260 days have passed since the beginning of the Russian invasion of Ukraine. Putin has resumed the export of Ukrainian grain and continues to practice the so-called “energy terrorism” to punish the population in the harsh winter, in fact 4.5 million citizens lack electricity. While the United Nations has shown that Kyiv does not have dirty bombs, Zelensky does not trust the Russian withdrawal from Kherson, the first city to fall into Russian hands, and believes it is a trap.
Donetsk authorities denounced the killing of three civilians in attacks by the Ukrainian army
At least three people were killed and six wounded in alleged attacks by the Ukrainian armed forces on the territory of the Donetsk region, which Russia annexed in September, the authorities established by Moscow said Thursday as part of the invasion. .
Donetsk Regional Defense stated in a message on its Telegram account that the Ukrainian forces carried out artillery and mortar attacks against eleven “settlements” during this time period, causing damage to “civilian infrastructure”.
Brussels proposes accelerating the issuance of renewable energy permits to strengthen its independence from Russian gas
The European Commission on Wednesday proposed a new temporary emergency regulation to speed up the deployment of renewable energy sources and move away from reliance on Russian fossil fuels under the RePowerEU plan.
Today’s proposal complements previous emergency measures to address the exceptional situation in energy markets and accelerate the transition to clean energy.
The acceleration of these permits is expected to apply for a period of one year, covering the time required to adopt and transfer the Renewable Energy Directive, which participating legislators are currently discussing in all member states.
Ukraine captured the town of Snigurovka, in the Mykolaiv region, according to the videos
Ukrainian 131st separate reconnaissance battalion posted a video on Telegram that they say is from Snigurovka in the Mykolaiv region.
Ukrainian authorities question Russia’s withdrawal from Kherson
Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky said in his late-night speech on Wednesday that “the enemy does not bring us gifts” and “does not go far”. Zelensky said Ukraine would take back Kherson and other occupied territories, but as a result of Ukrainian military efforts, “we have to fight our way”.
Putin orders raising security standards in the armed forces to equalize them with “real needs”
Russian President Vladimir Putin called on the authorities to respond to the needs of the armed forces and raise security standards in the military to match the “real needs” arising from the invasion of Ukraine, which was unleashed on February 24.
Thus, he stressed that the goal is “to raise the standards of material supply to the Russian Armed Forces and other forces, military formations and organizations with real needs arising during the special military operation, taking into account the intensity of the use of the Russian Armed Forces of material goods.”
Putin will not travel to Bali for the G20 Summit
The Russian embassy in Indonesia confirmed to AFP Thursday that Russian President Vladimir Putin would not travel to the G20 leaders’ summit in Bali next week. This summit on the Indonesian tourist island will be the largest G20 meeting since the outbreak of the COVID-19 epidemic at the end of 2019.
For the first time, a Russian authority confirmed Putin’s absence from this meeting, which he would have had for the first time since the outbreak of the war in Ukraine with his US counterpart, Joe Biden. “I can confirm that (Foreign Minister) Sergei Lavrov will lead the delegation to the G20. The head of protocol at the embassy, Yulia Tomskaya, said that President Putin’s program is still in operation and he can actually participate,” he added. For several months there has been speculation about whether or not Putin will be present at this summit to be held on November 15-16 in Bali.
More than 100,000 Russian soldiers have been killed or wounded in Ukraine, according to the US chief of staff.
US Chief of Staff Mark Milley estimated on Wednesday that more than 100,000 Russian soldiers have been killed or wounded since the start of the Ukrainian invasion, and estimated similar losses to Ukrainian forces.
“There are more than 100,000 Russian soldiers dead and wounded,” Milley said in statements to the Economic Club of New York. “The same may be the case on the Ukrainian side,” he added.
Zelensky calls for serenity and remembers that with every Russian step back, Ukrainian soldiers die
the president of Ukraine, Volodymyr ZelenskyHe appealed to the population to be calm and demoralize due to the recent achievements of the country’s army on the front, stressing that with every step Russia takes, Ukrainian soldiers lose their lives.
Today there is a lot of joy in the information space, and the reason is obvious. In his daily message to the Ukrainian people, the Ukrainian president urged that our feelings should be restrained, always during war.
Zelensky stated that he did not want to “feed the enemy” by giving details of Ukrainian operations on the open fronts in the south and east of the country, because when the result was announced “everyone will see.”