December 4, 2022

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Putin: “The risk of conflict in the world remains very high” – the world

“The potential for conflict in the world as a whole, as well as at the regional level, remains very high. New risks and challenges to collective security are emerging, mainly due to the aggravation of the global geopolitical confrontation.” This was stated by Russian President Vladimir Putin at a meeting of the Council of Heads of Security and Special Services of the CIS Countries. TASS reports.

Ukraine has become an instrument of US foreign policy and has practically lost its sovereignty.” Russian President Vladimir Putin has signed a decree extending restrictions on trade on certain types of products and raw materials with the so-called hostile countries until December 31. This is reported by RIA Novosti.

Russian President Vladimir Putin monitored exercises of Russia’s “strategic deterrence forces”: “Practical launches of ballistic and cruise missiles” and “aircraft” were carried out, the Russian state news agency RIA Novosti reported. Tu-95M missiles were used for air launches. Launching cruise missiles.

“Vladimir Putin loses on the ground and retaliates with attacks on civilians and nuclear rhetoric.” Russia “does not use false pretexts for escalation. It will not intimidate NATO in its support” of Ukraine. “NATO will defend all allies.” This was stated by the Secretary General of the Atlantic Alliance, Jens Stoltenberg, when he received the Prime Minister of Romania, Nicolae Siuka, in Brussels.

“There is no peace without justice, and in this case justice lies in the sovereignty of Ukraine. Here it is about protecting the freedom of a people who cannot be trampled on by violence.” he said that Foreign Minister Antonio Tajani He spoke at the International Congress of the 50th Anniversary of AVSI in Maxxi in Rome.

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According to Kyiv, 11 civilians were killed and 14 others injured in Ukraine in the past 24 hours due to the Russian attacks.

“More than 70,000” civilians left their homes “in one week” in the Kherson region of southern Ukraine after the pro-Russian occupation authorities began evacuating their homes on October 19. The pro-Russian authorities announced that day. “I am sure that within a week since the crossing, more than 70 thousand (people) left” from the right bank of the Dnipro River to the left bank, far from the front, said Vladimir Saldo, head of the Russian Occupation Department. Krym 24 TV channel.

Meanwhile, late yesterday evening, The Russians attacked Dnipro, a city in eastern Ukraine, killing at least 2 and 3 wounded. There were reports on social media of explosions and fires, which were later confirmed. Ukraine’s Yunnan news agency quoted the president’s office as saying that “Russian terrorists fired their missiles at the city.”

If Russia hires a ‘dirty bomb’ Or any other type of nuclear weapon in Ukraine, “there will be consequences,” Pentagon spokesman Pat Ryder said at a press briefing. He added that these consequences were communicated to Moscow at various levels, stressing that Russian allegations that Kyiv is a “dirty bomb” are blatantly false.

Ukraine has received expectations from the United States in recent days NASAMS surface-to-air missile systems, which will be deployed by Kyiv to counter attacks from helicopters, cruise missiles, but above all Iranian-made killer UAVs – 136 kamikaze used by Russian forces. In an interview with CNBC, Greg Hayes — CEO of Raytheon Technologies Group that makes NASAMS aerospace and defense — said the group has delivered two of these systems to the Pentagon, adding that they are now installed in Ukraine.

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Meanwhile, Russia will recruit Afghan commandos to fight in UkraineForeign Policy: Books that cite Afghan military and security sources. Former members of the Afghan National Army’s elite corps have reported that they have received offers to join the Russian army and fight in Ukraine, according to Foreign Policy. The same sources suggest that the US-trained Light Infantry Force, which has fought alongside US Special Forces and other allies for nearly 20 years, could make a difference on the Ukrainian battlefield. In all, between 20,000 and 30,000 volunteer soldiers from the Afghan Elite Corps were abandoned when the United States left Afghanistan for the Taliban in August 2021, the magazine reports: Only a few hundred senior officers were evacuated when the republic collapsed and thousands of soldiers fled to the countries Neighboring.