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2022-11-30 14:52:42 Ombudsman: Russian search engine Yandex removes destroyed buildings in occupied Mariupol from its maps.

The observation was made by Dmytro Lubinets, the Ukrainian parliament’s Commissioner for Human Rights. "Mariupol is a city where Russia violated every possible norm of humanitarian law. And erasing the houses from the maps will not help those guilty of that to avoid punishment for their crimes,” he said.
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2022-11-30 13:56:17 Von der Leyen: EU seeks tribunal for Russia's war crimes in Ukraine.

Together with the International Criminal Court, the EU intends to help set up a specialized court to prosecute war crimes allegedly committed during Russia's invasion of Ukraine, European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen said on Nov. 30.
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2022-11-30 13:17:06
SBU conducts raid at Moscow Patriarchate monastery in Zakarpattia Oblast.

The Security Service of Ukraine (SBU) reported on Nov. 30 that it was conducting a search of one of the Moscow-linked monasteries in Mukachevo in the western Zakarpattia Oblast to counter the possible “subversive activities of the Russian special services in Ukraine."

Law enforcement officers inspected the unnamed monastery’s territory for anti-Ukrainian propaganda while also carrying out checks on workers regarding their involvement in “illegal activities to the detriment of the state sovereignty of Ukraine,” the report reads.

Photo: SBU
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2022-11-30 12:18:04
Governor: Russian attacks on Bakhmut, Donetsk Oblast kill 2 civilians, injure 11 overnight.

Donetsk Oblast Governor Pavlo Kyrylenko reported the figures as of the morning of Nov. 30. Russian shelling destroyed a kindergarten and at least three private houses in the city.

One person was also killed and three wounded in Lyman over the past day, according to Kyrylenko. The governor repeated his call for residents to evacuate from the region as the situation remains dangerous.

Photo: Pavlo Kyrylenko/Telegram
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2022-11-30 11:27:42
These are the indicative estimates of Russia’s combat losses as of Nov. 30, according to the Armed Forces of Ukraine.
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2022-11-30 10:01:00
Governor: Russia strikes Zaporizhzhia Oblast overnight on Nov. 30.

Zaporizhzhia Oblast Governor Oleksandr Starukh reported that Russian forces launched a missile at one of the settlements in the region. A gas distribution point was hit, and a fire broke out. According to Starukh, the fire was put out, and there were no casualties.

Video: Oleksandr Starukh
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2022-11-30 08:45:43 General Staff: Ukraine's military repels Russian advances near 6 settlements in Donetsk, Luhansk regions.

Over the past day, Ukrainian forces repelled Russian attacks near Stelmakhivka in Luhansk Oblast and Bilohorivka, Marinka, Bakhmutske, Pervomaiske, and Nevelske in Donetsk Oblast, the General Staff of Ukraine's Armed Forces reported.

Ukrainian aviation carried out 15 strikes on the areas of concentration of personnel, weapons and military equipment and two strikes on the positions of Russia's anti-aircraft missile systems. The Ukrainian military also hit Russia's artillery systems and shot down three Orlan-10-type drones.
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2022-11-30 07:09:26 Governor: Russia fires at Sumy Oblast over 80 times on Nov. 29.

Sumy Oblast Governor Dmytro Zhyvytskyi said on Telegram on Nov. 29 that Russian forces targeted Krasnopillia, Nova Sloboda, Vorozhba, and Druzhba communities. No casualties were reported.
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2022-11-30 06:22:28 ISW: Russian forces struggle with outdated equipment, personnel shortages as another round of mobilization looms.

The Institute for the Study of War reports that Russia keeps experiencing equipment shortages and difficulties in providing for the mobilized troops.

The experts wrote that a prominent Russian military blogger contended that Russian forces should use World War II-era artillery and cheap, inferior-quality military equipment to address challenges in providing for Russian soldiers.
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2022-11-30 04:10:38 Official: Russian shelling injures civilian in Dnipropetrovsk Oblast.

Mykola Lukashuk, the speaker of Dnipropetrovsk Oblast's legislature, said that a 73-year-old woman was injured as a result of Russian shelling in Myrivska community, Nikopolsky district. She was treated at the local hospital. At least half a dozen private houses, outbuildings, and a gas pipeline were destroyed in the community, according to Lukashuk.
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