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Things to remember from Friday 28 October

Things to remember from Friday 28 October

In Ukraine, thePower has been cut off “stabilize” The situation weakened by Russian strikes on energy infrastructure, Volodymyr Zelensky announced during his daily speech on Friday, October 28. city “Kiev and its region” As well as the provinces of Zhitomyr (central-west), Poltava, Cherkassy and Kirovograd in the center, Rivne (west), Karkiv (east), Cherniguiv and Sumy in the north, the Ukrainian president noted. Franceinfo takes the day’s news on the war front in Ukraine.

Russia has completed the partial mobilization of 300,000 reservists

Russian Defense Minister Sergei Shoigu confirmed this during a meeting with Vladimir Putin. In total, 218,000 mobilized personnel are in training or in combat zones, 82,000 have already been deployed to a “special operations” zone, and 41,000 are active in combat units. The minister said the average age of those invited as part of the regional mobilization was 35. The Russian president thanked the bookers for their mobilization “Patriotism”.

kyiv asks Tehran to stop supplying arms to Russia

Ukrainian diplomatic chief Dmytro Kuleba asked the Iranian representative, Hossein Amir Abdullahian, to stop. “immediately” to deliver weapons to Moscow during the phone call. This is the first time since Kyiv accused Russia of attacking Ukrainian cities Iranian drones. Ukraine said on October 19 it had destroyed 223 since mid-September, while Tehran has repeatedly denied it. Supply of weapons and drones to Russia for his invasion.

Moscow has completed the evacuation of civilians from the Kherson region

“Arrangements for the evacuation of residents of the right bank of the (river) Dnipro to safer areas in Russia have been completed”Crimean President Sergei Aksyonov said Thursday. The evacuation began on October 19. Ukraine, which has been on the offensive in the region after inflicting severe setbacks on Russian forces on other fronts, describes these population transfers. “Deportations”.

US condemns Russia’s “pure invention” to UN over “dirty bomb”.

The US ambassador to the UN has told the Security Council that Russia’s allegations of Washington’s involvement in the development of biological weapons in Ukraine are false. “We all know that these claims are pure invention, presented without a shadow of evidence”, said Linda Thomas-Greenfield. Conducted by the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA). “Independent Verification” On the charges “Dirty bomb”.

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Washington warns Russia against pulling out of Ukrainian grain deal

Russia faces “Great Fury” U.S. Secretary of State Anthony Blinken has warned that if Ukraine pulls out of the grain export deal, which expires in mid-November, many countries will. The Black Sea Agreement, known as the Black Sea Treaty, was signed on July 22 under the auspices of the UN, setting procedures for 120 days for the export of Ukrainian grain blocked by the war.