Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky has called on the UN Security Council to counter Russia over airstrikes on civilian infrastructure With the onset of winter, Ukrainian cities again fell into darkness and cold. Russia launched a missile barrage across Ukraine on Wednesday, killing 10 people, forcing the closure of a nuclear power plant and cutting off water and power supplies in many places.
Neighboring Moldova said it was suffering from a massive blackout caused by a missile barrage And its EU-friendly president, Maia Sandu, has accused Russia of leaving the country “in the dark.”
European Union (EU) governments on Wednesday failed to reach an agreement on the level to limit the price of Russia’s seaborne oil under the G7 scheme An EU diplomat said the negotiations would resume. Earlier on Thursday, EU representatives met in Brussels. The move is part of sanctions designed to cut Russia’s revenues from oil exports and aims to cut funding for its invasion of Ukraine.
UN Secretary-General Rosemary DiCarlo told the UN Security Council on Wednesday that the exchange of 35 Russian prisoners of war for 36 Ukrainian prisoners of war was a positive development amid “dark news” of the strike by Russia. I said yes. Ukraine. According to Reuters, DiCarlo encouraged both parties to continue releasing prisoners of war and to comply with international humanitarian law regarding prisoners of war.
A Russian court on Wednesday extended the detention of opposition politician Ilya Yashin for six months after he accused President Vladimir Putin of beating him. Ukraine. A 39-year-old Moscow city councilor is on the docks as part of an unprecedented crackdown on dissent. Russia, most opposition activists are in prison or in exile. If convicted, he faces up to his 10-year prison sentence.
The Kremlin said Wednesday it believed in the “success” of the attack in Russia. Ukraine. “The future and success of special operations is beyond doubt,” said Russian government spokesman Dmitry Peskov during a visit to Armenia, using official Moscow language to describe the Russian offensive. reported Agence France-Presse.
European cities urged to send back-up generators Ukraine To help the country during the winter, facing attacks on Russia’s power infrastructure. Ukraine’s power grid has come under attack again as President of the European Parliament, Roberta Mezzola, called for generators to be installed in Ukraine.