News Wire | Monday, Nov. 7, 2022

U.S. Privately Asks Ukraine to Show It’s Open to Negotiate With Russia

By Missy Ryan, John Hudson & Paul Sonne | The Washington Post

The Biden administration is privately encouraging Ukraine’s leaders to signal an openness to negotiate with Russia and drop their public refusal to engage in peace talks unless President Vladimir Putin is removed from power, according to people familiar with the discussions.

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Kyiv Planning for Total Evacuation if It Loses Electricity

By Marc Santora & Ben Hubbard | The New York Times

As they struggle to maintain an electricity grid heavily damaged by Russian missiles, officials in the Ukrainian capital, Kyiv, say they have begun planning for a once unthinkable possibility: a complete blackout that would require the evacuation of the city’s approximately three million remaining residents.

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