The Daily Populous

Monday November 7th, 2022 night edition

image for Kyiv prepares for a winter with no heat, water or power

But let’s be frank, our enemies are doing everything for the city to be without heat, without electricity, without water supply, in general, so we all die.

He called on Ukrainians to endure the hardships and “we must get through this winter and be even stronger in the spring than now.”.

Russia has focused on striking Ukraine’s energy infrastructure over the last month, causing power shortages and rolling outages across the country.

Kyiv was having hourly rotating blackouts Sunday in parts of the city and the surrounding region.

Kyiv plans to deploy about 1,000 heating points, but it’s unclear if that would be enough for a city of 3 million people.

In the Donetsk city of Bakhmut, 15,000 remaining residents were living under daily shelling and without water or power, according to local media.

In one sliver of good news, the Zaporizhzhia Nuclear Power Plant was reconnected to Ukraine’s power grid, local media reported Sunday. »

Texas Churches Violate the Law Ahead of Tuesday’s Election, Experts Say

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Texas Churches Violate the Law Ahead of Tuesday’s Election, Experts Say Churches in Texas invited Beto O’Rourke and Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick to speak to their congregations before the 2022 midterms, raising questions about the effectiveness of the Johnson Amendment.

Tax law experts told ProPublica and The Texas Tribune that the pastors’ support of the candidates in their sermons violated the Johnson Amendment.

The experts also raised concerns about what appeared to be the churches’ failure to give equal time to their opponents. »

Don't lick this toxic frog, National Park Service warns

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As tasty as it might look, you should refrain from licking the Sonoran desert toad, the National Park Service has warned.

On Tuesday, the NPS used Facebook to warn passerby to use caution around the Sonoran desert toad, also known as the Colorado river toad.

The amphibian is one of the largest toads found in north America, measuring up to 7 inches, according to the Facebook post. »

Elden Ring boosts Kadokawa’s gaming profits by over 1100%

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Elden Ring, which launched at the start of this year in February, has been a resounding success to no one’s surprise.

They are most certainly interested in the developers ability to create blockbuster hits and to have some claim to the insanely popular Elden Ring.

This increase in their gaming profits on the year also likely helped Kadokawa’s acquisition of Anime News Network earlier this month, probably. »