USB charging points have been set up at 19 Kyiv metro stations, where Kyiv residents can recharge their mobile phones and other devices.
This year, the country’s main Christmas tree will be artificial with energy-saving garlands that will be powered by a generator.
The Kyiv-Pechersk Lavra has been officially registered as a monastery within the Orthodox Church of Ukraine.
The European Union has opened a cyber laboratory in Kyiv that will help the Ukrainian Armed Forces to protect themselves and Ukrainian cyberspace from attacks by Russian aggressors.
Ukraine’s National Security and Defense Council has imposed personal special economic and other restrictive measures (sanctions) on former Ukrainian MP Vadym Novynskyi, a vicar of the Kyiv-Pechersk Lavra monastery, Petro Lebid, and a number of priests of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church of the Moscow Patriarchate.
Russian aggression against Ukraine will remain a major priority during North Macedonia’s chairmanship of the OSCE in 2023.
Australia has already provided AUD 655 million (USD 420 million) in security, economic, and humanitarian assistance to Ukraine.
Ukrainian diplomatic agencies continue to receive threatening parcels.
International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) Director General Rafael Mariano Grossi hopes to reach an agreement with Russia and Ukraine in order to create a protection zone around Zaporizhzhia Nuclear Power Plant (NPP) by the end of 2022.
Employees of Ukraine’s SBU Security Service are conducting counter-intelligence (security) measures at the facilities of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church-Moscow Patriarchate in the Zhytomyr, Rivne, and Zakarpattia regions.
Russia’s shortage of munitions and logistics issues limit Russia’s potential to restart large-scale offensive ground operations in Ukraine.
U.S. Senators Roger Wicker, R-Miss., and Ben Cardin, D-Md., on December 1 introduced the Holding Accountable Russian Mercenaries (HARM) Act, bipartisan legislation that would require the Secretary of State to designate the Russian-based PMC Wagner Group as a foreign terrorist organization (FTO).
The Ukrainian army has lost up to 13,000 soldiers since Russia’s invasion of Ukraine started on February 24.
Russian President Vladimir Putin must not be allowed to achieve with darkness and cold what he failed to achieve on the battlefield.
Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky thanked British adventurer, TV presenter and writer Bear Grylls for his visit to Ukraine.