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Motorists are swallowed up by huge fireball as Putin unleashes new blitz on Ukraine and missiles strike apartment blocks and energy infrastructure two days after misfire hit Poland and raised WW3 fears
*  Russian strikes hit Ukraine’s southern Odesa region and city of Dnipro today
* Footage shows people driving in Dnipro when missile exploded in front of them 
* Infrastructure target was hit in Odesa region, with governor warning of the threat of a ‘massive barrage on the entire territory of Ukraine’

PUBLISHED: 05:00 EST, 17 November 2022 | UPDATED: 06:12 EST, 17 November 2022


Polish PM @MorawieckiM in #Sejm: “Although we do not know the exact causes of the tragedy in Przewodów, we do know the primary cause – Russia’s aggression against Ukraine. This tragedy would not have happened if #Russia had not launched a massive missile attack on Ukraine yesterday”. 5:54 PM · Nov 16, 2022 https://twitter.com/PremierRP_en/status/1592923954775457792

Dmytro Kuleba @DmytroKuleba Ukraine government official
Ukrainian experts are already working at the site of the tragedy in Przewodów caused by Russian missile terror against Ukraine. I am grateful to the Polish side for granting them access. We will continue our cooperation in an open and constructive manner, as closest friends” Nov 18, 2022 https://web.archive.org/web/20221118152852/https://twitter.com/DmytroKuleba/status/1593577592346611712

Why is Ukraine, or anyone else, doing business, or offering to do business, with pariah state India, which makes BrahMos missiles in a Joint Venture with Russia? Are BrahMos missiles being used in Ukraine?

18 November 2022

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Ukrainian minister, German MP discuss preparation of Ukrainian cultural institutions for winter
Ukraine’s Minister of Culture and Information Policy Oleksandr Tkachenko and Deputy Head of the Bundestag Committee on Cultural Affairs and Media Marco Wanderwitz the preparation of Ukrainian cultural institutions for the winter. https://www.ukrinform.net/rubric-society/3617617-ukrainian-minister-german-mp-discuss-preparation-of-ukrainian-cultural-institutions-for-winter.html

Enemy launches missile strike on Zaporizhzhia
The Russians have launched a missile strike on Zaporizhzhia.

Train from Kyiv leaves for Kherson
A passenger train has left Ukraine’s capital, Kyiv, for the recently recaptured city of Kherson, for the first time in recent months. https://www.ukrinform.net/rubric-ato/3617610-train-from-kyiv-leaves-for-kherson.html

Ukraine’s parliamentary delegation leaves for 43rd ASEAN General Assembly in Cambodia
A delegation of the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine has left for the 43rd General Assembly of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) and then plans to make a parliamentary visit to Seoul, South Korea. https://www.ukrinform.net/rubric-polytics/3617609-ukraines-parliamentary-delegation-leaves-for-43rd-asean-general-assembly-in-cambodia.html

Russia will not be able to win war in Ukraine despite its despicable tactics – State Dept
The U.S. Department of State has called on Russia to stop its atrocities in Ukraine and end a war that it has no chance of winning, no matter what crimes its forces commit against peaceful Ukrainians. https://www.ukrinform.net/rubric-ato/3617605-russia-will-not-be-able-to-win-war-in-ukraine-despite-its-despicable-tactics-state-dept.html

Ukraine needs a win, not a draw – Kuleba
Moscow is not ready for serious negotiations, and giving it a pause now will help turn a frozen conflict into a “time bomb” in the center of Europe that could explode at any moment. https://www.ukrinform.net/rubric-ato/3617593-ukraine-needs-a-win-not-a-draw-kuleba.html

Ukraine managed to outplay Russia in information space – Zelensky
Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky has said he believes that Ukraine managed to outplay Russia in the information space. https://www.ukrinform.net/rubric-ato/3617587-ukraine-managed-to-outplay-russia-in-information-space-zelensky.html

Poland raises concessional loan to EUR 160M for investment projects in Ukraine
The Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine has endorsed an order to make amendments to the Agreement between the Government of Ukraine and the Government of the Republic of Poland, regarding the increase in the amount of concessional loans provided for the implementation of investment projects in Ukraine. https://www.ukrinform.net/rubric-economy/3617582-poland-raises-concessional-loan-to-eur-160m-for-investment-projects-in-ukraine.html

Russians redeploy separate units from Kherson direction to Luhansk region
Some of Russian units have been redeployed from the Kherson direction to the Luhansk region’s city of Novoaidar. https://www.ukrinform.net/rubric-ato/3617574-russians-redeploy-separate-units-from-kherson-direction-to-luhansk-region.html

President Zelensky about pressure during war: Let Putin think how to cope with it
Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky believes it is Russia and the Russian leader who need to cope with psychological and other pressure amid the war in Ukraine.

About 3M hectares of forests destroyed in Ukraine due to Russian aggression – Zelensky
About 3 million hectares of forests have been destroyed in Ukraine due to Russian armed aggression. https://www.ukrinform.net/rubric-ato/3617546-about-3m-hectares-of-forests-destroyed-in-ukraine-due-to-russian-aggression-zelensky.html

Russia launched five missile strikes on Ukraine over past day – General Staff
Over the past day, Russian troops have launched five missile strikes on the territory of Ukraine, and have opened fire with multiple launch rocket systems (MLRS) over 10 times.

Ukraine to attract $4.5B grant from IBRD, IDA
The Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine has endorsed a decision to attract a grant of $4.5 billion from the International Bank for Reconstruction and Development (IBRD) and the International Development Association (IDA). https://www.ukrinform.net/rubric-economy/3617520-ukraine-to-attract-45b-grant-from-ibrd-ida.html

Zelensky, Erdoğan discuss extension of grain deal
In a phone call, President of Ukraine Volodymyr Zelensky and President of Türkiye Recep Tayyip Erdoğan praised the extension of the grain deal. https://www.ukrinform.net/rubric-economy/3617486-zelensky-erdogan-discuss-extension-of-grain-deal.html

About half of Ukraine’s energy system out of service due to Russian missile attacks – PM Shmyhal About half of Ukraine’s energy system has been taken out of service due to Russian missile strikes on critical infrastructure. https://www.ukrinform.net/rubric-economy/3617473-about-half-of-ukraines-energy-system-out-of-service-due-to-russian-missile-attacks-pm-shmyhal.html

U.S. announces additional funding to deliver Ukrainian grain to world’s most vulnerable
The United States, through the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID), is providing up to $20 million for the “Grain from Ukraine” initiative, announced by President Volodymyr Zelensky at the G20 Summit earlier this week, to help feed people around the world facing staggering levels of food insecurity. https://www.ukrinform.net/rubric-economy/3617472-us-announces-additional-funding-to-deliver-ukrainian-grain-to-worlds-most-vulnerable.html

Duda: Poland should be ready for more potential missile incidents
The situation of the missile strike on the Polish territory close to the Ukrainian border may repeat itself, and Warsaw should be ready for such a development. https://www.ukrinform.net/rubric-ato/3617385-duda-poland-should-be-ready-for-more-potential-missile-incidents.html

Russia not to extradite its citizens convicted in MH17 downing case – lawyer of victims’ families The constitution of the Russian Federation lays down a direct ban on the extradition of Russian citizens to other countries, so until the regime changes, Russia will not extradite to the Netherlands the Russians convicted in the MH17 case: Igor Girkin (Strelkov) and Sergey Dubinsky, both of which were found guilty in downing the passenger jet and killing all 298 people on board. https://www.ukrinform.net/rubric-crime/3617377-russia-not-to-extradite-its-citizens-convicted-in-mh17-downing-case-lawyer-of-victims-families.html

Bodies of seven civilians, including teen girl, discovered in village near Kherson
In the liberated part of Kherson region, law enforcers recorded yet another Russian war crime, namely, the execution of seven civilians, including a teenage girl. https://www.ukrinform.net/rubric-ato/3617366-bodies-of-seven-civilians-including-teen-girl-discovered-in-village-near-kherson.html

Ukraine’s agri exports down by 800,000 t in Nov
In the first 15 days of November, Ukraine exported 2.8 million tonnes of agricultural products, which is 800,000 tonnes below the level reported over the same period last month. https://www.ukrinform.net/rubric-economy/3617354-ukraines-agri-exports-down-by-800000-t-in-nov.html

Zelensky, Dombrovskis discuss financial assistance to Ukraine
President Volodymyr Zelensky of Ukraine discussed with the Executive Vice President of the European Commission, Valdis Dombrovskis, the issue of financial support for Ukraine until the end of 2022 and in 2023, as well as the reconstruction of the war-torn country. https://www.ukrinform.net/rubric-polytics/3617345-zelensky-dombrovskis-discuss-financial-assistance-to-ukraine.html

Ukrainian experts already working at missile strike site in Poland – Kuleba
Ukrainian experts are already working at the scene in Przewodów, Poland, where the missile struck a few days ago, killing two. https://www.ukrinform.net/rubric-ato/3617342-ukrainian-experts-already-working-at-missile-strike-site-in-poland-kuleba.html

In Ukraine, 30% of territory mined – State Emergency Service
Some 30% of the Ukrainian territory has been mined. In terms of scale, it is double the size of Austria. https://www.ukrinform.net/rubric-ato/3617334-in-ukraine-30-of-territory-mined-state-emergency-service.html

Ukraine, Romania sign deal on implementation of Espoo Convention
The Minister of Environment Protection and Natural Resources of Ukraine, Ruslan Strelets, and the Minister of Environment Protection, Water and Forests of Romania Barna Tánczos signed the Agreement on the Implementation of the Espoo Convention (The Convention on Environmental Impact Assessment in a Transboundary Context). https://www.ukrinform.net/rubric-society/3617323-ukraine-romania-sign-deal-on-implementation-of-espoo-convention.html

Erdogan, Putin discuss Black Sea Grain Initiative, resumption of talks with Ukraine
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan in a phone call with Russian President Vladimir Putin discussed regional issues, especially Turkish-Russian relations, and the functioning of the Black Sea Grain Initiative. https://www.ukrinform.net/rubric-economy/3617285-erdogan-putin-discuss-black-sea-grain-initiative-resumption-of-talks-with-ukraine.html

Briefing on current situation with electricity in Ukraine
On November 18, at 15:00, a briefing will be held on the topic: “The current situation with electricity in Ukraine.”https://www.ukrinform.net/rubric-other_news/3616873-briefing-on-current-situation-with-electricity-in-ukraine.html

Ukraine buys grain for first two vessels under Grain from Ukraine program
Ukraine has purchased 50,000 tonnes of grain using state funds for the first two ships as part of the Grain from Ukraine program. https://www.ukrinform.net/rubric-economy/3617273-ukraine-buys-grain-for-first-two-vessels-under-grain-from-ukraine-program.html

French president, Thai PM discuss Ukraine
France and Thailand urged all parties to refrain from escalating the war started by Russia against Ukraine and to explore the ways of a peaceful settlement. https://www.ukrinform.net/rubric-polytics/3617256-french-president-thai-pm-discuss-ukraine.html

Briefing on court verdict in MH17 case
On November 18, at 14:30, a briefing will be held on the topic: “Court verdict in the case of the downing of flight MH17.”https://www.ukrinform.net/rubric-other_news/3616868-briefing-on-court-verdict-in-mh17-case.html

Zelensky changes composition of Supreme Commander-in-Chief HQ
Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky has made changes to the composition of the Headquarters of the Supreme Commander-in-Chief by adding two people. https://www.ukrinform.net/rubric-ato/3617241-zelensky-changes-composition-of-supreme-commanderinchief-hq.html

Russia’s economy set back by 30 years: Ukrainian diplomat refutes Szijjarto’s claims about ineffectiveness of sanctions The Ukrainian Foreign Ministry has refuted a statement by Hungarian Foreign Minister Peter Szijjarto that the Russian economy was not affected by the sanctions. https://www.ukrinform.net/rubric-economy/3617211-russias-economy-set-back-by-30-years-ukrainian-diplomat-refutes-szijjartos-claims-about-ineffectiveness-of-sanctions.html

Slovakia sends one more Zuzana 2 howitzer to Ukraine
Slovakia has delivered one more Zuzana 2 self-propelled artillery system to Ukraine. https://www.ukrinform.net/rubric-ato/3617178-slovakia-sends-one-more-zuzana-2-howitzer-to-ukraine.html

Zelensky shows work of Ukrainian railway workers in wartime
The Ukrainian railway industry is a true symbol of stability and unity for all of Ukraine, with rail workers continuing to work despite the danger of Russian shelling. https://www.ukrinform.net/rubric-ato/3617168-zelensky-shows-work-of-ukrainian-railway-workers-in-wartime.html

EU freezes EUR 68B in Russian assets – Politico
The European Union has frozen EUR 68 billion worth of Russian assets. https://www.ukrinform.net/rubric-economy/3617160-eu-freezes-eur-68b-in-russian-assets-politico.html

Briefing on launch of experimental procedure for issuing certificate for return of Ukrainians deported to Russia On November 18, at 12:30, a briefing will be held on the topic: “The experimental procedure for issuing a certificate for the return of Ukrainians who were deported to Russia has begun to work.”https://www.ukrinform.net/rubric-other_news/3616863-briefing-on-launch-of-experimental-procedure-for-issuing-certificate-for-return-of-ukrainians-deported-to-russia.html

Scheduled rolling blackouts to be introduced across Ukraine Friday, emergency shutdowns possible – Ukrenergo Previously approved schedules of hourly power outages will be applied throughout Ukraine on November 18. Also, additional emergency shutdowns could be introduced if required. https://www.ukrinform.net/rubric-economy/3617093-scheduled-rolling-blackouts-to-be-introduced-across-ukraine-friday-emergency-shutdowns-possible-ukrenergo.html

Briefing on operational situation in Dnipropetrovsk region On November 18, at 12:00, a briefing will be held on the topic: “The operational situation in the Dnipropetrovsk region. The aftermath of missile strikes.”https://www.ukrinform.net/rubric-other_news/3616862-briefing-on-operational-situation-in-dnipropetrovsk-region.html

Residents of occupied areas who hold Russian passports to be called up for military service
Residents of the Ukrainian territories temporarily captured by Russia, who obtained Russian passports, will be subject to military draft. https://www.ukrinform.net/rubric-ato/3617081-residents-of-occupied-areas-who-hold-russian-passports-to-be-called-up-for-military-service.html

Nine dead in Vilniansk shelling, update says
As a result of a Russian strike on the town of Vilniansk, Zaporizhia region, on November 17, nine people were killed. https://www.ukrinform.net/rubric-ato/3617076-nine-dead-in-vilniansk-shelling-update-says.html

One of missiles Russia launched at Kyiv Nov 17 contained nuclear warhead dummy
A Russian Kh-55 missile, downed over Kyiv on November 17, originally intended to carry a nuclear payload. At the same time, a nuclear warhead dummy was installed, an examination of the missile debris found. https://www.ukrinform.net/rubric-ato/3617065-one-of-missiles-russia-launched-at-kyiv-nov-17-contained-nuclear-warhead-dummy.html

Russia likely to redeploy troops recovered from Kherson toward Bakhmut
Russia could try to redeploy its forces which withdrew from Kherson region to reinforce offensive operations near Bakhmut, Donetsk region. https://www.ukrinform.net/rubric-ato/3617044-russia-likely-to-redeploy-troops-recovered-from-kherson-toward-bakhmut.html

Russian military death toll in Ukraine up to 83,460 – AFU General Staff
From February 24 to November 18, Ukraine’s Defense Forces eliminated nearly 83,460 Russian invaders, including 350 in the past 24 hours. https://www.ukrinform.net/rubric-ato/3617040-russian-military-death-toll-in-ukraine-up-to-83460-uaf-general-staff.html

IAEA board again urges Russia to stop targeting Ukrainian NPPs
The 35-nation Board of Governors of the International Atomic Energy Agency on Thursday adopted their third resolution since the war broke out in Ukraine, calling on Russia to put to a halt all actions at Ukrainian nuclear facilities. https://www.ukrinform.net/rubric-economy/3617033-iaea-board-again-urges-russia-to-stop-targeting-ukrainian-npps.html

In Ukraine, 433 children killed since Russian invasion
Russian forces have killed 433 children across Ukraine, injuring another 837 since the start of the full-scale aggression on February 24. https://www.ukrinform.net/rubric-ato/3617027-in-ukraine-433-children-killed-since-russian-invasion.html

MEPs want Russia’s UNSC seat suspended over nuclear terrorism targeting Ukrainian nuclear plants In response to the attacks by the Russian forces on Ukrainian nuclear power plants, the international community should take action to at least suspend Russia’s membership in the UN Security Council. https://www.ukrinform.net/rubric-polytics/3617019-meps-want-russias-unsc-seat-suspended-over-nuclear-terrorism-targeting-ukrainian-nuclear-plants.html

One killed, four injured in Russia’s shelling of Donetsk region
Over the past day, one civilian has been killed and four injured in Russia’s shelling of the Donetsk region. https://www.ukrinform.net/rubric-ato/3616993-one-killed-four-injured-in-russias-shelling-of-donetsk-region.html

Russians strike Nikopol with MLRS, over 40 projectiles fired
Last night Russian troops struck the city of Nikopol with multiple launch rocket systems (MLRS). https://www.ukrinform.net/rubric-ato/3616984-russians-strike-nikopol-with-mlrs-over-40-projectiles-fired.html

Occupiers forcing Mariupol children to make clothing for Russian military
The children remaining in the temporarily occupied city of Mariupol will be forced to make clothing for the Russian military. https://www.ukrinform.net/rubric-ato/3616961-occupiers-forcing-mariupol-children-to-make-clothing-for-russian-military.html

Health workers forced to register for military service in occupied Luhansk region
In the temporarily occupied Luhansk region, health workers are being forced to complete registration for military service in order to fill vacant positions. https://www.ukrinform.net/rubric-ato/3616973-health-workers-forced-to-register-for-military-service-in-occupied-luhansk-region.html

Nearly 1,100 proceedings opened against traitors, collaborators in Ukraine – SBI
Ukraine’s State Bureau of Investigation (SBI) has opened nearly 1,100 proceedings against traitors and collaborators since the Russian full-scale invasion started. https://www.ukrinform.net/rubric-ato/3616955-nearly-1100-proceedings-opened-against-traitors-collaborators-in-ukraine-sbi.html

Russians shelling right-bank Kherson region: Civilian died from shrapnel injuries
In the Kherson region, Russian occupiers are shelling the right bank of the Dnieper. A local resident died from shrapnel injuries in the city of Kherson. https://www.ukrinform.net/rubric-ato/3616952-russians-shelling-rightbank-kherson-region-civilian-died-from-shrapnel-injuries.html

Sumy region’s border areas struck seven times over past day
Over the past day, Russian invaders have opened fire on the Sumy region’s border areas seven times. https://www.ukrinform.net/rubric-ato/3616951-sumy-regions-border-areas-struck-seven-times-over-past-day.html

Enemy electronic warfare system destroyed near Nova Kakhovka – South Operational Command In southern Ukraine, the Ukrainian military continue to inflict damage on Russian invaders. Over the past day, an enemy electronic warfare system has been destroyed near Nova Kakhovka, and an armored fighting vehicle – near Hola Prystan. https://www.ukrinform.net/rubric-ato/3616948-enemy-electronic-warfare-system-destroyed-near-nova-kakhovka-south-operational-command.html

17 November 2022

Only full protection of Ukrainian sky will encourage Russia to end war – President
Only full protection of the Ukrainian sky will protect both Ukraine and Europe from possible escalations of Russian aggression and will definitely encourage the Russian Federation to end the war. https://www.ukrinform.net/rubric-ato/3616909-only-full-protection-of-ukrainian-sky-will-encourage-russia-to-end-war-president.html

Zelensky: More than 10M Ukrainians remain without electricity
More than 10 million residents of Ukraine remain without electricity as a result of the Russian missile attack. https://www.ukrinform.net/rubric-economy/3616906-zelensky-more-than-10m-ukrainians-remain-without-electricity.html

U.S. to continue to support Ukraine in exporting grain to global markets – Brink
The United States will continue to support helping grain from Ukraine to reach global markets within the framework of the Black Sea Grain Initiative. https://www.ukrinform.net/rubric-economy/3616901-us-to-continue-to-support-ukraine-in-exporting-grain-to-global-markets-brink.html

India to support Ukraine’s energy sector – Ministry of Energy
Ukraine’s Minister of Energy German Galushchenko has met with Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of India to Ukraine Harsh Kumar Jain. https://www.ukrinform.net/rubric-economy/3616896-india-to-support-ukraines-energy-sector-ministry-of-energy.html

Swedish parliament approves its biggest military aid to Ukraine
The Swedish Parliament approved the government’s proposed amendments to the state budget, which provide for the allocation of military aid worth $287 million to Ukraine.

Blinken: Ukrainian spirit unbreakable – so is our commitment to support
U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken has stated that the spirit of the Ukrainian people is unbreakable, so is the U.S. commitment to support Ukraine in its fight for own independence and democratic principles. https://www.ukrinform.net/rubric-polytics/3616884-blinken-ukrainian-spirit-unbreakable-so-is-our-commitment-to-support.html

U.S. calls verdict in MH17 case a solid step towards justice
The United States welcomed and called today’s decision by the District Court of The Hague on the MH17 case as a “solid step”, but noted that much work remains to be done to bring all those responsible to account. https://www.ukrinform.net/rubric-polytics/3616876-us-calls-verdict-in-mh17-case-a-solid-step-towards-justice.html

Briefing on current situation with electricity in Ukraine
On November 18, at 15:00, a briefing will be held on the topic: “The current situation with electricity in Ukraine.” https://www.ukrinform.net/rubric-other_news/3616873-briefing-on-current-situation-with-electricity-in-ukraine.html

Briefing on court verdict in MH17 case
On November 18, at 14:30, a briefing will be held on the topic: “Court verdict in the case of the downing of flight MH17.” https://www.ukrinform.net/rubric-other_news/3616868-briefing-on-court-verdict-in-mh17-case.html

Briefing on launch of experimental procedure for issuing certificate for return of Ukrainians deported to Russia On November 18, at 12:30, a briefing will be held on the topic: “The experimental procedure for issuing a certificate for the return of Ukrainians who were deported to Russia has begun to work.” https://www.ukrinform.net/rubric-other_news/3616863-briefing-on-launch-of-experimental-procedure-for-issuing-certificate-for-return-of-ukrainians-deported-to-russia.html

Briefing on operational situation in Dnipropetrovsk region
On November 18, at 12:00, a briefing will be held on the topic: “The operational situation in the Dnipropetrovsk region. The aftermath of missile strikes.” https://www.ukrinform.net/rubric-other_news/3616862-briefing-on-operational-situation-in-dnipropetrovsk-region.html

EU welcomes extension of Black Sea Grain Initiative
The EU has welcomed the renewal of the UN Black Sea Grain Initiative and noted Turkey’s efforts in adopting such a decision, which will contribute to lowering global food prices and reducing tensions in the world’s most vulnerable countries. https://www.ukrinform.net/rubric-economy/3616845-eu-welcomes-extension-of-black-sea-grain-initiative.html

Guttsayt becomes new president of Ukraine’s National Olympic Committee
Vadym Guttsayt has been elected the new president of Ukraine’s National Olympic Committee. https://www.ukrinform.net/rubric-sports/3616832-guttsayt-becomes-new-president-of-ukraines-national-olympic-committee.html

Ukrainian forces hit three Russian command centers, five ammunition depots
Units of the rocket forces and artillery of the Defense Forces of Ukraine today struck three command centers and five ammunition depots of the enemy. https://www.ukrinform.net/rubric-ato/3616811-ukrainian-forces-hit-three-russian-command-centers-five-ammunition-depots.html

Russia as a state will be brought to account for downing of flight MH17 – Ukrainian Foreign Ministry A judgment by the District Court of The Hague regarding the downing of flight MH17 is a landmark event on the way to establishing justice and ensuring the inevitability of punishment for the crimes committed. https://www.ukrinform.net/rubric-polytics/3616792-russia-as-a-state-will-be-brought-to-account-for-downing-of-flight-mh17-ukrainian-foreign-ministry.html

Death toll in Russian missile strike on Vilniansk in Zaporizhzhia region grows to seven
Rescuers have found the bodies of seven people under the rubble of a building hit by a Russian missile in Vilniansk, Zaporizhzhia region. https://www.ukrinform.net/rubric-ato/3616774-death-toll-in-russian-missile-strike-on-vilniansk-in-zaporizhzhia-region-grows-to-seven.html

US sharing all information on Poland missile incident with Ukraine – Blinken
The United States is sharing all information with Ukraine regarding the landing of a missile on Polish territory. https://www.ukrinform.net/rubric-ato/3616757-us-sharing-all-information-on-poland-missile-incident-with-ukraine-blinken.html

Three suspects convicted in MH17 case must pay EUR 16M in damages – judgment
A former FSB operative, former “Minister of Defense of the DPR” Igor Girkin (aka Strelkov), General, at the time of the downing Colonel of the GRU of the General Staff of the Russian Armed Forces, head of the “GRU of the DPR” Sergei Dubinsky, and Ukrainian citizen Leonid Kharchenko, who were found guilty in the case of the downing of flight MH17, must pay EUR 16 million in compensation. https://www.ukrinform.net/rubric-crime/3616737-three-suspects-convicted-in-mh17-case-must-pay-eur-16m-in-damages-judgment.html

President appoints Venediktova as Ukraine’s ambassador to Switzerland
Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky has appointed Iryna Venediktova as Ukraine’s ambassador to Switzerland. https://www.ukrinform.net/rubric-polytics/3616719-president-appoints-venediktova-as-ukraines-ambassador-to-switzerland.html

Belarus plans to launch production of artillery, MLRS munitions – intelligence
Belarus authorities intend to set up mass production of shells for artillery and multiple rocket launchers. https://www.ukrinform.net/rubric-ato/3616620-belarus-plans-to-launch-production-of-artillery-mlrs-munitions-intelligence.html

In 2030, Ukraine’s population expected to drop to 35M – sociologists
M. V. Ptukha Institute of Demography and Social Research predicts that by 2030, Ukraine’s population will stand at 35 million. https://www.ukrinform.net/rubric-society/3616611-in-2030-ukraines-population-expected-to-drop-to-35m-sociologists.html

Verdict in MH17 case: Kharchenko, Dubinsky, Girkin found guilty of shooting down passenger jet, Pulatov acquitted In The Hague, the court hearing the case of the MH17 downing handed down the verdict on Thursday, November 17. https://www.ukrinform.net/rubric-crime/3616668-verdict-in-mh17-case-kharchenko-dubinsky-girkin-found-guilty-of-shooting-down-passenger-jet-pulatov-acquitted.html

Many corrupt officials fled country after Russia invaded – Zelensky
President Volodymyr Zelensky of Ukraine says many major corrupt officials left the country after the full-scale invasion by Russia this February. https://www.ukrinform.net/rubric-polytics/3616607-many-corrupt-officials-fled-country-after-russia-invaded-zelensky.html

MH17 shot down by Russian Buk, court in The Hague rules
The Dutch court hearing an MH17 case confirmed that the Malaysia Airlines passenger jet was shot down by a Buk anti-aircraft missile system. https://www.ukrinform.net/rubric-crime/3616591-mh17-shot-down-by-russian-buk-court-in-the-hague-rules.html

Briefing: “Intermediate results of the work of the Coordination Headquarters on issues of de-occupied territories” On November 17, at 5:00 p.m., a briefing will be held on the topic: “Intermediate results of the work of the Coordination Headquarters on issues of de-occupied territories”. https://www.ukrinform.net/rubric-other_news/3615827-briefing-intermediate-results-of-the-work-of-the-coordination-headquarters-on-issues-of-deoccupied-territories.html

Enemy air defenses not as effective as Russia claims – Ukraine Air Force
Russia says it is shooting down dozens of HIMARS rockets, but this is not true.

Ukrainians should brace for long blackouts that could last for days – DTEK
Up to 40% of consumers currently have no access to power supply due to large-scale damage the Russian missile strikes inflicted on energy infrastructure. https://www.ukrinform.net/rubric-economy/3616580-ukrainians-should-brace-for-long-blackouts-that-could-last-for-days-dtek.html

Czechia to train up to 4,000 Ukrainian troops
The Czech government intends to train as many as 4,000 Ukrainian troops over the next year. https://www.ukrinform.net/rubric-ato/3616573-czechia-to-train-up-to-4000-ukrainian-troops.html

17 November 2022

Finland sending Ukraine another military aid package worth EUR55.6M
Finland is handing Ukraine another batch of equipment intended for defense purposes.

991 bodies of civilians found in liberated areas of four Ukrainian regions – police
During the de-occupation measures, law enforcers discovered the bodies of 991 civilians in the territories of Donetsk, Mykolaiv, Kharkiv, and Kherson regions liberated from the Russian invaders. https://www.ukrinform.net/rubric-ato/3616556-991-bodies-of-civilians-found-in-liberated-areas-of-four-ukrainian-regions-police.html

Erdogan: Delivery of 11M tonnes of foodstuffs shows significance of grain deal
Over the past four months, 500 ships delivered 11 million tonnes of foodstuffs to those in need, which proves the importance of the “grain deal” for the world’s food supply and security. https://www.ukrinform.net/rubric-economy/3616536-erdogan-delivery-of-11m-tonnes-of-foodstuffs-shows-significance-of-grain-deal.html

Ukraine invited to join commission investigating missile blast in Poland – Zelensky
President Volodymyr Zelensky said that Ukraine received an invitation to join a special international commission investigating the circumstances of a missile blast in Poland.

Enemy missiles damage gas production infrastructure in eastern Ukraine
Naftogaz CEO Oleksiy Chernyshov confirmed that the Russian aggressor launched a massive shelling and caused damage to the gas production infrastructure of JSC Ukrgasvydobuvannya in the east of Ukraine today, November 17. https://www.ukrinform.net/rubric-economy/3616490-enemy-missiles-damage-gas-production-infrastructure-in-eastern-ukraine.html

Zelensky: Russia fighting against electricity and heat for people
President Volodymyr Zelensky has stressed that the main target of Russian missile attacks against Ukraine are civilian objects, as the terrorist state wants leave Ukrainians without electricity and heat. https://www.ukrinform.net/rubric-ato/3616478-zelensky-russia-fighting-against-electricity-and-heat-for-people.html

Air defense forces shoot down six missiles over Odesa region
Ukraine’s air defense forces shot down six missiles over Odesa region amid Russia’s massive missile attack on Ukraine. https://www.ukrinform.net/rubric-ato/3616461-air-defense-forces-shoot-down-six-missiles-over-odesa-region.html

Kuleba in phone call with Blinken: Time for ‘Patriots’ has come
Minister of Foreign Affairs of Ukraine Dmytro Kuleba and U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken have discussed Russia’s responsibility for missile terror and the supply of defense aid, including air defense systems. https://www.ukrinform.net/rubric-polytics/3616446-kuleba-in-phone-call-with-blinken-time-for-patriots-has-come.html

Zelensky shows video of morning explosion in Dnipro
President Volodymyr Zelensky has shown footage of an explosion in the peaceful Ukrainian city of Dnipro, stressing that Russian terrorists seek to bring Ukrainians only as much pain and suffering as possible. https://www.ukrinform.net/rubric-ato/3616431-zelensky-shows-video-of-morning-explosion-in-dnipro.html

Four missiles, five kamikaze drones shot down over Kyiv
Four Russian missiles and five Shahed drones were shot down over Kyiv city today, November 17. https://www.ukrinform.net/rubric-ato/3616415-four-missiles-five-kamikaze-drones-shot-down-over-kyiv.html

Number of injured in missile strikes on Dnipro rises to 14
In Dnipro, 14 people were injured as a result of Russian missile attacks.

Russian missiles hit critical infrastructure in Kharkiv region, three injured
Russian troops launched a missile attack on critical infrastructure in the Izium district, Kharkiv region, injuring three people. https://www.ukrinform.net/rubric-ato/3616366-russian-missiles-hit-critical-infrastructure-in-kharkiv-region-three-injured.html

Briefing: “Operational and humanitarian situation in Melitopol”
On November 17, at 12:00, a briefing will be held on the topic: “Operational and humanitarian situation in Melitopol”. https://www.ukrinform.net/rubric-other_news/3615822-briefing-operational-and-humanitarian-situation-in-melitopol.html

UN chief welcomes agreement to extend Black Sea grain deal
UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres has welcomed an agreement by all parties to extend the Black Sea grain deal to facilitate Ukraine’s agricultural exports from its southern Black Sea ports. https://www.ukrinform.net/rubric-economy/3616356-un-chief-welcomes-agreement-to-extend-black-sea-grain-deal.html

Two Russian missiles, four Shahed drones shot down near Kyiv in one hour
Two Russian cruise missiles and four Iranian-made drones have been shot down in the Kyiv region within one hour. https://www.ukrinform.net/rubric-ato/3616343-two-russian-missiles-four-shahed-drones-shot-down-near-kyiv-in-one-hour.html

Five people, including teenager, injured in missile strike on Dnipro
Five people have been injured in today’s Russian missile strike on Dnipro. https://www.ukrinform.net/rubric-ato/3616324-five-people-including-teenager-injured-in-missile-strike-on-dnipro.html

Ukraine, UN, Turkey agree to extend Black Sea Grain Initiative for 120 days
Ukraine, the United Nations and Turkey agreed at a meeting in Istanbul on November 17 to extend the Black Sea Grain Initiative for a further 120 days. https://www.ukrinform.net/rubric-economy/3616303-ukraine-un-turkey-agree-to-extend-black-sea-grain-initiative-for-120-days.html

Russian military death toll in Ukraine rises to over 83,000
The Armed Forces of Ukraine killed about 83,110 Russian soldiers between February 24 and November 17, including 400 in the past day alone. https://www.ukrinform.net/rubric-ato/3616284-russian-military-death-toll-in-ukraine-rises-to-over-83000.html

Two Russian missiles shot down over Kyiv
Two Russian cruise missiles have been shot down over Ukraine’s capital, Kyiv.

Large-scale missile attacks on Ukraine depleting Russian reserves – UK intelligence
Massive strikes on Ukraine, including those that took place on November 15, are greatly depleting Russian missile reserves. https://www.ukrinform.net/rubric-ato/3616264-largescale-missile-attacks-on-ukraine-depleting-russian-reserves-uk-intelligence.html

Ukraine withstood extremely difficult enemy blows, continues to move forward – Yermak
The head of the Ukrainian President’s Office, Andriy Yermak, said that Ukraine has withstood extremely difficult enemy blows and continues to move forward. https://www.ukrinform.net/rubric-ato/3616251-ukraine-withstood-extremely-difficult-enemy-blows-continues-to-move-forward-yermak.html

Ukrainian sniper kills three, wounds two Russian soldiers in five minutes
A sniper of Ukraine’s Special Operations Forces has killed three and wounded two Russian invaders in just five minutes. https://www.ukrinform.net/rubric-ato/3616232-ukrainian-sniper-kills-three-wounds-two-russian-soldiers-in-five-minutes.html

Canada to allocate another $26M in military aid to Ukraine
Canada announced a new batch of defense assistance to Ukraine worth CAD34 million (about USD26 million). https://www.ukrinform.net/rubric-ato/3616203-canada-to-allocate-another-26m-in-military-aid-to-ukraine.html

Reznikov on outcome of Ramstein meeting: “The free world is with us until we win”
Defense Minister Oleksii Reznikov of Ukraine summed up the outcome of the seventh meeting in the “Ramstein” format, which took place on November 16. https://www.ukrinform.net/rubric-polytics/3616197-reznikov-on-outcome-of-ramstein-meeting-the-free-world-is-with-us-until-we-win.html

Russia attacks energy facilities run by DTEK 13 times over past 1.5 months
Energy facilities run by DTEK Energo across Ukraine were hit in Russian strikes 13 times over the past 1.5 months, suffering significant damage, also with casualties reported in a number of cases. https://www.ukrinform.net/rubric-ato/3616188-russia-attacks-energy-facilities-run-by-dtek-13-times-over-past-15-months.html

Emergency power outages to continue in Kyiv region on Thursday
Emergency rolling blackouts will continue as the situation with power supply in Kyiv region remains complicated. https://www.ukrinform.net/rubric-economy/3616187-emergency-power-outages-to-continue-in-kyiv-region-on-thursday.html

Russia destroys over 330 Ukrainian educational facilities across Ukraine – National Police
In Ukraine, as a result of the Russian armed aggression, 337 educational facilities were completely destroyed. https://www.ukrinform.net/rubric-ato/3616184-russia-destroys-over-330-ukrainian-educational-facilities-across-ukraine-national-police.html

Ukraine Army completes 45 firing missions in country’s south
On November 16, Ukrainian missile and artillery units carried out 45 fire missions on the southern front: five invaders were wounded, and three armored combat vehicles were destroyed, according to verified reports. https://www.ukrinform.net/rubric-ato/3616183-ukraine-army-completed-45-firing-missions-in-countrys-south.html

Ukraine supports full probe of missile incident in Poland – Kyslytsya
Ukraine advocates a full and transparent investigation to establish all facts of the tragic incident in Poland, where two people died as a result of a missile attack.

Blasts heard in occupied Crimea’s Dzhankoy
In the town of Dzhankoy located in the northern part of Russian-occupied Crimea, air defense systems were activated late Wednesday evening. https://www.ukrinform.net/rubric-ato/3616179-blasts-heard-in-occupied-crimeas-dzhankoy.html

16 November 2022
Khmelnytskyi NPP lost access to power due to Russian attacks on Nov 15 – IAEA
On November 15, 2022, Ukraine’s Khmelnytskyi Nuclear Power Plant (NPP) lost all access to the electricity grid due to military attacks in the country, forcing it to temporarily rely on diesel generators for back-up power. https://www.ukrinform.net/rubric-economy/3616128-khmelnytskyi-npp-lost-access-to-power-due-to-russian-attacks-on-nov-15-iaea.html

Ukraine brings de-occupied territories back to normal life – Zelensky
Within the liberated areas of the Kherson region and the Mykolaiv region, Ukraine is doing everything to provide people with electricity, water, communications, financial and social services, and normal medicine. https://www.ukrinform.net/rubric-ato/3616118-ukraine-brings-deoccupied-territories-back-to-normal-life-zelensky.html

President Zelensky welcomes UNGA’s draft resolution on human rights in Crimea
Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky has welcomed the approval of the United Nations General Assembly’s draft resolution on human rights in the Russian-occupied Crimea. https://www.ukrinform.net/rubric-polytics/3616095-president-zelensky-welcomes-ungas-draft-resolution-on-human-rights-in-crimea.html

Energy, transport, medicine: PM Shmyhal meets with World Bank Vice President Bjerde
Ukrainian Prime Minister Denys Shmyhal and Vice President of the World Bank for Europe and Central Asia Anna Bjerde have held a meeting in Kyiv. The parties discussed support for Ukraine’s 2023 state budget and the implementation of joint programs related to energy, transport and medicine. https://www.ukrinform.net/rubric-economy/3616091-energy-transport-medicine-pm-shmyhal-meets-with-world-bank-vice-president-bjerde.html

Ukraine’s Armed Forces hit two enemy air defense positions
The Defense Forces of Ukraine struck two air defense positions of the Russian troops, damaged a railway bridge in the Chernihivka district in Zaporizhzhia region, making it not operational for the invaders. https://www.ukrinform.net/rubric-ato/3616081-ukraines-armed-forces-hit-two-enemy-air-defense-positions.html

Russia launched 126 attacks on Ukraine’s energy system since full-scale invasion
Since the beginning of the full-scale invasion, the Russian Federation has launched 126 attacks on the energy system of Ukraine. https://www.ukrinform.net/rubric-ato/3616068-russia-launched-126-attacks-on-ukraines-energy-system-since-fullscale-invasion.html

Ukraine insists on its presence at NATO Council meeting on Poland – Zelensky
President Volodymyr Zelensky has stated that representatives of Ukraine should be present at a meeting of the NATO Council to discuss the explosion in Poland caused by a missile. https://www.ukrinform.net/rubric-ato/3616050-ukraine-insists-on-its-presence-at-nato-council-meeting-on-poland-zelensky.html

Ukraine, Poland discuss possibilities of expanding Grain from Ukraine program
Minister of Agrarian Policy and Food of Ukraine, Mykola Solskyi, and Ambassador of the Republic of Poland to Ukraine, Bartosz Cichocki, discussed the tools and directions for implementing the Grain from Ukraine program. https://www.ukrinform.net/rubric-economy/3616029-ukraine-poland-discuss-possibilities-of-expanding-grain-from-ukraine-program.html

Zelensky meets with World Bank vice president
President of Ukraine Volodymyr Zelensky has discussed with Anna Bjerde, Vice President of the World Bank for Europe and Central Asia, the preparation of projects related to the restoration of Ukrainian transport, energy infrastructure and health care sector. https://www.ukrinform.net/rubric-economy/3616006-zelensky-meets-with-world-bank-vice-president.html

Woman killed in Russian shelling of Kupiansk
Russian troops shelled the city of Kupiansk, Kharkiv region, on Wednesday, November 16, killing a woman. Law enforcement officers have opened a criminal case. https://www.ukrinform.net/rubric-ato/3616003-woman-killed-in-russian-shelling-of-kupiansk.html

Red Cross to allocate UAH 100M for payments to residents of liberated Kherson region
The Red Cross will allocate UAH 100 million for payments to residents of Kherson region liberated from the Russian invaders. https://www.ukrinform.net/rubric-society/3615970-red-cross-to-allocate-uah-100m-for-payments-to-residents-of-liberated-kherson-region.html

Ship with 27,000 tonnes of wheat leaves Ukraine for Ethiopia
The NORD VIND, a ship carrying Ukrainian wheat for Ethiopia, is moving along a “grain corridor” as part of the Grain from Ukraine initiative. https://www.ukrinform.net/rubric-economy/3615931-ship-with-27000-tonnes-of-wheat-leaves-ukraine-for-ethiopia.html

Ukraine proposes excluding Russia from G20
The Verkhovna Rada, Ukraine’s parliament, has proposed that the Group of 20 exclude the Russian Federation from its membership. https://www.ukrinform.net/rubric-polytics/3615910-ukraine-proposes-excluding-russia-from-g20.html

Sweden announces new military aid package for Ukraine
Sweden has announced SEK 720 million worth of a new package of security assistance to Ukraine. https://www.ukrinform.net/rubric-ato/3615890-sweden-announces-new-military-aid-package-for-ukraine.html

Ukraine’s parliament extends martial law, general mobilization until Feb 19
The Verkhovna Rada has adopted laws approving presidential decrees on the extension of martial law and general mobilization in Ukraine for 90 days, until February 19, 2023. https://www.ukrinform.net/rubric-ato/3615862-ukraines-parliament-extends-martial-law-general-mobilization-until-feb-19.html

NATO to help Ukraine create layered air defense system – Stoltenberg
NATO allies are providing Ukrainian partners with the necessary weapons systems and will continue to coordinate efforts to create a layered air defense system in Ukraine. https://www.ukrinform.net/rubric-ato/3615851-nato-to-help-ukraine-create-layered-air-defense-system-stoltenberg.html

Patskan resigns as head of Ukraine’s Accounting Chamber
Valeriy Patskan, the chair of Ukraine’s Accounting Chamber, has tendered his resignation. https://www.ukrinform.net/rubric-economy/3615804-patskan-resigns-as-head-of-ukraines-accounting-chamber.html

Briefing: “Changing attitudes and narratives of Russians after the de-occupation of Kherson region” On November 17, at 2:00 p.m., a briefing will be held on the topic: “Changing attitudes and narratives of Russians after the de-occupation of Kherson region.”https://www.ukrinform.net/rubric-other_news/3615824-briefing-changing-attitudes-and-narratives-of-russians-after-the-deoccupation-of-kherson-region.html

Zelensky holds meeting to discuss aftermath of yesterday’s missile attack
Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky on Wednesday held another meeting of the Headquarters of the Supreme Commander-in-Chief to discuss the consequences of Russian missile strikes and the situation on the front line. https://www.ukrinform.net/rubric-ato/3615791-zelensky-holds-meeting-to-discuss-aftermath-of-yesterdays-missile-attack.html

Ukraine asks for access to site of missile explosion in Poland – Danilov
Ukraine has requested that representatives of Ukraine’s Ministry of Defense and State Border Guard Service be granted immediate access the site of a missile explosion in Poland.

Stoltenberg says Poland blast likely caused by Ukrainian air defense missile
Preliminary analysis shows that Tuesday’s explosion in Poland was likely caused by a Ukrainian air defense missile that was fired to intercept a Russian missile, but it is not Ukraine’s fault because the country was defending itself against a massive Russian attack.

Not a single house left intact in Makiivka after Russian occupation – Defense Ministry
Not a single house has been left intact in the Luhansk region’s village of Makiivka, liberated from Russian invaders. https://www.ukrinform.net/rubric-ato/3615748-not-a-single-house-left-intact-in-makiivka-after-russian-occupation-defense-ministry.html

Minister Galushchenko: Partners consider additional support for Ukraine’s energy sector
At the initiative of Ukrainian Energy Minister German Galushchenko, a high-level extraordinary meeting of the International Energy Advisory Council (IEAC) was held to consider providing additional power equipment to Ukraine. https://www.ukrinform.net/rubric-economy/3615734-minister-galushchenko-partners-consider-additional-support-for-ukraines-energy-sector.html

President of Poland says incident with missile likely to be “unfortunate accident”
There are no indications that a rocket that hit Polish territory on November 15, 2022 was an intentional attack on the NATO member by Russia. https://www.ukrinform.net/rubric-polytics/3615726-president-of-poland-says-incident-with-missile-likely-to-be-unfortunate-accident.html

Shmyhal, Morawiecki discuss Russian massive missile attack, affecting border areas
In a phone call, Ukrainian Prime Minister Denys Shmyhal and Polish Prime Minister Mateusz Morawiecki discussed Russia’s recent massive missile attack on Ukraine, which had also affected the border area of Poland. https://www.ukrinform.net/rubric-polytics/3615693-shmyhal-morawiecki-discuss-russian-massive-missile-attack-affecting-border-areas.html

Briefing: Children affected by the war of the Russian Federation against Ukraine
On November 16, at 2:00 p.m., a briefing will be held on the topic: “Children affected by the war of the Russian Federation against Ukraine”. https://www.ukrinform.net/rubric-other_news/3615126-briefing-children-affected-by-the-war-of-the-russian-federation-against-ukraine.html

Secretary General of the Council of Europe condemns Russian strikes on Ukraine, Poland: We need peace
Secretary General of the Council of Europe Marija Pejčinović Burić has condemned Russian missile strikes, which hit Ukraine and Poland, and stressed that the bloodshed must immediately end. https://www.ukrinform.net/rubric-polytics/3615677-secretary-general-of-the-council-of-europe-condemns-russian-strikes-on-ukraine-poland-we-need-peace.html

Air Force’s update on recent missile attack: 75 out of 96 Russian missiles shot down
On November 15, 2022, Russian invaders fired 96 air- and sea-launched cruise missiles at the territory of Ukraine. Seventy-five of them were shot down. https://www.ukrinform.net/rubric-ato/3615664-air-forces-update-on-recent-missile-attack-75-out-of-96-russian-missiles-shot-down.html

16 November 2022

Sunak, Trudeau discuss with Zelensky consequences of Russia’s attacks for Ukraine and Poland Prime Ministers of the United Kingdom and Canada, Rishi Sunak and Justin Trudeau, spoke to Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky from the G20 in Indonesia on Wednesday, November 16. https://www.ukrinform.net/rubric-polytics/3615613-sunak-trudeau-discuss-with-zelensky-consequences-of-russias-shelling-of-ukraine-and-poland.html

Sweden to provide $287M in military aid to Ukraine
Sweden will deliver new military aid worth 3 billion crowns ($287 million) to Ukraine. https://www.ukrinform.net/rubric-ato/3615587-sweden-to-provide-287m-in-military-aid-to-ukraine.html

Russians kill six civilians in Ukraine on Nov 15
Russian troops killed six civilians and injured 17 more in Ukraine on November 15.

Zelensky offers G20 leaders to use Ukrainian experience in cyber defense
President of Ukraine Volodymyr Zelensky offered participants of the G20 summit, apart from representatives of the Russian Federation, to use Ukrainian experience in cyber defense.

Russian military death toll in Ukraine rises to 82,710
The Armed Forces of Ukraine have already eliminated about 82,710 Russian troops in Ukraine from February 24 to November 16, including 630 over the past day alone. https://www.ukrinform.net/rubric-ato/3615527-russian-military-death-toll-in-ukraine-rises-to-82710.html

CIA director visits Kyiv to meet with Zelensky amid Russia’s massive missile attack – media
CIA Director Bill Burns traveled to Kyiv to meet with Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky and his intelligence counterparts on Tuesday, November 15. https://www.ukrinform.net/rubric-ato/3615518-cia-director-visits-kyiv-to-meet-with-zelensky-amid-russias-massive-missile-attack-media.html

Briefing: How the UN resolution on reparations to Russia will work
On November 16, at 10:30 a.m., a briefing will be held on the topic: “How the UN resolution on reparations to Russia will work.” https://www.ukrinform.net/rubric-other_news/3615120-briefing-how-the-un-resolution-on-reparations-to-russia-will-work.html

Russian forces injured 835 children in Ukraine
Since the beginning of the full-scale armed aggression, Russian troops have killed 431 children and injured 835 more in Ukraine. https://www.ukrinform.net/rubric-ato/3615498-russian-forces-injured-835-children-in-ukraine.html

Invaders fire three missiles at village in Zaporizhzhia region
In the early hours of November 16, the enemy fired three missiles at a village near Zaporizhzhia city. https://www.ukrinform.net/rubric-ato/3615483-invaders-fire-three-missiles-at-village-in-zaporizhzhia-region.html

Russian forces kill one civilian, injure seven more in Donetsk region
On November 15, Russian forces killed one civilian in Donetsk region.

G7, NATO leaders condemn Russian missile attack on Ukraine, support Poland – von der Leyen The G7 and NATO leaders participating in the G20 summit in Bali strongly condemned acts by Russia, which responded to the world’s calls for peace and an end to the war with a massive missile attack on Ukraine. They also expressed support for Poland, where an explosion near the border with Ukraine killed two people. https://www.ukrinform.net/rubric-polytics/3615457-g7-nato-leaders-condemn-russian-missile-attack-on-ukraine-support-poland-von-der-leyen.html

Russian troops attack Dnipropetrovsk region with heavy artillery, Grad systems
Russian troops last night struck three communities of the Dnipropetrovsk region with heavy artillery and Grad multiple launch rocket systems. https://www.ukrinform.net/rubric-ato/3615446-russian-troops-attack-dnipropetrovsk-region-with-heavy-artillery-grad-systems.html

NATO, Japan condemn Russian missile strikes on Ukraine
Eight NATO countries and Japan strongly condemned Russia’s massive missile attack on Ukraine. https://www.ukrinform.net/rubric-ato/3615441-nato-japan-condemn-russian-missile-strikes-on-ukraine.html

Enemy attempting to advance in three directions – Ukraine’s General Staff
The enemy is attempting to restrain the actions of the Ukrainian Defense Forces in certain directions and continuing to equip defensive lines on the left bank of the Dnipro River. At the same time, the enemy continues to conduct offensive operations in the Bakhmut, Avdiivka and Novopavlivka directions. https://www.ukrinform.net/rubric-ato/3615435-enemy-attempting-to-advance-in-three-directions-ukraines-general-staff.html

Reznikov on explosion in Poland: There are no borders for Russian missiles
After Russian missiles landed in Poland, Ukraine’s Minister of Defense Oleksii Reznikov has emphasized the importance of closing the sky over Ukraine and contributing to the defeat of the Russian aggressor. https://www.ukrinform.net/rubric-ato/3615427-reznikov-on-explosion-in-poland-there-are-no-borders-for-russian-missiles.html

Blinken, Kuleba discuss situation with explosions in Poland – State Department
U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken and Ukrainian Foreign Minister Dmytro Kuleba have held talks following multiple waves of Russian missile attacks on November 15 that struck several residential buildings in Kyiv and devastated critical energy infrastructure across Ukraine. https://www.ukrinform.net/rubric-polytics/3615423-blinken-kuleba-discuss-situation-with-explosions-in-poland-state-department.html

Zelensky extends condolences to Poland over death of two of its citizens
Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky has expressed his condolences over the death of two Polish citizens following the explosion of a Russian missile on Polish territory. https://www.ukrinform.net/rubric-ato/3615422-zelensky-extends-condolences-to-poland-over-death-of-two-of-its-citizens.html

Podolyak says Russian strikes on Poland were deliberate
Mykhailo Podolyak, an adviser to the head of the Ukrainian President’s Office, has said he is convinced that Russia’s missile strikes on Polish territory were not accidental, but deliberate.

Ukrainian forces open fire on invaders on left bank of Dnipro River, near Kinburn Spit
The rocket and artillery units of the Defense Forces of Ukraine on November 15 opened fire on the positions of the Russian occupiers, areas of concentration of manpower, equipment and weapons on the left bank of the Dnipro River and in the area of the Kinburn Spit. https://www.ukrinform.net/rubric-ato/3615411-ukrainian-forces-open-fire-on-invaders-on-left-bank-of-dnipro-river-near-kinburn-spit.html

15 November 2022

President Zelensky, Dutch FM Hoekstra hold meeting in Kyiv
President of Ukraine Volodymyr Zelensky met with Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Netherlands Wopke Hoekstra in Kyiv, and expressed gratitude to the Netherlands for its support for Ukraine.

President Zelensky: Russia is told about peace, it responds with missiles
In Moscow, they have decided that they could try again to achieve with terror what they could not and would not be able to achieve for the ninth month. https://www.ukrinform.net/rubric-ato/3615319-president-zelensky-russia-is-told-about-peace-it-responds-with-missiles.html

Thirty objects damaged in Russia’s missile attack on Ukraine: One person killed, six injured
About 30 objects have been damaged in Russia’s another massive missile attack on the territory of Ukraine. One person was reported killed and six injured. https://www.ukrinform.net/rubric-ato/3615297-thirty-objects-damaged-in-russias-missile-attack-on-ukraine-one-person-killed-six-injured.html

PM Shmyhal: High-voltage power substations, CHPP hit with Russian missiles
Russian massive missile attacks have caused damage to high-voltage power substations, combined heat and power plants (CHPP) all over Ukraine. Blackouts are taking place across nearly all regions. https://www.ukrinform.net/rubric-economy/3615293-pm-shmyhal-highvoltage-power-substations-chpp-hit-with-russian-missiles.html

Rescuers extinguish fires caused by Russian missile strikes on Kyiv
In the city of Kyiv, rescuers have extinguished the fires caused by Russian missile strikes.

Russian army units leaving Skadovsk, Henichesk districts and heading towards Crimea
Separate units of the Russian troops are leaving the temporarily captured settlements in Kherson region and are heading towards Crimea; the personnel of units located near Kreminna in Luhansk region are planning to retreat from their positions. https://www.ukrinform.net/rubric-ato/3615235-russian-army-units-leaving-skadovsk-henichesk-districts-and-heading-towards-crimea.html

United States will continue to provide Ukraine with air defense systems – White House
U.S. National Security Advisor Jake Sullivan has condemned today’s massive missile attack by the Russian Federation against Ukraine, adding that the United States will continue to provide Ukraine air defense systems. https://www.ukrinform.net/rubric-ato/3615218-united-states-will-continue-to-provide-ukraine-with-air-defense-systems-white-house.html

Ukraine’s air defense forces shoot down 73 out of more than 90 enemy cruise missiles
Ukraine’s air defense forces shot down 73 out of more than 90 enemy cruise missiles and destroyed 10 of 10 kamikaze drones launched by the aggressor on Ukraine on Tuesday, November 15. https://www.ukrinform.net/rubric-ato/3615208-ukraines-air-defense-forces-shoot-down-73-out-of-more-than-90-enemy-cruise-missiles.html

Massive missile attack: More than 7 million subscribers without electricity
As a result of Russia’s massive missile attack on Ukraine on November 15, 15 energy facilities were damaged and more than 7 million subscribers were disconnected from the electricity supply. https://www.ukrinform.net/rubric-ato/3615187-massive-missile-attack-more-than-7-million-subscribers-without-electricity.html

90% of Ternopil region left without electricity
In Ternopil region, 90% of the territory has been left without electricity due to enemy missile attacks. https://www.ukrinform.net/rubric-ato/3615154-90-of-ternopil-region-left-without-electricity.html

Enemy missiles hit energy infrastructure facilities in Kirovohrad region
Russian missiles hit energy infrastructure facilities in Kirovohrad region. https://www.ukrinform.net/rubric-ato/3615083-enemy-missiles-hit-energy-infrastructure-facilities-in-kirovohrad-region.html

Russia launches about 100 missiles on Ukraine – Air Force
Russian troops have launched about 100 missile on Ukraine today, which is more than during the massive attack on October 10.” https://www.ukrinform.net/rubric-ato/3615068-russia-launches-about-100-missiles-on-ukraine-air-force.html

Russian missiles hit critical infrastructure in Kharkiv, Lviv region
In Kharkiv, as well as in Lviv region, the Russian forces targeted critical infrastructure in a missile attack on Tuesday. https://www.ukrinform.net/rubric-ato/3614958-russian-missiles-hit-critical-infrastructure-in-kharkiv-lviv-region.html

U.S. Ambassador on latest Russian strike targeting Ukraine: “Another round of cruel attacks”
Amid the latest series of Russian cruel attacks on Ukraine, the U.S. continues to stand with Ukraine. https://www.ukrinform.net/rubric-ato/3614946-us-ambassador-on-latest-russian-strike-targeting-ukraine-another-round-of-cruel-attacks.html

Kremlin reacts to UN resolution on reparations to Ukraine
The Russian president’s spokesman, Dmitry Peskov, says Russia will do everything possible to prevent the seizure of its frozen assets. https://www.ukrinform.net/rubric-polytics/3614877-kremlin-reacted-to-un-resolution-on-reparations-to-ukraine.html

Russia wants Ukraine’s obedience – Yermak
The latest missile strike on Ukraine is Moscow’s response to the address by President Volodymyr Zelensky to the G20 summit. https://www.ukrinform.net/rubric-polytics/3614883-kremlin-wants-ukraines-obedience-yermak.html

Air defense system in action in Kyiv, Chernihiv, Poltava, Vinnytsia, Cherkasy, Sumy regions
Amid an air raid alert announced across Ukraine, air defenses in a number of regions have been employed. https://www.ukrinform.net/rubric-ato/3614915-air-defense-system-in-action-in-kyiv-chernihiv-poltava-vinnytsia-cherkasy-sumy-regions.html

Explosions rock Lviv amid air raid alert
A number of blasts were heard in the western city of Lviv on Tuesday afternoon after an air raid alert was declared throughout Ukraine. https://www.ukrinform.net/rubric-ato/3614930-explosions-rock-lviv-amid-air-raid-alert.html

Missile strike in Kyiv: three residential buildings hit
The Russian missiles attacked Kyiv. Two residential buildings were hit in one of the city districts. https://www.ukrinform.net/rubric-ato/3614905-missile-strike-in-kyiv-two-residential-buildings-hit.html

Estonia calls for increasing aid to Ukraine to 1% of EU GDP
At an EU foreign ministerial in Brussels, Minister of Foreign Affairs of Estonia, Urmas Reinsalu, proposed to change the model of support to Ukraine, increasing it fivefold from 0.2 to 1% of GDP. https://www.ukrinform.net/rubric-economy/3614867-estonia-calls-for-increasing-aid-to-ukraine-to-1-of-eu-gdp.html

Russia not inclined to withdraw from other occupied areas of Ukraine, heavy battles ahead – Pentagon The liberation of Kherson from the Russian invaders was a significant achievement for Ukraine, but the Russian Federation is not going to voluntarily depart from the rest of the occupied territories, so tough fighting is ahead. https://www.ukrinform.net/rubric-ato/3614862-russia-not-inclined-to-withdraw-from-other-occupied-areas-of-ukraine-heavy-battles-ahead-pentagon.html

Russian bombers massively launch Kh-101 missiles at Ukraine – Kryvyi Rih administration chief Russian Tu-95 bombers on Tuesday afternoon launched a swarm of Kh-101 missiles at Ukraine, their targets remaining unclear. https://www.ukrinform.net/rubric-ato/3614856-russian-bombers-massively-launch-kh101-missiles-at-ukraine-kryvyi-rih-administration-chief.html

EU launches Military Assistance Mission for Ukraine
The Council of the European Union is launching today the European Union Military Assistance Mission in support of Ukraine (EUMAM Ukraine) to continue supporting Ukraine against the ongoing Russian war of aggression. https://www.ukrinform.net/rubric-ato/3614828-eu-launches-military-assistance-mission-for-ukraine.html

Enemy leaving equipped lines on east bank of Dnipro River – Humeniuk
The enemy’s logistics on the east bank of the Dnipro River are under fire control of the Armed Forces of Ukraine, so the occupiers are retreating deeper, according to Nataliia Humeniuk, head of the press center of the security and defense forces of Ukraine’s Operational Command South. https://www.ukrinform.net/rubric-ato/3614813-enemy-leaving-equipped-lines-on-east-bank-of-dnipro-river-humeniuk.html

Briefing: “Psychological assistance to victims of military operations”
On November 15, at 2:30 p.m., a briefing will be held on the topic: “Psychological assistance to victims of military operations.” https://www.ukrinform.net/rubric-other_news/3614378-briefing-psychological-assistance-to-victims-of-military-operations.html

Passenger train from Kyiv arrives in Mykolaiv for first time since Feb 24
A passenger train from Kyiv arrived in Mykolaiv on November 15, for the first time since Russia’s invasion of Ukraine began on February 24 this year. https://www.ukrinform.net/rubric-ato/3614800-passenger-train-from-kyiv-arrives-in-mykolaiv-for-first-time-since-feb-24.html

Prigozhin, Kadyrov armies were created to suppress potential uprisings in Russia – intelligence The armies of “Putin’s chef” Yevgeny Prigozhin and Chechen leader Ramzan Kadyrov were created to suppress potential uprisings in Russia. However, the Kremlin also used them in its war against Ukraine. https://www.ukrinform.net/rubric-ato/3614772-prigozhin-kadyrov-armies-were-created-to-suppress-potential-uprisings-in-russia-intelligence.html

Briefing: “Operational situation in Zaporizhzhia region”
On November 15 at 2:00 p.m., a briefing will be held on the topic: “Operational situation in Zaporizhzhia region.” https://www.ukrinform.net/rubric-other_news/3614371-briefing-operational-situation-in-zaporizhzhia-region.html

Ukrainian forces destroy Russian ‘drone hunter’
The Ukrainian Armed Forces have destroyed a Russian Silok electronic warfare system.

G20 considers resolution condemning Russian war against Ukraine – media
Leaders of the Group of 20 (G20) nations were considering a draft resolution on Tuesday in which most members strongly condemn Russia’s war in Ukraine. https://www.ukrinform.net/rubric-polytics/3614743-g20-considers-resolution-condemning-russian-war-against-ukraine-media.html

Russia’s invasion of Ukraine had devastating impact on economies – Meloni at G20
Italian Prime Minister Giorgia Meloni said at the G20 summit that the Russian-Ukrainian war has had a huge impact on the international order and that the group of the world’s biggest economies must tackle it. https://www.ukrinform.net/rubric-economy/3614731-russias-invasion-of-ukraine-had-devastating-impact-on-economies-meloni-at-g20.html

De-escalation, respect for Ukraine’s sovereignty: Macron, Xi meet on sidelines of G20 summit French President Emmanuel Macron and Chinese President Xi Jinping have called for respect for the territorial integrity and sovereignty of Ukraine. https://www.ukrinform.net/rubric-polytics/3614715-deescalation-respect-for-ukraines-sovereignty-macron-xi-meet-on-sidelines-of-g20-summit.html

All European countries to contribute to training mission for Ukrainian army – Borrell
Not only the countries bordering with Ukraine but all European countries will contribute to the training mission for the Ukrainian army with different training capacities. https://www.ukrinform.net/rubric-ato/3614705-all-european-countries-to-contribute-to-training-mission-for-ukrainian-army-borrell.html

Briefing: Operational situation in de-occupied Kherson
On November 15, at 12:00, a briefing will be held on the topic: “Operational situation in de-occupied Kherson.”https://www.ukrinform.net/rubric-other_news/3614367-briefing-operational-situation-in-deoccupied-kherson.html

Nine civilians killed in Russian attacks on Ukraine’s territory over past day
On November 14, 2022, nine civilians were killed and 15 injured in Russian attacks on the territory of Ukraine. https://www.ukrinform.net/rubric-ato/3614678-nine-civilians-killed-in-russian-attacks-on-ukraines-territory-over-past-day.html

Ukraine offers to expand ‘grain corridor’ to Mykolaiv Port, Olvia Port
Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky has offered partners to expand the grain export initiative to Ukraine’s Mykolaiv Port and Olvia Port in the Mykolaiv region. https://www.ukrinform.net/rubric-economy/3614642-ukraine-offers-to-expand-grain-corridor-to-mykolaiv-port-olvia-port.html

President Zelensky calls on partners to increase air defense, missile defense system supplies
Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky has called on international partners to increase the supply of air defense and missile defense systems to Ukraine. https://www.ukrinform.net/rubric-polytics/3614627-president-zelensky-calls-on-partners-to-increase-air-defense-missile-defense-system-supplies.html

Russians destroy energy facility providing power supply for two regions in southern Ukraine
Russians have practically destroyed an energy facility, providing power supply for the right-bank Kherson region and a significant part of the Mykolaiv region. https://www.ukrinform.net/rubric-ato/3614585-russians-destroy-energy-facility-providing-power-supply-for-two-regions-in-southern-ukraine.html

Ukraine Army eliminates about 82,080 enemy troops
Russia has already lost about 82,080 troops in Ukraine (+710 over the past day). https://www.ukrinform.net/rubric-ato/3614564-ukraine-army-eliminates-about-82080-enemy-troops.html

Russian armed aggression affects over 1,265 children in Ukraine
A total of 431 children have been killed and over 834 injured in Ukraine since the Russian invasion started. https://www.ukrinform.net/rubric-ato/3614560-russian-armed-aggression-affects-over-1265-children-in-ukraine.html

Ukraine’s Armed Forces repel enemy attacks near ten settlements over past day
In the past 24 hours, units of the Defense Forces repelled enemy attacks in the areas of settlements: Novoselivka of Luhansk region and Bilohorivka, Bakhmut, Bakhmutske, Vremivka, Krasnohorivka, Maryinka, Novokalynove, Novomykhailivka, Pervomaiske of Donetsk region. https://www.ukrinform.net/rubric-ato/3614535-ukraines-armed-forces-repel-enemy-attacks-near-ten-settlements-over-past-day.html

Enemy attacks Zaporizhzhia outskirts with S-300 missiles
On the morning of November 15, Russian occupiers attacked the outskirts of Zaporizhzhia.

Zelensky at G20 summit: If Russia wants to end this war, let it prove it with actions
Ukraine has always been a leader in peacekeeping efforts, and the world has witnessed it. And if Russia says that it supposedly wants to end this war, let it prove it with actions.

South: Invaders regrouping on Dnipro’s left bank
Russian occupiers are completing the regrouping of troops on the left bank of the Dnipro, continuing to equip defensive lines. https://www.ukrinform.net/rubric-ato/3614503-south-invaders-regrouping-on-dnipros-left-bank.html

G20 summit opens in Bali: Ukraine tops agenda
Leaders of the Group of 20 (G20) nations opened talks on Tuesday on the island of Bali, with a plea by host Indonesia for unity and concrete action to mend the global economy despite deep rifts over the war in Ukraine. https://www.ukrinform.net/rubric-polytics/3614499-g20-summit-opens-in-bali-ukraine-tops-agenda.html

Ukrenergo announces rolling blackouts in some regions on Nov 15
Rolling blackouts will be applied in almost the entire territory of the left bank of Ukraine and Zhytomyr region on Tuesday, November 15. https://www.ukrinform.net/rubric-economy/3614498-ukrenergo-announces-rolling-blackouts-in-some-regions-on-nov-15.html

IAEA to send expert missions to Ukrainian nuclear power plants
The International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) will in the coming weeks send nuclear safety and security missions to three operating nuclear power plants in Ukraine as well as to the country’s Chornobyl site. https://www.ukrinform.net/rubric-economy/3614490-iaea-to-send-expert-missions-to-ukrainian-nuclear-power-plants.html

Zelensky about repatriations: Russia will have to pay for what it has committed
The reparations that Russia will have to pay for what it has committed are now part of the international legal reality. https://www.ukrinform.net/rubric-ato/3614485-zelensky-about-repatriations-russia-will-have-to-pay-for-what-it-has-committed.html