War in Ukraine. Chilled population, internally displaced people… Night spot

The foreign ministers of seven industrialized countries have agreed on the establishment “coordinating mechanism” To help Ukraine “repair and protection” its electricity and water supply facilities have been heavily shelled by the Russians in recent weeks.

It will also be a question of delivering water pumps, heaters, housing containers, toilets, beds, blankets or tents.

Because Russia is trying to pay for its military defeats in Ukraine by targeting vital infrastructure to subjugate this country. “freeze” In the coldest months, its inhabitants were estimated by the American Secretary of State Antony Blinken in relation to the G7.

The Prime Minister of Ukraine Denis Chmygal still wanted to be reassured: “We are preparing for all scenarios. We keep the power generating equipment in case of emergencies”he explained on Friday.

“Today, almost half of the buildings in Ukraine have a heating system. These are schools, kindergartens, hospitals, residential buildings […] 78% of buildings in Kyiv are currently heated”– Mr. Chmygal said.

“There are enough reserves in the underground gas fields. 14.5 billion m3 of gas was collected. Taking into account the expected foreign supplies, these volumes will be enough to finish the season.” where heating is needed, again according to the head of the government.

“We have already received 700 generators from (foreign) donors. Another 900 will be delivered by them soon.”– Mr. Chmygal said again.

The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) will step up its activities in Ukraine to enable farmers to continue producing crops despite the conflict.

Battle in the East

At the same time, the fighting continued. “the fiercest” which is “This week concentrated in Donbass (east), Bakhmut and Soledar”– President Vladimir Zelensky said in the evening.

But “We protect our positions”he assured, insisting on, according to him, significant losses in the ranks of Russia.

“The Russian invaders launched three rockets, five air strikes and two rocket volleys during the day”In the regions of Lviv (west), Kharkiv (north-east), Dnepropetrovsk (center) and Zaporizhzhya (south), meanwhile, the headquarters of the Ukrainian forces reported.

Faced with this situation, the West continues to provide comprehensive military assistance to Ukraine: the United States will finance the modernization of T-72 tanks and HAWK surface-to-air missiles in the amount of about 400 million dollars.

“At this critical time when Russia and Russian forces are raining Iranian missiles and drones on civilian infrastructure, we understand the urgent need for air defense.” Ukrainians appealed to American President Joe Biden’s national security advisor Jake Sullivan in Kyiv on Friday.

“More than 5,000” are displaced every day

Russian President Vladimir Putin, speaking on Red Square on the occasion of National Unity Day, did not deviate from his usual rhetoric.

“Continuously supplying arms to Ukraine and sending mercenaries there”westerners “Strengthening their own geopolitical goals that have nothing to do with the interests of the Ukrainian people” ; and sets a goal “and to weaken, divide, and destroy Russia”beat Mr. Putin.

Regarding the ongoing evacuation of the population from southern Ukraine, he judged that “ those currently living in Kherson” were to be removed from the “most dangerous war zones”..

“The Russian occupation administration has started forcibly relocating residents” The Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Ukraine confirmed this by reacting to this region “Similar visits are carried out in other provinces.”

Last week, the Russians announced that 70,000 residents of Kherson and its region had been relocated to the left bank of the Dnieper River, where Moscow has better control of the situation.

But the Russian Defense Ministry announced on Friday that these population movements are continuing rapidly “over 5000” people per day.

Biden’s adviser in Kiev

US President Joe Biden’s national security adviser Jake Sullivan said on Friday that US support to Ukraine will continue during his visit to Kyiv. “unshakable and unshakable” After Tuesday’s US midterm elections.

“We intend to ensure that the resources are there exactly as they need to be, and that we will have the voices of both parties to make that happen.”Jake Sullivan made a statement to the press.

Some elected officials or Republican Party officials have favored cutting US aid to Ukraine if their camp regains a majority in Congress after the Nov. 8 election.

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