President Volodymyr Zelenskyy is expected to garner more support for Ukraine at the United Nations General Assembly meetings starting Tuesday in New York. On the one hand, Zelensky is scheduled to hold meetings with other world leaders and then is expected to take his message to Washington.
Here’s the latest on war and its ripple effects around the world.
Recapturing Klishivka could be an important development for Ukraine’s prospects in the east of the country., Russian forces captured the devastated city of Bagmut this year after months of bloody fighting. Before recapturing the village, Ukraine’s counteroffensive focused heavily on the south, where troops are moving more slowly because of the largely cut-off territory.
Zelensky is due to visit New York and Washington this week to appeal for more aid, will make a tentative visit to Capitol Hill on Thursday, The Post reported. His visit coincided with the Biden administration’s push to get Congress to provide $24 billion in additional aid to Ukraine.
Russia’s airspace is “not as protected as you think” after recent drone strikes in Russia, reports from Ukraine Zelensky said in an interview on CBS’s “60 Minutes” that he did not personally order the attacks.
North Korean leader Kim Jong Un has left Vladivostok after completing a 6-day visit to Russia., North Korean state-run newspaper Rodong Sinmun reported. Kim’s visit has drawn attention in Washington and beyond to a possible arms deal between Moscow and Pyongyang, with Russia seeking artillery for its dwindling stockpiles.
Ukraine’s air force says it shot down 17 cruise missiles fired by Russian jets over central and western Ukraine overnight. In a telegram post on Monday. According to the update, Moscow also launched 24 Iranian-made Shahed drones, 18 of which Ukraine said it successfully intercepted. The Post could not immediately verify the claims.
2 people killed in Russian airstrike in Ukraine’s Kherson region. Oleksandr Prokutin, local governor The Telegram said on Monday. According to Prokudin, the region was Under fire “all night” by Russian drones and shelling. He said 4 more people were injured.
National Security Adviser Jake Sullivan discusses the war in Ukraine with China’s top diplomat, Wang Yi.According to to us And Chinese Reads from their Sunday conversation, which focused on bilateral ties and Taiwan, among other issues. Although neither side disclosed details, both readings called the talks “sincere, substantive and constructive”.
He will attend a strategic security meeting with top Russian officials in Moscow from Monday to ThursdayChinese Foreign Ministry Spokesperson declared Monday. Chinese state media say The meeting, held annually since 2005, helps align Beijing and Moscow on core interests.
Canada has pledged another $25 million in aid to bolster Ukraine’s air defensesDefense Minister Bill Blair declared.
A glimpse of the ruins of Ukraine: Wojciech Krzeczynski’s photographs from a US-supplied Humvee on the deserted roads of Orihiv and Novodanilivka in southern Ukraine offer a glimpse of common scenes in front-line communities.
Origiv, a critical moment for Ukrainian soldiers to enter the fray, has been reduced to a skeleton of its former self. Russian artillery bombarded the small town for months, forcing many of its residents to flee or take refuge underground, where life and even city business took place.
An earlier version of this article incorrectly stated that strategic security meetings between Russia and China did not take place in 2020 and 2021. Annual meetings were virtually held during those years due to the coronavirus pandemic. The article has been corrected.
Anastasia Galochka contributed to this report.