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IAEA finds no indications of ‘dirty bomb’ in Ukraine
Inspectors of the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) completed their in-field verification activities at three locations in Ukraine and found no indications of undeclared nuclear activities and materials
. https://www.ukrinform.net/rubric-ato/3607067-iaea-finds-no-indications-of-dirty-bomb-production-in-ukraine.html

Opening of “Unconquered Cities” photo exhibition: https://youtu.be/O1KvGztiZ38 The opening of the photo exhibition “Unconquered Cities”: https://youtu.be/RE-BlV7H6JY

Михайло Подоляк @Podolyak_M
The world must understand: any concession to RF will become Putin’s victory and open Pandora’s box. Tyrants will realize that international law does not work: the strong one – the right one. Others will start a nuclear race. If there are no adults in the room, Ukraine will be.4:07 PM · Nov 3, 2022 https://twitter.com/Podolyak_M/status/1588171084523782145

Михайло Подоляк @Podolyak_M
Ukraine can win, it’s dangerous. Time to force it to give away its territories” — Mr.Kupchan’s great suggestion at @nytimes I assure the author: if Putin wins, world will not be safer. You will not enjoy living in jungles, where law is not determined by laws, but by nuclear weapons. 12:09 PM · Nov 3, 2022 https://twitter.com/Podolyak_M/status/1588111010321375237

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Ukraine News, Thursday 3 November 2022

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Zelensky: To endure Russian energy terror is our national task
The very fact that Russia resorted to terror against Ukraine’s energy sector shows the weakness of the enemy: they cannot defeat Ukraine on the battlefield and therefore they are trying to break the Ukrainians in this way. https://www.ukrinform.net/rubric-ato/3607326-zelensky-to-endure-russian-energy-terror-is-our-national-task.html

Podolyak: Putin’s presence at G20 could mean flirting with aggressor, legalizing genocide
Russia must be isolated, otherwise the presence of the Russian president at the G20 summit could mean flirting with the aggressor and legalizing genocide. https://www.ukrinform.net/rubric-ato/3607317-podolyak-putins-presence-at-g20-could-mean-flirting-with-aggressor-legalizing-genocide.html

Ukraine, NATO commanders discuss situation on battlefield
The Commander-in-Chief of the Armed Forces of Ukraine, Valeriy Zaluzhnyi, has held a phone call with Supreme Allied Commander Europe, General Christopher G. Cavoli, to discuss the situation on the frontlines. https://www.ukrinform.net/rubric-ato/3607312-ukraine-nato-commanders-discuss-situation-on-battlefield.html

Zelensky hopes for new page in cooperation with new Israeli government
Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky has congratulated Benjamin Netanyahu on his victory in Israel’s parliamentary elections and expressed hope for a new page in Ukrainian-Israeli relations. https://www.ukrinform.net/rubric-polytics/3607305-zelensky-hopes-for-new-page-in-cooperation-with-new-israeli-government.html

‘General Winter’ will not help Putin win in Ukraine – Borrell
Russian President Vladimir Putin’s expectation that “General Winter” will help him win a war of aggression against Ukraine is wrong. https://www.ukrinform.net/rubric-ato/3607294-general-winter-will-not-help-putin-win-in-ukraine-borrell.html

Russian forces launch missile attack on Pokrovsk
The Russian army has launched a missile attack on Pokrovsk, Donetsk region, with three missiles hitting a school. https://www.ukrinform.net/rubric-ato/3607276-russian-forces-launch-missile-attack-on-pokrovsk.html

Those involved in deportation of Ukrainians from occupied territories will be punished – MFA
The Ukrainian Foreign Ministry strongly condemns Russia’s deportation of Ukrainian citizens living in the temporarily occupied territories of the Kherson and Zaporizhzhia regions of Ukraine. https://www.ukrinform.net/rubric-polytics/3607255-those-involved-in-deportation-of-ukrainians-from-occupied-territories-will-be-punished-mfa.html

Briefing on operational situation in Mykolaiv
On November 4, at 11:00 a.m., a briefing will be held on the topic: “Operational situation in Mykolaiv.” https://www.ukrinform.net/rubric-other_news/3607270-briefing-on-operational-situation-in-mykolaiv.html

Briefing: The publishing industry after the beginning of Russia’s full-scale invasion
 On November 4, at 12:00, a briefing will be held on the topic: “The publishing industry after the beginning of the full-scale invasion by the Russian Federation: what Ukrainians read and buy.” https://www.ukrinform.net/rubric-other_news/3607267-briefing-the-publishing-industry-after-the-beginning-of-russias-fullscale-invasion.html

Ukrainian Armed Forces capable of retaking Kherson from Russia – Austin
The United States has no doubt that Ukrainian forces have enough strength and means to regain control over the territories on the right bank of the Dnipro River, including in the city of Kherson. https://www.ukrinform.net/rubric-ato/3607238-ukrainian-armed-forces-capable-of-retaking-kherson-from-russia-austin.html

Zelensky discusses with U.S. senators defense, economic aid to Ukraine
President Volodymyr Zelensky of Ukraine briefed U.S. senators Christopher Coons and Rob Portman on the situation at the front and Russia’s missile terror, as well as discussed with them defense and economic aid to Ukraine. https://www.ukrinform.net/rubric-polytics/3607163-zelensky-discusses-with-us-senators-defense-economic-aid-to-ukraine.html

Norwegian MP urges international tribunal to consider whether Russian strikes on infrastructure constitute genocide Russian strikes on critical infrastructure in Ukraine are war crimes, and the International Criminal Court must decide whether such actions constitute genocide. https://www.ukrinform.net/rubric-polytics/3607156-norwegian-mp-urges-international-tribunal-to-consider-whether-russian-strikes-on-infrastructure-constitute-genocide.html

Kuleba shows debris of Iranian drone at G7 foreign ministerial
The Minister for Foreign Affairs of Ukraine, Dmytro Kuleba, showed during the meeting of the heads of foreign affairs of the G7 nations the debris of the Iranian-made drone that recently struck Kyiv. https://www.ukrinform.net/rubric-ato/3607151-kuleba-shows-debris-of-iranian-drone-at-g7-foreign-ministerial.html

MFA: Russia hits Chinese corporation’s terminal in Mykolaiv
The Russian Federation launched a missile attack on a terminal leased by a Chinese corporation, as a result of which 17,000 tonnes of sunflower oil were destroyed. https://www.ukrinform.net/rubric-ato/3607148-mfa-russia-hits-chinese-corporations-terminal-in-mykolaiv.html

If Russia uses nuclear weapons, it will cease to exist – Zelensky
President Volodymyr Zelensky believes that if Russia uses nuclear weapons, the world will no longer be the same, while the Russian Federation will cease to exist. https://www.ukrinform.net/rubric-polytics/3607143-if-russia-uses-nuclear-weapons-it-will-cease-to-exist-zelensky.html

UN, USAID to help Ukraine with mobile boiler stations, generators, repair gear
At a meeting in Kyiv, Prime Minister of Ukraine Denys Shmyhal informed the UN and USAID officials about the country’s needs ahead of the winter period, as well as humanitarian aid needs. https://www.ukrinform.net/rubric-polytics/3607109-un-usaid-to-help-ukraine-with-mobile-boiler-stations-generators-repair-gear.html

Bulgarian Parliament approves arms supply to Ukraine
On Thursday, November 3, the Parliament of Bulgaria voted to authorize the supply of weapons to Ukraine against the backdrop of Russian aggression. https://www.ukrinform.net/rubric-polytics/3607102-bulgarian-parliament-approves-arms-supply-to-ukraine.html

Zelensky meets with Greek president
President Volodymyr Zelensky held a meeting with President of Greece Katerina Sakellaropoulou, who is on a visit in Ukraine. https://www.ukrinform.net/rubric-polytics/3607098-zelensky-meets-with-greek-president.html

IAEA finds no indications of ‘dirty bomb’ in Ukraine
Inspectors of the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) completed their in-field verification activities at three locations in Ukraine and found no indications of undeclared nuclear activities and materials. https://www.ukrinform.net/rubric-ato/3607067-iaea-finds-no-indications-of-dirty-bomb-production-in-ukraine.html

More than 1M tonnes of agricultural products exported through ‘grain corridor’ in past week
More than 1 million tonnes of Ukrainian agricultural products, including 309 thousand tonnes of wheat, were exported through the grain corridor in the past week. https://www.ukrinform.net/rubric-economy/3607051-more-than-1m-tonnes-of-agricultural-products-exported-through-grain-corridor-in-past-week.html

Ukraine returns 107 warriors in another prisoner swap
Another prisoner swap took place between Ukraine and Russia, and 107 Ukrainian service members, including six officers and Azovstal defenders, returned home. https://www.ukrinform.net/rubric-ato/3607034-ukraine-returns-107-warriors-in-another-prisoner-swap.html

SBU chief meets with G7 ambassadors
Acting Chief of the Security Service of Ukraine (SBU), Vasyl Maliuk, met with ambassadors of the Group of Seven in Kyiv and discussed with them the security challenges facing Ukraine amid Russia’s full-scale armed invasion. https://www.ukrinform.net/rubric-polytics/3607003-sbu-chief-meets-with-g7-ambassadors.html

Zelensky presents awards to 32 Ukrainian service members
President Volodymyr Zelensky has presented state awards to 32 Ukrainian defenders. https://www.ukrinform.net/rubric-ato/3606977-zelensky-presents-awards-to-32-ukrainian-service-members.html

Parliament approves state budget for 2023
The Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine has approved at second reading and in its entirety the law “On the State Budget of Ukraine for 2023”. https://www.ukrinform.net/rubric-economy/3606955-parliament-approves-state-budget-for-2023.html

Greek president visits Irpin
Irpin Mayor Oleksandr Markushyn has met with Greek President Katerina Sakellaropoulou and called on her to help the city rebuild its housing stock. https://www.ukrinform.net/rubric-ato/3606934-greek-president-visits-irpin.html

Ukraine’s parliament dismisses Chernyshov as minister for territories development
The Verkhovna Rada has dismissed Oleksiy Chernyshov as Ukraine’s minister for communities and territories development. https://www.ukrinform.net/rubric-polytics/3606922-ukraines-parliament-dismisses-chernyshov-as-minister-for-territories-development.html

Ukrainian forces destroy Russian military boats, barges under Antonivka Bridge
The Ukrainian military has destroyed Russian military boats and barges under the Antonivka bridge. https://www.ukrinform.net/rubric-ato/3606903-ukrainian-forces-destroy-russian-military-boats-barges-under-antonivka-bridge.html

Russia conducting covert mobilization – Ukraine’s General Staff
Russia is conducting a covert mobilization campaign despite the announcement that it has been completed. https://www.ukrinform.net/rubric-ato/3606888-russia-conducting-covert-mobilization-ukraines-general-staff.html

Battle groups in Belarus could be formed in two or three months – Ukraine’s General Staff
Strike groups in Belarus, which may pose a threat to Ukraine, could be formed in two or three months. https://www.ukrinform.net/rubric-ato/3606861-battle-groups-in-belarus-could-be-formed-in-two-or-three-months-ukraines-general-staff.html

Ukraine’s First Lady thanks Portugal for assistance
PHOTOS Ukraine’s First Lady, Olena Zelenska, has thanked Portugal for its assistance to Ukraine. https://www.ukrinform.net/rubric-society/3606838-ukraines-first-lady-thanks-portugal-for-assistance.html

Ukrainian, Indonesian presidents discuss importance of continuing grain initiative
Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky in a phone call with his Indonesian counterpart Joko Widodo said that Ukraine is ready to continue to be a guarantor of global food security. https://www.ukrinform.net/rubric-polytics/3606822-ukrainian-indonesian-presidents-discuss-importance-of-continuing-grain-initiative.html

Russian forces leave checkpoints in Chornobaivka, several other settlements in Kherson region Russian invaders have left checkpoints in Chornobaivka, Stepanivka and Bilozerka in the Kherson region, with the number of Russian military personnel falling in Kherson.

The opening of the photo exhibition “Unconquered Cities”
On November 3, at 1:00 p.m., the opening of the photo exhibition “Unconquered Cities” will take place. https://www.ukrinform.net/rubric-other_news/3606336-the-opening-of-the-photo-exhibition-unconquered-cities.html

Ukrainian forces destroy 278 Russian aircraft since invasion – Zaluzhnyi
Since the beginning of Russia’s invasion of Ukraine, Ukrainian defenders have destroyed twice as many Russian aircraft as the Soviet Union lost during a ten-year war in Afghanistan.

Greek president, defense minister arrive in Kyiv
Greek President Katerina Sakellaropoulou and Minister of National Defense Nikos Panagiotopoulos arrived in the Ukrainian capital, Kyiv, on Thursday. https://www.ukrinform.net/rubric-polytics/3606782-greek-president-defense-minister-arrive-in-kyiv.html

U.S. Ambassador Brink notes Ukraine’s determination in resumption of grain shipments
United States Ambassador to Ukraine Bridget A. Brink has noted Ukraine’s determination and the active role of the United Nations and Türkiye in the resumption of grain shipments.

Briefing: Operational situation in occupied Kherson
On November 3, at 12:00, a briefing will be held on the topic: “Operational situation in occupied Kherson.” https://www.ukrinform.net/rubric-other_news/3606329-briefing-operational-situation-in-occupied-kherson.html

Ten civilians killed in Russian attacks on Ukraine’s territory over past day
On November 2, 2022, a total of 10 civilians were killed and 16 injured in Russian attacks on the territory of Ukraine. https://www.ukrinform.net/rubric-ato/3606741-ten-civilians-killed-in-russian-attacks-on-ukraines-territory-over-past-day.html

Ukraine did not undertake any new obligations regarding ‘grain deal’ – MFA
Ukraine has not undertaken any new obligations regarding the grain deal, and Moscow has resumed its implementation thanks to the active diplomatic efforts of UN Secretary-General António Guterres and Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan. https://www.ukrinform.net/rubric-polytics/3606737-ukraine-did-not-undertake-any-new-obligations-regarding-grain-deal-mfa.html

G7 foreign ministers to discuss support for Ukraine after Russian attacks on energy infrastructure Foreign ministers from the G7 group of rich democracies will discuss how best to coordinate further support for Ukraine when they meet on Thursday in Germany following recent Russian attacks on energy infrastructure that have caused widespread power cuts.

Ukrainian military complete 150 fire missions in southern Ukraine
The missile and artillery units of the Armed Forces of Ukraine have completed about 150 fire missions in southern Ukraine and have launched one air strike on an enemy personnel and military equipment cluster. https://www.ukrinform.net/rubric-ato/3606713-ukrainian-military-complete-150-fire-missions-in-southern-ukraine.html

Russian armed aggression affects over 1,255 children in Ukraine
A total of 430 children have been killed and over 826 injured in Ukraine since the Russian invasion started. https://www.ukrinform.net/rubric-ato/3606703-russian-armed-aggression-affects-over-1255-children-in-ukraine.html

Russians may attempt to reconnect ZNPP to occupied Crimea and eastern Ukraine – Energoatom The enemy shelling and damage caused to the last two high-voltage transmission lines connecting Zaporizhzhia Nuclear Power Plant with Ukraine’s energy system are another attempt made by Russian invaders to reconnect the plant to Russia’s energy system. https://www.ukrinform.net/rubric-economy/3606681-russians-may-attempt-to-reconnect-znpp-to-occupied-crimea-and-eastern-ukraine-energoatom.html

Ukraine Army eliminates about 74,000 enemy troops
Russia has already lost about 74,000 troops in Ukraine (+730 over the past day).

Briefing: Voting for members of the National Selection jury for Eurovision 2023 in Diya
On November 3, at 10:00 a.m., a briefing will be held on the topic: “Voting for members of the National Selection jury for Eurovision 2023 in Diya”. https://www.ukrinform.net/rubric-other_news/3606332-briefing-voting-for-members-of-the-national-selection-jury-for-eurovision-2023-in-diya.html

Four civilians killed in Russia’s shelling of Donetsk region
Four civilians have been killed and five injured in Russia’s shelling of the Donetsk region over the past day. https://www.ukrinform.net/rubric-ato/3606666-four-civilians-killed-in-russias-shelling-of-donetsk-region.html

Zaporizhia NPP fully de-energized due to enemy shelling
The Zaporizhia nuclear power plant was completely de-energized due to enemy shelling.

War update: Ukraine repels enemy attacks near 12 settlements
Over the past day, units of Ukraine’s Defense Forces repelled attacks by Russian troops in the areas of Makiivka, Nevske, and Bilohorivka in Luhansk region; Verkhnokamianske, Spirne, Bakhmut, Mayorsk, Pervomaiske, Novomykhailivka, Vodiane, Pavlivk, and Prechistivka in Donetsk region. https://www.ukrinform.net/rubric-ato/3606629-war-update-ukraine-repels-enemy-attacks-near-12-settlements.html

Washington prepared to prevent DPRK from supplying arms to Russia – State Department
The U.S. administration is ready to use all available tools to counter arms shipments from North Korea to Russia. https://www.ukrinform.net/rubric-polytics/3606627-washington-prepared-to-prevent-dprk-from-supplying-arms-to-russia-state-department.html

Greece’s President, Defense Minister to visit Kyiv, hand over BMP-103 IFVs
The President of Greece, Kateryna Sakellaropoulou, and the Minister of National Defense, Nikos Panaiotopoulos, will visit Kyiv, where they will hand over BMP-1 infantry fighting vehicles to Ukraine’s forces. https://www.ukrinform.net/rubric-ato/3606626-greeces-president-defense-minister-to-visit-kyiv-hand-over-bmp103-ifvs.html

Italy’s new government to stand with Ukraine – Reznikov
The Italian government will continue to support Ukraine, said Oleksii Reznikov, Ukraine’s Defense Minister, following a phone call with his Italian counterpart Guido Crosetto. https://www.ukrinform.net/rubric-polytics/3606623-italys-new-government-to-stand-with-ukraine-reznikov.html

Additional power supply limitations enforced in three more Ukrainian regions
NEC Ukrenergo introduces restrictions on power supply in Dnipropetrovsk, Zaporizhia, and Kirovohrad regions. https://www.ukrinform.net/rubric-economy/3606610-additional-power-supply-limitations-enforced-in-three-more-ukrainian-regions.html

Ukraine Army destroys four Russian ammo depots in south operational zone
Missile troops and artillery units of Ukraine’s Defense Forces carried out on November 2 nearly 150 fire missions and an air strike against an enemy manpower and equipment cluster. https://www.ukrinform.net/rubric-ato/3606609-ukraine-army-destroys-four-russian-ammo-depots-in-south-operational-zone.html

Over 80% of Ukrainian refugees find jobs in the Netherlands
The vast majority of Ukrainians who fled the war to the Netherlands have already found work there. https://www.ukrinform.net/rubric-society/3606608-over-80-of-ukrainian-refugees-find-jobs-in-the-netherlands.html

Senior Fellow at Council on Foreign Relations-Georgetown Professor Kupchan Urges Putin Appeasement-Ukrainian Capitulation in the New York Times; CFR’s Russian Connections Date to Soviet Times