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
Sweden and Finland, which previously adhered to the policy of military neutrality, officially announced their intention to become members of NATO on May 15, 2022, explaining that they see a threat from Russia. The official representative of the Russian Foreign Ministry, Maria Zakharova, speaking on the air of the “Solovyov Live” programme, said that the
The expansion of NATO at the expense of Finland and Sweden does not pose an immediate threat to Russia, since Moscow has no problems with these countries, as Russian President Vladimir Putin said at the today’s summit of the CSTO, timed to coincide with the 30th anniversary of the signing of the Collective Security Treaty.
The West has launched a “total hybrid war” against Russia, and Moscow is ready to respond, the Russian Foreign Minister, Sergei Lavrov, has stated in his address to the Council on Foreign and Defense Policy. “The collective West has declared a total hybrid war on us, and it is difficult to predict how long this
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
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 has clearly expressed its position on the possible accession of Sweden and Finland to NATO, as stated by the Foreign Ministry spokeswoman Maria Zakharova. “Brussels, under the auspices of the US, has been drawing these countries into its structures for a long time. Actual retraction measures were carried out. There is nothing new here.
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
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
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.
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 diplomats in foreign countries are advised not to go to the city alone, Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said. “Diplomats live and work in difficult conditions. As you know, there are also attacks, in fact, terrorist acts against our institutions and against their physical security […] Now we do not recommend them to go
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