Day 241 of the Invasion of Ukraine: Air alert across the Country, Russian Strikes in a many Areas

Here are the highlights of events related to the war in Ukraine over the past 24 hours:

Air alert across Ukraine, Russian strikes in a number of areas

Active hostilities continue in the eastern and southern parts of Ukraine and the country's armed forces hold the initiative, said Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky. Russian forces launched strikes last night in a number of Ukrainian regions.

The Russian army attacked targets in Kyiv, Cherkasy, ​​Rivne, Odesa, Poltava regions and other regions. Objects of the energy infrastructure were also affected. The Ukrainian air defense has shot down several missiles aimed at the capital city of Kyiv, announced Mayor Vitaly Klitschko.

President Volodymyr Zelensky announced earlier that more than 150 ships are waiting to export Ukrainian grain, but Russia is deliberately delaying their departure:

"The right to food and to live without hunger are basic rights for absolutely every person on earth. For this reason, Russian attempts to worsen the food crisis are also an aggression against every person in the world."

The Permanent Representative of Ukraine to the UN, Serhiy Kyslytsya, declared for the continuation of the Black Sea Grain Initiative after November 22, when its 120-day period of validity expires.

Russia has demanded an immediate and adequate response from the United Nations to the shelling of the Antonovsky Bridge in Kherson by the Ukrainian armed forces, which killed four people.

Russian forces are preparing for street fighting in Kherson after many of its residents fled, reported the General Staff of the Ukrainian Army. The Ukrainian military has urged the people of Belarus not to take part in the "dirty war" against...

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