Russia says that co-existence is just not attainable with the present ‘regime’ in Ukraine
Russia can’t facet with the present Ukrainian “regime” and resist the may of the NATO navy alliance so long as Moscow wants to attain its targets, a senior diplomat at Russia’s overseas ministry stated. on Tuesday.
“The present regime is totally poisonous, we do not see any choices for going with it for the time being,” Russian Ambassador-at-Giant Rodion Miroshnik advised reporters in Moscow.
Folks stroll previous the headquarters of the Russian International Ministry in Moscow on April 5, 2022. relationship.
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Miroshnik stated that Ukraine is committing crimes in opposition to civilians and that NATO is supplying unlawful weapons to Ukraine however that the West will finally lose curiosity in Ukraine.
“We are able to resist NATO as a lot as we have to as a way to fulfill the duties formulated by the president,” Miroshnik stated.
The Kremlin referred to as the 2014 revolution in Ukraine a foreign-sponsored coup
The Kremlin has described Ukraine’s 2014 revolution, which Kyiv celebrated on Tuesday, as a foreign-sponsored coup.
November 21 marked the start of pro-European mass protests in Ukraine in 2013 that led to the “Maidan” revolution in February 2014 and the ouster of pro-Russian Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovich.
Anti-government protesters guard the perimeter of Independence Sq., often called the Maidan, on February 19, 2014, in Kyiv, Ukraine.
As Ukraine marked what is named “Dignity and Freedom Day,” commemorating the rebellion, Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov stated the Maidan revolution was the results of overseas interference.
“The truth that it’s sponsored from overseas is acknowledged, instantly and not directly, by representatives of overseas international locations. That isn’t a secret to anybody,” stated Peskov.
“We name it “Maidan,” however in actual fact it’s a coup, a powerful coup sponsored from overseas. We should name issues by their correct names,” stated Peskov , in keeping with feedback reported by the information company Tass.
“The truth that it’s sponsored from overseas, instantly and not directly acknowledged by representatives of overseas international locations. It’s also not a secret to anybody,” he stated. Peskov offered no proof for the declare, one which Russia has repeatedly made.
The 2014 Maidan revolution marked a extra definitive break with Russia which, shortly after, invaded and annexed Crimea.
— Holly Elliott
Moldovan president Maia Sandu arrived in Ukraine
Moldovan President Maia Sandu and Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy pose for a photograph throughout a gathering in Kyiv, Ukraine, on June 27, 2022.
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Moldovan President Maia Sandu arrived in Kyiv, the Ukrainian presidential workplace stated on Tuesday.
Sandu and the President of Ukraine Volodymyr Zelenskyy honored the reminiscence of the individuals who died in the course of the Revolution of Dignity 10 years in the past, the workplace stated on social media platform X.
‘We should be sturdy,’ Ukraine says because it recollects uprisings
Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy has advised Ukrainians they should be sturdy within the warfare in opposition to Russia, as Kyiv commemorates the pro-Western uprisings that cemented its estrangement from Russia.
Celebrated as “Dignity and Freedom Day,” Nov. 21 is a public vacation established to honor the beginning of two anti-Russian uprisings in Ukraine — the Revolution of 2004 and the 2014 Revolution of Dignity that began a wave of pro-European. and anti-Russian protests, often called the Euromaidan or Maidan rebellion, 10 years in the past.
The 2013-2014 protests in Ukraine had been a consider Russia’s annexation of Crimea in March 2014 and assist for pro-Russian separatists in jap Ukraine.
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“10 years in the past, we began a brand new web page of wrestle. 10 years in the past, Ukrainians launched their first counter-offensive. In opposition to crime, in opposition to makes an attempt to deprive us of our way forward for Europe. In opposition to our nationalism,” Zelenskyy stated in his nightly speech.
“We fought and we nonetheless battle. Each within the heart of the capital then and out of doors Bakhmut now. On Hrushevskoho Road then and close to Kharkiv, close to Kherson, close to Avdiivka now … We’ve to be sturdy us. As a result of individuals consider solely within the sturdy, and solely the sturdy create the longer term. Solely the sturdy could be united.”
— Holly Elliott
Russia says new US help for Ukraine is a ‘calming capsule’
Anatoly Antonov, Russian ambassador to the USA.
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The help contains anti-tank weapons, artillery ammunition and one other Excessive Mobility Artillery Rocket System. In asserting the newest tranche of help throughout a go to to Kyiv, US Protection Secretary Lloyd Austin pledged long-term US assist for Ukraine regardless of issues concerning the continuation of that help.
Russia has poured scorn on the help package deal, with Moscow’s ambassador to the US claiming that Ukraine remains to be dealing with defeat.
“It is vital for the West to know: Russia, preventing for nationwide pursuits and safety, can’t be defeated on the battlefield. Any provide of Western weapons to a post-Soviet state is an extension of ache of the bankrupt Kyiv. regime, “stated Antonov.
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US Protection Secretary Austin reaffirmed ‘sturdy assist’ for Kyiv
US Protection Secretary Lloyd Austin speaks with staff of the US Embassy in Kyiv throughout his go to to Ukraine, November 20, 2023.
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US Protection Secretary Lloyd Austin on Monday reaffirmed “Washington’s continued assist for Ukraine,” as he made a shock go to to Kyiv, assembly with President Volodymy Zelenskyy and different senior officer.
“We, together with our allies and companions, will proceed to assist Ukraine’s quick fight wants and long-term protection wants,” Austin wrote on the social media platform X, previously often called Twitter.
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Russia has formally launched a protest with Finland over border crossings
Russia’s International Ministry stated on Monday it had spoken with Finland’s ambassador to Russia and protested Finland’s choice to shut its borders with Russia over the weekend.
Finland’s actions will have an effect on hundreds of individuals in each international locations, the ministry stated in a press release translated by Google launched on its web site.
“The choice was made swiftly, with none session on the a part of Russia, which was once an vital a part of cooperation to make sure the efficient functioning of the joint border,” the assertion stated.
It comes after Finland closed its border crossing factors with Russia to restrict the inflow of asylum seekers, which Russian authorities urged had been serving to.
Yellen: Extra navy help to Ukraine ‘important’ to US nationwide safety
US Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen outlines the enhancements the IRS will present to taxpayers in 2024, throughout a speech at IRS Headquarters in Washington, US, November 7, 2023. REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque
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US Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen advised CNBC on Monday that passing laws to offer extra navy help to Ukraine is a “important precedence” for US President Joe Biden and for nationwide safety.
The Biden administration is looking for Congressional approval for a $105 billion safety help package deal, however has confronted opposition from some Republican lawmakers. The invoice stays in limbo whereas Congress is in recess for the subsequent two weeks.
“We can’t permit Ukraine to lose a warfare on the house entrance as a result of it lacks sufficient cash to maintain classroom academics and first responders on the job, when it’s preventing bravely on the battlefield, in order that Ukraine is totally depending on this help,” Yellen advised CNBC’s “Squawk Field.”
He added that the US ought to do its half with the 50 billion euro help package deal accredited by the European Parliament for Ukraine over the subsequent 4 years and the $15.6 billion funding facility supplied by the IMF.
“This help is important to America’s nationwide safety. If Putin wins this brutal warfare in Ukraine, subsequent time we’ll see an assault on our NATO ally. We’ve to cease it,” Yellen stated.
– Elliot Smith
Putin will tackle the G20 digital summit, state media studies
Russian President Vladimir Putin speaks after signing bilateral paperwork together with his Kazakh counterpart Kassym-Jomart Tokayev in Astana, Kazakhstan November 9, 2023.
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Russian President Vladimir Putin will ship remarks at a digital G20 summit on Wednesday, Russian state TV reported, citing Putin’s weekly schedule.
In a Telegram publish, Rossiya state TV presenter Pavel Zarubin stated it was the “first occasion in latest months” that may contain the Russian president and Western leaders.
Putin didn’t attend the final two G20 conferences in India in September and in Indonesia final yr, with International Minister Sergei Lavrov touring in his stead.
The Indian authorities confirmed in a press release on Sunday that Prime Minister Narendra Modi will lead a digital summit on Wednesday to “take ahead key, choose outcomes/motion factors from the New Delhi Summit in addition to evaluation of developments since then.”
“The Digital G20 Summit can also be anticipated to push for the efficient implementation of assorted G20 selections, together with by way of related nationwide and worldwide platforms,” it added.
India holds the G20 presidency until Nov. 30, after which it passes by way of Brazil.
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