December 11, 2023

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The Russo-Ukrainian War: What We Know on the 95th Day of the Invasion | Russia

  • Ukraine Urgently pleads for heavy weapons To repel Russian forces in the eastern Donbass regionAs Russia’s relentless artillery and air strikes threaten to turn the tide of the war, support for Kyiv’s ongoing challenge among some Western European allies appears to be slipping. Ukrainian officials say they urgently need US-made, advanced, mobile multiple launch missile systems, capable of hitting targets up to 300 km away, to halt Russian advances in Luhansk and Donetsk.

  • Ukraine’s president, Volodymyr Zelensky, has acknowledged that military control cannot be restored over all the territory Russia has seized since it annexed Crimea in 2014. While he is sure that his country will regain the lands that Russia has claimed since its invasion on February 24, he said that other lands cannot be taken back by force. I don’t think we can get all of our territory back by military means. If we decide to proceed like this, we will lose hundreds of thousands of people.”

  • The Russian Defense Ministry claims to have captured the strategically important city of Lyman And many other small towns are besieging Sievierodonetsk, which Ukraine denies. In a televised address on Saturday evening, Zelensky said that conditions in Donbass were “indescribably difficult”, and thanked the Ukrainian defenders for their resilience in the face of the attack.

  • There are no less than six mega yachts associated with the Russian oligarchs recognized by the United Kingdom It’s ‘going dark’ on ocean tracking systems, disappears from the global maps used to determine marine traffic. These yacht owners will almost certainly realize that they are at risk of being targeted in a global hunt for the assets of Russia’s super-rich.

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  • Russian President Vladimir Putin has abolished the maximum age for military conscription In the face of mounting losses in Ukraine, TASS reported. British intelligence estimated that this month Russia lost about a third of its ground forces.

  • Officials in the southeastern port city of Mykolaiv said at least one person was killed and at least six woundedRussian bombing. CNN reported that two shells landed in the courtyards of tall buildings and one shell landed near a kindergarten.

  • Boris Johnson and Zelensky discuss concerns about food supplies in a phone call. A Downing Street spokesman said Johnson had told Zelensky the UK would do so Continue to support the Ukrainian armed resistance, including by providing equipment. She added that the UK was engaged in “intensive work… with international partners to find ways to resume grain exports from it.” Ukraine to avoid a global food crisis.

  • Putin spoke to French President Emmanuel Macron and German Chancellor Olaf Scholz and, according to the Kremlin, told them that continued arms supplies were “dangerous.”He warned of “the risks of further destabilizing the situation and exacerbating the humanitarian crisis.” Russia said it was ready to discuss ways for Ukraine to resume grain shipments from the Black Sea ports.

  • Spain sends a battery of surface-to-air missiles and about 100 soldiers to the NATO forward presence mission in Latviato join about 500 citizens already in the Baltic state, El País reported.