LIVE – Russian offensive in Ukraine: Putin calls on soldiers’ mothers not to believe “lies”

POUTINE TO MOTHERS OF RUSSIAN SOLDIERS

Vladimir Putin claims to “share the pain” of the mothers of slain Russian soldiers and calls on them not to believe the “lies” about the Ukraine offensive.

RUSSIAN LOSSES

The number of losses on the Russian side, communicated by the Ukrainian army, between February 24 and November 25.

HELP FROM PARIS AND EUROPE

The Quai d’Orsay has announced that it will send 100 electric generators to Romania, towards Ukraine. The country is facing numerous power outages orchestrated by the Russians.

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Kiev IN THE DARK

Nearly half of Kiev’s residents are still without electricity on Friday, two days after Russian strikes targeted essential infrastructure, the capital’s mayor, Vitali Klitschko, said on Telegram: “A third of Kiev’s homes already have heating. , the specialists continue to recover in capital. Half of consumers are still without electricity.”

IMAGES TF1/LCI

On the outskirts of Kherson, an orphanage welcomed about fifty children. Since then, some of them have been taken by the Russians to the Mykolaiv region or to Crimea. Others were hidden by the orphanage. report.

TF1/LCI IMAGES: the orphanage that hid children from the RussiansSource : TF1 info

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A TARGETED HOSPITAL NEAR ZAPORIJIA

Overnight Russian attacks damaged a hospital in Zaporizhia, according to regional governor Oleksandr Starukh. “The enemy again attacked the outskirts of Zaporizhzhia. This time the rockets hit the hospital. Fortunately, no one was injured, the same cannot be said for the building. Dozens of broken windows,” the manager announced this night on Telegram .

UKRAINIAN HERITAGE

To protect Ukrainian heritage, the International Council of Museums has published an “Emergency Red List of Cultural Objects at Risk”. According to UNESCO, 217 cultural sites in Ukraine were damaged between February 24 and November 18.

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In Ukraine, cultural heritage is on red

UK SUPPORT IN UKRAINE

British Foreign Secretary James Cleverly is in Kiev today for talks with Volodymyr Zelensky. In particular, he announced that the United Kingdom would send 24 ambulances and 11 other emergency vehicles to Ukraine, including six armored vehicles, as reported by the BBC.

London also plans to fund up to £3 million ($3.6 million) to rebuild damaged infrastructure in Ukraine and support survivors of sexual assault.

82 BILLION DOLLARS FOR THE WAR

As of February 24, Russia has spent $82 billion on the war against Ukraine, a quarter of its annual budget, according to Forbes Ukraine magazine. For example, Forbes calculated that Moscow used 10,000 to 50,000 shells per day during the war, with the average price of a Soviet-caliber shell being about $1,000. That brings Russian spending on artillery supplies alone to more than $5.5 billion.

THE UKRAINE IN THE DARK

“It’s a war of strength, of resilience, it’s a matter of knowing who is the strongest,” Volodoymyr Zelensky underlined in an interview with the Financial Times, while 15 regions have problems with water and power supplies.

“The situation with electricity remains difficult in almost all regions. However, we are gradually moving away from austerity and every hour we are reconnecting electricity for new consumers,” said the president. Authorities are working to restore energy infrastructure to supply millions of Ukrainians without heat and light as winter sets in.

“WE MUST KEEP RISING,” LANCE V. ZELENSKY

“We have endured nine months of all-out war and Russia has not found a way to break us. And it will not. We must hold our ground,” Volodymyr Zelensky said in his evening speech.

“Only the liberation of our country and reliable security guarantees for Ukraine can protect our people from any escalation by Russia,” he added, according to The Kyiv Independent. “We work together with our partners for this every day”.

FOUR KILLED IN KHERSON

A Russian bombardment of the southern Ukrainian city of Kherson, from which Moscow troops withdrew two weeks ago, killed at least four people and injured 10 on Thursday, the governor said. “The Russian invaders opened fire on a residential area using multiple rocket launchers. A large building caught fire,” Yarovslav Yanushevich, head of Kherson’s military administration, told Telegram. In addition, six deaths and 30 injuries were recorded in Vyshgorod, near Kiev.

GOOD MORNING ALL

Welcome to this new live from Friday, November 25, dedicated to Russia’s invasion of Ukraine.

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