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USA Stopped Interacting With Russia on Information Security


The American authorities unilaterally stopped interacting with the Kremlin on the topic of discussing information security issues, as reported by Deputy Secretary of the Russian Security Council, Oleg Khramov, on May 18, 2022.  “The White House predictably unilaterally stopped interacting with the Kremlin and refused to further discuss information security issues,” Khramov said. He also

Europe Tries to Survive Without Russian Gas, But Fails


Several dozen Polish districts were left without gas after Poland imposed sanctions on firms associated with Russia. As the Deputy Minister of Internal Affairs of the Republic, Pavel Shefernaker, stated today, on April 28, the authorities are trying to do everything possible to restore gas supply to these areas.   We are talking about Novatek Green

Russian Oligarchs Connected to Gas Giants Found Dead in Own Homes


Spanish officials are investigating the mysterious deaths of a Russian gas executive and his wife and daughter. The case evokes questions also because it’s not the first tragedy happened with the Russian official in gas sphere.   Investigators are said to be working on the assumption that the former top manager of the Russia’s gas giant

Russia to Tighten Rules for Obtaining Visas for Foreign Journalists


Russia will tighten the rules of entry for journalists from “unfriendly” countries, as stated by the Deputy Foreign Minister Yevgeny Ivanov.  “We are complicating it, by no means canceling it, but we are complicating obtaining visas for journalists from unfriendly countries,” Ivanov said at a meeting of the State Duma of the Russian Federation on

Russian Consulate in Lithuanian Klaipeda Has Been Closed


The Consulate General of the Russian Federation in Klaipeda, Lithuania, has been closed, according to the website of the diplomatic mission. Russian Ambassador, Alexei Isakov, was supposed to leave Lithuania last week, after Vilnius decided to lower the level of Russia’s diplomatic representation.  In the second half of March, the Lithuanian Foreign Ministry sent a note

Economics | Business  | 20.04.22

Russia Adopted Law Restricting Banks From Providing Data to Unfriendly Countries


The State Duma of the Russian Federation on Wednesday, April 20, adopted a law that imposes restrictions on Russian credit institutions in providing information to the competent authorities of foreign states, including judicial authorities.  The document was submitted to Parliament by the government in June 2021 and has since been finalized for the second reading.

Russia Counted Foreign Mercenaries in Ukraine, Warning They’ll Face Criminal Punishment


Since the start of the special military operation, the Kiev nationalist regime has brought 6,824 foreign mercenaries from 63 countries to Ukraine, the Russian Defense Ministry stated on Sunday, April 17. Of these, 1,035 have been “destroyed,” while several thousand remain.  Within days of Russia’s special operation in Ukraine, the Kiev’s government promised visa-free entry

Russian Sailors Banned From Going Ashore in European Ports


Trade unions are doing their best to help the crews of Russian ships that have been restricted from entering European ports due to sanctions. This was reported by the Chairman of the Far Eastern Regional Organization of the Russian Seafarers’ Union, Nikolay Sukhanov.  As part of the fifth package of sanctions, since April 16, the