One person was killed and four others were wounded in several Russian attacks in eastern Ukraine, Ukrainian officials said Saturday.
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This Saturday, the SBU said Volodymyr Zelensky’s predecessor was prevented from leaving Ukraine. A refusal fueled by his potential meeting with Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orbán, who is considered “anti-Ukrainian”, and fears of exploitation by Russia.
A forbidden journey
Ukraine’s security services (SBU) said on Saturday that former president Petro Poroshenko, a rival of current head of state Volodymyr Zelensky, has not been allowed to travel abroad to meet Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban. “Played by the Russians”.
Petro Poroshenko, who led Ukraine from 2014 to 2019 and is now an opposition MP, said on Friday that he was stopped at the border while traveling abroad. “Dozens of Meetings in Poland and America”.
One died and one was injured
One person was killed and four others wounded in several Russian attacks in eastern Ukraine, Ukrainian officials said Saturday, confirming that their army was still fighting “daily” Russian attacks in Avdiivka.
One civilian was killed in shelling in the town of Chasiv Yar, and two others were wounded in Doretsk and Pokhdanivka, Ukraine’s Interior Ministry said in a Telegram.
The Donetsk region, where these locations are located, is one of the four regions annexed by Russia in 2022, along with Kherson, Zaporizhia and Lugansk.
“No violation noticed”
“There was a total blackout at Zaporizhia power station last night.”And generators must be used, Ukrainian nuclear power operator Energoatom wrote in a Telegram, after hours, at 7:00 a.m. Saturday, power was restored.
The Russian management of the Zaporizhzhia power station acknowledged that external power had been cut, but was reassuring“No violation” Its “Safe Operating Conditions” Not noticed. Radiation levels at the plant site were “normal,” he assured in a telegram.
The International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) confirmed on Saturday that power was not being supplied to Europe’s largest power plant. “The Eighth Time” From the start of the conflict, this Reinforces concerns about nuclear safety and security.
Two power cords supplied to the power station “cut”There was one of them “Power Outage During Air Raid”Enerkottam explained.
But this power cut is dangerous for the proper functioning of the plant, which is dangerous “Nuclear and Radiation Accident”Enerkottam said.
“On the Verge of Nuclear Disaster”
Zaporizhia, a Ukrainian power station, found itself in Russian hands “On the Verge of Nuclear Disaster” During the night from Friday to Saturday, due to a temporary power outage, Ukrainian nuclear operator Energoatom said.
“There was a total blackout at Zaporizhia power station last night.”Power was restored a few hours later, Energoatom wrote in Telegram. “(Russian) occupation forces do not care about safety of Zaporizhia nuclear power plant” Pedro Codin, president of the operator, alleged.
More than 1,000 Russian civilian soldiers were killed
According to the daily report issued by the General Staff of the Ukrainian Armed Forces, 1,070 Russian soldiers have been killed in the last twenty-four hours.
The Russian military said on Friday that it was making progress “In all directions” In Ukraine, it has been attacking in the east of the country, but on a front that has been largely blocked since the beginning of winter, Ukrainian forces have ensured that these attacks are repelled and hold some of the positions gained in the counterattack. recent months.
And Russian soldiers were mobilized
Vladimir Putin has decided to increase the number of soldiers in the Russian army by 15%. Therefore, 170,000 additional personnel are being sought on a voluntary basis, according to the Ministry of Defence.
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The Russian military said on Friday that it was making progress “In all directions” In Ukraine, it attacks in the east of the country, but is largely blocked by a front in early winter. Ukrainian forces are making sure to repulse these attacks and hold some of the ground they gained in the counter-offensive in recent months.
According to a Ukrainian security source in Kiev, the SBU security services took the conflict deep into Russian territory by blowing up convoys of petroleum products on the strategic Baikal-Amur (BAM) railway, which serves the country’s Far East. , Russian President Vladimir Putin ordered in the evening to increase the number of Russian soldiers by another 15%, already increased to 1.15 million by 2022.
“The increase in the number of armed forces is due to the increase in threats targeting our country”The Russian Defense Ministry explained, citing the attack against Ukraine “Continued NATO Expansion”.
In Ukraine, Russian forces “Extend their zones of control in all directions”Defense Minister Sergei Shoigu confirmed the combat capabilities of the Ukrainians. “Significantly reduced” After their counter attack.
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The Ukrainian counteroffensive, launched this summer after months of preparations, has been halted by the scale of defenses deployed by the Russians – particularly powerful mines – in the south and east, without progress. The beginning of winter.
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