LIVE – Ukraine accuses Russia of attacking aid center and killing volunteer

The EU will distribute 18 billion euros to Ukraine in 2023

European Commission President Ursula van der Leyen announced on Tuesday that the EU plans to send 18 billion euros to Ukraine in 2023.

“We will continue to support Ukraine as long as it needs it,” he tweeted.

Russia opens a new nuclear-powered icebreaker to facilitate hydrocarbon exports through the Arctic

Russia on Tuesday inaugurated a new nuclear-powered icebreaker that would facilitate hydrocarbon exports to Asia via the Arctic, as Moscow reshuffles its energy strategy due to Western sanctions against its offensive in Ukraine.

“The development of (Northern Sea Routes) will help Russia fully realize its export potential and establish an efficient logistics route, including to Southeast Asia,” Vladimir Putin said.

More than 170 meters long, the new nuclear-powered ship will break through ice up to three meters deep. This is the third in the series launched by the nuclear power company Rosatom.

Ukraine says official of Russian remand centers in Kherson arrested for ‘treason’

Ukrainian investigators said on Tuesday they had arrested the head of Russian detention centers in Kherson, a city liberated on November 11 after more than eight months of occupation by Moscow troops, for “treason”.

“From the first days of the occupation of Kherson, the employee of this detention center worked for the invaders … as a manager of detention centers and places of execution of sentences,” he said. ) in a statement.

According to the SBI, this employee “helped convicts who were jailed shortly before Kherson’s release to escape.”

The Kremlin has announced that Vladimir Putin will meet the mothers of Russian soldiers fighting in Ukraine.

Vladimir Putin will meet the mothers of soldiers fighting in Ukraine, the Kremlin announced on Tuesday. Sky News reports.

“The president often organizes such meetings, not all of which are public,” spokesman Dmitry Peskov said.

In September, Moscow announced a partial mobilization of 300,000 additional troops — many Russians conscripted to fight in Ukraine.

Ukraine says Russia attacked aid center and killed volunteer

A Russian bomb hit a humanitarian aid center in the southeastern Ukrainian city of Orihiv on Tuesday, killing one volunteer and wounding two women, the governor of the Zaporizhia region said.

“Russian terrorists bomb humanitarian delivery points, and continue to threaten nuclear power – a pathetic tactic of military losers,” wrote presidential staff chief Andriy Yermak on the Telegram messaging app.

“For every such action there is a Ukrainian countermeasure,” he added.

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Ukraine apologizes for Viktor Orban’s scarf showing Ukrainian regions as part of Hungary

Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orbán has come under fire for walking to a soccer match wearing a scarf that shows some of Hungary’s Ukrainian territories as part of Hungary.

“Promoting revisionist ideas in Hungary does not contribute to the development of Ukrainian-Hungarian relations and does not comply with the principles of European policy,” Ukrainian Foreign Ministry spokesman Oleg Nikolenko said.

Viktor Orbán’s scarf is said to represent a map of “Greater Hungary” that includes territories that are today part of Austria, Slovakia, Romania, Croatia, Serbia and Ukraine.

Kremlin sees ‘no progress’ on safety zone around Zaporizhia nuclear power plant

The Kremlin said on Tuesday that no significant progress had been made in building a safety zone around the Zaporizhia nuclear power plant.

The latter, which has been controlled by Russian forces for months, was hit by shellfire on Sunday.

At least 6,500 civilians have died in Ukraine since the war began

From February 24, Recorded by the Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights 16,784 civilian casualties in Ukraine: 6,595 dead and 10,189 injured.

Donetsk and Luhansk regions had the highest number of deaths at 3,939 and 5,338 injured.

A photo shows a mass grave of civilians at a cemetery near Lyman in the Donetsk region on October 11, 2022. © SERGEY BOBOK / AFP

The UN body estimates the actual figures to be significantly higher, as information is difficult to obtain from some places and many reports are still pending.

In Lyman, residents live in a cellar to protect themselves from the cold

In Ukraine, in the city of Lyman, which was liberated from Russian occupation a month ago, residents are living in their cellars to protect themselves from the cold. Because they are packed together in tight spaces that do not allow them to lie down completely, they contribute to buying wood for heat.

Russia says it does not want to overthrow the government of Ukraine

Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov said his country “does not intend to carry out a ‘special operation’ to change the government in Ukraine”. Sky News reports.

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The statement contrasted with the beginning of the invasion in February, when Moscow appeared to want to overthrow the Ukrainian government and install a regime favorable to Russia.

Search for an Orthodox Christian monastery in Kiev suspected of having links to Moscow

Early on Tuesday, the Ukrainian security service SBU and police raided the 1,000-year-old Orthodox Christian monastery in Kew as part of an operation to counter “alleged subversive activities by Russian special services”.

It is the headquarters of the pro-Russian branch of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church.

The SBU clarified that the excavation was aimed at preventing the monastery from being used as “the center of the Russian world” and was intended to “investigate suspicions regarding the use of the complex for acts of sabotage and espionage groups, foreign citizens, and to store weapons”.

15,000 works of art disappeared from Kherson museums after being looted by Russian soldiers

15,000 works have disappeared from the Kherson Museum. Between October 31 and November 3, just before Russian forces withdrew from the city, dozens of soldiers loaded the trucks as residents watched.

“They took almost 80% of the collection from the Museum of Fine Arts and a large part of the collection from another museum,” explains Ukrainian Culture Minister Oleksandr Tkachenko.

These aircraft are authorized by Russian military law, which speaks of “recovery”. From the beginning of the invasion, Ukrainian heritage was specifically targeted by the Russians.

According to the Ukrainian nuclear operator, the situation in Zaporizhia makes the plant “the most dangerous in the world”.

This Sunday, a Ukrainian nuclear power plant was hit by Russian bombers in Zaporizhia. “There are more than a dozen strikes,” Petro Kodin, head of the Ukrainian state-owned nuclear company Energoatom, told BFMTV.

“19 episodes in the last nine months have endangered the plant: it has become the most dangerous in the world,” he laments.

According to him, “the Russians are holding the world hostage by occupying this plant and destroying the energy infrastructure”.

Ukrainian official says Russians are bombing Dnipropetrovsk region

According to a Ukrainian military official, Russian forces dropped nearly 60 bombs overnight on Nikopol, continuing a multi-day offensive in Ukraine’s southern district. CNN reported.

“They shelled several villages in the Marhanets community,” Valentyn Reznichenko, head of the Dnipropetrovsk regional military administration, wrote in a Tuesday morning Telegram.

He said no one was injured in the overnight shelling.

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Poland to deploy German anti-aircraft missiles near its border with Ukraine

Poland and Germany have announced they will use the missiles Anti-aircraft missiles The patriot And near Poland’s border with Ukraine, the Polish defense minister said.

Berlin handed over the defense system to Warsaw after last week’s missile crash in Poland. Reuters reported.

Ground-based air defense systems, etc The patriotDesigned to intercept incoming missiles.

The power outage is expected to last at least until next March

Ukrainians will live with power outages until at least the end of March, according to an official at the country’s main energy supplier.

Half of Ukraine’s energy infrastructure has been damaged by Russian attacks, leaving millions without electricity and water as winter sets in, Volodymyr Zelensky said.

Kherson residents have been urged to ‘evacuate to safer parts of the country for the winter’

In Kyiv, the World Health Organization (WHO) regional director for Europe, Hans Kluge, warned that winter could threaten the lives of millions of Ukrainians, after devastating Russian strikes on the country’s energy infrastructure.

In this context, the Ukrainian government called on Kherson residents to “evacuate to safer parts of the country for the winter”, especially women, children and the elderly.

The IAEA found no significant damage at the Zaporizhia nuclear power plant

In a phone call this Monday, Emmanuel Macron and Volodymyr Zelensky stressed the “absolute need to maintain the safety and security” of the site, after Sunday’s shooting of undetermined origin inside the Zaporizhia nuclear power plant.

Emmanuel Macron expressed his “deep concern” about “new anti-plantation scenes” in Ukraine, which Moscow and Kiev accuse each other of bombing.

The safety of the nuclear power plant was not called into question by the bombings, however the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) declared.

Ukraine says it found Russian ‘torture sites’ in Kherson

Ukraine’s state prosecutor’s office announced on Monday that the Russians had found four “torture sites” in Kherson, ten days before they were forced to withdraw from the region, which Kyiv accused Moscow of war crimes.

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