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New Putin's plans, successful cyberpolice's operation and sanctions against RF - Thursday brief

New Putin's plans, successful cyberpolice's operation and sanctions against RF - Thursday brief Photo: Collage by RBC-Ukraine

Yesterday, on November 23, 2023, Ukrainian intelligence conducted a cyber operation against Rosaviatsia (Russian Federal Air Transport Agency). President Volodymyr Zelenskyy also imposed sanctions against the Russian Federation.

RBC-Ukraine gathered the main news for November 23.

Ukrainian intelligence's cyber operation against Rosaviatsia: Secret data leaked

Ukrainian intelligence conducted a cyber operation against Rosaviatsia (Russian Federal Air Transport Agency) successfully obtaining secret documents revealing an aviation collapse in the Russian Federation.

As a result of the cyber attack, a significant volume of classified official documents from the Ministry of Transport of the Russian Federation's structural unit, Rosaviatsia, was obtained.

This agency is responsible for flight safety and records all extraordinary incidents during the use of Russian aviation. There is a list of daily reports from Rosaviatsia covering the entire Russian Federation over a period of more than a year and a half among the acquired data.

The Ukrainian intelligence analyzed the Russian documents and concluded that the civil aviation of Russia is on the verge of collapse.

Zelenskyy signs sanctions against 147 Russians and citizens of other countries

President Volodymyr Zelenskyy implemented the decision of the National Security and Defense Council of Ukraine "On the Application of Personal Special Economic and Other Restrictive Measures" on sanctions against 147 individuals from the Russian Federation and other states associated with Russia.

The first sanctions list includes 60 individuals, citizens of Russia, Ukraine, Cyprus, Belarus, Germany, Uzbekistan, Austria, and the United Kingdom.

The second sanctions list includes 87 individuals, all citizens of Russia.

"Critical period" of war and Russia's new goals: New Putin's plans revealed

The full-scale war of the Russian Federation against Ukraine has entered a "critical period," but dictator Vladimir Putin still believes that there is no turning back and is prepared to continue the aggression for a long time. Furthermore, the Kremlin has plans regarding other countries.

The head of the Foreign Intelligence Service of Ukraine, Oleksandr Lytvynenko, states that the war of Russia against Ukraine has entered a critical period. Therefore, a great deal depends on a careful assessment of the enemy's intentions today. In his column, he described how society currently perceives this war in the Kremlin.

For more details on Putin's plans, refer to the material by RBC-Ukraine.

Charles Michel talks about progress of Ukrainian counteroffensive

The Head of the European Council, Charles Michel, has praised the success of the Ukrainian Defense Forces in the south of the country and in the Black Sea region in repelling the large-scale military aggression from Russia. The politician disagreed with the claims that the Ukrainian counteroffensive did not achieve its goals.

"I don't think this counteroffensive failed," Michel said, responding to questions about the possible impact of slow production and supply rates of defensive aid to Ukraine from partner countries and Russia's adaptation to international sanctions on the success of the Ukrainian counteroffensive.

Ukraine-Poland border blockade: Reopening to be discussed with new Polish government

The Ministry of Infrastructure of Ukraine will discuss the reopening of the border, which has been closed by Polish carriers since the beginning of November, with the new government of Poland.

Deputy Minister of Infrastructure of Ukraine, Serhiy Derkach, noted that currently, the Ukrainian side is trying to engage in dialogue with voivodeships and is also providing humanitarian aid to our drivers, including food, and addressing fuel issues.

"Yesterday, we sent official requests to the voivodeships of Lublin and Subcarpathian to ensure necessary conditions for our drivers. At least that. As for discussing the unblocking, it will probably be done with the new government," Derkach said.