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The “main condition” for the resumption of negotiations with Russia is the restoration of the territorial integrity of Ukraine: the secretary of the Ukrainian Security and Defense Council, Oleksii Danilov, writes on Twitter, stressing that Kiev also needs the “guarantee” of modern armaments. “Russia, negotiations. The main condition of the President of Ukraine is the restoration of territorial integrity. Warranty: Modern air defense, aircraft, tanks and long-range missiles. Strategy: proactive steps, Russian missiles must be destroyed before launching in the air, on land and at sea, “writes Danilov.

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And once again Russian inflexibility responds to Ukrainian intricacy. “Unfortunately, some Western countries, primarily the United States, and some of its smaller partners, ignore objective reality and stubbornly hold on to long-outdated political views and doctrines, which are in fact neo-colonial. They are not willing to take into consideration the position and will of sovereign states, “said Deputy Head of the Russian Security Council Dmitry Medvedev at the Pressing International Security Issues Amid Geopolitical Instability inter-party conference.

Medvedev called this position “a dead end leading to the loss of many traditional values, the globalization of economic development issues and the violation of people’s rights and freedoms. It is possible to build trust between countries, guarantee their security and sustainable development only by strengthening a truly multipolar world order“The Russian Federation and the United Russia party are making every effort to this end,” Medvedev noted, adding that Russia is currently facing enormous sanctioning pressure from Western countries. “As a result, there is a threat of global famine, energy shortages and other man-made problems affecting millions of people in developing countries, including the African continent.”Medvedev pointed out.

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Even so, though, Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky and his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin are both expected to attend the G20 summit in Bali, albeit online. Indonesian President Joko Widodo, according to the Reuters website. he said the Russian leader did not rule out attending the summit in a phone call last week, adding that “if he does not do it … maybe he will ask to do it virtually”. As for Zelensky, he will participate in the G20 “most likely in online mode”, said presidential press secretary Sergei.
Nikiforov. “Vladimir Zelensky will somehow take part in the G20 summit. I can’t say more”, Nikiforov explained. The G20 summit will be held on the island of Bali on 15 and 16 November.

Meanwhile, Russian bombings and missile attacks continue in various regions of Ukraine, especially in the east of the country Russian forces yesterday launched nine missile attacks, 37 air strikes and more than 100 attacks with multiple launch systems, hitting areas of more than 25 settlements, according to the daily report published on Facebook by the Ukrainian Armed Forces General Staff. “The enemy tries to keep the territories temporarily occupied, concentrates its efforts to limit the actions of the Defense Forces in some areas, goes on the offensive in the directions of Bakhmut, Avdiivka and Novopavlivka “, reads the report.

In the last 24 hours, the General Staff continues, Ukrainian troops have repelled Moscow attacks in the areas of Krasnohorivka, Bakhmut, Ivanhrad, Opytne, Klishchiivka, Marinka, Pavlivka, Vodiane and Mayorsk in the Donetsk region and Bilohorivka in the Lugansk region. At the same time, Russian forces bomb Ukrainian units along the line of contact, strengthen lines in some directions, conduct aerial reconnaissance, and continue to target critical infrastructure and civilian homes. in violation of international humanitarian law, the laws and customs of war. In particular, the Russians hit the areas of more than 25 settlements of the Kharkiv, Lugansk, Donetsk, Zaporizhzhia, Dnipropetrovsk, Kherson and Mykolaiv regions

And the death toll from yesterday’s Russian attacks in the Donetsk region rose to three, in eastern Ukraine: the head of the regional military administration, Pavlo Kyrylenko, said on Telegram, who wrote: “On November 7, the Russians killed three civilians in the region
of Donetsk: in Bakhmut and Krasnohorivka. Another seven people were injured in the region “. In addition, the police discovered the bodies of four civilians killed by the Russians during the occupation in Yampil.

Due to the attacks by the Russian army on Ukrainian electricity infrastructure, blackouts are expected from north to south in the country as well today: State operator Ukrenergo noted that electricity consumption is increasing due to the cold. “Further restrictions on consumption are needed because cold increases electricity consumption, which leads to an increased load on equipment and a shortage of electricity in the electrical system. There is a threat of accidents no less complicated than those that occurred due to enemy fire “, wrote Ukrenergo in a note. The planned power outages affect the Kiev region, including the capital, Chernichiv region, Cherkasy, Zhytomyr, Sumy, Kharkiv and Poltava. The governor of Lviv also warned that there could be planned blackouts in the region.

According to the daily bulletin compiled by British intelligence and released by the London Ministry of Defense, Russia is fortifying its defensive lines in all areas of occupation in Ukraine. In particular, underlines the report published on Twitter, the engineers of Moscow are building defensive structures around the occupied city of Mariupol, in southern Ukraine, where two plants for the production of concrete anti-tank structures, the so-called ‘teeth of dragon ‘. The ministry recalls that on October 19, the owner of the Wagner paramilitary group, Yevgeny Prigozhin, claimed responsibility for the construction of a fortified ‘Wagner Line’ of defenses in the occupied Lugansk region. “This activity suggests that Russia is making a significant effort to prepare defenses deep behind the current front line – the report concludes – probably to prevent any rapid Ukrainian advance in the event of a breakthrough.”

Furthermore, according to information released by the Army General Staff of Kiev, in the Novosofiivka area, in the Kherson region, the Russian occupation army was strengthened by a unit from the Chechen Republic, which participated in the looting of the homes of the evacuated residents. And in the city of Energodar, in south-eastern Ukraine, the Russians continue to tighten administrative and counter-intelligence measures: “Occupants collect personal data of residents, check smartphones, search private residences and illegally detain Ukrainian citizens,” he says. the General Staff, adding that the destruction of Russian ammunition depots in recent days in the settlements of Horlivka in the Donetsk and Svatov region has been confirmed

Source: Ansa

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