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Russia-Ukraine struggle: Record of key occasions, day 616 | Russia-Ukraine struggle Information

Because the struggle enters its 616th day, these are the principle developments.

Right here is the scenario on Wednesday, November 1, 2023.


  • Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy warned towards anticipating an excessive amount of too shortly in Ukraine’s marketing campaign to reclaim land occupied by the Russians. Talking in his nightly video deal with, Zelenskyy stated Moscow’s forces had been gearing up for brand spanking new assaults in several sections of the 1,000km (600-mile) entrance line.
  • The United Nations human rights workplace stated it had discovered “cheap grounds” to conclude a missile strike that killed 59 individuals in a restaurant within the Ukrainian village of Hroza was launched by Russia and possibly concerned an Iskander missile.
  • Russian investigators in part of japanese Ukraine occupied by Moscow stated that they had detained two troopers on suspicion of killing a household of 9 individuals, together with two kids, in Volnovakha. The assertion stated the troopers had been from a area in Russia’s far east and claimed the murders seemed to be the results of some type of private battle.
  • A Russian-installed courtroom in Ukraine’s japanese Donetsk area sentenced three Ukrainian troopers captured after final 12 months’s siege of the port metropolis of Mariupol to life imprisonment on a spread of crimes together with homicide and the “merciless remedy” of civilians.
  • The FSB, Russia’s federal safety company, arrested a 46-year-old Russian man as an alleged confederate within the capturing of Moscow-backed separatist chief and former Ukrainian MP Oleg Tsaryov in Crimea, the territory annexed by Russia in 2014. Moscow has accused Ukraine of trying to kill Tsaryov. Media experiences say the previous MP had been recognized as a possible chief of any Russian puppet authorities in Kyiv.
A family visit a memorial for those killed in Hroza. There are lots of flowers. The parents are hugging each other
Folks mourn the handfuls killed in Hroza earlier this month after a missile hit a restaurant within the small village [File: Alex Babenko/AP Photo]

Politics and diplomacy

  • Ramesh Rajasingham, director of coordination for the UN’s humanitarian workplace, informed the Safety Council that some 18 million individuals – 40 % of Ukraine’s inhabitants – had been in want of some type of humanitarian help and that the winter, when temperatures fall under freezing, would make the scenario worse. He added that the UN was significantly involved for the 4 million individuals dwelling in japanese areas managed by Russia who had been largely lower off from assist. The UN had requested $3.9bn to assist humanitarian wants in Ukraine this 12 months however is dealing with a funding shortfall of about $1.9bn.
  • Talking on the Senate Appropriations Committee on the USA President Joe Biden’s request for $106bn in funding that features assist for Ukraine, Protection Secretary Lloyd Austin stated Russia would achieve success in its invasion except the US maintained its assist for Kyiv. “If we pull the rug out from underneath them now, Putin will solely get stronger and he shall be profitable in doing what he needs to do,” Austin informed the listening to.
  • A Russian courtroom denied an attraction by US-Russian journalist Alsu Kurmasheva towards her continued detention on costs of allegedly failing to register as a “overseas agent”. Kurmasheva, who works for the US-funded Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty (RFE/RL), was detained within the central metropolis of Kazan earlier this month after she visited household. A courtroom dominated final week she ought to stay in pre-trial detention till at the very least December 5.
  • French prosecutors stated that they had detained Russian tycoon Alexey Kuzmichev for questioning in France in reference to alleged tax evasion, cash laundering and for violating worldwide sanctions. French customs brokers final 12 months seized Kuzmichev’s 27-metre (88 ft) yacht as a part of sanctions by the European Union for his ties to Russian President Vladimir Putin.
The interfaith delegation from Ukraine along with Former US ambassador to Ukraine Marie Yovanovitch
Interfaith leaders from Ukraine maintain a second of silence in remembrance of Ukrainians killed within the ongoing struggle with Russia [Stephanie Scarbrough/AP Photo]
  • A delegation of non secular leaders from a number of faiths in Ukraine arrived within the US to plead for continued assist towards Russia and to ease considerations about spiritual freedom as parliament considers laws to ban the Ukrainian Orthodox Church due to its ties to the Orthodox Patriarch of Moscow, who has strongly supported the Russian invasion.


  • The US Division of Homeland Safety arrested three Russians in New York for allegedly transport digital parts for weapons to Moscow to be used in Ukraine. The three are accused of evading sanctions to dispatch, over the course of a 12 months, “over 300 shipments of restricted gadgets, valued at roughly $10 million, to the Russian battlefield,” Particular Agent Ivan Arvelo stated in an announcement.

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