The situation in eastern Ukraine remains difficult; Zelensky said he took part in the inauguration ceremony of the new President of Argentina, Javier Miley. Athletistic highlights yesterday’s key events.
Syrsky said that the situation in the east is difficult, the enemy is advancing along the entire front
The situation in eastern Ukraine remains difficult, the enemy is advancing along the entire front line, said the Commander of the Ground Forces of the Armed Forces, Alexander Syrsky. He said that together with the commanders in charge of the defense in the Eastern direction, the situation was analyzed in detail and options for further actions were considered.
The Commander-in-Chief of the Swedish Army, Büden, visited the Ukrainian artillerymen on the front line
The Commander-in-Chief of the Swedish Armed Forces, General Mikael Büden, visited the soldiers of the 45th separate artillery brigade in the eastern direction. The general spoke to artillerymen and infantrymen trained in Sweden and now working on Swedish equipment, particularly Archer artillery mounts and Stridsfordon 90 infantry fighting vehicles.
NATO is preparing for a possible Russian invasion –US Ambassador
NATO will not wait for Russia to rebuild its military after its defeat in Ukraine and will ensure that its members and allies have what they need to defend themselves. This was stated on Latvian television by US Ambassador to NATO Juliana Smith. Although the reconstruction of the Russian armed forces after the end of the war against Ukraine took several years, NATO needs to assume that the Kremlin is capable of carrying out a new aggression, the US ambassador said.
The newly elected President of Argentina, Javier Miley, was inaugurated in Buenos Aires.
Argentine libertarian economist Javier Miley was sworn in as president in Buenos Aires. Former TV presenter Javier Miley, 53, famous for his scathing tirade against rivals China and the Pope, won the election against outgoing Alberto Fernandez.
Ukrainian President Vladimir Zelensky attended Miley’s inauguration
The President of Ukraine, Vladimir Zelensky, took part in the ceremony of the transfer of presidential powers and the inauguration of the newly elected President of the Republic of Argentina, Javier Miley. He wants Miley and the entire Argentine people to surprise the world with their achievements.
President Vladimir Zelensky met in Argentina with the leaders of Paraguay, Uruguay and Ecuador
In a meeting with Paraguayan President Santiago Pena, Zelensky thanked this country for its strong support to Ukraine within the framework of international organizations. The leaders also exchanged views on the possibilities of deepening trade and economic cooperation. In a meeting with Uruguayan President Luis Lacalle Pou, the Ukrainian president cited Uruguay’s position within the International Maritime Organization in support of a resolution regarding the impact of Russia’s aggression against Ukraine on international shipping, which was adopted in December. Zelensky discussed with the President of Ecuador Daniel Noboa the possibilities of developing bilateral cooperation between Ukraine and Ecuador: in the field of security, digitalization, and trade in agricultural products.
A batch of Ukrainian trucks arrived in Poland by train
A shipment of trucks arrived in Poland by train. Ukrzaliznytsia explained that the trucks will go on the road to their destination and noted that the next departures are planned to be regularized and used to transport more modernized platforms.
Meanwhile, the situation on the Ukrainian-Polish border remains almost unchanged. There are almost 3.5 thousand trucks lined up in four directions. Checkpoints Rava-Russkaya-Grebnoye, Yagodin-Dorogusk, Krakovets-Korchova, Shegini-Medika are still blocked.
Slovak carriers have again announced a blockade of the border with Ukraine
Slovak carriers announced the continuation of the blockade of the border with Ukraine at the Vyshne Nemetskoe-Uzhgorod crossing. The border blockade will begin on Monday, December 11, at 15:00 and will last until “the demands of the carriers are met.” The border will be blocked for cargo traffic, passenger traffic will not be restricted.
Venezuela and Guyana agreed to a meeting with mediators
The leaders of Venezuela and Guyana agreed to meet on Thursday, December 14, through the mediation of the Community of Latin American and Caribbean Countries (CELAC). At the meeting they will talk about Venezuela’s territorial claim to Guyana. The President of Brazil, who heads the economic bloc of MERCOSUR countries in Latin America, was also invited to the negotiations. MERSOCUR’s proposal is for a peace agreement mediated by CELAC.
The evacuation of Ukrainians from the Gaza Strip has been successfully completed
The special operation to rescue Ukrainian citizens from the Gaza Strip has been successfully completed. The evacuation mission, conducted by the Main Intelligence Directorate and the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Ukraine on behalf of President Vladimir Zelensky, took place in several stages. As a result, 315 people were rescued from the danger zone.
The EU country whose residents are the happiest has been named
Austria was the happiest country in Europe in 2023. Poland, Finland and Romania took second place. The last place went to Bulgaria. Eurostat, which studied happiness levels in the EU, said its study aimed to “capture trends in the subjective well-being of European citizens,” noting that “EU citizens in general are very satisfied with their lives in general.
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