Sep 28 () –
Follow here the latest news on the war between Ukraine and Russia since last February 24 President Vladimir Putin gave the invasion order. This live is active since September 28th.
Referendums held these days in four regions of eastern Ukraine controlled by Russian forces have resulted in an overwhelming majority, over 97 percent, in favor of the annexation of these territories to the Russian Federation, according to preliminary results of the Electoral Commission.
On the other hand, countries neighboring Russia have detected a spike in human trafficking at the border since President Vladimir Putin announced the partial mobilization of thousands of reservists, which has forced them to redefine strategies and reopened the debate on the protection to be offered to those who want to avoid a potential draft.
Current affairs have been revolving in recent hours around Nord Stream. The pipeline’s operator, Nord Stream AG, said Tuesday that the damage to three of the pipelines late Monday was “unprecedented,” following a gas leak in one of the sections of Nord Stream 2 and a loss of pressure in Nord Stream 1, with no known causes at this time. Swedish seismologists report two explosions in the area of the pipeline before the leaks were recorded, Denmark doubts that they were “accidental” events and Poland points directly to an “act of sabotage” by Russia.
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