The Russian military said it had blocked the delivery of foreign weapons to Ukrainian forces and carried out massive strikes in Ukraine yesterday, knocking out electricity across the country.
“On Friday, December 16, a massive attack with high-precision weapons was carried out against Ukrainian military command structures, the military-industrial complex and energy facilities,” the Defense Ministry said in a statement.
“The objective was achieved. All designated bases were attacked”, according to the same source. “Following the attack, the supply of foreign-made weapons and ammunition was blocked and the advance of reserves (of Ukrainian forces) to the combat zones was blocked,” the text says.
Russian President Vladimir Putin spent the day in the Kremlin yesterday holding talks with those responsible for the military campaign in Ukraine: including meetings attended by Defense Minister Sergei Shoigu and President Valery Gerasimov.
Attended the meeting Various military commanders asked by the President Separately, the Kremlin announced this Saturday in a statement. “I would like to hear your proposals on measures to be taken in the short and medium term”, Putin said during the meeting.
“On Friday – the Kremlin note says – the president spent the whole day with military leaders engaged in a special military operation”, the invasion of the neighboring country, which began on February 24, is officially called in Russia.
Emergency crews searching for survivors of a Russian missile strike that leveled a residential building recovered the child’s body from the rubble early Saturday. Krivoy RogueA city Central Ukraine.
The missile was one of 16 that Ukrainian officials said violated 76 air defenses launched Friday in Russia’s latest massive attack on the country’s energy infrastructure. Moscow Citizens and soldiers must be left in the dark and unheated this winter.
“Rescuers have been rescued,” Valentin Reznichenko, governor of Dnipropetrovsk region, where Krivoy Rog is located, wrote in a telegram. The body of a one-and-a-half-year-old child From beneath the ruins of a house destroyed by a Russian shell. In total, four people were killed and 13 injured, including four children, in the attack, officials said.
The governor added that the deceased were a young family with a 64-year-old woman and a young child.
In his statement on the meeting between the President of Russia and the Prime Minister of India, The Kremlin says Putin shared his assessment of the Ukraine conflict with Modi at Modi’s request. From the Russian government, they noted that the leaders expressed satisfaction with the high level of cooperation in their “privileged strategic association”. The two countries discussed opportunities for cooperation in areas such as investment, energy, agriculture, transport and logistics.
India became A leading buyer of Russian energy after Western sanctions triggered by Russia’s invasion of Ukraine in February Western purchases of Russian oil and gas were dramatically reduced. Information was disseminated through the media Al Jazeera.
Russian assets have been frozen by the Hungarian government increased to 870 million euros -925 million dollars at the end of November. A spokesman for the commission declined to give details of the frozen assets, but noted that nearly 19 billion euros were linked to Russian individuals, he said in response. Al Jazeera.
rescuers The body of a one-and-a-half-year-old boy killed in a Russian missile attack on December 16 was recovered from the rubble of his home in Kryvyi Rih., lamented Dnipropetrovsk Oblast Governor Reznichenko. Information disseminated through Kyiv Independent.
The European Union says its latest round of sanctions It will target Russia’s military-industrial complex as well as individuals and groups. Valdis Dombrovskis, Vice-President of the European Commission, gave the assurance Such a package would be a blow to 168 “companies” and two dozen players.
Ninth round of EU sanctions against Russia for war in Ukraine It was endorsed and adopted by EU leaders at a summit on Thursday By procedure written last Friday. The media has published this information Al Jazeera.
Head of the President’s Office, Mikhail Podoliak, says “Moscow wants to show off” after the latest Russian missile attack. “Corrupt imperialists satisfy their egos by issuing orders to the military in the corridors of the Kremlin. But there’s one problem the generals aren’t talking about: these plans can’t be implemented. Ukrainians will not allow it”, he researched through a post on the social networking site Twitter.
In the early hours of December 17, Sasbilne news agency reported via the Telegram messaging application. An explosion was heard in the southern Ukrainian city of Odessa. So far, little information is known about the attacks, he said. Kyiv Independent.
Canada A $500 million loan transfer to Ukraine followed the sale of Canadian bonds that allowed individuals and other companies to support Kyiv., Finance Canada revealed in a statement. Justin Trudeau’s government said the loan was replaced by the International Monetary Fund (IMF). Continues to sell bonds priced at $100 or more to Canadians, investors, corporations and other buyersreplied Al Jazeera.
Russia withdraws its forces from Khakovka and Nova Khakovka in the Kherson region and withdraws some of its forces., described the General Staff of the Armed Forces of Ukraine. This information was published by Ukrainian media Kyiv Independent Through his official Twitter account.
EU foreign policy chief Joseph BorrellSevere condemnation Indiscriminate terrorism Russia’s latest missile strikes hit Ukraine “These brutal and inhumane attacks are aimed at increasing human suffering and destroying the Ukrainian people”Borel said.
And he summed up in a statement: “They also seek to provide hospitals, emergency services and other critical resource services such as electricity, heating and water.” “These bombings are war crimes and barbaric. All those responsible must be held accountable,” he said.Step closed Al Jazeera.
Cambodia 15 Ukrainian sappers, including senior leaders of the State Emergency Service of Ukraine, will be trained in January 2023. Cambodia’s foreign ministry said in the country’s capital, Phnom Penh. Information has been released through Independence of Kiev.
President of Ukraine Volodymyr Zelenskiy mentioned this Your country’s air defense has successfully shot down 60 missiles in the last 24 hours. More than 40 of these were destroyed in the skies over Kiev and its surroundings, the head of state described in his latest Telegram post. CNBC.
“Today all their targets are civilians, which are mainly heating and power supply facilities,” he added. The latest barrage of rocket attacks against Ukraine comes as Washington officials refuse to confirm or deny the delivery of Patriot missiles to Kyiv.
Famous Russian philosopher and Guide to Vladimir Putin, Alexander Dugin The man – also known as “Putin’s brain” – launched his dire prediction about the end of the war in Ukraine after a memorial event for his daughter Daria. Died as a result of an attack allegedly orchestrated by Ukrainians.
Consulted by Journalist and Managing Director Manish Jha (TV9 Bharatvarsh) when he thought the war would end, Dugin was blunt: “There are only two possibilities. First, the war ends with Russia raising the banner of victory. Second, the end of the world.
“Either we win or we are going to destroy the entire world. I am absolutely sure that Russia will not be ahead of anyone this time. We will not tolerate any solution other than victory. We all agree on that: our people, the government, President Vladimir Putin. Everybody“, perfection.
CIA Director Bill Burns said in an interview with PBS’s Judy Woodruff The agency does not currently see any seriousness on the part of the Russians to end the war. The main report was reported by the Ukrainian media Kyiv Independent Through his official Twitter account.
Russian missile attack on Ukraine capital 70% of Kyiv’s population did not have access to running water, and 60% were without water.The figures were reported by Kyiv city councilor, Ksenia Semenova, as condemned on Friday Official Facebook page .
“It’s unlikely that the subway will work tomorrow. But there will be more buses on the routes. Good thing it’s Saturday,” Semenova wrote. “Don’t be sorry.” Ukraine’s second city, Kharkiv, It also lost power following the attacks, which totaled 70 rockets and additional drone strikes.
This was stated by the US State Department Russia is solely responsible for the provocations in Ukraine After the Russian embassy said there would be “unpredictable consequences” if the US sends Patriot missiles to the Ukrainian military. “The only provocative actions taken during this entire conflict are being taken by Russia,” he said CNN Spokesperson Vedant Patel. He added that America “This is not a war with Russia and never will be”.