- 1:12 pm: Russia reports damage to Khakovka dam in Kherson
- 11:08 am .: ➤ London: Russian leadership wants to distract from its own failure
- 10:43 am: Ukraine reports artillery fire on cities in south
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- 8:28 am .: Klitschko does not rule out a blackout in Kyiv
- 06:35: Strack-Zimmermann wants to check the Swiss ammunition supply
- 1:01 am: Ukraine ambassador stresses importance of nuclear warnings to Putin
➤ LONDON: Russian leaders want to distract from their failures
Russia According to British intelligence experts, it is trying to take responsibility for the poor performance of its invasion troops Ukraine Sent to commanders. Reports of the renewed replacement of a high-ranking Russian official speak to this.
“If confirmed, it joins a series of dismissals of top Russian commanders since the invasion began in February 2022,” the British Ministry of Defense’s daily Ukraine War Intelligence Update said on Saturday. “This is in part an attempt to protect Russian leaders at home and deflect blame,” the report continued. (dpa)
The situation at a glance:
Since February 24, Russia has been waging a war of aggression in the air and on the ground against Ukraine. was before
Since then, the Ukrainian army has been fighting the invaders as long as they can. Thousands are said to have died on both sides, but the exact number of soldiers and civilians has not been independently verified. The truth is: the humanitarian situation in Ukraine is getting worse every day.
Refugee Agency UNHCR has now registered more than 14.8 million border crossings from Ukraine (From November 1). As men between the ages of 18 and 60 are not allowed to leave the country, the refugees are mainly women and children. According to UNHCR, nearly 7.3 million border crossings into Ukraine were recorded during this period (Stand: 1. November).
The European Union and the United States faced economic sanctions. Besides, they also supply weapons to Ukraine Deutschland Supporting the country with arms supplies. Also class tanks Cheetah is about to take Ukraine from Germany. (dpa)
Other reports from November 6
Russia reports damage to Khakovka Dam in Kherson
According to Russian reports, the Khakovka dam in the Cherson region of southern Ukraine, which is occupied by Moscow, was damaged by a Ukrainian attack. The attack was launched at 10:00 a.m. Sunday (9:00 a.m. CET) by “six Himars missiles,” Russian news agencies reported, citing local rescue services. A rocket hit the lock of Kachavka Dam.
The Khakovka hydroelectric dam is located on the Dnipro River in the Kherson region, which is currently controlled by Russian troops and annexed by Moscow.
Ukraine accuses Russia of wanting to destroy the dam at the Khakovka hydroelectric station. Accordingly, Russian forces cut the dam to halt the Ukrainian counteroffensive at Cherson with a tidal wave. (AFP)
Ukraine reports artillery shelling of southern cities
Several towns in southern Ukraine were shelled by Russian troops Sunday night with artillery and rockets, according to local officials. A civil infrastructure building in Zaporizhia was destroyed, an employee of the city council said without further details. One had been killed. Neighboring buildings were also damaged.
In the Dnipropetrovsk region, shells from barrel cannons and multiple rocket launchers hit the city of Nikopol and the towns of Myrov and Marhanets. A nine-year-old girl was injured in Myro, regional parliament speaker Mykola Lukasuk wrote in a telegram. The affected areas are on the northern bank of the Dnipro River. Russian troops occupied the southern bank and could, among other things, fire from there, from the defense of the Zaporizhia nuclear power plant. (dpa)
Alice Schwarzer does not see herself as someone who understands Putin
Alice Schwarzer has denied the allegationsPutin should be understanding. “At least in the sense that I would betray the cause of the Ukrainians,” the women’s rights activist told the German Press Agency in Cologne. However, if you’re trying to understand Russian President Vladimir Putin’s intentions, “it’s really true.” “You must always try to find out the motives of your opponents. Otherwise you cannot defend yourself effectively. It cannot be fielded.”
Since the publication of the letter, the situation has escalated. “The risk of nuclear war is now even more acute, and Germany is particularly at risk as a buffer zone between Russia and the Western nuclear powers. We are really playing with fire.” She wonders what will happen after the war with the vast amount of weapons the West is currently supplying Ukraine with. “They end up on the black market in Europe. To the delight of the mafia and Islamists.”
The US administration of President Joe Biden must now urgently launch a diplomatic effort to reach a ceasefire with Russia. The only solution is compromise: “The eastern regions will remain with Ukraine, but with relative autonomy – decided in the Kiev agreement in 2015, but unfortunately not complied with.” He wonders what ordinary people would think if told that the Ukrainian government strongly opposes talks with Putin: “I don’t think all Ukrainian mothers are interested in sending their sons to war.”
Nor does she understand the argument that Putin must be defeated, otherwise he might feel vindicated and attack the Baltic states. “He learned his lesson a long time ago,” Schwarzer said. “The West acted much harder and more united than expected. It was completely miscalculated. Now we have to somehow get out of this, and the West has to offer serious negotiations. Not to help Putin, but to help protect us. Above all in Ukraine.” (dpa)
Klitschko did not rule out a blackout in Kyiv
Mayor of Kiev
This is the worst case scenario. “We’re doing everything we can to keep that from happening,” he said. “But we want to be clear: this city is without heat, without electricity, without water supply – in general: our enemies are doing everything to ensure that we all die.”
In Kiev Three million people, including 350,000 internally displaced people from other parts of Ukraine, are currently living there, Klitschko said. The city is preparing to install 1,000 heating rooms if the district heating system collapses. The former boxing world champion has accused Russian President Vladimir Putin of wanting to exterminate Ukrainians as a people. “Putin doesn’t need us Ukrainians, he needs the region, a Ukraine without us.”
Russian rocket attacks on Ukraine’s energy supplies also damaged facilities in Kiev. The city is trying to stabilize the grid with random blackouts. Entire districts were without light for hours at a time. (dpa)
Strack-Zimmermann wants to check the Swiss ammunition supply
Chairman of the Security Council,
“Of course we have, although it is difficult to accept as friendly neighbors, Switzerland, because of its neutral status, does not want to send explosives used in crisis areas,” Strack-Zimmermann said. For the security politician, however, security policy issues are pressing. “If Germany or one of the NATO countries were attacked, what would actually happen if the Swiss-made munitions were not supplied because of this ‘neutrality’?”
Strack-Zimmermann pointed out that the Bundeswehr also receives from Switzerland the Mantis anti-aircraft weapon system, ammunition for the main weapons of the Puma infantry fighting vehicle, and ammunition for the Tornado and Eurofighter fighter jets. “In terms of security policy, the world has changed since February 24, and when ordering munitions Germany must immediately check the relevant supply lines and change or repair them if necessary,” he said, referring to the day of the Russian attack on Ukraine. She demanded: “Credibility is essential in this situation.” (dpa)
Ukraine ambassador stresses importance of nuclear warnings to Putin
of The new Ukrainian ambassador to Germany is Oleksiy Makeev, stressed the importance of warnings to Kremlin leader Vladimir Putin against the use of nuclear weapons. “Putin needs to be told more that using nuclear weapons is not an option,” McKeeve told newspapers from the Funke media group. “The response from the whole world will be very clear – and force Putin to back down,” he suspected.
Despite the ominous gestures, one must approach Russia “from a position of strength,” warned McKeev. “Otherwise Moscow will continue. Germany also feared provoking Russia after annexing Crimea. Ukraine was left alone. We are now seeing the result.” (dpa)
With material from DPA, Reuters and AFP
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