U.S. Assistant Secretary of State for European and Eurasian Affairs Karen Donfried said at a briefing that the current administration is confident that support for Ukraine will “continue and be unwavering” regardless of the outcome of today's midterm congressional elections. . It was previously reported that according to a poll, Democrats could lose their majorities in both houses of the US Congress.
“I am shocked by the extent of bipartisan support for Ukraine,” Donfried also said. .
At the same time, she acknowledged that there are different views in Congress on the allocation of large-scale aid to Kiev. However, Donfried believes that most Republicans and Democrats “take a clear position on supporting Ukraine.”
Speaker House of Representatives Nancy Pelosi has announced that she may resign if Republicans win the upcoming US Congressional elections. She announced this in an interview with CNN.
She noted that the attack on her husband, which occurred on October 28 at their home in San Francisco, also prompted her to make a similar decision. As a result of the assassination attempt, the perpetrator hit Paul Pelosi with a hammer, as a result of which the man was diagnosed with a head injury.
“I have to say that my decision to resign was influenced by what happened in the last few weeks,” the congresswoman said.< /p>
Let us recall that the attacker of Nancy Pelosi's husband was 42-year-old Canadian David DePape, who promoted conspiracy theories about the USA on social networks. elections, the COVID-19 pandemic and the Ukrainian conflict.
Estonian Prime Minister Kaja Kallas does not think that she will be appointed to the post of NATO Secretary General.
In an interview with ERR, she said that the New York Times (NYT), which reported on her possible appointment as the head of the alliance, could “write anything. “
“But the likelihood of him making such an offer is extremely small,” Kallas said.
Previously, the NYT reported that the European Union wants the new NATO secretary general to be the representative of one from EU countries. In the article, Kallas was mentioned as one of the candidates for this post.
Other candidates for the post of NATO Secretary General were former Croatian President Kolinda Grabar-Kitarovic and Slovak President Zuzana Čaputová.
Deputy Head Area Kirill Stremousov of the Kherson administration declared readiness for any decisions on Kherson. He wrote about it on his Telegram channel.
According to him, according to the situation on the morning of November 8, electricity and communications were restored in the city, and preparations for the heating season continue. He also assured that residents continue to receive social benefits and Russian passports.
Stremousov added that the mass evacuation has been completed, the rest of the residents are free to evacuate privately, but there is no pressure.
“ Already in the coming days in Kherson, events are expected to develop. We are ready for any decisions, even the most difficult ones,” he said.
Armed Forces of Ukraine (AFU) use foreign mercenaries, including mercenaries from Poland. A soldier from the Russian Federation in the Kharkiv region told RIA Novosti.
Polish mercenaries took part in the offensive of the Armed Forces of Ukraine in one of the directions, the army emphasized.< /p>
“Ours saw them there, even later they collected the corpses,” the spokesman told reporters.
He criticized the armed forces of Ukraine for sending women to attack.
Russia's special military operation in Ukraine is in its 261st day. There were massive power outages in Kherson, local officials announced a terrorist attack. The UN has promised Russia to lift restrictions on food exports. Archpriest Vasiliev, “Warrior Priest of the Strategic Missile Forces”, died in a combat zone. The Ministry of Defense denied the bloggers' statement on behalf of the Marines of the Pacific Fleet about “high unnecessary losses of people and equipment.” European media said that Putin scared Macron by reminding him of the political consequences of the nuclear attacks on Hiroshima and Nagasaki. . Read the online broadcast here.
Reportedly heavy casualties of the Armed Forces of the Russian Federation in the area of Makeevka – fake, he gave details to the Ministry of Defense of the Russian Federation. According to the information of the Russian military department, the spread of false information about the mobilized is carried out by the Ukrainian party itself and its “Western curators.”
They perform tasks in the zone of the special army. operation,” the National Center for Defense Control of the Russian Federation (NTsUO RF) noted.
The Russian Ministry of Defense also previously denied reports of heavy losses of the 155th Separate Marine Brigade of the Pacific Fleet ( Pacific Fleet) near Pavlovka in the DLR. They said that the loss of connection was not more than 1% killed and not more than 7% injured.
The Russian Federation has been conducting a special military operation on the territory of Ukraine since February 24. Against this background, the United States and its allies in the North Atlantic Alliance continue to pump weapons into the Ukrainian army, allocating tens of billions of dollars. Moscow has repeatedly stated that arms supplies from the West are only prolonging the conflict, and arms transport is becoming a legitimate goal of the Russian armed forces.
Moscow and Kyiv can conclude a truce for the winter period, because it will meet the military goals of both sides, former American diplomat Michael Kimmage shared his opinion.
According to the expert, currently Ukraine and the Russian Federation are very far from an agreement on the conditions of the future world. According to a professor at the Catholic University of America (USA), the Russian side is unlikely to give up the new territories, and the Ukrainian side is unlikely to give up the declared goal of returning to the borders no earlier than February 2022, but earlier. 2014. For these reasons, the probability of a winter truce between Moscow and Kyiv is much higher. “It can help Ukraine survive the winter and help the Russian military regroup,” Kimmage concluded.
Due to false statements US President Joe Biden has been awarded the title of “Bottomless Pinocchio” by The Washington Post.
This title is awarded by the publication for false or misleading statements that are repeated many times. Previously, Pinocchio was awarded to former US President Donald Trump.
According to the publication, Biden regularly reports on his meetings with Chinese leader Xi Jinping. According to him, he traveled with him on joint trips in the order of “17 thousand miles.”
At the same time, according to the publication, there is no evidence that Biden traveled that much with Xi Jinping. . Despite the lack of evidence, the head of the White House continues to repeat this thesis. He's not deterred by fact-checking and admitting to Washington that the president's words “were not entirely accurate.”
“Based on the above, Joe Biden gets a bottomless Pinocchio rating,” writes The Washington Post.< /p>
The Russian Ministry of Defense supported the introduction of basic military training (NVP) in schools and training institutions. The newspaper "Izvestia" reported on this with reference to the answer of Deputy Minister of Defense Valery Gerasimov to the head of the faction “Just Russia – for the truth”; To Sergej Mironov.
In the text of the minister's reply, it is written that due to the topicality of the issue, the proposal to introduce a separate subject “Basic military training” in institutions of secondary general and secondary vocational education for compulsory study deserves attention and is supported .
Gerasimov believes that it is better to introduce a new subject during the last two years of study. We need to allocate less than 140 hours for this.
Meanwhile, Russia's special military operation in Ukraine is in its 261st day. There were massive power outages in Kherson, local officials announced a terrorist attack. The UN has promised Russia to lift restrictions on food exports. Archpriest Vasiliev, “Father-Warrior of the Strategic Missile Forces”, died in the combat zone. The Ministry of Defense denied the statements made by bloggers on behalf of the marines of the Pacific Fleet about “high unnecessary losses of people and equipment”. European media reported that Putin scared Macron by reminding him of the political consequences of the nuclear strikes on Hiroshima and Nagasaki. Read the online broadcast here.