Here are the conditions for Sunday, November 20:
- Russia has agreed with Iran to begin building hundreds of unmanned aerial vehicles on Russian soil, The Washington Post reported.
- Ukraine’s electricity supply is improving despite Russian attacks on power generation facilities and there is no need to panic, the energy ministry said.
- Five people were injured when a Russian plane crashed into a humanitarian aid station where bread was being distributed in the town of Bilozerka, west of the city of Kherson, a senior presidential aide said.
- Russia’s crackdown on airstrikes in Ukraine was in part designed to destroy Kyiv’s air defenses and end control of its airspace, a US military official said.
- At least 60 Russian soldiers were killed in a long-range attack on Ukrainian artillery last week, Kyiv said, the second time in four days that Ukraine has claimed more casualties in a single incident.
- At least 437 Ukrainian children have been killed as a result of the Russian attack, according to the Ukrainian prosecutor’s office.
- Russia urged international organizations to condemn the alleged killing of 11 Russian prisoners by Ukrainian forces.
- Ukraine’s military says it is verifying the authenticity of footage Moscow said it provided of Russian soldiers being killed after videos aired on Russian television showing the bodies of Russian soldiers.
- Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy said in his nightly video that the country’s electricity problems were worst in Kyiv, as well as in six other regions, adding that work continues to “establish stability”.
- Ukraine will soon start evicting people who want to leave the southern city of Kherson and the surrounding areas that were recently liberated, an official announced, referring to the destruction of the Russian army.
- The first train from the capital of Ukraine, Kyiv, arrived in Kherson just one week after Russian troops left the southern city.
- Hundreds of people were arrested or disappeared in the Kherson region while it was under Russian control, and many may have been tortured, researchers at Yale University concluded in a report. Russia has denied that its forces have committed atrocities.
- The West’s attempt to force Ukraine to negotiate with Moscow, after the great success of the forces of Kyiv, is “shocking” and is tantamount to asking to leave, the senior adviser to the president of Ukraine said.
- Russia’s invasion of Ukraine has given a glimpse of “the brutality and chaos that can happen,” US Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin said.