Russia’s full-scale invasion of Ukraine has been ongoing for 596 days. The North Atlantic Alliance will increase its support to help Ukraine survive another difficult winter, said Jens Stoltenberg, Secretary General of the North Atlantic Alliance. Meanwhile, within 24 hours, Ukrainian troops repelled 18 Russian attacks aimed at encircling the fortifications in Avdiivka. These are the most important events in the last hours of the war in Ukraine.
> Remains of a drone shot down by anti-aircraft defense over Belgorod in the south Russia killed two people and seriously injured two, Reuters reported, citing a statement from the governor of the Belgorod region, Vyacheslav Gladkov. Drone debris fell on three houses. The bodies of a man and a woman were recovered from the rubble.
> Late on Wednesday evening, the Russians shelled one of the districts of Kharkov. One person was injured, the mayor of the city, Ihor Terekhov, announced on social media. According to information from the Ukrainian services, a Russian missile hit the house. A fire broke out on site.
> The death toll from the Russian attack on a school building in Nikopol in southern Ukraine has increased to four. As a result of the shelling, a 72-year-old man and three women aged 69, 67 and 60 were killed, said the head of the Ukrainian Ministry of Internal Affairs, Ihor Klymenko.
> The North Atlantic Alliance will increase its support to help Ukraine survive another difficult winter, said the Secretary General of the Alliance at the end of the first day of the meeting of NATO defense ministers. Jens Stoltenberg. He added that the aid would include the supply of more clothing, fuel and medical equipment.
> Ukrainian troops were ready for the Russian attack on Avdiivka, assured Andriy Kovalev, spokesman of the General Staff of the Armed Forces of Ukraine. Last 24 hours, the Ukrainian army repelled 18 Russian attacks in this direction in Donbas.
> Ukraine will need $42 billion in budget support this year and next, Ukrainian Prime Minister Denys Shmyhal said during the meetings of the International Monetary Fund and the World Bank in Marrakesh.
> The United States is able and will support both Ukraine’s defense actions against Russia and Israel, which was attacked by the Palestinian Hamas, the American Defense Minister assured at a press conference at NATO headquarters. Lloyd Austin.
> Two-thirds of Ukrainians do not want them to be carried out during the war elections – according to the published results of a survey conducted by the Razumkov Center.
> The death toll from the Russian shelling of the village of Hroza in the Kharkiv Oblast in northeastern Ukraine on October 5 has risen to 55, the prosecutor’s office in this part of the country reported. The Security Service of Ukraine (SBU) announced that it had identified two Ukrainian men who helped the enemy commit this crime.
> The Hungarian air carrier Wizz Air still has three planes at the Kiev airport that it cannot recover due to the Russian invasion of Ukraine, wrote the hvg.hu portal. However, the engines of two of them have already left Ukraine and went to Poland.
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