Ukraine war latest: Russia 'removing nuclear warheads from old missiles' and launching them at Ukraine, MoD says

11/26/2022 11:51:00 PM

What are the latest strategic developments in Ukraine? Defence and Security Analyst Professor Michael Clarke looks at some key activity in areas where Ukraine says it is pushing the Russians back

What are the latest strategic developments in Ukraine? Defence and Security Analyst Professor Michael Clarke looks at some key activity in areas where Ukraine says it is pushing the Russians back

Russia is 'likely' to be removing nuclear warheads from ageing cruise missiles and launching them at Ukraine, the British defence ministry said today. Volodymyr Zelenskyy has criticised the mayor of Kyiv over the provision of emergency shelters.

Live reporting by Faith Ridler.Ukrainian soldiers fire at Russian positions near Bakhmut, Donetsk region, Ukraine, in November (Photo: AP Photo/ Libkos) By Natalie Chalk November 26, 2022 9:54 am Russia is likely stripping its ageing nuclear missiles for parts to fire at Ukraine says the Ministry of Defence.This pub in the western Ukrainian city of Lviv was lit by candles on Thursday By Jaroslav Lukiv BBC News Ukraine has said that as much as 50% of the country's electricity needs are currently not being met, after massive Russian missile strikes this week.Subscribe to our daily newsletter! Sign Up Artist Luke Kite with his robot sculpture helping with the appeal at the British Ironwork Centre The British Ironwork Centre, near Oswestry, has been collecting aid for the country since the Russia conflict began.

Updates from Alex Rossi in Ukraine and Diana Magnay in Moscow 19:28:58 Ukraine accuses Russia of reviving"genocidal" tactics of Joseph Stalin Ukraine's foreign ministry has accused Russia of using the"genocidal" tactics of Soviet leader Joseph Stalin and of trying to"eliminate" the Ukrainian nation.Kyiv has been commemorating the 90th anniversary of a famine that killed millions of Ukrainians in the winter of 1932-33.It said in a tweet that open source imagery showed wreckage of an air-launched cruise missile fired at Ukraine which seems to have been designed in the 1980s as a nuclear delivery system.In November 1932, Stalin dispatched police to seize all grain and livestock from newly collectivised Ukrainian farms, including the seeds needed to plant the next crop.Across Ukraine, winter is setting in, with snow and sub-zero temperatures.In the following months, millions of Ukrainian peasants starved to death.See more Latest Defence Intelligence update on the situation in Ukraine – 26 November 2022 Find out more about the UK government's response:.It is known as the Holodomor - which translates roughly as "death by hunger" - and is described by Yale University historian Timothy Snyder as"clearly premeditated mass murder".A toastie and hot drink will be given to anyone donating a tent, while a wheelchair donation will be rewarded with a cream tea.

In a statement issued on Saturday, Ukraine's foreign ministry said: "On the 90th anniversary of the 1932-1933 Holodomor in Ukraine, Russia's genocidal war of aggression pursues the same goal as during the 1932-1933 genocide: the elimination of the Ukrainian nation and its statehood.Kyiv Mayor Vitali Klitschko told BBC Ukrainian he was not ruling out a "worst scenario" where the city would be without electricity, heat and water." President Volodymyr Zelenskyy, referring to the Russian attacks on Ukrainian infrastructure, said: "Once they wanted to destroy us with hunger - now, with darkness and cold."We cannot be broken." 16:40:01 Ukrainian troops test drones in the east The photographs below capture Ukrainian troops preparing military drones for test flights in the east of the country.No electricity yet," Roman, a Kyiv resident, told the BBC at 15:00 local time (12:00 GMT) on Thursday.The area, which included the embattled Donbas, has faced relentless bombardment throughout the war, which was launched by Vladimir Putin in late February.

16:20:01 Ukraine War Diaries: 'We don't change heat and electricity and comfort for our freedom' National resolve is hardening in Ukraine despite the fact that more than half of the country’s power network has been disabled by Russian missile strikes, according to Kyiv based military volunteer Seva Koshel."We are ready for everything this winter," he explains in the latest episode of Ukraine War Diaries."I now have water today, and a weak connection."I was talking to my family and to a lot of my friends and we do understand that we will not have electricity, will not have heat.But as I have told [you], we don't change heat and electricity and comfort for our freedom." You can listen to Seva’s full diary entry below.In his video address late on Thursday, President Zelensky said Russian troops "do not know how to fight".

..16:00:01 32 civilians killed in Kherson since liberation Dozens of people have been killed in Kherson since 9 November, when Russian troops made their withdrawal, National Police chief Ihor Klymenko said today.Meanwhile, Ukrainian Deputy Prime Minister Iryna Vereshchuk told the BBC's World Tonight programme: "Terrorist Russia has started an energy war against us, it's aim is to create a massive humanitarian crisis.He put the total at 32, who were largely killed in missile strikes on the city.On November 24, Russian troops launched 17 missiles on the city, killing seven people and injuring 21.

Mr Klymenko added that seven police departments had resumed their work in the liberated territories of Kherson, four of them in the city.It wants to inflict the maximum pain on our people as they are going through winter.Demining officers have now swept through 450 hectares of land in the region, and removed at least 3,500 explosives."It saved hundreds or even thousands of people's lives," Mr Klymenko said.15:40:01 Stark image of power cuts in Kyiv This image illustrates the reality of life in the Ukrainian capital after weeks of Russian bombardment, which has left tens of thousands of people without power.Ukraine and its Western allies have repeatedly said that by targeting critical civilian infrastructure Russia is committing war crimes - an accusation denied by Moscow.People use torches on their mobile phones to see goods in a sporting shop, which is cloaked in darkness due to the ongoing outages.

15:20:01 'Grain from Ukraine' initiative launched Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy hosted a summit in Kyiv on Saturday to launch his"Grain from Ukraine" initiative.This hopes to export Ukrainian grain to countries most vulnerable to famine and drought." More on this story.Mr Zelenskyy said the plan demonstrated that global food security was"not just empty words" for Kyiv.The Kremlin has said that Ukraine's Black Sea exports during the war have not been reaching the most vulnerable countries.Mr Zelenskyy said Kyiv had raised around $150m from more than 20 countries and the European Union to move grain into countries including Ethiopia, Sudan, South Sudan, Somalia and Yemen.

"We plan to send at least 60 vessels from Ukrainian ports to countries that most face the threat of famine and drought," Mr Zelenskyy said.As we reported earlier, the summit was attended by the prime ministers of Belgium, Poland and Lithuania and the president of Hungary.15:05:01 Destruction in Dnipro after overnight strikes We reported earlier after Russian rained missiles down on the central region of Dnipro overnight, with some 60 missiles launched at Nikopol.The majority of these were downed by Ukraine, it is understood.The photographs below picture the aftermath of strikes in Dnipro, where missiles hit residential areas - and razed homes to the ground.

14:45:06 12 Ukrainians freed in prisoner exchange, including three civilians We reported earlier that a prisoner exchange had taken place between Ukraine and Russia, freeing nine Russian POWs.Now, we've had confirmation of this from the Ukrainian side.President Volodymyr Zelenskyy's chief of staff Andriy Yermak said 12 Ukrainians were freed in the exchange, including three civilians.He added:"Another exchange of prisoners.We managed to free 12 of our people.

"Among them - 4 soldiers of the Navy, two national guardsmen, border guards, one from TRo, as well as three civilians - a spouse and a husband who was considered missing."Among the military, there are two officers, as well as seven privates and sergeants."The soldiers who defended, in particular, Mariupol, the Chernobyl Nuclear Power Plant and the Snake Island are going home."Over the last week, we managed to return 98 Ukrainians."We are working on the release of all our people.

We don't stop." 14:00:50 Watch: Putin is trying to 'starve Ukrainians' Vladimir Putin is trying to freeze and starve Ukrainian people into giving up this winter by attacking power and water supplies, James Cleverly told Sky News.However, the foreign secretary said Mr Putin will fail.See more of Mr Cleverly's comments in the clip below..

.13:45:01 Lithuania, Poland and Ukraine share 'common vision in terms of resistance to Russian aggression' Members of the Lublin Triangle met today in the Ukrainian capital to discuss Russia's continued bombardment of its neighbour.The Lublin Triangle is a regional alliance of three European countries – Lithuania, Poland, and Ukraine.Afterwards, Ukrainian PM Denys Shmyhal said:"Today's meeting proved once again that we have a common vision in terms of resistance to Russian aggression and Ukraine's imminent victory."We condemned Russia's ongoing attacks and war crimes.

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Russia is stripping ageing nuclear missiles for parts to bolster Ukraine attacks, says MoDRussia is likely stripping its ageing nuclear missiles for parts to fire at Ukraine says the Ministry of Defence 🔴 An intelligence update said the use of nuclear warheads from the 1980s highlighted the Kremlin’s depletion in long-range missiles

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Donations for Ukraine appeal rewarded with a treat at British Ironwork CentreThe British Ironwork Centre, near Oswestry, has been collecting aid for Ukraine since the Russia conflict began.

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