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07  décembre     19h50
Is Ukraine to fight on without US support
   The Economist recently published an extensive article saying that the West must finally wake up, because if it doesn’t, Putin will win.
Russian court extends Girkin’s arrest for six months
   A Russian court has extended the arrest of Russian terrorist Igor Girkin Strelkov for another six months, Moscow General Jurisdiction Courts Telegram channel reported on Dec. .
Georgia’s Zurabishvili may resign in 2024 — ruling party chair
   Pro Ukrainian Georgian President Salome Zurabishvili may be removed from office in , Irakli Kobakhidze, the leader of the ruling pro Russian Georgian Dream political party, said on Dec. .
Court keeps suspected traitor Dubinsky in custody
   The Kyiv Court of Appeals has upheld pre trial detention of Ukrainian MP Oleksandr Dubinsky on charges of high treason, dismissing an appeal from his defense team, public broadcaster Suspilne reported on Dec. .
Explosion in Russia’s Ryazan Oblast kills Rosgvardia soldier, injures two
   One Rosgvardia Russian National Guard soldier has been confirmed dead and two other injured after an explosion at a military training range in Ryazan Oblast, Russia’s Investigative Committee IC reported via Telegram on Dec. .
Lithuania to investigate possession of Lithuanian citizenship by relatives of Russian oligarch Abramovich
   Lithuania has established a commission to assess the circumstances surrounding the granting of Lithuanian citizenship to relatives of nbsp;Russian oligarch nbsp;Roman Abramovich during the period from to , the Lithuanian publication LRT reported on Dec. .
Tensions between Zelenskyy and Zaluzhnyi reflected in strained communication, says MP
   President Volodymyr Zelenskyy and Commander in Chief of the Armed Forces of Ukraine Valerii Zaluzhnyi communicate only at meetings of the General Staff, and their interactions are formal and tense, Serhii Rakhmanin, a member of the parliamentary Committee on National Security, Defense, and...
Russian Central Election Committee to consider possibility of holding presidential elections in Ukraine’s occupied territories
   The Russian Central Election Commission is contemplating holding presidential elections in Ukraine’s occupied territories, requiring consultations with the Russian Ministry of Defense, the FSB, and local occupation officials, Russian Central Election Committee Ella Panfilova said on Dec. .
It will take 55 years to return Ukrainian children from Russia warns ombudsman
   It will take years to repatriate all the children that Russia has kidnapped at the current pace of one a day, Ukraine’s human rights ombudsman Dmytro Lubinets warned at international human rights conference Freedom or Fear in Kyiv on Dec. .
MP Kostenko criticizes SBU role in denying border permit for former president Poroshenko
   MP Roman Kostenko, who serves as the secretary of the parliamentary National Security and Defense Council NSDC , has criticized Ukraine x ;s SBU security services x ; involvement in denying a border exit permit for former Ukrainian president Petro Poroshenko...
Pro-Russian politician heads anti-Ukrainian organization’s branch in Serbia, journalists reveal
   A branch of the Russian civic organization x C;Drugaia Ukraina x D; Another Ukraine , established by former Ukrainian MP Viktor Medvedchuk, has been registered in Serbia and is now led by a pro Russian politician, according to a report published on Dec. by investigative journalism outlet...
U.S. Sundance Festival to feature two Ukraine-centric films
   Two nbsp;Ukraine centric nbsp;documentaries, nbsp;Porcelain War nbsp;and nbsp;Tendaberry, are set to grace the screens at the prestigious Sundance nbsp;Film Festival nbsp;in the United States nbsp;in .
Ukraine and U.S. forge strategic partnership for joint arms production
   Ukraine and the United States have signed a memorandum of understanding on the joint production of military equipment and the exchange of technical data at the Defense Industrial Base Conference in Washington, DC, Ukrainian Defense Minister Rustem Umerov announced on Facebook on Dec. .
Kazakhstan’s President faces ridicule over soccer stunt – video
   Kazakhstan x ;s local propagandists xA ;have gone xA ;overboard in trying to impress their president, Kassym Jomart Tokayev, ultimately portraying him in a not so flattering light.
Oschadbank rolls out armored mobile branches for service in frontline territories
   The state owned Oschadbank has unveiled an initiative to deliver financial services in frontline territories using state of the art armored vans equipped as mobile bank branches, the bank said in a press release on Dec. .
Ukraine witnesses 90% decline in aid from partners
   The dynamics of support for Ukraine have slowed, with a nearly decline recorded in aid from partners during the period from August to October x ; compared to the same period last year, according to a study by the Kiel Institute for the World Economy on...
Anti-corruption agency to soon reopen public access to asset declaration register
   Public access to the asset declaration register x ; a database containing declarations of assets owned by government officials and key anti corruption measure x ; will soon be reopened, the National Agency on Corruption Prevention NAZK announced on Dec...
Ukrainians celebrate elimination of Kyva
   Ukraine x ;s SBU security Service assassinated Illia Kyva, a former MP from the now banned pro Kremlin party Opposition Platform For Life party, previously convicted for high treason, on Dec., according to our sources.
Washington setbacks, Kyva shot dead, changes at the ESB
   Your slice of the headlines in Ukraine. Daily. Thursday, December, . xA ;
National Bank accepts dollar exchange rate jumps
   The National Bank of Ukraine NBU has recognized the inevitability of fluctuations in the dollar exchange rate as the market adjusts to a new exchange rate regime, NBU deputy chief Serhiy Nikolaychuk said in an opinion for Ukrainian economic news outlet Economichna Pravda on Dec. .
UK’s Cameron urges focus on Ukraine despite unfolding events in Middle East
   Ukraine’s partners should concentrate on aiding the country’s fight against Russian aggression, despite ongoing conflict in Israel, argued UK Foreign Secretary David Cameron in an interview with Sky News on Dec. . nbsp;
HUR predicts uptick in Russian disinfo operations against Ukraine by year’s end
   Russia has already launched a disinformation campaign against Ukraine and its military and political leaders, with the active phase of the operation expected to culminate by the end of the year, Ukrainian military intelligence spokesperson Andriy Yusov said on national television on Dec. .
Entrepreneurs urge Ukraine’s Parliament to review bill on smuggling criminalization
   The Ukrainian business community, represented by the European Business Association EBA , is urging the Verkhovna Rada, Ukraine x ;s parliament, to reassess proposed amendments to the country x ;s laws criminalizing smuggling, the EBA said in a press release on Dec. .
Presidential representative MP explains his sudden dismissal from the post
   MP Fedir Venislavsky was dismissed from the post of presidential representative in parliament due to his busy schedule, the MP explained in a comment to NV on Dec. .
SBU detains traitor who facilitated Russian invaders’ escape from Kherson
   A year old Kherson resident who collaborated with the enemy when the city was under Russian occupation and helped the invaders escape during the Ukrainian counter offensive last year has been detained, Ukraine x ;s SBU security service reported on Telegram on Dec. .
Ukraine gears up for harsh winter ahead, facing security and energy concerns
   Ukraine has yet to face the most challenging part of winter , Ukrainian military intelligence spokesperson Andriy Yusov warned on national television on Dec. .
Eight brands transform Ukrainian headscarves into stylish accessories for everyday wear
   On Dec., the world commemorates the Day of the Ukrainian Headscarf. NV Life explores Ukrainian brands that transform these headscarves into accessories for chic everyday wear.
Irresistible Ivano-Frankivsk salad for festive New Year tables
   Every season, a unique array of vegetables becomes available, offering the perfect ingredients to craft the most delicious salads. As an alternative to the Soviet era dish of Olivier salad, renowned Ukrainian food blogger Eduard Nasyrov recently shared a budget friendly recipe for Ivano Frankivsk...
U.S. Senate blocks aid bill for Ukraine, sparks concerns over trust in NATO
   The U.S. Senate voted against a crucial aid bill for Ukraine and Israel on Dec., prompting Democratic Senator Mark Warner to express deep disappointment and concern about the impact on America x ;s global standing.
x201C;Surrender for your own safety” advises Ukrainian intelligence to traitors
   All collaborators, traitors, and war criminals should surrender to Ukrainian justice for their own safety, Andriy Yusov, a spokesperson for Ukrainian military intelligence, said during on national television on Dec. .
New details emerge about assassination of traitor ex-MP Kyva in Russia
   Two shots were fired, one to the chest and another to the head x ; in the assassination of Illia Kyva, an ex MP from the banned pro Russian Opposition Platform For Life party and alleged traitor, the pro Russian Telegram channel Mash reported on Dec. .
IMF board to deliberate on Ukraine’s Extended Fund Facility Program
   The Board of Directors of the International Monetary Fund IMF is set to convene on Dec. to discuss the second review of Ukraine x ;s Extended Fund Facility EFF program, with the potential disbursement of the third tranche amounting to SDR million approximately million at the...
U.S. provides technology for FrankenSAM Air Defense Systems to boost Ukraine’s military capabilities
   The U.S. Defense Department, in collaboration with industry partners, has supplied Ukraine with technologies for the production of FrankenSAM hybrid air defense system components, the White House stated in a press release on Dec. .
Traitors will be hunted down even in Russia warns Presidential Office
   The elimination of traitors hiding in Russia will become increasingly common, Ukrainian presidential advisor Mykhailo Podolyak said on national television on Dec., commenting on the death of Illia Kyva, an ex MP from the banned pro Russian Opposition Platform For Life party.
Japan is ready to provide 4.5 billion for the reconstruction of Ukraine
   Japan is ready to provide . billion for the recovery of Ukraine, Japanese Prime Minister Fumio Kishida announced during an online G meeting on Dec. .
Another Russian drone attack on Ukraine: one civilian killed in Odesa Oblast
   One civilian was killed in a Russian drone attack on Odesa Oblast during the night leading into Dec., the Ukrainian Air Force reported on Telegram.
Latvian president warns West about serious consequences if support for Ukraine falls
   The West must continue to support Ukraine, otherwise even more serious problems may arise in the future, Latvian President Edgars Rink x ;vi x D;s said at a press conference in Riga on Dec., according to Latvian news outlet Delft.
U.S. invested around 27 billion to produce critical capabilities for Ukraine
   The United States has already invested around billion in contracts to produce critical capabilities for Ukraine, including life saving air defense systems, ammunition, tactical vehicles, and other equipment, U.S. Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin said at the Ukraine Defense Industrial Base...
x2018;If you think the price is high now’ – Kirby outlines price U.S. will pay if Ukraine loses war
   x C;America will not only spend money, but also shed its own blood, x D; if the U.S. doesn’t assist Ukraine in its war against Russia and Russia prevails, said National Security spokesperson John Kirby during a briefing.
Ukraine gives weapons wish list to USA in time for the holidays
   Just in time for the holidays, Ukraine x ;s Defense Ministry laid out its armaments wish list for in a closed door meeting in Washington on Dec., Reuters reports.