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Russia Ukraine war latest: Putin is an ‘international terrorist’, Zelensky says



Zelensky slams contemporary strikes as ‘one other Russian terrorist assault’

Volodymyr Zelensky hit out in opposition to Russia’s “method of terror” after Ukraine was battered with over 70 missiles in just one day.

The Ukrainian president appealed to the United Nations to take motion in opposition to Vladimir Putin’s technique of wiping out important energy infrustaructure, leaving Ukrainians freezing and without power this winter.

“In the present day is simply in the future however we’ve obtained 70 missiles. That’s the Russian method of terror,” Zelensky stated through video hyperlink to the council chamber in New York.

Hospitals, faculties, transport infrastructure and residential areas had additionally all been hit by Russian strikes.

Ukraine is ready to see “a really agency response” to Wednesday’s air strikes from the world, he added, additionally calling for Russia to be denied a vote on any choice regarding its actions.

It comes as American officers worry that Putin might use chemical weapons within the war if his losses on the frontline proceed to pile up, nameless sources from the US defence division informed Politico.

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Zelensky urges UN to combat Putin’s ‘terror’ as Russia accused of ‘weaponising winter’

“In the present day is simply in the future however we’ve obtained 70 missiles. That’s the Russian method of terror,” Zelensky stated through video hyperlink to the council chamber in New York.

Hospitals, faculties, transport infrastructure and residential areas had additionally all been hit by Russian strikes.

Ukraine is ready to see “a really agency response” to Wednesday’s air strikes from the world, he added, additionally calling for Russia to be denied a vote on any choice regarding its actions.

Maryam Zakir-Hussain24 November 2022 10:29

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Hitting Russia ‘the place it hurts’ von der Leyen says as EU prepares extra sanctions

The European Union is urgent forward with a ninth sanctions bundle on Russia in response to Moscow’s assault on Ukraine, European Fee chief Ursula von der Leyen stated throughout a go to to Finland on Thursday.

“We’re working arduous to hit Russia the place it hurts to blunt even additional its capability to wage war on Ukraine and I can announce immediately that we’re working full velocity on a ninth sanctions bundle,” von der Leyen informed a information convention.

“And I’m assured that we’ll very quickly approve a world worth cap on Russian oil with the G7 and different main companions. We won’t relaxation till Ukraine has prevailed over Putin and his illegal and barbaric war,” she stated.

Maryam Zakir-Hussain24 November 2022 10:20

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Poland involved latest missile strike may occur once more, western officers say

In a briefing in regards to the state of affairs in Poland amid the war in Ukraine, western officers stated Polish politicians assume the stray missile strike that killed two folks final week is more likely to occur once more.

The Polish authorities dealt with the state of affairs in a “calm” method however the incident flagged that if it was “badly dealt with, it may escalate differently,” the official stated.

“If it occurs again- and Polish politicians assume it will- they should handle it in a means that is not unhelpful.”

Maryam Zakir-Hussain24 November 2022 09:58

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EU making ready ninth Russia sanctions bundle, von der Leyen says

The European Union is urgent forward with a ninth sanctions bundle on Russia in response to Moscow’s assault on Ukraine, European Fee chief Ursula von der Leyen stated throughout a go to to Finland on Thursday.

(AP)

Maryam Zakir-Hussain24 November 2022 09:44

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Ukraine races to revive energy knocked out by Russian air strikes

Energy was step by step being restored to Ukrainian cities together with the capital Kyiv on Thursday, a day after Russian missile strikes triggered Kyiv’s largest outages in 9 months of war.

Regional authorities stated 25 per cent of properties in Kyiv was nonetheless with out electrical energy however the water provide had been restored in some areas and would begin working in different areas in a while Thursday.

In a giant enchancment from Wednesday, when authorities stated energy was misplaced throughout the complete Kyiv area, public transport was working within the capital, with buses changing trams to avoid wasting energy.

“Let’s persevere, regardless of all the things” the Kyiv regional army administration stated in an announcement.

Maryam Zakir-Hussain24 November 2022 09:23

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Russia says contacts with UN watchdog over Zaporizhzhia nuclear plant are ‘constructive’

Russian deputy international minister Sergei Ryabkov stated on Thursday that contacts with the UN nuclear watchdog over security on the Russian-controlled Zaporizhzhia nuclear plant in Ukraine have been “constructive” and confirmed some promise.

The Zaporizhzhia plant, which Russia seized shortly after the invasion, was once more rocked by shelling final weekend, prompting renewed calls from the Worldwide Atomic Power Company (IAEA) to create a safety zone round it to forestall a nuclear catastrophe.

The top of the UN nuclear watchdog met a Russian delegation in Istanbul on Wednesday to debate security on the plant, which each Ukraine and Moscow have accused one another of shelling.

Maryam Zakir-Hussain24 November 2022 09:02

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EU break up on Russian oil worth cap stage, talks to renew Thursday

European Union governments failed to achieve a deal on Wednesday at what stage to cap costs for Russian sea-borne oil beneath the Group of Seven nations (G7) scheme and can resume talks on Thursday night or on Friday, EU diplomats stated.

Earlier on Thursday representatives of the EU’s 27 governments met in Brussels to debate a G7 proposal to set the worth cap within the vary of $65-$70 per barrel, however the stage proved too low for some and too excessive for others.

“There are nonetheless variations on the worth cap stage. We have to proceed bilaterally,” one EU diplomat stated. “The following assembly of ambassadors of EU nations will probably be both tomorrow night or on Friday,” the diplomat stated.

The G7, together with the US, in addition to the entire of the European Union and Australia, are slated to implement the worth cap on sea-borne exports of Russian oil on Dec. 5.

The transfer is a part of sanctions supposed to slash Moscow’s income from its oil exports so it has much less cash to finance its invasion of Ukraine.

However the stage of the worth cap stage is a contentious subject – Poland, Lithuania and Estonia imagine the $65-$70 per barrel would go away Russia with too excessive a revenue, since manufacturing prices are round $20 per barrel.

Cyprus, Greece and Malta – nations with massive delivery industries that stand to lose probably the most if Russian oil cargos are obstructed – assume the cap is too low and demand compensation for the lack of enterprise or extra time to regulate.

Maryam Zakir-Hussain24 November 2022 08:40

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Ukraine: Putin’s Russia declared ‘state sponsor of terrorism’ by European Parliament

In a 494-58 vote with 48 abstentions, the EU legislature sought to extend strain on Moscow to convey anybody liable for war crimes dedicated from the beginning of the invasion earlier than an worldwide court docket.

The 27-nation bloc has condemned within the harshest phrases the invasion and repeatedly stated that a number of Russian actions over the previous 10 months have amounted to war crimes.

Maryam Zakir-Hussain24 November 2022 08:22

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Ukraine expects to have nuclear energy vegetation again on line on Thursday

Ukraine expects three nuclear energy vegetation that have been switched off due to Russian missile strikes on Wednesday will probably be working once more by Thursday night, power minister German Galushchenko stated.

“We count on that by night the nuclear energy vegetation will begin working, offering power to the community, and this may considerably cut back the (power) deficit,” he stated in feedback broadcast on nationwide tv.

Maryam Zakir-Hussain24 November 2022 07:55

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Ukraine’s capital grapples with largest energy outages of war to date

Greater than two thirds of the Ukrainian capital was nonetheless with out energy on Thursday morning and a swathe of residents had no working water, a day after Russian missile strikes triggered Kyiv’s largest outages in 9 months of war.

The capital was one of many major targets of the newest wave of assaults on power amenities that minimize energy in lots of areas and made emergency blackouts mandatory in others to preserve power and allow repairs as winter units in.

The temperature plunged under zero levels Celsius in a single day in a metropolis that had 2.8 million residents earlier than the war and the place it is already snowing and the streets are icy.

Kyiv Mayor Vitali Klitschko stated electricians and restore staff have been doing all the things to get the facility again on “as quick as attainable” however the restoration would rely largely on the general power “stability” of the nationwide grid.

Kyrylo Tymoshenko, deputy chief of President Volodymyr Zelenskiy’s employees, stated energy provides had been restored within the Kirovohrad and Vinnytsia areas.

Within the south, Mykolaiv area governor Vitali Kim appealed to Ukrainians to be as frugal as attainable of their use of energy.

“Consumption has been rising this morning (which is logical), there isn’t sufficient capability within the system to modify it on for extra customers!!,” he wrote on the Telegram messaging app.

“The power system is united like all of us are! If you happen to’ve turned off just a few unneeded lights, that’s actually necessary!!!”

Maryam Zakir-Hussain24 November 2022 07:31

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