DIRECT. War in Ukraine: "This winter will endanger the lives of millions of people in Ukraine"warns the WHO

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WHO fears winter. Visiting kyiv on Monday 21 November, the regional director of the World Health Organization (WHO) for Europe, Hans Kluge, warned that the coming winter “will endanger the lives of millions of people in Ukraine”. According to him, the series of Russian strikes on Ukrainian energy infrastructure “are already having devastating effects on the health system and on the health of the population”. Follow our live.

Four “torture sites” discovered in Kherson. The Ukrainian General Prosecutor’s Office announced on Monday that it had found four “torture sites” in Kherson after the withdrawal of Russian troops from the area. “Pieces of rubber truncheons, a wooden bat, a device used by the occupiers to shock civilians, an incandescent lamp and bullets were seized”he specified.

Emmanuel Macron says to himself “concerned”. The head of state “said his deep concern” on the situation in Zaporizhia where the nuclear power plant has again been bombed. Shootings that accuse each other in Ukraine. In a phone call with Volodymyr Zelensky, the president insisted on Monday on “the absolute necessity to preserve safety and security” of the site.

Long-term consequences in the world. The world won’t go back to normal “Like nothing ever happened” after the Covid-19 pandemic and the war in Ukraine, the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development warned on Tuesday. Russia’s invasion of Ukraine resulted in “the largest forced displacement of people in Europe since the 1940s”she notes.

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