A wave of Russian bombings? The Ukrainian military expects further attacks this week, Southern Command spokeswoman Natalia Goumenyuk announced on Monday (November 28th). She specifies that a Russian ship carrying missiles appeared in the Black Sea. Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky warned in a video speech on Sunday evening that “the week that is starting can be as difficult as last week”, marked by Russian bombings that caused massive power outages and water cuts, as winter temperatures set in. Follow our live.
The mayor of kyiv evokes a possible evacuation of inhabitants. “It would be a gross mistake not to prepare for all scenarios, including the worst. But there will be no complete evacuation,” assured Vitalii Klitschko, in an interview with RBK-Ukraine (link in Russian). “It may be partial, but we cannot speak of evacuation. It is a temporary movement of people of certain categories to the suburbs.”
Electricity partially restored in Kherson, according to the governor. 17% of households have power again in Kherson, according to Governor Yaroslav Yanushevich, cited by the Kyiv Independent (in English) on Twitter. Since the recovery of this symbolic city by the Ukrainian forces, on November 11, the inhabitants have been waiting impatiently for the return of electricity to resume their activities.
The Zaporijjia power plant soon to be freed? The president of the state-owned nuclear energy company, Petro Kotin, told Reuters he had spotted “signs” that the Russian forces are preparing to leave the nuclear power station which they have occupied since the first weeks of the conflict. However, he assures us that he is “too early” to talk about leaving.
Singer Bono defends Ukraine against “fascism”. “We can’t leave Volodymyr Zelensky” et “freedom lose”launched the leader of the U2 group on Monday morning on France Inter. “We are in a world where fascism is back in fashion” in some countries, he continued, citing China and Russia. Bono had met Volodymyr Zelensky, the Ukrainian president, last spring.