Zelensky rejects recognition of Crimea as Russian

Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov then saw in the position of the Ukrainian negotiators an understanding that “the issues of Crimea and Donbass have been finally resolved.” However, in early April, the minister announced that Ukraine had submitted a new draft agreement and moved away from its wording on Crimea and Donbas. According to him, the Ukrainian delegation in Turkey proposed to leave this issue, “but not forever.” “They suggested that our states should resolve the issue of Crimea within 10 years. At the talks in Istanbul at the end of…

The embassy reported about the desecration of the monument to the liberators in Slovakia

The embassy demanded that this sign be removed and the vandals punished. This symbol “is the emblem of the Ukrainian neo-Nazi regiment” Azov “; [recognized as extremist in Russia and banned], convicted of numerous crimes against the civilian population of Donbass,” the diplomats wrote on the social network. “The actions of the perpetrators who have committed an unlawful act are directed against Russia's interests in the field of preserving the historical memory of the activities of the USSR during the Second World War and its decisive role in the victory…

Senator who froze aid to Ukraine spoke out against its success to the detriment of the United States

The Republican explained that if the bill is passed, the total US assistance to Ukraine since last year will reach $60 billion, which is more than the State Department's budget for 2022. The package of measures includes the supply of weapons and humanitarian aid. He stressed that he was “very sympathetic” Ukrainians and wants their success, but “not through the bankruptcy of the United States.” “I think sending $40 billion to another country without checking and making sure no one steals the money,” a recipe for disaster,— he thinks. This…

Biden expressed support for the desire of Finland and Sweden to become part of NATO

The latter told his American colleague about further steps taken by Helsinki to join the US President Joe Biden supports NATO's open door policy and the right of Finland and Sweden to make their own security decisions, the White House said in a statement following a telephone conversation between the head of state and Swedish Prime Minister Magdalena Andersson and Finnish President Sauli Niinistö. < p>The leaders also discussed cooperation between the countries in the field of defense and security, as well as efforts aimed at strengthening transatlantic security. The…

The EC did not rule out the restriction of gas prices from Russia in the event of a cessation of supplies

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The US Treasury warned foreign banks against helping Russia to circumvent sanctions

The Deputy Finance Minister also pointed to companies that can provide assistance to sanctioned businessmen who are trying to hide their yachts. On May 13, the US Treasury released the 2022 National Strategy to Combat Money Laundering and Terrorist Financing. Deputy Treasury Secretary Adewale (Wally) Adeyemo has threatened foreign banks with loss of access to both the US and EU financial systems if they help Moscow evade The Joe Biden administration has urged foreign banks not to help Russia evade sanctions, otherwise they risk losing access to the financial systems…

NYT pointed to the risks for the United States in the boycott by countries of the summit of the Americas

According to the newspaper, the Brazilian leader has a cool relationship with Washington, and the summit was supposed to be Bolsonaro's first meeting with US President Joe Biden. Juan González, senior director of Western Hemisphere affairs at the US National Security Council, had earlier suggested this possibility. Forecasts Pro How the conditions for buying a residence permit abroad have changed due to sanctions: an overview in line for cloud services. Countries— members of the Caribbean Community (CARICOM) also threatened to boycott the summit if Venezuela was represented at it not…

The Foreign Ministry revealed what will determine the response to Finland’s accession to NATO

“It is clear that this change cannot remain without a political reaction, and also without a very precise analysis of the consequences of the composition of the forces that may be formed as a result of the next entry into the alliance. The Deputy Foreign Minister believes that it is too early to talk about the possibility of deploying Russian early nuclear forces in the Baltic region. Deputy Foreign Minister Grushko: the accession of Sweden and Finland to NATO will not go unanswered According to Russian Deputy Foreign Minister Grushko,…

Chinese ships entered the zone to the Senkaku Islands disputed with Japan

After the Second World War, the archipelago was under the control of the United States, but was later transferred to Japan. The Japanese Coast Guard sent a warning to Chinese ships to immediately leave the territorial waters.< /p> The uninhabited archipelago (the Japanese call it Senkaku, and the Chinese – Diaoyu) came under Japanese control in 1895, along with Taiwan, captured by Japanese troops after winning the war with China. — RBC). As a result, the vessels are in Japanese territorial waters off the coast of Minamikojima (one of the…

HRC member Andrei Babushkin dies

Since 1993, he headed a number of human rights organizations. The day before, human rights activist Eva Merkacheva told Kommersant that Babushkin was hospitalized in the 20th hospital in Moscow “due to the exacerbation of a long-standing illness”, a few days ago he became ill— then they, together with Merkacheva, went to the subway for a working meeting with representatives of one of the ministries. In 1989 he graduated from the Faculty of Philosophy of Moscow State University, worked as a history teacher. The organization provides legal assistance to prisoners,…

Biden misspoke and named Kamala Harris President of the United States

Video American President Joe Biden during his speech at the US summit— ASEAN made a reservation and named its Vice President Kamala Harris head of state. During his speech, he called the Indo-Pacific region free, open, stable and prosperous. Article content Tags Subscribe to RuTube RBC Live broadcasts, videos and recordings of programs on our RuTube channel Истoчник rbc.ru “That's why I asked President Harris to go there last August,” said Biden.

Scholz called the only option to lift sanctions against Russia

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The Ministry of Defense reported on the destruction of Ukrainian drones and Smerch shells

After that, local authorities reported that production could not be restored before the end of the year. The Defense Ministry also said that during the night rocket troops and artillery attacked 18 command posts and 543 areas where manpower and military equipment were concentrated. In addition, the Russian military intercepted near Kharkov— in the area of ​​u200bu200bthe settlements of Izyum, Semenovka and Snezhkovka— three Smerch multiple rocket launchers, he said. As a result, he claims, “up to 100 nationalists were destroyed,” 23 units of military equipment were put out of…

Putin called Finland’s refusal of neutrality and joining NATO a mistake

According to him, the Scandinavian countries are “a guest house for terrorist organizations.” He recalled that members of the PKK, banned in the country, live in Sweden and are even represented in parliament. The Kremlin sees Helsinki's desire to become a NATO member as a threat. According to the Russian leader, Finland's accession to NATO could have a negative impact on Russian-Finnish relations, which for many years were built on good neighborliness and partner cooperation Vladimir Putin countries in NATO would be a mistake, since there are no threats to…