19th December 2022 tweets; temp in Ireland drops, it is cold but then stop what is it like in the Ukraine where the infrastructure has been under attack for days leaving people without power, heat, water? The weather in Ukraine may soon by minus 20. Ireland does not experience this cold.

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Mikhail Khodorkovsky (English)

@mbk_center

 Ministry of Justice included in its list of “foreign agents”: musician Ivan Alekseev (Noize MC) journalists Dmitry Kolezev and Irina Shikhman Dissernet co-founder Andrei Zayakin politician Mikhail Svetov and Ruslan Leviev (Conflict Intelligence Team)

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Novaya Gazeta Europe

@novayagazeta_en

The first train from Kyiv has arrived in Kherson since the start of the war. It departed the night before. Ukraine’s Suspilne reports that 200 passengers were on the train; they previously bought tickets as part of charity project “Tickets to Victory”. Video: Suspilne Kherson

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Jason Jay Smart

@officejjsmart

The video is cropped to avoid showing where one of the Russians opens fire on the Ukrainians…

funker530.com

(NSFW) “Surrendering” Russian Opens Fire, Gets His Squad Killed

Footage making its rounds on social media shows an incident in which a squad of Russian soldiers is surrendering to Ukrainian troops. They come out one by one with their hands up and lay face down….

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Meduza in English

@meduza_en

Ever wondered whether Kremlin propagandists will face justice for the war in Ukraine? A new UN trial suggests they should, but making it happen is another story. Meduza explains.

meduza.io

Charged with incitement to genocide A Rwandan propagandist goes on trial in The Hague – do his… Analysis by Pyotr Sapozhnikov. English version by Emily Laskin.

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Meduza in English

@meduza_en

One of the men currently living in a camp for Russian soldiers refusing frontline service has already spent 8 years fighting for Russia. Brought back to the frontline against his will, he helped 12 others survive. They now resist returning to combat.

meduza.io

‘I told the others how to clean a gun, and how to take it apart’ Discharged last summer after 8…

Earlier this month, a group of Novosibirsk women told the press about their husbands’ efforts to get released from serving on the frontline in

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The Kyiv Independent

@KyivIndependent

Several of our journalists are on the ground in Kherson, capturing the mood in the recently liberated city and collecting stories of occupation and war crimes.

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Iryna Matviyishyn

@IMatviyishyn

Another historical day: the first train to liberated Kherson arrived today  We saw incredible emotions of people waiting for their loved ones – video coming soon @KyivIndependent

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Ukrainian News24

@UkrainianNews24

Russia has launched a Kh-55 cruise missile against Ukraine with its normal nuclear warhead removed, according to a report from a Ukrainian news outlet. The claim, which is yet to be independently verified

thedrive.com

Is Russia Now Firing Denuclearized Cruise Missiles At Ukraine? Repurposing old nuclear cruise missiles as decoys to overwhelm Ukrainian air defenses could make sense.

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Ukrainian News24

@UkrainianNews24

The state-owned enterprise “Ukroboronprom” noted on November 18, 2022, that it would produce and develop heavy weapons and military equipment with at least 6 NATO member countries. Source: “Ukroboronprom”

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Kamil Galeev

@kamilkazani

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Wagner is led by Yevgeny Prigozhin who himself had spent 10 years in prison for violent crimes. Upon release he launched a catering business and eventually became known as “Putin’s cook”. In this capacity he established a Wagner mercenary group fighting colonial wars for Russia

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Euromaidan Press

@EuromaidanPress

Russian prisoner numbers fall by a record 23,000 amid Wagner’s recruitment campaign. Wagner CEO Prigozhin, a businessman informally known as “Putin’s chef,” promises convicts that they will be pardoned after six months of fighting against Ukraine

https://euromaidanpress.com/2022/11/18/rus

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Babel.ua: Ukraine at war

@UaBabel

The #Netherlands summoned the Russian ambassador due to the official reaction of the Russian Federation to the court verdict regarding the downing of flight MH17.

babel.ua

The Netherlands summoned the Russian ambassador because of Russiaʼs reaction to the court verdict…

The Netherlands summoned the Russian ambassador due to the official reaction of the Russian Federation to the court verdict regarding the downing of flight MH17. Russia said that the court had…

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Babel.ua: Ukraine at war

@UaBabel

Russian shelling of critical infrastructure disabled almost half of Ukraineʼs energy system.

babel.ua

Russian shelling disabled almost half of Ukraineʼs energy system Russian shelling of critical infrastructure disabled almost half of Ukraineʼs energy system

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Francis Scarr

@francis_scarr

This appears to be gaining momentum Sergei Markov writes on Telegram today that Prigozhin is becoming the “voice of the people” because “he tells the truth”

https://t.me/logikamarkova/4311

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Kevin Rothrock

@KevinRothrock

Nov 15

Looks like Prigozhin is building a formal conservative movement with political-party aims. Clown Zhirinovsky 2.0 but without the buffoonery? The Kovalchuks allegedly want Prigozhin as a battering ram to help Putin “keep the elites in line.”

https://meduza.io/feature/2022/11/15/zhirinovskiy-na-maksimalkah

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Francis Scarr

@francis_scarr

Well they’re lapping this one up

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Nigel Farage

@Nigel_Farage

Nov 16

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Do we really, wholly trust Volodymyr Zelenskyy?

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max seddon

@maxseddon

“Putin’s ‘special military operation’ has just destroyed my life and any chances I had,” he said. “And now he literally wants to take my life away.” Russians are avoiding the draft to fight in Ukraine – by protesting, civil disobedience, and fleeing

ft.com

Russians run and hide from Putin’s zealous draft officials

Scale of resistance represents biggest challenge to president since war in Ukraine began

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