Contradanyc.com – Kyiv Under Attack And Russia has attacked the Ukrainian capital, Kyiv, destroying residential buildings close to the city center.
Quoting a BBC report, Tuesday (15/11/2022), in the blow of what was touted as a national attack, attacks were also reported in Mykolaiv, Chernihiv and Zaporizhzhia.
In Kyiv, three buildings in the Pechersk District were hit, according to Mayor Vitaliy Klitschko.
A number of world leaders are currently attending the G20 meeting in Indonesia where they condemn the war on Ukraine.
The attack was reported as Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov, Russia’s representative at the talks, was leaving Bali from the G20 summit by plane.
“Several Russian missiles were successfully shot down in Kyiv and there are already rescue teams,” Klitschko said.
But he also warned that “at least half” of the city’s population had no electricity – a “necessary step to balance the power system”, he said.
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Mykolayiv Mayor Vitaly Kimm said the Russian missiles had been launched in three waves.
In Chernihiv, in the north, Governor Vyacheslav Chaus warned people to take cover, adding “missile attacks are continuing”.
Meanwhile, in the western city of Lviv, Mayor Andriy Sadovy said there had also been an attack, which resulted in a power outage.
There was no immediate word on casualties from any officials.
In the past week, Moscow has withdrawn its troops from the southern city of Kherson – a major setback for the Russian invasion.
While Russia suffered losses on the ground during this war, it routinely conducted airstrikes to counteract.
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The attack was Russia’s response to President Zelensky’s speech at the G20 summit?
In a video shared by the office of Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky, what appears to be a block of flats is seen burning, with flames billowing from the windows.
A 22-year-old resident, Oleksandra, told Reuters news agency she saw from her window “as the rockets flew, the bright fire and the sound of something flying very close”.
Andriy Yermak, an adviser to the president, said the attack was Russia’s response to President Zelensky’s “strong speech” at the G20 summit.
During a virtual speech, Zelensky addressed what he called the “G19” leader – mocking Moscow – and said he “believed that now is the time Russia’s destructive war must and can be stopped”.
A draft declaration from the summit, seen by news agencies, said “most” countries agreed that war exacerbated the fragility of the global economy.
Lavrov said the declaration had been “politicised” by Ukraine’s Western allies.
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Urges World Leaders to Help End Russia’s Invasion of Ukraine
Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky has given his speech at the G20 summit, delivered virtually.
One thing that is the main point is the pressure on the G20 countries to help end the war crisis that occurred between Ukraine and Russia.
“I want this aggressive Russian war to end fairly and according to the UN Charter and international law. Not “somehow” – according to the precise formulation of UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres,” he said firmly in a video shown before world leaders at the G20 summit. , Tuesday (15/11/2022).
He also said that Ukraine is a country that compromises its sovereignty, territory and independence.
“We respect the rules and we are a people of our word,” he said.
“Ukraine has always been a leader in peacekeeping efforts, and the world has witnessed this. And if Russia says they want to end this war, let them prove it with action,” he continued.
Even further, Zelensky said that Ukraine would become a fraud if it did not prove it with actions.
“If there is no real action to restore peace, it means that Russia just wants to deceive all of you again, deceive the world and freeze the war just when its defeat is crucial,” Zelensky added. Kyiv under attack and it is very difficult to negotiate peace
Jokowi and President Erdogan Discuss Peaceful Solutions to the Russia-Ukraine Conflict
Previously, President Joko Widodo or Jokowi held a bilateral meeting with the President of Turkey, Recep Tayyib Erdogan at The Apurva Kempinski Bali, Monday (14/11/2022). Jokowi expressed his appreciation to Turkey which continues to contribute so that the G20 can continue to work.
As two world leaders who are both concerned about efforts to resolve the Russia-Ukraine conflict, the two presidents also exchanged ideas on what can be done together to find a peaceful solution and to prevent negative impacts globally. In particular, on food and energy security.
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