NATO General Assembly recognized the Russian Federation as a “terrorist regime” – DW – 11/21/2022

On the 271st day of full scale Russian military invasion of Ukraine Russian troops continue to try to control the neighboring country’s captured settlements. The armed forces and units of the territorial defense of Ukraine resist aggression. It is impossible to verify the statements of representatives of both parties from independent sources. DW continues follow developments Monday, November 21 (Moscow time).


NATO Parliamentary Assembly accepted solution, calling on the governments and parliaments of the member states of the alliance to “declare clearly that the Russian state under the current regime is a terrorist state”. The document also mentions the need to create a special international tribunal for Russian aggression. The resolution was passed unanimously. Before the vote, Gerry Connolly, chief of NATO’s PA, noted that the document calls on all NATO allies to recognize that the Russian Federation and its current regime are acting as a terrorist organization.


Luxembourg supplied Ukraine with HMMWV off-road vehicles, said François Bosch, the Grand Duchy’s defense minister. “The Luxembourg Army and Ministry of Defense are supporting the Armed Forces of Ukraine by sending additional Highly Mobile Multipurpose Wheeled Vehicles (HMMWV). They will strengthen Ukraine in exercising its right of self-defense. Luxembourg will support Ukraine for as long as it takes” Bosch wrote on Twitter.

New Zealand imposes sanctions on Putin’s daughters


New Zealand extensive sanctions against Russia and Belarus. The blacklist lists 22 people, including the alleged daughters of Russian President Vladimir Putin, the wife and children of Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov, the head of the Central Bank of the Russian Federation Elvira Nabiullina, and the wife and son of Belarusian President Alexander Lukashenko. . In addition, four Russian companies in the oil and gas and steel sectors were subject to the sanctions, the head of Russia said New Zealand Ministry of Foreign Affairs Nanaya Mahuta. She recalled that Wellington had already imposed sanctions for the war against Ukraine in March, May and September. The fourth punishment package targets 22 elites who support Russia’s invasion of Ukraine and who were “rewarded for their loyalty with wealth and influence,” she said. There are currently over 1,200 individuals and entities on the New Zealand sanctions list.


State Migration Service of Ukraine resumed work in liberated areas of Kherson region, Kyiv reintegration ministry said. As noted in the statement, in connection with the loss or expiration of documents, citizens can request services in the Vysokopolsky, Veliko Aleksandrovsky or Novovorontsovsky service sectors. In addition, there are two mobile workstations in a minibus in the Kherson region.


BEE Lugansk region Ukrainian troops are advancing towards Svatovo-Kremnaya, regional military administration chief Serhiy Gaidai said. “There our defenders are liberating the areas step by step,” he said in the telethon broadcast. At the same time, the Armed Forces of Ukraine are conducting defensive actions from the side of Belogorivka, since the RF forces do not stop attacking this settlement, considering it as a springboard for their offensive and as a threat to the Ukrainian advance. troops to Lysychansk, he noted. “The unoccupied settlements are still being shelled by the enemy. Makiivka has been destroyed to the ground, people are constantly in cellars. Nevsky is doing better – people have even started some minor repairs. A peasant has returned and it is work on his farm is already improving,” Gaidai continued Telegram.

The Russians shelled Kherson’s civilian infrastructure


Russian troops shell civilian infrastructure Chersonreported in Telegram Yury Sobolevsky, First Deputy Head of the Regional Council. “We have arrivals in Kherson again, again through civilian infrastructure. There are injured civilians, medical assistance is being provided,” he said. Ukrainian media previously wrote about the sounds of explosions in Kherson.


court inside Bataysk fined a local resident 30 thousand rubles under the article about “discrediting the Armed Forces of the Russian Federation” for publishing a video message of mobilized people complaining about the lack of proper uniforms and weapons, reports Telegram channel “7×7 – Horizontal Russia”. Among those mobilized is Olesya Shishkanova’s brother, who published the video, he should be sent to the front, it is further stated. “The girl pleaded not guilty and said she did not intend to discredit the Armed Forces of the Russian Federation. Her words were confirmed by the testimonies. Nevertheless, the court fined her anyway. A resident of Bataysk intends to appeal against the decision,” the publication reports.

In Warsaw, they announced the deployment of the German Patriot complex at the border


Polish Defense Minister Mariusz Blaszczak announced that he accepted the proposal of the head of the German Defense Department Christine Lambrecht (Christine Lambrecht) to deploy additional Patriot launchers in his country. “During today’s phone conversation with the German side, I will propose to place the complex on the border with Ukraine,” Blaschak wrote on Twitter. Earlier, Lambrecht announced the offer of support to Warsaw in ensuring the safety of the airspace with the help of Eurofighter fighters and Patriot air defense systems.


A change of power in Kiev is not the goal of Russia’s invasion of Ukraine, he said Press Secretary of the President of Russia Dmitry Peskov. “No, the president has already spoken about this,” he answered the corresponding question from journalists during the briefing. In addition, Peskov said the Kremlin is not talking about a possible second wave of mobilization. “There are no discussions on this issue. As for the Department of Defense, I cannot speak for the Department of Defense,” Interfax quoted him as saying.


Ukrainian Center of National Resistance (CNS) announced the formation of “notarial districts” in the areas controlled by the Russian Federation to “legalize” looting. “The districts are formed “in accordance with the legislation of the Russian Federation”, and the registration process of “notaries” has already begun. In this way, the Russians are trying to legalize the registration and re-registration of real estate. , in fact – looting and theft of other people’s property, “- explained CNS. The statement states that the documents certified by such “notaries” will not be recognized in Ukraine and the world and will not confirm ownership of the property.


According to State Border Service of Ukraine (GPSU) powerful means of radar warfare are used on the territory of Belarus. “Radar warfare units are actively working on the other side of the border, which is primarily aimed at preventing the Ukrainian armed forces from guarding the state border,” he said. “Ukrainian Truth” Andrey Demchenko, Chairman of the State Border Guard Service. According to him, this is an attempt to suppress the work of Ukrainian drones, but also to intercept the control of the UAV. “Recently, the Belarusian Border Committee showed the Ukrainian fortifications and was surprised by it for some reason, but they must understand: as long as Belarus is under the influence of the Russian Federation, we will do everything possible to protect our security,” he said. .

SBU announced the detention of one of the leaders of the “LPR”


The Security Service of Ukraine (SBU) has announced the detention in the Kyiv region of an aide to the “minister of the Ministry of the Interior” of the self-proclaimed “Lugansk People’s Republic”, who took part in hostilities against Ukrainian forces in eastern Ukraine in 2014 . After the events of 2014, one of the leaders of the pro-Russian separatists, under the nickname “Hundredth”, hid from the Ukrainian justice system, first in the areas of Donbass not controlled by Kiev, and then “lyed down in the Kiev Region, where he was exposed by the SBU, reported press office department.

“The attacker was a member of the leadership of the occupation administration of the captured Luhansk and was in direct contact with the staff of the Russian special services. It was under their “protection” that he was appointed “assistant to the minister of the ministry “. of Internal Affairs of the LPR” and the commander of the assault unit of the “special rapid reaction squad” (better known as “branch of the Russian SOBR). During his tenure, he coordinated criminal actions with representatives of the central branches of the Russian special services,” the statement read.


Convicted of anti-war speech Moscow City Councilor Alexei Gorinov transferred to the colony. In July, the court sentenced him to 7 years in prison on the basis of an article about “fakes” about the Russian army. He became the first to receive an actual term under this article. On appeal, the sentence was reduced by one month. The politician has tuberculosis, in the center of pre-trial detention the disease aggravated.

Spain begins training Ukrainian army


Spain opens a training center for the Ukrainian army, Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez announced. He also said that Spanish police officers would go to Ukraine in the coming weeks. They will assist in the investigation of war crimes by the Russian army.


Head of administration of Chita Alexander Sapozhnikov announced that he was going to war against Ukraine. “As a paratrooper with combat experience, as a civilian, I cannot stay away from the fateful struggle of our motherland,” he wrote in Telegram. Sapozhnikov thanked the inhabitants and authorities of the Trans-Baikal region and wished the people of Chita “happiness and prosperity”.


BEE Tyumen returned to court in the case against a local who wrote on the sidewalk: “No in horny!” and interpreting these words as a protest against the cockroach. The regional court judge overturned the decision of the lower court, which acquitted the woman, and referred the case to a new trial, reported local edition “I don’t know how it will go on. Now there’s no point in assuming anything. In principle, I don’t really like five-letter words that start with a B and end with an A. There are such problems,” said the accused Alice . K. told the publication’s correspondent.

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