260 days have passed since the start of the Russian invasion of Ukraine. Putin has restarted Ukrainian grain exports and continues to practice so-called “energy terrorism” to punish populations in harsh winters, with 4.5 million citizens actually lacking 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 thinks it is a trap.
Donetsk authorities condemn the deaths of three civilians in Ukrainian military attacks
At least three people have been killed and six wounded in alleged attacks by Ukrainian armed forces against the territory of the Donetsk region, annexed by Russia in September, as part of the invasion by Moscow on Thursday Reported by established authorities. ,
The Donetsk Territorial Defense detailed in a message on its Telegram account that Ukrainian troops carried out artillery and mortar attacks against eleven “settlements” during this period, causing damage to “civilian infrastructure”.
Brussels proposes to accelerate renewable permits to further its independence from Russian gas
The European Commission on Wednesday proposed a new temporary emergency regulation under the RepowerEU scheme to accelerate the deployment of renewable energy sources and move away from dependence on Russian fossil fuels.
Today’s proposal complements previous emergency measures to address the extraordinary situation in energy markets and accelerate the transition to clean energy.
The acceleration of these permits is expected to be in force for one year, covering the time required to adopt and replace the Renewable Energy Directive, currently debated by co-legislators in all member states.
According to the video, Ukraine takes the city of Snigurovka in the Mykolaiv region
Ukraine’s 131st Separate Reconnaissance Battalion has posted a video on Telegram which they say is of Snigurovka in the Mykolaiv region.
Ukrainian officials show doubt in the face of Russian withdrawal from Gerson
Ukraine’s President Volodymyr Zelensky said in his speech late Wednesday that “the enemy doesn’t bring us gifts” and “just doesn’t go away.” Zelensky said that Kherson and other occupied territories would be recaptured by Ukraine, but as a result of Ukrainian military efforts, “we will have to fight in our own way.”
Putin ordered to raise security standards in the armed forces to equate them to “real needs”
Russian President Vladimir Putin has called on officials to raise security standards in the military to respond to the needs of the armed forces and to match “real needs” arising from the invasion of Ukraine launched on February 24.
Thus, he emphasized that the objective was “to raise the standards of material supply to the Russian Armed Forces, other troops, military formations and organizations with real needs that may arise in the course of a special military operation, taking into account the intensity of use.” material things”.
Putin will not go to Bali for G20 summit
The Russian embassy in Indonesia told AFP on Thursday that Russian President Vladimir Putin would not attend the G20 leaders’ summit in Bali next week. The summit on the Indonesian tourism island will be the biggest meeting of the Group of Twenty since the outbreak of the COVID-19 pandemic in late 2019.
For the first time, a Russian authority confirmed Putin’s absence from the meeting, which would have brought him together with his US counterpart Joe Biden for the first time since the outbreak of war in Ukraine. “I can confirm that (Foreign Minister) Sergei Lavrov will lead the delegation to the G20. President Putin’s program is still being worked out, he can virtually attend,” said Yulia Tomskaya, head of protocol at the embassy . Speculation had been rife for months about Putin’s presence at the summit to be held in Bali on November 15 and 16.
According to the US Chief of Staff, more than 100,000 Russian soldiers were killed or wounded in Ukraine.
More than 100,000 Russian soldiers have been killed or wounded since the start of the invasion of Ukraine, US Chief of Staff Mark Milley estimated on Wednesday, estimating similar casualties for Ukrainian forces.
“More than 100,000 Russian soldiers have been killed and wounded,” Milley said in remarks at the Economic Club in New York. “The same is probably on the Ukrainian side,” he said.
Zelensky calls for peace and remembers that with each Russian step back, Ukrainian soldiers die.
President of Ukraine, Volodymyr ZelenskyThe U.S. has appealed to the public to remain calm and lower their spirits over the latest achievements of the country’s military at the front, assuring that with every move by Russia, Ukrainian soldiers lose their lives.
“Today there is great joy in the field of information, and it is clear why. But our feelings should always be restrained during the war,” the Ukrainian president urged in his daily message to the Ukrainian population.
Zelensky has said that he does not want to “feed the enemy” by giving details about Ukrainian operations on open fronts in the south and east of the country, because when the result is known, “everyone will see it”.