Shipments from Ukraine. day 273
As Russia’s assault on Ukraine continues and the war rages on, reliable sources of intelligence are vital. Forbes collects information and provides updates on the situation.
By Polina Rasskazova
The European Parliament on Wednesday accepted Russia as a “state sponsor of terrorism”. A total of 494 MEPs voted in favor of the relevant resolution, 58 voted against and 44 abstained. “The Russian Federation’s deliberate attacks and atrocities against the civilian population of Ukraine, the destruction of civilian infrastructure and other serious violations of human rights and international humanitarian law amount to acts of terrorism,” the resolution reads. After the adoption of the resolution, the President of the European Parliament, Roberta Metsola, specified that a pro-Kremlin group launched a sophisticated cyber attack on the European Parliament’s official website.
In response to the European Parliament’s resolution, Russia fired about 70 missiles at targets across Ukraine. The Ukrainian Air Force Command reported that 51 of the 70 Russian cruise missiles and five kamikaze drones were shot down by anti-aircraft batteries. Objects of the energy infrastructure again became the target of Russian missiles. Attacks on civilian infrastructure were also recorded, leaving Ukraine dead and wounded. Emergency power cuts occurred in all regions of Ukraine.
Kyiv. According to that Mayor of Kyiv Vitali Klitschko, Russian missiles hit one of the capital’s infrastructure facilities. Three people died, including a 17-year-old girl. Eleven residents of the capital were injured. Currently 80% of the city is without electricity and water.
Kyiv region. In the city of Vyshhorod, 4 people died when a Russian missile hit a high-rise apartment building. According to the head of the Kyiv regional military administration Oleksiy Kuleba, 27 people were injured, including 4 children. Kuleba reported a total of 35 casualties as a result of today’s attack in the region. Power engineers are on site to restore power.
Vilnyansk, Zaporizhia region. At night, The Russian army destroyed the maternity ward of a local hospital using S-300 missiles. To According to Deputy Head of the Office of the President of Ukraine Kyrylo Tymoshenko, a boy born two days ago died in the attack and the mother was injured but survived. Medical personnel were injured, the bathing hospital building was damaged, as were surrounding houses.
Kupyansk, Kharkiv region. At around 7:40 a.m., Russian troops shelled the city of Kupiansk. A 9-storey apartment building and a polyclinic building were damaged. “Two people died – a 55-year-old woman and a 68-year-old man. One man was hospitalized, one received immediate treatment,” said Oleh Synyehubov, the head of the Kharkiv regional state administration. He also mentioned that during the day Russian troops shelled the front lines of the Kharkiv region.
Mass power outages began in Moldova on November 23 as a result of Russian missile attacks on Ukraine. announced the Minister of Infrastructure and Regional Development of the Republic of Moldova Andrei Spînu. “As a result of the Russian attacks, our technically common power grid caused a frequency hop, causing Moldova to lose its connection to the European power grid, from which the country gets part of its electricity,” Ukrainian energy experts said.