Tuesday, November 29, 2022

Several killed by Russian strike on residential building in Mykolaiv

Issued on: 11/11/2022 – 09:37Modified: 11/11/2022 – 09:41

Ukraine stated Friday that a minimum of 5 individuals had been killed following a Russian strike on a residential building in Mykolaiv, close to the entrance line. Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky stated the strike was a “cynical response to our successes on the entrance.” In the meantime, Seoul denied stories that an arms deal it’s negotiating with america is supposed to produce Ukrainian forces with ammunition. Learn FRANCE 24’s reside weblog for the most recent developments. All instances are Paris time (GMT+1). 

10:38am: Russia and US to meet on New START nuclear arms treaty, says Russian official

Russia and america will meet quickly in Cairo for discussions on the New START nuclear arms treaty, Deputy Russian International Minister Sergei Ryabkov was quoted as saying on Friday.

The US State Division stated on Tuesday that the 2 sides would meet shortly and talk about resuming inspections beneath the treaty which have been paused since earlier than Russia’s invasion of Ukraine.

Ryabkov’s feedback, quoted by RIA information company, offered the primary affirmation that the talks can be in Egypt. He stated they might happen in late November-early December.

New START, which took impact in 2011, caps the variety of strategic nuclear warheads that america and Russia can deploy, and the deployment of land- and submarine-based missiles and bombers to ship them.

Russia in August suspended cooperation with inspections under the treaty, blaming journey restrictions imposed by Washington and its allies over Moscow’s February invasion of Ukraine, however stated it was nonetheless dedicated to complying with the provisions of the treaty.

10:34am: Putin not attending G20 resulting from different commitments, says Kremlin

Russia President Vladimir Putin won’t attend the G20 assembly in Indonesia due to scheduling commitments, his spokesperson stated Friday.

“This was the pinnacle of state’s resolution, given his schedule and the need of him staying in the Russian Federation,” stated Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov, a day after confirming International Minister Sergei Lavrov would characterize Russia on the November 15-16 summit in Bali.

10:27am: Russia says it takes prisoner swap proposals with US severely

The Kremlin stated on Friday that it all the time takes prisoner swap proposals with the United States severely, when requested whether or not Russia was prepared to accentuate negotiations with Washington.

“There are present channels, they need to be discreet,” Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov instructed reporters.

US President Joe Biden stated on Wednesday he anticipated Russian President Vladimir Putin to speak extra severely a few potential prisoner swap to safe the discharge of US basketball star Brittney Griner, who was sentenced to nine years in a Russian penal colony on drugs charges.

10:26am: ‘Work underway’ to handle Russia’s issues on extension of grain deal

The Kremlin stated on Friday that work was underway to handle a lot of Russian issues concerning the Black Sea grain initiative, which is because of expire on November 19.

Talking as delegates from Russia and the United Nations have been resulting from meet in Geneva to debate a potential extension to the deal, Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov stated there was a “reciprocal understanding” about Russia’s requires the West to take away “obstacles” to its personal fertiliser and grain exports.

10:23am: Kremlin says Ukraine’s Kherson nonetheless Russian ‘topic’ regardless of withdrawal

The Kremlin stated Friday that town of Kherson in southern Ukraine was nonetheless a part of Russia although Moscow introduced its troops have been retreating as Ukrainian troops superior.

“It is a topic of the Russian Federation. There aren’t any modifications in this and there can’t be modifications,” Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov instructed reporters, after defence officers in Moscow this week introduced the draw-down of its forces in the area.

9:48am: Strategic bridge close to Ukraine’s Kherson collapses

The Antonivskiy bridge, the one close by highway crossing from the southern Ukrainian metropolis of Kherson to the Russian-controlled jap financial institution of the Dnipro River, has collapsed, Ukraine’s public broadcaster quoted native residents as saying on Friday.

The Suspilne broadcaster printed {a photograph} displaying entire sections of the bridge lacking. The subsequent highway crossing throughout the Dnipro is greater than 70 km (43 miles) from Kherson metropolis.

It was not instantly clear what had brought about the bridge’s collapse. Russia introduced on Wednesday it was retreating from the west financial institution of the Dnipro River to the opposite facet.

9:33am: Russian strike on residential building kills a minimum of 5 in south Ukraine

Ukraine stated Friday that a minimum of 5 individuals have been killed following a Russian strike on a residential building in the southern metropolis of Mykolaiv, close to the entrance line.

The assault got here as Russia stated it was drawing down troops from the close by metropolis of Kherson, the one regional capital Moscow’s forces captured in Ukraine after they launched their February invasion. 

The Mykolaiv regional governor Vitaliy Kim stated on social media that the toll had risen to 5 after the most recent deadly assault on town that has been battered for months by Russian forces.

 President Volodymyr Zelensky stated the strike was a “cynical response to our successes on the entrance.”

4:42am: Seoul denies report of arms cope with US for Ukrainian forces

South Korea on Friday denied a report that it might promote artillery shells to be used by Ukrainian forces, claiming the munitions – if the continued deal negotiation is finalised – will likely be for US forces solely.

The USA was nearing an settlement to buy 100,000 rounds of 155 mm artillery from Seoul which might be delivered to Ukraine, The Wall Road Journal reported on Thursday, citing “US officers conversant in the deal”.

Washington is Seoul’s key safety ally, and stations some 27,000 US troops in the South to assist defend it from the nuclear-armed North.

South Korea stated Friday that whereas the arms cope with the US is ongoing, the shells usually are not meant to be delivered to Ukraine.

3:59am: Japanese nationwide killed preventing alongside Ukrainian troopers

Japanese man preventing alongside Ukrainian troopers in opposition to Russia was killed in fight on Wednesday, changing into the nation’s first confirmed casualty in the struggle, authorities in Tokyo stated Friday.

 A overseas ministry official instructed AFP the person is believed to be the primary Japanese nationwide to have died in Ukraine “because the invasion started in February”.

Japan has for months urged its residents to evacuate the war-ravaged nation and has issued its highest-level warning in opposition to travelling there.

Whereas no different particulars have been offered by officers, Jiji Press reported that the person belonged to a squad preventing in jap Ukraine.

In the beginning of the invasion, Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky overtly invited foreigners to his nation to hitch an “worldwide legion” that may combat side-by-side with Ukrainians in opposition to the Russians.


(FRANCE 24 with AFP, AP and Reuters)

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