In a video message posted on Twitter, European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen slammed the Russian grain blockade. “90 years after the Holodomor, the Kremlin is again using food as a weapon. We support Ukraine to ensure global food security,” she tweeted, saying the EU would send “40,000 tonnes of seeds” into Ukraine, via “two boats”.
NEW AID in the UK
The British Ministry of Defense has confirmed the deployment of new military aid to Ukraine. In particular, two Brimstone anti-tank missiles will be donated to the Ukrainian army.
Faced with the bombing of the region, the inhabitants of Kherson fled by car or train. In the two weeks since the city was liberated from Russian forces, 32 people have been killed in the attacks, according to local authorities.
Kherson: the escape of the inhabitants in the face of the bombardmentsSource: TF1 News
Ukrainian authorities are gradually restoring power, helped by the reconnection of the country’s four nuclear power plants, but millions of people currently remain without heat or electricity following Russian airstrikes on infrastructure. To avoid such situations when winter is already here in Ukraine, neighboring countries have decided to send electric generators and other equipment. This is the case in France with the shipment of 100 units.
There are concerns about the physical and mental health of Ukrainian refugees living on ships in Glasgow and Edinburgh, known as “floating refugee camps”. As noted by the Observer, residents are currently in quarantine as they show symptoms of scarlet fever, while others warn of complicated access to school for their children. Some of the cabins on one of the ships reportedly have no windows, and the more than 1,000 refugees on board would not be allowed to go outside, according to Scottish media.
THE LAST 24 HOURS IN UKRAINE
At least 32 people have been killed in the Kherson region since the city was liberated. On Saturday in Kiev, the commemoration of the great famine during the Soviet era took place. Here is the latest 24 hours of news about the conflict in Ukraine.
Locals light candles during a ceremony at the monument to the victims of the Holodomor, a Ukrainian term meaning “death by starvation,” in Kiev on November 26, 2022.
In a report released on Saturday, the Institute for the Study of War (ISW) reveals that “the overall pace of operations along the front line has slowed in recent days due to worsening weather conditions, but is expected to pick up from the next few days. weeks when temperatures falls and the earth freezes.” In other words, both the Russian army and the Ukrainian army today are hampered in their movements “by heavy rain and the resulting thick mud”.
The ISW expects a resumption of offensives over the weekend of 3 December, without knowing “whether either side is actively planning or preparing to resume major offensive or counter-offensive operations at this time. -den”.
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