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Power has been restored in the southern Ukrainian city of Kherson after a two-day blackout, an occupation official said on Tuesday (Nov 8). Francinfo summarizes the latest developments in the war in Ukraine.

The White House wants to reassure Ukraine

“US support for Ukraine will be unwavering and unwavering” without paying attention Midterm election results, said White House spokeswoman Karine Jean-Pierre. House Republican Speaker-elect Kevin McCarthy reiterated his preference. “Don’t Write a Blank Check” In Kyiv, if his party wins a majority at the end of the midterms. Worried about the outcome of these midterm elections, Volodymyr Zelensky urged the Americans “Maintain unshakable unity” up to “Peace Restoring” In Ukraine.

Electricity came back to Kherson

Power has been restored in the city of Kherson in southern Ukraine occupied by the Russian army after a two-day blackout, an official with the occupation authorities, Kirill Stremosov, said on Tuesday. The Ukrainian city was left without water and electricity on Sunday after two strikes at the hands of Moscow forces in late February, blamed on each other by Moscow and Kiev.

The strikes also damaged the Khakovka hydroelectric dam, which is occupied by Russian forces and supplies Crimea, which was annexed by Russia in 2014. “Despite vandalism and attacks, there is electricity”Kirill Stremosov made the promise in a telegram without further details.

France sends 13 Leclerc tanks to Romania

The French army on Tuesday began loading 13 Leclerc tanks, which are to be linked by rail to the Sincuin military base in Romania, as part of NATO’s Eastern Front security operation. International trains depart from Mourmelon-le-Grand (Marne). These are “Powerful War Machines” will be “positioned in a defensive posture”The manager of this logistics operation said.

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This burden “The last act of a complex logistical operation, which involved the transport of an armored battalion by road and rail in the direction of Romania”, Colonel Samuel, in charge of logistics at the Terre Europe-Continentale command post in Lille (the French army forbids the publication of the surnames of its members), told AFP. Its purpose is to reinforce the mission launched under French command on February 28, 2022 in response to Russian strikes in Ukraine.