Record number of Russians killed, U.S. order six NASAMS for Ukraine from Raytheon

2 December 2022, 03:19 PM

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The Russian military is focusing its main efforts on conducting offensive actions on the Bakhmut and Avdiyivka sections of the front in the Donbas, the General Staff said. All other portions of the front are static or under pressure from Ukrainian assaults. They are continuing to shell recently liberated settlements in Kherson and Kharkiv oblasts.

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“In November, 16,970 rascist (Russian fascist) soldiers were killed. This is the largest number for the entire period of the war,” the Ministry of Defense reported. On top of that, Russian forces lost over 200 tanks and nearly 200 artillery systems over the same period.

There have now been five such recent cases of letter bombs in Spain. Ukrainian Ambassador to Spain Serhii Pohoreltsev said the parcel that had exploded at the Embassy was sent to his name. His secretary found it suspicious as it did not look like ordinary diplomatic mail.

That’s according to presidential chief-of-staff Andriy Yermak. He noted that those released included Ukrainian soldiers who were captured in the city of Mariupol, and in the Donetsk, Luhansk and Zaporizhzhya sections of the front, as well as those kept in a prison colony in Olenivka, Donetsk Oblast.

In a statement on its website, the Pentagon said the estimated completion date for the systems was around two years away, on Nov. 28, 2025. Yuriy Ihnat, the spokesman for Ukrainian Air Force Command, said that NASAMS air defense systems shoot down 100% of the Russian cruise missiles they target.

Earlier, NV’s sources among the representatives of the authorities said that the government was preparing a merger of the Ministry of Infrastructure and the Ministry of Regional Development, and this department would be headed by Kubrakov.

“The mass deaths from starvation were not the result of failed harvests, but were the responsibility of the political leadership of the Soviet Union under Joseph Stalin,” the German parliament said in a statement about the vote. “Holodomor represents a crimea gainst humanity; from today's perspective, a historical-political classification as genocide is obvious.”

Russia’s gas monopolist Gazprom extracted 377 billion cubic meters of natural gas from January to November of this year, a nearly 20% drop when compared to 2021. Furthermore, the company’s gas exports to non-CIS countries amounted to 95.2 billion cubic meters, which is 44.5% less than in the same period of 2021.

The Canadian government stated that all the funds raised by the bonds will be used to directly support the Ukrainian government. The investor base for the Ukraine Sovereignty Bond is primarily Canadian, with nearly $50 million in demand coming from individual Canadians.

Golos MP Yaroslav Yurchushun lists the EU countries where the Russian ruling class has stashed their funds, and calls for those governments to act to ensure these funds are used for reparations for Ukraine.

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