What are world leaders saying about Russia and Ukraine at G20?
As Russia and Ukraine trade blame at the Bali summit, other world leaders at the summit call for unity.As the two-day summit opened on Tuesday, Indonesia, the host nation, made a plea for unity despite rifts within the G20 – which includes Russia – over the conflict.
Ukraine was largely deprived of electricity and water Thursday, the day after Russian strikes which targeted the energy infrastructure. © supplied by Franceinfo
while Ukraine suffered from a lack of electricity and water Thursday, November 24, at least four people died in a Russian bombardment in Kherson. Franceinfo takes stock of the main facts to remember from the day on the War Front in Ukraine .
Ukraine deprived of electricity
Ukraine, in particular its capital kyiv, was greatly deprived of electricity and water Thursday, the day after new massive Russian strikes which specifically targeted the energy infrastructure.
Australian Mining billionaire 'Twiggy' Forrest invests $740m in Ukraine: Volodymyr Zelensky
Mining magnate Andrew Forrest will help Ukraine to rebuild its economy with green infrastructure through a new $US500 million ($A743 million) investment. The Australian billionaire has committed seed funding for the Ukraine Green Growth Initiative through his private investment group Tattarang.He announced the investment alongside Ukraine President Volodymyr Zelensky on Thursday at the New Economy Forum in Singapore.
A kyiv, struck by an icy rain that fell on snow and temperatures close to zero, around 70% of the population remained deprived of electricity, while the water supply was restored, according to the town hall. For its part, the Russian Defense Ministry said that the Russian bombing had not targeted the capital, accusing the Ukrainian anti -aircraft defense of having been responsible for damage to kyiv.
at least four dead in a Russian bombing on Kherson
at least four people were killed and ten injured in a Russian bombardment in the city of Kherson , in the south of Ukraine, hence the troops of Moscow are withdrawn two weeks ago, the governor announced.
"The Russian invaders opened fire in a residential area using multiple rocket launchers. A large building caught fire," Ianouchevitch, head of Kherson military administration said on Telegram Iarovslav Ianouchevitch. .
Moscow has distributed 80,000 Russian passports since "annexations"
Russia has announced that it has distributed Russian passports to more than 80,000 inhabitants of four Ukraine areas that it claims to have attached to its territory, annexations not recognized by the international community.
"Since the four regions were added to the Russian Federation, and in accordance with the law, more than 80,000 people have received a passport as citizens of the Russian Federation," said the Russian Ministry of the Interior, quoted by local press agencies.
Ex-NATO chief says Russian army disorganised, using old weapons .
Al Jazeera interviews Anders Fogh Rasmussen, NATO’s chief from 2009 until 2014, when Russia annexed Crimea.Earlier this week, at a NATO meeting in Bucharest, Romania, the alliance’s chief Jens Stoltenberg accused Russia of using “winter as a weapon of war”.