Post: Zelensky: Russia destroyed 30% of Ukraine’s power plants in one week.

At least 13 people, including three children, were killed when a Russian Su-34 fighter jet crashed into a residential building in southern Russia, near the Ukrainian border, Russian officials said on Tuesday, marking the end of the search efforts. remains.

Russian news agencies quote the Ministry of Emergency Situations as saying that “the rescue team completed the search under the rubble… 13 people, including three children, ended up dead and 19 injured”.

And the fighter’s fall caused a fire in the 9-story building, where about 900 people live.

The disaster occurred in the city of Yeysk, located in the Krasnodar region of the Sea of ​​Azov, close to the border with Ukraine.

In turn, the Kremlin announced that Russian President Vladimir Putin had reported the incident and ordered Health Ministers Mikhail Murashko and Health Ministers Alexander Korenkov to go to Yesko.

The jet fuel caused a massive fire in the building, destroying five of its nine floors.

The plane was on a training flight when it crashed and its pilots managed to escape after breaking free, the Defense Ministry said.

The ministry cited a technical failure as the cause of the accident, which was caused by “a fire in one of the engines during take-off”.

Separately, Ukrainian authorities said at least 8 people were killed in Ukraine on Monday as a result of Russian army fire, especially drone strikes, in the capital Kyiv and in the Sumy region in the north-east of the country.

And the Ukrainian Army Command announced that on Monday, “Moscow witnessed a total of 9 missile strikes and 39 air strikes and (launch) of up to 30 rockets from rocket launchers.”

According to the army command, in addition to the capital, areas near Kharkiv, Sumy (northeast), Dnipropetrovsk (central east), Kherson and Mykolaiv (south) were bombed, a week after the intense bombing of Ukraine.

Many of the attacks hit vital facilities in all three regions, including the capital, leaving “hundreds of neighborhoods” without power, Ukrainian Prime Minister Denis Shmygal said, speaking of “five drone strikes” believed to be Iranian-made in Kyiv. and “missile attacks” in two regions: Dnepropetrovsk (central east) and Sumy (northeast).


At least two people died as a result of the Russian attack in Kyiv (Prosecutor)


Kremlin: Ukraine’s annexed territory is protected by Russian nuclear weapons

The Kremlin said on Tuesday that four Ukrainian regions annexed by Russia a few weeks ago are fully under the protection of the Russian nuclear arsenal.

“These lands are an integral part of the Russian Federation… and are as safe as the rest of Russian lands,” Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov told reporters.


Kremlin denies information about Iranian drone use in Ukraine

The Kremlin said on Tuesday it had no information on whether Iran’s kamikaze drones were used in large-scale attacks against Ukraine this week.

Ukrainian leaders accused Russia of using Iranian Shahed-136 planes during attacks in Kyiv.

Asked whether Russia used Iranian drones in Monday’s attacks, Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov said the Kremlin had no information about their use.


Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky said on Tuesday that within a week, Russian bombing destroyed nearly 30% of Ukraine’s power plants, leading to a “massive” power outage in Ukraine.

“Since October 10, 30% of Ukraine’s power plants have been destroyed, leading to massive outages across the country,” Zelensky wrote on Twitter, reaffirming his refusal to negotiate with Russian President Vladimir Putin.


Zelensky: Russia destroyed 30% of Ukraine’s power plants in one week.


Power outages in Kyiv and other regions of Ukraine after attacks on power facilities (employees)

Power was cut off in several regions of Ukraine, including the capital Kyiv, on Tuesday after several Russian attacks on power installations, local government officials said.

In Kyiv, electricity operator DTEK announced an “interruption” in the supply of electricity and water to residents of the left bank of the Ukrainian capital. He noted on Facebook that “engineers are doing everything they can to restore power.


Ukraine accuses Russia of ‘kidnapping’ two employees at Zaporizhia nuclear power plant

Ukraine’s nuclear agency accused Russia on Tuesday of detaining two senior employees at the Russian-controlled Zaporozhye plant in southern Ukraine.

Energoatom said in a statement on social media that Russian forces had “kidnapped” two directors of information technology, Oleg Kostyukov, and the station’s deputy director general, Oleg Ushika, and “steered them in an unknown direction”.


Ukraine announces three strikes at a “power facility” in Kyiv.

Ukraine announced on Tuesday that it had carried out three attacks on an “energy facility” in Kyiv, a day after the Ukrainian capital was hit by Russian attacks that led to deaths.

“In principle, three attacks were inflicted on a power installation on the left bank of Kyiv,” Kyrillo Tymoshenko, deputy director of the Office of the President of Ukraine, said on social media.


Canada imposes sanctions on Russian media, journalists and representatives

Canada announced that it had imposed sanctions on Russian media, journalists and representatives for their “complicity in disinformation” accusing Moscow of the war in Ukraine.

Canadian Foreign Minister Melanie Joly said: “The Russian regime’s war is based on lies and deceit.”

“As the number of human rights abuses committed by Russia continues to rise, Canada is cracking down on propaganda that seeks to justify these abuses,” he added.

According to the Canadian Ministry of Foreign Affairs, the sanctions target the television company “Zvezda”, which belongs to the Russian Ministry of Defense, and television presenter Dmitry Viktorovich Guberniev.

The sanctions also targeted Vladimir Mashkov, one of Russia’s main actors and a staunch supporter of President Vladimir Putin and the war in Ukraine.

Since the Russian invasion of Ukraine began on February 24, Canada has imposed sanctions on more than 1,400 individuals and entities located in or originating from Russia, Belarus or Ukraine.


Zelensky urges his forces to take more Russian prisoners after major exchange

Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky on Monday urged his forces to take more prisoners and said he would help free soldiers held by Russia.

Zelensky’s announcements came hours after the sides carried out one of the biggest prisoner exchanges to date, exchanging a total of 218 detainees, including 108 Ukrainian women.

In his evening speech, he said, “I thank everyone who participated in this success, as well as everyone who replenishes our (prisoner) exchange fund, which guarantees the capture of enemies.

“The more Russian prisoners we have, the closer we are to freeing our heroes. This must be remembered by every Ukrainian soldier, every commander on the front lines.”

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Source: EuroNews

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