The two-day ministerial summit of the Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe (OSCE) in North Macedonia's Skopje began on Nov. 30 amid controversies regarding the presence of the Russian delegation.
A Russian strike on the village of Sadove in Kherson Oblast on Nov. 30 killed a 59-year-old woman, Governor Oleksandr Prokudin reported. Russian forces reportedly carried out the attack at around 11:30 a.m. using artillery.
Deputy defense ministers Dmytro Klimenkov and Lieutenant-General Ivan Havryliuk met the French delegation led by Engineer General Jean-Francois Dock in Kyiv to discuss defense cooperation between the two countries.
An inspection uncovered containers in two garages of the military unit containing 28 kilograms of gold, 60 kilograms of silver, and 590 grams of platinum.
One person was reported dead in a Russian missile strike on Donetsk Oblast's Pokrovsk district on Nov. 30 after a body was found in the rubble, the State Emergency Service reported.
The Security Service of Ukraine (SBU) has been conducting searches on Nov. 30 in the Pochaiv Monastery in Ternopil Oblast over suspected dissemination of pro-Russian ideology, Ukrainska Pravda reported, citing a law enforcement source.
U.K. Foreign Secretary David Cameron urged NATO members to increase weapons production to boost Ukraine in its fight against Russia, The Telegraph reported on Nov. 29.
U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken left the Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe (OSCE) meeting in Skopje before the arrival of his Russian counterpart Sergei Lavrov, Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty reported on Nov. 30.
Serhii Labaziuk, a lawmaker suspected of attempting to bribe a minister and another high-ranking official in exchange for reconstruction contracts, was released from pre-trial custody on $1.1 million bail, Suspilne reported on Nov. 29.
The state-owned enterprise Ukrainian Defense Industry (UkrOboronProm) denied on Nov. 29 earlier media reports that a Russian company had imported spare parts for military aircraft and helicopters manufactured by Ukrainian enterprises.
Polish Agriculture Minister Anna Gembicka visited Polish protesters blocking the Ukrainian border on Nov. 28, while Polish Infrastructure Minister Alvin Gajadhur is to make a visit on Nov. 29, the Polish Press Agency reported.
Donald Tusk, the leader of the Polish Civic Coalition (KO), accused Poland's government of "inaction" regarding the ongoing blockade of the border with Ukraine by Polish protesters, the Polish Press Agency reported on Nov. 28.
National Resistance Center: 5 high-ranking Russian officials killed in strike on occupied Kherson Oblast
A building in the occupied village of Yuvileine in Kherson Oblast was hit by a strike on Nov. 28, killing at least five high-ranking Russian officials, Ukraine's National Resistance Center reported on Nov. 29.
Russian forces launched attacks on 10 of Ukraine's oblasts over the past day, killing at least five people and injuring at least 22, local officials reported early on Nov. 29.
The White House has been highlighting the financial benefits of arming Ukraine to individual U.S. states to muster Republican support for further Kyiv aid, Reuters reported on Nov. 28.
The European Commission is not seeing significant negative impacts of Ukraine's agricultural exports on European markets, Ukrinform reported on Nov. 29, citing an official of the Commission's Directorate-General for Agriculture and Rural Development (DR AGRI).
A Russian air strike on Toretsk in Donetsk Oblast on Nov. 28 injured four female employees of a local workshop, the Donetsk Oblast Prosecutor's Office reported.
The Ukrainian delegation will not attend the upcoming Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe (OSCE) meeting of foreign ministers due to the presence of Russian representatives, Ukraine's Foreign Ministry spokesperson Oleh Nikolenko said on Nov. 28.
Russia's oil trade with India, one of its most important buyers, faces a major obstacle due to payments in currency other than the U.S. dollar, Reuters reported on Nov. 27, citing undisclosed sources. A lack of a viable alternative to the dollar remains a serious problem for Russia, affecting its oil trade with buyers in Africa, China, and Turkey, Reuters said.
The current Western defense deliveries to Ukraine were insufficient to maintain a high-intensity operation, Czech President Petr Pavel said when discussing Kyiv's counteroffensive in an interview with the Italian newspaper Corriere Della Sera published on Nov. 27.
A Russian artillery strike on Nikopol in Dnipropetrovsk Oblast on the morning of Nov. 28 killed a 63-year-old man and injured two women aged 65 and 63, Governor Serhii Lysak reported.
As a result of severe weather conditions in much of Ukraine, 10 people died, and 23 people, including two children, were injured as of the morning of Nov. 28, Interior Minister Ihor Klymenko said.
Viktor Zhora, a former deputy head of the State Special Communications Service, was detained on Nov. 27 in connection to a state funds embezzlement scheme, the High Anti-Corruption Court reported.
Several people died in Ukraine due to severe weather conditions, with the highest number – five – recorded in Odesa Oblast, President Volodymyr Zelensky said on the evening of Nov. 27.
Even though some retail chains say they prioritize Ukrainian-made products, certain foodstuffs like cocoa, coffee, oranges, and salt are primarily imported, according to the Director General of the Ukrainian KOLO retail chain, Marina Serhienko.
In collusion with private entrepreneurs, the officials allegedly stole at least 30% of the military food supplies stored in one warehouse, which were then sold in shops, restaurants, and markets, the bureau said.