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A Soviet tank attempts to clear a road barricade in Budapest, Hungary, 1956

Did the Hungarian Freedom Fighters fight and fall in vain? Did they contribute no more to the history of freedom than sealed boxcars to Siberia, homeless thousands in exile and unmarked graves near the avenue once briefly renamed The Street of Hungarian youth instead of Stalin Road? The answer is largely in our hands” (John F. Kennedy, 1957) https://miningawareness.wordpress.com/2022/05/15/us-senator-john-f-kennedy-speech-about-the-hungarian-freedom-fighters-delivered-october-1957-3/

This is what Russia tried to do in Ukraine earlier this year and failed:
The Hungarian Revolution of 1956 (23 October – 10 November 1956; Hungarian: 1956-os forradalom), also known as the Hungarian Uprising, was a countrywide revolution against the government of the Hungarian People’s Republic (1949–1989) and the Hungarian domestic policies imposed by the Soviet Union (USSR)… the USSR repressed the Hungarian Revolution on 4 November 1956, and fought the Hungarian revolutionaries until 10 November; repression of the Hungarian Uprising killed 2,500 Hungarians and 700 Soviet Army soldiers, and compelled 200,000 Hungarians to seek political refuge abroad.…

At 03:00 on 4 November, Soviet tanks penetrated Budapest along the Pest side of the Danube… Operation Whirlwind combined air strikes, artillery, and the co-ordinated tank–infantry action of 17 divisions. The Soviet army deployed T-34-85 medium tanks as well as the new T-54s, heavy IS-3 tanks, 152mm ISU-152 mobile assault guns and open-top BTR-152 armored personnel carriers…https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hungarian_Revolution_of_1956

First traffic observed on North Korea-Russia railway link in several years – media: A train crossed from North Korea into Russia on Friday afternoon, according to commercial satellite imagery”. https://www.ukrinform.net/rubric-polytics/3608348-first-traffic-observed-on-north-korearussia-railway-link-in-several-years-media.html

Ukraine News Titles, Summaries and Links for 5 November 2022 from:
We are doing everything to prevent blackout in Kyiv – Klitschko
The capital’s authorities are doing everything they can to ensure that power, heat and communication do not disappear due to Russia’s actions. https://www.ukrinform.net/rubric-society/3608560-we-are-doing-everything-to-prevent-blackout-in-kyiv-klitschko.html

Nine-year-old child injured in Russia’s shelling of Dnipropetrovsk region
A 9-year-old child was injured in Russia’s shelling of Nikopol district, Dnipropetrovsk region.

Ukraine closely cooperating with partners to get more weapons and equipment
Ukraine is closely cooperating with partners to obtain more tanks, “armor” and artillery.

Grain initiative shows that world can counter Russian blackmail – President
Due to the grain corridor, it became possible to avoid the aggravation of the food crisis in the world. https://www.ukrinform.net/rubric-polytics/3608534-grain-initiative-shows-that-world-can-counter-russian-blackmail-president.html

Invaders deport 34 more children from Kherson region to Russia
The Russian invaders continue the forced deportation of Ukrainian children from Kherson region: 34 more children were removed to Russia’s Anapa. https://www.ukrinform.net/rubric-society/3608531-invaders-deport-34-more-children-from-kherson-region-to-russia.html

Ukraine to launch fundraising campaign for marine drones – Zelensky
Ukraine will launch a new fundraising campaign for a fleet of marine drones. https://www.ukrinform.net/rubric-ato/3608521-ukraine-to-raise-funds-for-marine-drones-zelensky.html

Zaporizhzhia NPP reconnected to Ukraine’s power grid – IAEA
External power has been restored to Ukraine’s Zaporizhzhia Nuclear Power Plant (ZNPP) two days after it lost all access to off-site electricity due to Russia’s shelling. https://www.ukrinform.net/rubric-economy/3608514-zaporizhzhia-npp-reconnected-to-ukraines-power-grid-iaea.html

Enemy strikes community in Dnipropetrovsk region
Russian troops attacked the Marhanets community located in the Nikopol district, Dnipropetrovsk region. https://www.ukrinform.net/rubric-ato/3608510-enemy-strikes-community-in-dnipropetrovsk-region.html

Zelensky: Good news on air defense and missile defense for Ukraine expected in coming weeks The situation on the front line was analyzed and countermeasures against missile and drone terror were discussed at meeting of the Staff of the Supreme Commander-in-Chief.

President: We down at least ten Iranian drones daily
Ukraine shoots at least ten Iranian Shahed-136 drones down every day, while Iran claims that it allegedly gave Russia few drones. https://www.ukrinform.net/rubric-ato/3608481-president-we-down-at-least-ten-iranian-drones-daily.html

More than half a hundred enemy strikes launched on Zaporizhzhia region
Over the past day, the enemy launched more than half a hundred strikes on Zaporizhzhia region with almost 40 of them within the boundaries of populated settlements. https://www.ukrinform.net/rubric-ato/3608469-more-than-half-a-hundred-enemy-strikes-launched-on-zaporizhzhia-region.html

Seventeen EU countries send 500 power generators to Ukraine
Seventeen European Union countries joined in helping the energy sector of Ukraine which has been severely damaged as a result of Russia’s attacks. https://www.ukrinform.net/rubric-economy/3608460-seventeen-eu-countries-send-500-power-generators-to-ukraine.html

Ukrainian troops strike nine targets with missiles, launch three airstrikes on enemy
During the day, the Air Force of the Armed Forces of Ukraine launched three strikes on the enemy. The missile and artillery units hit nine enemy personnel, weapons and military equipment clusters and an ammunition depot. https://www.ukrinform.net/rubric-ato/3608452-ukrainian-troops-strike-nine-targets-with-missiles-launch-three-airstrikes-on-enemy.html

Howard Buffett, Head of Kharkiv RMA discuss mine clearance in region
Head of the Kharkiv Regional Military Administration Oleh Synegubov discussed the financing of mine clearance in the region with famous American businessman Howard Buffett. https://www.ukrinform.net/rubric-society/3608450-howard-buffett-head-of-kharkiv-rma-discuss-mine-clearance-in-region.html

Russians strike community in Sumy region, destroying private houses
This afternoon, the Russians struck Seredyna-Buda community in Sumy region with mortars. Private houses were destroyed. https://www.ukrinform.net/rubric-ato/3608433-russians-strike-community-in-sumy-region-destroying-private-houses.html

Abrams, Leopard, Marder, HIMARS: Podolyak names main components of ‘negotiations’ with Russia Mykhailo Podolyak, Adviser to the Head of the President’s Office, has stated that heavy weapons should be the main components of the “negotiations” of the Ukrainian delegation with Russia. https://www.ukrinform.net/rubric-polytics/3608430-abrams-leopard-marder-himars-podolyak-names-main-components-of-negotiations-with-russia.html

Stoltenberg: NATO supports Ukraine’s right to self-defense
NATO Member States provide military and economic assistance to Ukraine, contributing to its struggle, ensuring that it upholds its right to self-defense. https://www.ukrinform.net/rubric-polytics/3608427-stoltenberg-nato-supports-ukraines-right-to-selfdefense.html

Border guards prevent attempt by foreigner to smuggle child out of Ukraine
Border guards of the Chop Detachment prevented the illegal attempt to traffic out of Ukraine a two-year-old toddler by her father, a citizen of Iraq, who had kidnapped the child from her mother. https://www.ukrinform.net/rubric-society/3608386-border-guards-prevent-attempt-by-foreigner-to-smuggle-child-out-of-ukraine.html

Ukrainian forces destroy Russian tugboat near Antonivsky bridge, damaged two more enemy vessels In Kherson region, the Ukrainian forces destroyed a Russian tugboat near the Antonivsky bridge and damaged two more enemy vessels. https://www.ukrinform.net/rubric-ato/3608380-ukrainian-forces-destroy-russian-tugboat-near-antonivsky-bridge-damaged-two-more-enemy-vessels.html

Microsoft partners up with Olena Zelenska Foundation
Microsoft has become a partner of the Olena Zelenska Foundation, set up by Ukraine’s First Lady. https://www.ukrinform.net/rubric-society/3608371-microsoft-partners-up-with-olena-zelenska-foundation.html

Rome, Milan to host rallies for peace in Ukraine
Large-scale rallies in support of Ukraine are scheduled for Saturday in Rome and Milan. https://www.ukrinform.net/rubric-society/3608369-rome-milan-to-host-rallies-for-peace-in-ukraine.html

NBU expands list of exemptions to currency restrictions for volunteers
The National Bank has expanded the list of goods that volunteers can purchase abroad using their hryvnia cards. https://www.ukrinform.net/rubric-economy/3608367-nbu-expands-list-of-exemptions-to-currency-restrictions-for-volunteers.html

Russian forces launch up to ten assault attempts per day in certain areas of Luhansk region
The Russian invasion forces storm certain areas on the front line in Luhansk region up to 10 times a day, with the Kreminna and Svatove areas remaining the tensest. https://www.ukrinform.net/rubric-ato/3608363-russian-forces-launch-up-to-ten-assault-attempts-per-day-in-certain-areas-of-luhansk-region.html

Ukraine to keep up tough measures to prevent Iran from supplying drones to Russia – MFA
The Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Ukraine stated that, in close coordination with the relevant Ukrainian agencies, they will continue to undertake the toughest possible measures to prevent the use of Iranian-made weapons by Russia. https://www.ukrinform.net/rubric-polytics/3608360-ukraine-to-keep-up-tough-measures-to-prevent-iran-from-supplying-drones-to-russia-mfa.html

Russians seek to lure Ukraine forces into urban battles
The invaders are trying to convince Ukraine that they are withdrawing from Kherson region, but it is possible that they are preparing a trap. https://www.ukrinform.net/rubric-ato/3608359-russians-seek-to-lure-ukraine-forces-into-urban-battles.html

First traffic observed on North Korea-Russia railway link in several years – media
A train crossed from North Korea into Russia on Friday afternoon, according to commercial satellite imagery. https://www.ukrinform.net/rubric-polytics/3608348-first-traffic-observed-on-north-korearussia-railway-link-in-several-years-media.html

268 National Guard soldiers freed from captivity as part of prisoner swaps
A total of 268 National Guard soldiers have been released from Russian captivity as part of prisoner swaps. https://www.ukrinform.net/rubric-ato/3608332-268-national-guard-soldiers-freed-from-captivity-as-part-of-prisoner-swaps.html

Croatia to help demine Luhansk region
Croatia will help demine the Luhansk region and the effort will take at least a decade.

Ukraine’s top prosecutor, ex-ICC judge discuss investigation of war crimes
Ukraine’s Prosecutor General Andriy Kostin and a former judge of the International Criminal Court, Sir Howard Morrison, have discussed possible areas of continuing cooperation and expert assistance in the process of investigating war crimes. https://www.ukrinform.net/rubric-ato/3608319-ukraines-top-prosecutor-exicc-judge-discuss-investigation-of-war-crimes.html

United24 has united hundreds of thousands of people around helping Ukraine – Zelensky
Within six months, the United24 fundraising platform has united hundreds of thousands of people around helping Ukraine. https://www.ukrinform.net/rubric-ato/3608315-united24-has-united-hundreds-of-thousands-of-people-around-helping-ukraine-zelensky.html

Reznikov on US aid: Each tank will destroy hundreds of invaders
Ukraine’s Minister of Defense, Oleksii Reznikov, has thanked the United States for providing Ukraine with a new package of security assistance worth $400 million. https://www.ukrinform.net/rubric-ato/3608304-reznikov-on-us-aid-each-tank-will-destroy-hundreds-of-invaders.html

Three civilians killed in Ukraine on Nov 4 due to Russian aggression
Three civilians were killed and eight others wounded in Ukraine on November 4 due to Russian aggression. https://www.ukrinform.net/rubric-ato/3608296-three-civilians-killed-in-ukraine-on-nov-4-due-to-russian-aggression.html

Iran admits supplying drones to Russia
Iranian Foreign Minister Hossein Amir-Abdollahian has said that Iran supplied drones to Russia, but it did so before the start of Russia’s invasion of Ukraine. https://www.ukrinform.net/rubric-ato/3608287-iran-admits-supplying-drones-to-russia.html

Yermak, Sullivan lay flowers at Wall of Remembrance of the Fallen for Ukraine
Head of the Office of the President of Ukraine Andriy Yermak and U.S. National Security Advisor Jake Sullivan have laid flowers at the Wall of Remembrance of the Fallen for Ukraine on Mykhailivska Square in Kyiv. https://www.ukrinform.net/rubric-polytics/3608276-yermak-sullivan-lay-flowers-at-wall-of-remembrance-of-the-fallen-for-ukraine.html

Russian spy sentenced to seven years in Ukrainian prison
Russian intelligence asset codename “Pobeda”, who spied on the Ukrainian Army units in the northern parts of the country, was sentenced to seven years in prison. https://www.ukrinform.net/rubric-ato/3608236-russian-spy-sentenced-to-seven-years-in-ukrainian-prison.html

Ukraine Parliament passes wartime budget – Stefanchuk
Chairman of the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine, Ruslan Stefanchuk, said that the parliament adopted the wartime state budget, in which the lion’s share of expenditures is allocated for defense. https://www.ukrinform.net/rubric-economy/3608229-ukraine-parliament-passes-wartime-budget.html

Enemy shells 18 settlements in Zaporizhia region in past day
Over the past day, the enemy shelled 18 settlements in Zaporizhia region. There are reports of the destruction of households and apartments, while more than 160 citizens were evacuated from the region. https://www.ukrinform.net/rubric-ato/3608218-enemy-shells-18-settlements-in-zaporizhia-region-in-past-day.html

Ukraine says 600 Russian troops killed in action in past 24 hrs
The armed forces of Ukraine eliminated 600 Russian invaders, destroying 12 drones, two cruise missiles, two helicopters, and eight main battle tanks over the past day. https://www.ukrinform.net/rubric-ato/3608195-ukraine-says-600-russian-troops-killed-in-action-in-past-24-hrs.html

Russia struggling to train newly mobilized troops
Russia has no capacity to train large numbers of mobilized servicemen before deploying them to the Ukrainian front lines. https://www.ukrinform.net/rubric-ato/3608189-russia-struggling-to-train-newly-mobilized-troops.html

Russians kill three civilians in Donetsk region in past day
The Russian army killed three civilians in Donetsk region and wounded another eight on Friday, November 4. https://www.ukrinform.net/rubric-ato/3608186-russians-kill-three-civilians-in-donetsk-region-in-past-day.html

Rolling blackouts introduced in seven regions of Ukraine
Schedules of rolling power shutdowns have been introduced in Kyiv and seven regions of Ukraine since 6:00 on Saturday. https://www.ukrinform.net/rubric-economy/3608185-rolling-blackouts-introduced-in-seven-regions-of-ukraine.html

In Ukraine’s south, two Russian Ka-52 helicopters, six Shahed-136 drones shot down
The Ukrainian Air Force’s South Command said its forces shot down two Russian Ka-52 attack helicopters in the southern operational zone Friday evening. https://www.ukrinform.net/rubric-ato/3608179-in-ukraines-south-two-russian-ka52-helicopters-six-shahed136-drones-shot-down.html

Enemy strikes Zaporizhzhia region’s district with S-300 missiles
The Russian forces struck the Vilniansk district, Zaporizhzhia region, with S-300 missiles at night. https://www.ukrinform.net/rubric-ato/3608166-enemy-strikes-zaporizhzhia-regions-district-with-s300-missiles.html

European Commission to allocate over EUR 66M for cross-border cooperation with Ukraine
The European Commission will allocate over EUR 66 million as part of the first European cross-border cooperation program Interreg NEXT for Ukraine’s partnership with Hungary, Slovakia and Romania in the sectors of healthcare, environment and administrative capacity.

Enemy fires almost 40 shells at Nikopol overnight
The Russian forces used Grad MLRS to attack Nikopol district, Dnipropetrovsk region. Three communities came under enemy fire overnight. https://www.ukrinform.net/rubric-ato/3608157-enemy-fires-almost-40-shells-at-nikopol-overnight.html

In Kherson, invaders searching for locals who refuse to ‘evacuate’
In Kherson, the Russian troops are searching for local residents who refuse to evacuate to the territory temporarily controlled by the Russian invaders. The city is being looted, the infrastructure is being destroyed. https://www.ukrinform.net/rubric-ato/3608153-in-kherson-invaders-searching-for-locals-who-refuse-to-evacuate.html

Swiss government to help Odesa region restore facilities damaged by Russian shelling
The Government of Switzerland will help Odesa region to restore facilities damaged by Russian missiles. https://www.ukrinform.net/rubric-polytics/3608152-swiss-government-to-help-odesa-region-restore-facilities-damaged-by-russian-shelling.html

South: Ukraine’s Armed Forces destroy three Russian ammo depots in Kherson region
On November 4, the Armed Forces of Ukraine in the southern direction destroyed three Russian ammunition depots in the Beryslav and Kherson districts, as well as 32 occupiers and their equipment. https://www.ukrinform.net/rubric-ato/3608148-south-ukraines-armed-forces-destroy-three-russian-ammo-depots-in-kherson-region.html

Ukraine may receive new air and missile defense systems by year-end – Kuleba
Ukraine may receive new air and missile defense systems by the end of the year, agreements on supplies are currently in the process of implementation. https://www.ukrinform.net/rubric-ato/3608142-ukraine-may-receive-new-air-and-missile-defense-systems-by-yearend-kuleba.html

Invaders strike Vinnytsia region with kamikaze drones – governor
Russian forces attacked Vinnytsia region with kamikaze drones late in the evening of November 4. https://www.ukrinform.net/rubric-ato/3608139-invaders-strike-vinnytsia-region-with-kamikaze-drones-governor.html

President: Russia lost more people in Donetsk region than in two Chechen wars
This week, the fiercest battles are ongoing in Donbas – near Bakhmut and Soledar. Russia lost more people there than in the two Chechen wars. https://www.ukrinform.net/rubric-ato/3608082-president-russia-lost-more-people-in-donetsk-region-than-in-two-chechen-wars.html

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