country since September 21. To date, more than 200,000 people have been joined the Armed Forces,” he said, before stressing that there is an order for everyone to receive clothing and be sent to their positions.

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Armenia and Azerbaijan cross new accusations for shootings on the border

The governments of Azerbaijan and Armenia exchanged accusations on Tuesday by new shots registered during the last hours on the border, in the midst of attempts to reach a peace agreement to put an end to their disputes.

The Azeri Ministry of Defense has indicated in a statement that “during the afternoon of October 3 and the night of October 4, units of the Armenian Armed Forces (…) have subjected Azeri Army positions to intense fire using weapons of different calibers. Thus, it has highlighted that the attacks have been carried out against positions “in the direction of the settlements of Zivel, Zaylik and Istisu, in the Kalbajar region, and those of Aghdam and Garalar, in the Tovuz region” , before noting that his units “have taken appropriate response measures.”

4 days ago

 Elon Musk sparks controversy on Twitter by calling for a negotiated peace in Ukraine

Tesla founder and CEO Elon Musk has sparked a bitter controversy on Twitter by proposing a peace plan for Ukraine with concessions to Russia and asking his followers for their opinion. Musk's plan includes repeating the vote in the regions annexed by Russia under UN supervision. “Russia leaves if it is the will of the people”, he has pointed out. In addition, it provides that Crimea “become a formal part of Russia as it was from 1783, until Khrushchev's error” and guarantees for the supply of water to Crimea. Ukraine will also “remain neutral”. “In the end, this will most likely be the result. The question is how many people will die to get to it,” he said.

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Ukraine will join the country. to the candidacy of Spain and Portugal for the 2030 World Cup, according to 'The Times'

Ukraine is going to join the joint candidacy of Spain and Portugal to host the Soccer World Cup in 2030, as revealed on Monday by the English newspaper 'The Times', which indicates that the country ;s, currently at war with Russia, would host one of the groups. The prestigious newspaper points out that this idea has the support of the Ukrainian president, Volodimir Zelenski, and by the governments of the two Iberian countries in a proposal that “takes advantage of the idea that football can restore hope and peace.”

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The CIA chief says that it is “difficult” to know if Putin is under attack. “hesitating” on nuclear weapons

The head of the CIA, William Burns, has affirmed this Monday that it is “difficult to say” if the president of Russia, Vladimir Putin, is “hesitating” on nuclear weapons when he threatens their use in Ukraine. Burns has assured that it is necessary “to take very seriously any type of threats”. However, US intelligence “doesn't see any practical evidence” that Putin “is approaching actual use for there to be an imminent threat.”

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France announces that it will host an economic conference in favor of Ukraine

The Prime Minister of France, Elisabeth Borne, announced today that Paris will welcome “In the coming months” an economic conference aimed at mobilizing French companies to finance the reconstruction of Ukraine. In an address to the French National Assembly, Borne specified: that this conference joins the one in Germany, which will be held on October 25. The head of the French Government recalled The “colossal challenge” of the reconstruction of Ukraine, a task estimated at 350,000 million euros, and underlined that France supports the latest measures of the European Commission of economic aid to kyiv.

5 days ago

Ukraine breaks Russian defense lines and achieves its biggest breakthrough of the war in the south

Ukrainian troops are unleashing a renewed counteroffensive in the southern region of Kherson at a time of apparent greatest weakness for Russian President Vladimir Putin and his generals following the territorial setbacks of the last week in the northeast. After a relative pause in the offensive operations in the south, the kyiv forces returned to attack on Monday. According to Russian military bloggers, there was significant troop movement Monday morning along the northern stretch of the vast western bank of the Dnieper River.

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The IAEA confirms the release of the director of the Zaporizhia plant, imprisoned by Russia

The director general of the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA), Rafael Grossi, confirmed this Monday the release of the director of the Zaporizhia nuclear power plant, Ihor Murashov, imprisoned by Russia last Friday. Grossi has launched a publication on his Twitter social network profile where he has celebrated the news and has reported that he has received confirmation that Murashov has already “returned safely to the family of the”. Later, the Ukrainian nuclear company Energoatom has also confirmed on Telegram that Russia has released Murashov in the territory of the Zaporizhia region under Ukrainian control and that the director of the plant is safe.

5 days ago

The UN welcomes the “success” of the agreement on cereals between Ukraine and Russia

The agreement between Ukraine and Russia to facilitate the export of Ukrainian cereals made it possible to lower the prices of food products, the official said. a person in charge of the UN who participated in the negotiations, who qualified the “successful” deal. But Rebeca Grynspan, secretary general of the Cnuced, the UN organization in charge of trade and development, stressed that however, it is necessary to lower the prices of fertilizers, of which Russia is a major producer, to avoid a food crisis.

5 days ago

More than 40,000 Ukrainians and 24,000 Russians have immigrated to Israel since the start of the war

More than 40,000 Ukrainians and 24,000 Russians have made aliyah. o Jewish immigration to Israel since the beginning of the war in Ukraine, on February 24, according to data from the Israeli Immigration Ministry. To these figures should be added the 17,000 requests for emigration to Israel from Russia that are currently being processed. Israel estimates that there are some 60,000 Russian citizens who could avail themselves of the Law of Return that regulates Jewish immigration to Israel, according to the newspaper 'Yedioth Aharonoth'.

5 days ago

Russia's crimes in Ukraine will be “punished”, he assures France

The “crimes” committed by Russia in the Ukraine must be “documented, tried and punished,” he declared. on Monday the French Prime Minister Elisabeth Borne in a debate in the National Assembly. “We are determined that the crimes committed by Russia be documented, tried and punished. It is an essential condition for the return of a lasting peace,” he declared. the French Prime Minister. Russia “uses weapons without criteria, targeting civilians, schools, hospitals, shopping malls, humanitarian caravans,” he stressed. Terminal.

5 days ago

Russian positions weaken in occupied Ukraine

The latest information suggests that Russia no longer has full control of any of the four provinces of Ukraine that it annexed. In the past week. The Russian Army has acknowledged that the kyiv forces have made their way into the Kerson region. According to these same sources, the Ukrainian Army and its “superior tank units” have managed to “penetrate the depths” of the Russian defense, around the villages of Zoltaya Balka and Alexsandrovka.

5 days ago

NATO warns Russia about the use of nuclear weapons

NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg warned of the “serious consequences for Russia” If Vladimir Putin were to use nuclear weapons in the Ukraine, amid mounting rhetoric from Moscow. and his allies. “Nuclear rhetoric is dangerous. It's reckless,” Stoltenberg told NBC's Meet The Press on Sunday. Any use of nuclear weapons “would change the nature” of the Ukraine conflict, he added. “A nuclear war cannot be won and should never be fought. And this is a message that NATO and NATO allies clearly convey to Russia & rdquor ;, he said. Stoltenberg's comments follow some of Putin's sharpest rhetoric to date on Moscow's will to act. to use nuclear force while his military campaign suffers defeats in the Ukraine.

5 days ago

Russian troops are also retreating in southern Ukraine

Ukraine breaks several defensive lines on the Kherson front and forces Russia back into territory it had annexed. According to the Reuters agency, the Ukrainian troops are also making their biggest advance in the south since the beginning of the invasion. Rapidly progressing along the Dnieper River and leaving the Russian Army without supply. kyiv, yes, did not give official confirmation of the progress, but it is estimated that it may be up to 40 kilometers.

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The IAEA confirms the release of the director of the Zaporizhia plant, imprisoned by Russia

The director general of the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA), Rafael Grossi, confirmed this Monday the release of the director of the Zaporizhia nuclear power plant, Ihor Murashov, imprisoned by Russia last Friday. Grossi has launched a publication on his Twitter social network profile where he has celebrated the news and has reported that he has received confirmation that Murashov has already “returned safely to his family”.

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Germany's foreign minister says Berlin takes Russia's nuclear threats “very seriously.” serious”

The German Foreign Minister, Annalena Baerbock, stated this Monday that Berlin is taking the nuclear threats from Russian President Vladimir Putin “very seriously” and has indicated that they will not give in to “blackmail” for part of Moscow. “We take their words very seriously. Anything else would be careless,” he told the German newspaper 'Neuen Osnabrücker Zeitung', adding that they should not and will not participate “in the blackmail “, as “Putin would see it as an invitation to further escalation.”

5 days ago

The gas left the leaking from Nord Stream 1 but not from Nord Stream 2

The Swedish coastguard said on Monday that bubbling caused by gas escaping from the Nord Stream 1 pipeline in the Baltic Sea is no longer perceptible, but there is still a minor leak from the Nord Stream 2 pipeline. The larger leak is no longer noticeable from the surface and the smaller one has increased slightly,” the Coast Guard said in a statement after flying over the area Monday morning. In any case the smallest leak is approximately 30 meters in diameter at the surface.

5 days ago

Kadirov will send a message. three of his children, minors, to the Ukrainian front

The leader of the Russian region of Chechnya, Ramzan Kadyrov, announced this Monday that he will send three of his children, minors, to the Ukrainian front in the face of criticism leveled against him for the alleged inaction of his family in the context of the war being waged in Ukraine. “I always believed that the main objective of any parent is to instill in their children the fear of God and teach them to protect the family, the people, the Homeland. If you want peace, prepare for war”, He has noted on his Telegram profile, according to the TASS news agency. His children, aged 14, 15 and 16, respectively, began their military training “very early”, so they “are ready” to “use their skills”. “Soon they will go to the front line and they will be in the most difficult sections”, he has assured him. In this sense, he has criticized the opposition in Chechnya for saying that their relatives do not go to war and has ruled that these people only “sit in front of computers in Europe”.

5 days ago

Russia declares in search and arrest of the Russian journalist who protested on TV

Russia declared This Monday in search and capture of the journalist Marina Ovsiánikova , known for having broken into a television program with a poster against the military campaign in Ukraine, for having violated the terms of her house arrest. Ovsyanikova was entered in the Ministry of the Interior's database of wanted persons, as recorded on the website of that department. The journalist emigrated He went to Germany after protesting against the Kremlin's decision to launch the so-called “special military operation” in Ukraine, but later returned to Germany. to Russia, where she continued & gué; speaking out against the conflict.

5 days ago

The EU wants to train 15,000 Ukrainian soldiers , according to 'Der Spiegel'

The member countries of the European Union (EU) have reached an agreement to train a total of up to 15,000 Ukrainian soldiers outside Ukraine, according to diplomatic sources quoted by the German weekly 'Der Spiegel '. 3,000 of the soldiers will receive special training, for example in combat tactics, in accordance with these plans, which are expected to be completed. officially approved in the middle of this month, according to said media. At the end of August, the High Representative of the Union for Foreign Affairs, Josep Borrell, proposed the idea of ​​carrying out this joint training mission, which will take the name of the European Union Military Assistance Mission or EUMAM for its acronym in English.

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Lithuania expels Russia's chargé d'affaires and gives him five days to leave the country

The Government of Lithuania announced this Monday the expulsion of the Russian chargé d'affaires, Sergei Riabokon, for “actions incompatible” with his diplomatic status and “interference in the internal affairs of the country”, for which he He has given five days to leave Lithuanian territory. The Lithuanian Foreign Ministry has indicated in a statement on its website that the decision has been communicated to the Russian Embassy in Vilnius and has also transferred its protest against the Moscow decision to the decision. to annex to Russia the self-proclaimed republics of Donetsk and Lugansk and the regions of Kherson and Zaporizhia.

5 days ago

A Russian governor dismisses a military commissar for errors in mobilization

The governor of Russia's Khabarovsk region, Mikhail Degtyaryov, announced today the dismissal of the military commissioner of that federated entity in the far east of Russia for irregularly mobilizing thousands of citizens. “Military Commissar of the Khabarovsk region Yuri Sergeyeevich Laiko has been removed from his post today,” Degtyaryov said in a video posted on his Telegram channel. The governor explained that Laiko's dismissal was due to to the many mistakes made by the enlistment offices in the framework of the partial mobilization decreed on September 21 by Russian President Vladimir Putin to deal with the military setbacks in Ukraine.

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The US promises serious consequences against those who support Russia's annexations

The White House has promised this Sunday that it will take “serious” consequences against those who support the annexations of four Ukrainian regions by Russia.

The National Security Adviser, Jake Sullivan, has underlined the “strong support” of the United States “for the sovereignty and territorial integrity of Ukraine”, in a meeting with the head of the Ukrainian presidential office, Andriy Yermak, who has took place in Istanbul, Turkey.

“The United States and its allies and partners will not be deterred by the flagrant violations of International Law by Russia, including the Charter of the United Nations”, indicates the White House statement.

6 days ago

The Danish authorities consider the four Nord Stream leaks to be over

The Danish authorities have terminated this Sunday the four leaks in the Russian Nord Stream gas pipelines, according to the Danish Directorate General for Energy. “The Nord Stream consortium has informed the Danish Directorate General of Energy that a stable pressure has been reached in the pipes of the Nord Stream 1. This indicates that the expulsion of gas has also ended in the last two leaks,” he said. This Danish organization posted on its Twitter social network account. The General Directorate of Energy sent a statement. Yesterday a similar message regarding Nord Stream 2.

6 days ago

Belgorod: so it is the nuclear submarine that carries the deadliest hypersonic missiles for humanity

The Belgorod nuclear submarine that NATO claims Russia has mobilized in the Arctic Ocean it can carry up to eight nuclear andhypersonic missiles 'Poseidon', also called 'Weapon of the Apocalypse'for its destructive power: each torpedo is 24 meters long and its nuclear warhead can have up to 100 megatons. In other words: it can devastate the entire coast of Ukraine, or, what amounts to the same thing, the states of New York, Long Island and New Jersey at the same time.

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NATO warns of the mobilization of the Russian submarine 'Belgorod', carrier of the 'Weapon of the Apocalypse'

The NATOThis Sunday, it has sent an intelligence note to its member countries in which it warns of the mobilization of the Russian nuclear submarine K-329 Belgorod, carrier of the hypersonic nuclear missile Poseidó n, also known as the 'Weapon of the Apocalypse', according to the Italian newspaper 'La Repubblica' this Sunday. It would have submerged in Arctic waters after its possible involvement in the sabotagee of the Nord Stream gas pipelines, according to different unofficial sources. The Atlantic Alliance fears that its mission now is to test the missile.

6 days ago

Italy summons the Russian ambassador in Rome for the cut of the gas subminister

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Italy has summoned the Russian ambassador in Rome, Sergei Razov, this Monday, the Russian body has communicated. The reason for this call has not been disclosed, although it comes after the Russian gas conglomerate Gazprom cut off the gas subminister to the transalpine country on Saturday during its visit to the Austrian border.

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The Russian Constitutional Court endorses the annexation of the occupied territories in Ukraine

The The Constitutional Court of Russia has endorsed this Sunday the annexation of the Ukrainian territories of Donetsk, Lugansk, Kherson and Zaporizhia as new “federated entities” of the country. In the four resolutions published this Sunday and collected by the Russian media, the Court considers that the provisions of the so-called “incorporation treaties” have been drafted “in compliance with the Constitution of the Russian Federation.” n of Russia”. The court has ruled at the request of the Russian president, Vladimir Putin. With the approval of the Constitutional Court, the treaties will be submitted for approval by the two parliamentary chambers: the Duma (the lower house) and the Federation Council (the Senate). It should be remembered that the Ukrainian authorities and Western governments do not grant any validity to the previous referendums held in these territories, which they understand as a tool to legitimize their occupation, as they did in 2014 with the Crimean peninsula.  

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The Russian parliament will ratify the agreement. on Monday annexation treaties of Ukrainian regions

The Russian parliament (the Duma) will address This Monday the ratification of the annexation treaties signed with the Ukrainian territories of Donetsk, Lugansk, Kherson and Zaporizhia, announced this Sunday the president of the lower house, Viacheslav Volodin . Volodin has indicated that the deputies have “a great job” ahead of them to create a “unified legal framework” for the inhabitants of the annexed regions. In this regard, he recalled that the Duma had to pass some 70 new lawsin 2014 when Russia annexed the Ukrainian peninsula of Crimea.

7 days ago

Ukraine accuses Russia of arresting the director of the Zaporizhia nuclear plant

Ukraine's state energy operator, Energoatom, has accused the Russian Army of arresting the director of the nuclear plant from the Zaporizhia region, Ihor Murashov, whose whereabouts are currently unknown.

The director of Energoatom, Petro Kotin, has made it known on his Facebook page that Murashov was intercepted on Friday at around 4:00 p.m. local time by a Russian Army patrol while on his way to the plant in his private vehicle. “The car was intercepted, (Murashov) was forcibly detained, blindfolded and currently, there is no information about his whereabouts or his fate,” he explained. .

Murashov, says Kotin, “is a person who has a license to work and has primary and exclusive responsibility for the nuclear and radiological safety of the Zaporizhia NPP.” “His arrest,” he stresses, “endangers the operation of Europe's largest nuclear power plant.”

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A mine damages a power cable at the Zaporizhia plant

The mission of the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) in the Ukrainian city of Zaporiyia reported: This Friday that the explosion of a land mine has damaged a power cable of low voltage of the nuclear power plant . Specifically, the explosion has damaged a 6 kilovolt (kV) cable used to provide power for some plant operations, near a installation of nitrogen and oxygen just outside the perimeter fence of the nuclear power plant, according to the statement. the IAEA.

7 days ago

Putin proclaims the annexation of the occupied regions of Ukraine and He warns that he will defend them. “with all my might”

“This is the wish of millions of citizens and their right,” he affirmed. This Friday the Russian president, Vladimir Putin, during the act in the Kremlin after proclaiming the annexation of four occupied regions of Ukraine, Donetsk, Lugansk, Jersó ;n and Zaporiyia. Later, he warned to Ukraine that it will defend these territories “with all forces”. In contrast, the European Union and the United States condemned. the new Moscow pass and Ukraine asks to join NATO through the urgent procedure. Chronicle of the correspondent in Moscow from EL PERIÓDICO, Àlex Bustos.

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A mine damages a power cable at the Zaporizhia plant

The mission of the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) in the Ukrainian city of Zaporiyia reported that This Friday that the explosion of a land mine has damaged a power cable of low voltage of the nuclear power plant . Specifically, the explosion has damaged a 6 kilovolt (kV) cable used to provide power for some plant operations, near a nitrogen facility and oxygen just outside the perimeter fence of the nuclear power plant, according to the statement. the IAEA.

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