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Shipments from Ukraine. day 272

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

Ukrainian Defense Minister Oleksii Reznikov released Data on the use of missiles by the Russian army in its war against Ukraine. Most Russian missiles fired over Ukraine were S-300, Iskander and Kalibr. In all, the Russians fired 1,020 S-300 missiles, 829 Iskander ballistic missiles and 123 3M-55 Onyx anti-ship missiles. “Four enemies of the Russian missile arsenal: brilliant Ukrainian air defense forces; inept Russian missile troops; sanctions; Time. Let’s demilitarize the terror state to live in peace!” Reznikov wrote on his Twitter page.

US Ambassador for Global Criminal Justice Beth Van Schaack said There is mounting evidence of this [Russian] Aggression was accompanied by systematic war crimes committed in all regions where Russian forces were stationed. She mentioned deliberate, indiscriminate and disproportionate attacks on the civilian population and parts of Ukraine’s civilian infrastructure, as well as ill-treatment of civilians and prisoners of war and efforts to cover up these crimes. “The Prosecutor General’s Office of Ukraine has already identified thousands of incidents that could constitute war crimes. And all of this is happening without knowing what is happening in areas that are still under Russian control,” Van Schaack said during a conference call with journalists on November 21,” she added.

Russian troops shelled the delivery point for humanitarian aid in the city of Orikhiv, Zaporizhia region. A direct hit at the delivery point killed a social worker and injured two women. “The number of victims could have been much higher, but this was prevented thanks to the proper organization of relief work, avoidance of queues and crowds, and the presence of equipped shelters nearby,” reported Oleksandr Starukh, governor of the Zaporizhia region.

US Ambassador to Ukraine Bridget Brink met with President of Ukrainian energy company Energoatom Petro Kotin. According to the Energoatom press center, during the meeting the parties discussed issues of bilateral cooperation in the nuclear industry, the situation at the temporarily occupied Zaporizhia nuclear power plant and the consequences of the shelling of energy infrastructure. feces and brink stressed the importance of speeding up the company’s socialization, adopting and quickly implementing the relevant Law of Ukraine on the National Nuclear Power Generation Company of Joint Stock Company – Energoatom.

November 21, day 271.

The NATO Parliamentary Assembly has recognized the Russian Federation as a terrorist state. said Ukraine’s Permanent Representative to the NATO PA Yehor Chernev. “All 30 NATO countries supported our delegation’s proposals. Such a tribunal will make it possible to try not only the direct perpetrators of war crimes, but also the senior leadership of the Russian Federation,” Chernev said. He explained that the Ukrainian position on the creation of the tribunal, the payment of reparations and the recognition of Russia as a terrorist state is gradually gaining support at the highest international geopolitical levels.

In Kherson, prosecutors discovered another Russian torture chamber complex housed in four buildings. According to the investigation, during the occupation of Kherson, the Russian military and representatives of the special services of the Russian Federation set up pseudo-law enforcement agencies in the seized buildings of the Kherson detention center. Various methods of torture, physical and psychological violence were used in the cells and basements of these buildings. During the search, experts found equipment and objects that the occupiers used to torture local residents: electric cables, a light bulb, investigators found bullets in the walls, handcuffs and other things.

In the 270 days of Russia’s full-scale invasion attempt in Ukraine, Russia used more than 4,700 missiles against Ukraine. President Volodymyr Zelenskyj reported to the International Organization of Francophonie. “Hundreds of our cities are simply being burned down. Thousands of people died. Hundreds of thousands were forcibly deported to Russia. Millions left Ukraine and fled to other countries to escape the war,” he said. Zelenskyy also stressed the peace formula, which he believes will stop Russian aggression. “Each of these points are concrete decisions about what needs to be done for safety. Russian aggression will not simply end – stability and predictability will be restored to everyone around the world. That is why our peace formula is a peace formula for the world,” added the President.

Russian troops shelled civilian infrastructure in Cherson. According to the Deputy Head of the President’s Office Kyrylo Tymoshenko, as a result of the attack on Kherson, one person died and four were injured. As a result of another attack on one of the city’s districts, Tymoshenko reported that a projectile hit an apartment. The number of victims is determined. “In addition, during the shelling of the village of Antonivka, a woman was injured and taken to the Kherson regional hospital,” Tymoshenko added.

Russian troops terrorize civilians in the temporarily occupied town of Melitopol. According to Melitopol Mayor Ivan Fedorov, residents of the city have been held in torture chambers for months, some since the occupation began. “In recent months, the Russians have brought mobilized people to the place where our residents are being held captive so they can practice beating civilians on the captive residents,” Fedorov reported. According to the report of citizens of Melitopol who managed to escape to the controlled territory of Ukraine, the Russians used electric shocks to torture Ukrainians.

Kharkiv region. A Russian S-300 missile hit a two-story apartment building in the Kupyansk district last night. Oleh Synyehubov, the head of the Kharkiv regional state administration, reported the death of a 38-year-old woman and at least two injured. Rescuers are still sorting through the rubble. “In addition, the Russian occupiers fired mortars and artillery at the settlement areas in the Kupyansk, Kharkiv and Chuhuiv districts,” noted Synyehubov.


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