The Ministry of Defense of Ukraine has assessed the missile potential of the Russian Federation – DW – 11/22/2022

On the 272nd day Russian large-scale 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 will continue to monitor developments on Tuesday, November 22 (Moscow time).


Governor of the Belgorod region Vyacheslav Gladkov announced three deaths as a result of the war of the Russian Federation against Ukraine. “A civilian was killed during the shelling of Shebekino. She suffered a head wound when she was thrown back by an explosive wave,” he wrote in Telegram. According to him, two more people died in the village of Staroselye, Krasnoyaruzhsky district. “A married couple was blown up by ammunition of an unknown type. All necessary investigative measures are being taken, including to find out how this family ended up in the village. I remind you that since October 27, emergency mode“, – Gladkov continued. He urged the inhabitants of the region not to come to the settlements where the state of emergency was introduced without permission from the authorities.

The Ministry of Defense of Ukraine estimated the missile potential of the Russian Federation


Defense Minister of Ukraine Oleksiy Reznikov published information on Twitter about the number of missiles still in service with the Russian armed forces. In particular, he claims that the Russians currently have only 119 Iskander missiles (13 percent of the original number), but at the same time 87 percent of the original number of S-300 missiles – 6980 units remain.

In turn, the edition “Ukrainian Truth” citing senior sources in the power bloc, she wrote that afterwards massive rocket attack on Ukraine on November 15, Russia’s missile potential will be sufficient for no more than more such attacks. At the same time, the Ukrainian air defense forces manage to shoot down about 70% of the missiles and Iranian kamikaze drones, while Russia needs 14-16 months to recover the missile stockpile, it goes on to say.


Ukraine has received a new tranche of macro-financial assistance from the European Union amounting to EUR 2.5 billion. Finance Minister Sergei Marchenko. The total amount of macrofinancial EU assistance Ukraine has reached EUR 6.7 billion since February 24, he pointed out Twitter. In turn, Prime Minister Denys Shmygal wrote Twitterthat “the EU stands side by side with Ukraine to victory”, and that its help was “another powerful step of solidarity”.


Germany must be ready for further escalation of the situation in Ukraine, he said German Chancellor Olaf Scholz (Olaf Scholz), speaking in Berlin at an economic conference organized by the newspaper Süddeutsche Zeitung. He said that the result of the lesson on the need to build up the defense potential of the German armed forces was the creation of a 100 billion euros defense fund. In addition, Scholz expressed confidence that Germany would no longer decay economically dependence on Russiaand called on the German business community for more diverse cooperation with international partners.

Employees are being held in Kherson


Kherson Regional Prosecutor’s Office reported the arrest Cherson former employee of Northern Correctional Colony No. 90. “According to the investigation, during the occupation of the city, the accused agreed to cooperate with representatives of the aggressor country and voluntarily assumed the position of the so-called “head of the security department of the pre-trial detention center of Kherson” in the pseudo-law enforcement agency created by the occupying authorities “Department of the Kherson Region Penitentiary Service”, – mentioned in pronunciation. According to this information, the suspect demanded that the employees of the institution leave the place of duty and leave the keys in the direct access of the prisoners, which “lead to their mass exodus”. “For those committed, the accused risks a sentence of 15 years in prison or life imprisonment with confiscation of property,” the agency said.


Security Service of Ukraine (SBU) reported the arrest Cherson employee who “turned off votes” for the annexation of the region to Russia. A representative of the “election commission” set up by the occupation administration to hold the so-called “referendum” “passed by the apartments of high-rise buildings in one of the microdistricts of the city and urged the people to come before the Kremlin project”, and in case of disagreement, threatened with physical violence and enlisted the help of armed Russians waiting at the entrances, the department said. “The detainee turned out to be a local resident who, at the beginning of a large-scale invasion, supported and began to cooperate with the invaders. For this he was appointed to a position with a monetary allowance at the expense of the aggressor. ”, says the statement. The court opted for a measure of restraint in the form of arrest for him, he will face a prison sentence of up to 10 years, the SBU reported.


According to Chairman of the Nikolaev Regional Military Administration Vitaly Kim, for the complete relief of the Nikolaev region, three more settlements on the Kinburn Spit must be liberated. “We have three settlements left on the Kinburn Spit so we can legally get out of the state of a warring region,” he said in a statement. Telegram. The day before, the head of the Joint Coordinating Press Center of the Armed Forces of the South of Ukraine, Natalya Gumenyuk, said that a military operation on the Kinburn Spit continued in silence, while a storm in the sea contributed to the liberation of this territory .


Head of the international human rights group “Agora” Pavel Chikov announced the first trial in absentia criminal case of military counterfeits. “In Kirov, the criminal case of the conductor Prokhor Protasov has been sent to court. He will be tried in absentia, the musician lives in the USA. Protasov is accused of dissemination of false information in the armed forces of the Russian Federation motivated by political hatred,” he wrote Telegram and added that the penalty under this article is a maximum of 10 years in prison. Chikov also noted that “a third of all those accused under the military forgeries article are outside Russia”, while citing the writer Dmitry Glukhovskyjournalists Alexandra NevzorovaMichael Nucky, Andrey Soldatov and blogger Veronica Belotserkovsky.

Zaporozhye authorities: Russian forces attacked humanitarian aid distribution point


The Russians fired at the point of delivery of humanitarian aid the city of Orekhov in the Zaporozhye regionmentioned in Telegram Chairman of the Zaporozhye OVA Oleksandr Starukh. “As a result of a direct hit at the point of humanitarian aid delivery on the school grounds, a social worker was killed, two more women were injured,” he wrote. Even more casualties were avoided thanks to the good organization of the work to deliver aid, when queues are not created and equipped shelters are nearby, he added.

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