November 3, 2022 12:34
Pro-Russian exchange of 107 prisoners with Ukraine
The acting head of the Donetsk People’s Republic, Denis Pushilin, announced a prisoner exchange with Ukraine under the formula 107 for 107: “Today we are taking 107 of our fighters back to Ukrainian dungeons. We are returning the same number of prisoners to Ukraine, mostly soldiers. 65 freedmen come from the People’s Republics of Donetsk and Lugansk. Soon they will be able to hug their loved ones,” Pushilin said, as reported by Ria Novosti.
November 3, 2022 12:33
“The Russians have moved their headquarters to Kherson”
Russian forces have moved their regional headquarters in Kherson in southern Ukraine from the right to the left bank of the Dnipro River, reports the Ukrainian National Resistance Center, citing the Kiev Defense Ministry. The Guardian reports on it. Russia has been evicting residents from occupied Kherson for days, claiming Ukraine plans to deliberately flood the region by pounding a dam on the river. Ukraine, on the other hand, believes it is Russia that has plans to stage a false flag attack and flood the region.
Nov 3, 2022 11:52 am
Peskov: “Russia’s return to the wheat deal does not mean an extension”
Russia’s return to the grain export agreement reached in Istanbul on July 22 does not mean an extension of the agreement itself. This was made clear by Kremlin spokesman Dmytri Peskov at a press conference, stating that after the agreement expires, the effectiveness of the agreement must be evaluated, to assess its renewal. Russia complains that the part of the agreement that provides for the export of Russian wheat and fertilizers has not been complied with. “We have yet to formally discuss the extension, the deadline hasn’t passed yet, it’s still working. Of course, by the 19th, before making a decision on the continuation, it is necessary to evaluate the effectiveness of the agreement, ”said Peskov.
Nov 3, 2022 11:46 am
Mattarella: “Unreserved support in Kyiv”
“The war against Ukraine unleashed by the Russian Federation turns the clock back a century. We cannot surrender to this drift. Hence the unconditional support for Kyiv”. This was stated by the President of the Republic, Sergio Mattarella, in a speech at the Quirinale.
Nov 3, 2022 11:45 am
Russian flag removed by administration in Kherson
The Russian flag has been removed from the Kherson Regional State Administration building, which is under Federation control. This was announced on fb by the first vice-president of the regional council in exile Yuri Sobolevskyi, posting a photo of the building without the Federation flag. This was reported by Ukrainian media, which publish the picture taken in Kherson. “The photo was taken today. Mysterious disappearance of the Russian flag. Kherson was, is and will be only Ukrainians,” he wrote. Meanwhile, posts are circulating on social media saying that the Russians have abandoned the checkpoints in Chornobayivka, Stepanivka and Bilozerka.
Nov 3, 2022 11:18 am
Russia has not yet decided whether to extend the wheat deal
Russia has not yet decided whether to extend the agreement on grain exports from Ukrainian ports. This is what the Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov said, quoted by the Interfax agency. The Turkey-brokered deal expires on November 19.
Nov 3, 2022 10:28 am
New Russian attacks on energy and water infrastructure in Ukraine
Power and water facilities were hit by Russian artillery in southern and eastern Ukraine. TO Mykolayiv a power plant and a water pipe were damaged, said the head of the regional military administration Vitaly Kim, quoted by UNIAN. The head of the regional military administration said the energy and water infrastructure in the Dnepropetrovsk region was also bombed last night. Valentin Reznichenko: “It was a tense night with massive attacks. The Russians attacked the power and water infrastructure in Krivoy Rog. There is serious destruction”. The head of the Dnipropetrovsk regional council, Nikolai Lukashuk, added that the Russians used a kamikaze drone to hit the power grid, Ukrainska Pravda reported.
November 3, 2022 10:27 am
Kyiv: “Putin is lying, we don’t have a new guarantee for the grain corridor”
The Ukrainian Foreign Ministry has denied Russian President Vladimir Putin’s statement that Ukraine would do something new obligations bring Moscow back to agreement Grain. This was stated by the representative of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Ukraine Oleg Nikolenko, as reported by Ukrainska Pravda. Vladimir Putin said Russia decided to scrap the wheat deal after Ukraine gave “guarantees” not to use the wheat corridor for military purposes. Ukraine did not use the Grain Corridor, nor did it plan to use it for military purposes. The Ukrainian side strictly adheres to the provisions of the Wheat Agreement,” said Nikolenko.
Nikolenko reminded that under this agreement the parties undertook to ensure a safe and reliable environment for the operation of the grain corridor. “Ukraine has never endangered the grain route. Our state has not made any new commitments that would go beyond the limits of those already in place in the Wheat Agreement,” Nikolenko noted.
Moscow has returned to the wheat deal thanks to the active diplomacy of UN Secretary-General António Guterres and Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, the rapporteur added.
Nov 3, 2022 10:26 am
“Six ships left Ukrainian ports after resumption of wheat initiative”
“After the resumption of the wheat initiative, 6 ships left Ukrainian ports”. This was stated by Turkey’s Defense Minister Hulusi Akar, as reported by Anadolu, confirming the full normalization of the sea corridor for food exports from Ukraine after Russia yesterday returned to be part of the initiative, which it temporarily abandoned in recent days would have .
November 3, 2022 09:09
Patrushev: “Truss wrote to Blinken after the Nord Stream explosion: ‘Done'”
That on September 26 the then Prime Minister Liz Truss, he wrote to the US Secretary of State a minute after the explosion at the Nord Stream gas pipeline Anton Blinken a message saying “All is done” confirms the involvement of the British Navy in the attack on Nord Stream. This was stated by the Secretary of the Russian Security Council, Nikolai Patrushev, citing a tweet by the German-Finnish entrepreneur IT Kim dot com. So “the Russians knew Britain had blown up the pipelines,” said Dotcom, who did not reveal the source of his information. Ria Novosti reports it.