Breaking news of the day, October 29

Kyiv attacked ships of the Black Sea Fleet with drones

With 16 air and sea drones Kyiv attacked ships of the Black Sea Fleet (Black Sea Fleet) and civil ships in Sevastopol. All targets were destroyed, reported on Saturday, October 29, in the Russian Defense Ministry. According to the agency, the drone attack took place on Saturday at 4:20 Moscow time. The attack involved nine drones and seven autonomous maritime drones. As a result of the attack, the sea minesweeper “Ivan Golubets” of the Black Sea Fleet, as well as the barrier in Yuzhnaya Bay, received minor damage.

Russia after Kyiv’s attack on the ships of the Black Sea Fleet will stop participation in the “grain deal”

Russian side suspends its participation in the implementation of agreements on the export of agricultural products from Ukrainian ports, they said on Saturday, October 29, the Russian Defense Ministry said. As emphasized in the department, Russia’s participation in the “grain deal” is impossible after Kyiv’s attacks with the participation of British specialists on ships of the Black Sea Fleet and civilian ships that are involved in ensuring the security of the “grain corridor”.

Russia officially notified the UN of the suspension of participation in the “grain deal”

Russia officially notified the Secretary General United Nations (UN) António Guterres on the suspension of participation in the “grain deal”. The corresponding letter was sent on October 29 by Vasily Nebenzya, Permanent Representative of the Russian Federation to the World Organization. He clarified that Russia cannot guarantee the safety of civilian ships sailing under the Black Sea initiative. The diplomat recalled that the ships and port infrastructure of Sevastopol ensured the operation of the gum corridor for the export of food.

In the Kherson region, an attempt of the offensive of Ukrainian troops was reflected

Ukrainian troops made an unsuccessful attempt to attack near the village of Bruskinskoye in the Kherson region, said the deputy head of the regional administration, Kirill Stremousov. “As a result of the fire damage and the successful actions of the RF Armed Forces, the Nazis were thrown back to their original positions,” – wrote he is in his Telegram channel. According to the official, Ukrainian troops lost more than 18 people, as well as four armored fighting vehicles.

Death toll in Seoul stampede rises to 146

The death toll from the Seoul Halloween stampede has risen to 146, according to the latest figures. At least 150 people were injured. informs RIA News. Earlier it was reported about 120 dead. According to firefighters, the first stage of the search has been completed, no new victims have been found, but a second search is now underway in the area where the incident occurred. In addition, about 100 casualties have been sent to 17-20 nearby hospitals, so the death toll could continue to rise. The mayor of Seoul interrupted his visit to Europe in connection with the incident.

Pashinyan elected head of Armenia’s ruling Civil Choice party

Armenian Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan has been elected Chairman of the Board of the ruling Civil Contract party. The elections were held as part of the Sixth Party Congress on Saturday, October 29. According to the press service of the party, the board of 15 members also included Defense Minister Suren Papikyan, Deputy Speaker of the Parliament Ruben Rubinyan, former Deputy Prime Minister Tigran Avinyan, Speaker of the Parliament Alen Simonyan, clarifies Interfax.

Russia again exchanged prisoners of war with Ukraine

On Saturday another exchange took place prisoners with Ukraine according to the formula 50 to 50, said the acting head of the Donetsk People’s Republic Denis Pushilin. According to him, Russia is giving away mainly fighters to the Armed Forces of Ukraine. Among the servicemen released by Ukraine, there are seven people from the DPR, two from the Luhansk People’s Republic, the official said. The military personnel released from Ukrainian captivity on Saturday will be delivered to Moscow by military transport aircraft. They will undergo treatment and rehabilitation in medical institutions of the Ministry of Defense.

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