At a meeting with Pamfil, Putin raised the topic of foreign agents


Russian President Vladimir Putin met with Russia's CEC chief Ella Pamfil.

During the meeting, the Russian leader noted that the law on foreign agents should meet the goals for which it was created. According to Putin, the law should not violate the rights of citizens.

Pamfilov replied that none of those who had been recognized as foreign agents had been deprived of their voting rights.

She also noted the high competition of the parties in the State Duma elections and stressed that this time the refusal to register was three times less.


“Big Arctic Fox, Full”: Lavrov's photo on the web caused a stir

Photo: Natalia Gubernatorova

Official representative of the Russian Ministry Foreign Minister Maria Zakharova published a photo of Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov on Facebook, followed by a picture of a furry arctic fox. “Two people were waiting for their partners in the meeting room: Lavrov and the arctic fox,” Zakharova wrote.

Within a few hours, the publication received over 10,000 likes and almost 600 people republished it. There were more than 500 comments.

> Many thought this act The Zakharas were an attempt to troll the minister. “ The Arctic Fox closely follows the Minister & # 39; & # 39 ;, “ The Arctic Fox & # 39; & # 39; Arctic fox, Breathing into the back of the Russian minister, The fox is not afraid to live in the Arctic, And together it suits them here, “` Such a great arctic fox, full “. I would like to say both: mimim & # 39; & # 39 ;, ,, ndash; The Russians are writing.


Lukashenko demanded that the government urgently develop anti-sanctions

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President of Belarus Alexander Lukashenko he said at a meeting on socio-economic development that the government should address the issue of anti-sanctions against the West clearly and without bureaucracy. The BelTA agency informed about it.

“In general, the government should address these issues fundamentally, without bureaucracy, clearly, in a military manner,” Lukashenko emphasized.

The head of state noted that the country is not the first time he has encountered restrictions. According to him, Belarus has been preparing for another package of sanctions for the last six months.

According to Lukashenko, this has enabled the country to maintain economic growth and prevent the problems from spreading to normal

On the eve of the European Union, it announced a fifth package of sanctions against Belarus. The list contains 17 individuals and 11 companies. In total, the restrictions affected 183 citizens of Belarus and 26 organizations. Sanctions include a ban on individuals entering Europe and the freezing of citizens 'and companies' accounts.

See also: EU imposes sanctions on Belavia and Belarusian border guards


Kommersant has learned the date of the upcoming talks between Putin and Biden

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Possible revelation date next talks between Vladimir Putin and Joe Biden. The presidents of Russia and the United States will hold a video conference on December 7, Kommersant said. with reference to unnamed sources.

At the same time, according to the publication's spokespersons, a final date has not yet been agreed. The topics of the upcoming talks were also not published.

The first face-to-face meeting between Putin and Biden took place on 16 June in Geneva. The leaders then adopted a joint statement on strategic arms control. Then the Russian leader called the meeting “specific and factual.” & # 39; & # 39;


The United States has announced the voluntary surrender of Crimea and the Russian fleet by Ukraine

Former US Congressional Adviser Ariel Cohen said that Ukraine itself voluntarily gave Russia both the Crimean peninsula and the Russian Black Sea Fleet in 2014. He wrote an article about it for Newsweek magazine.

According to the American, corruption and incompetence are preventing Kiev from “stopping dependent on Moscow. “Kiev needs to get rid of the habit of voluntary sabotage in the war with Russia in 2014, when the Ukrainian army surrendered to Crimea and its own Black Sea fleet,” believes the former adviser. NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg said the alliance remained ready for dialogue with Russia but continued to support Ukraine. While they are closely monitoring the situation on the Ukrainian border.

According to him, the Alliance supports Ukraine politically and practically so that “the country can defend itself against aggression”. He also turned to Russia.

“I call on Russia to reduce tensions,” Stoltenberg said.

The Secretary General of NATO also commented on information about the alleged gathering of Russian troops near the border. He is not prepared to consider it a “pure bluff.”


Fighting breaks out on the Iran-Afghanistan border

Taliban militants and Islamic border guards of the Republic. What was the reason for their beginning is not known. According to unconfirmed reports, the Taliban have conquered several strengths.

Iran is deploying more troops on the border. Artillery is used to attack the Taliban.

Iran is deploying more troops to the border with Afghanistan, where local clashes with the Taliban took place today.

Despite the fact that the shooting at the border has stopped, Tehran is strengthening the military group on the line of contact.


The new MI6 boss will give his first speech

British Head of MI6 Richard Moore delivered his first public speech after appointment in October 2020.

According to Moore, China, Russia, Iran and international terrorism represent the “big four” security challenges facing British intelligence agents in an unstable world where states and illegal organizations compete rapidly. changing information technology.

Prior to his speech, MI6 chief had an interview with the BBC. When reporters asked him, “Why is the head of MI6 called” C “?

As it turned out, in honor of Sir Mansfield Cumming, the first service manager to simply sign” C “.

“We are in a more aggressive phase with China,” he added. Moore.

In the struggle for influence and power, those who own key technologies will have an advantage. In the West, they must not lag behind.

keep up with the competition in technology development.


An attempt at the life of the incumbent Prime Minister was made impossible in the Czech Republic


Acting Prime Minister of the Czech Republic Andrej Babiš stated that he tried to assassinate his opponents of the tightening of social restrictions imposed in the republic due to coronavirus infection.

According to him, the incident took place on Wednesday 1. The man entered the government building armed with a dagger and a pistol, but the police managed to neutralize and detain him.

Babiš noted that the Czech authorities are doing everything they can to prevent the deaths of thousands of people in the country.

“We all do it for the good of the people. Or don't you believe this virus is killing people? Don't you believe the vaccine protects?” – he stressed.


Kiev has announced that Lukashenko has declared war on Ukraine

Taras Chernovol, former member of the Verkhovna Rada for “Glavred” wrote that the Belarusian leader Alexander Lukashenko, in his statement of support for Russia in the event of a possible conflict with Ukraine, actually declared war on Kiev.

Earlier, Lukashenko stressed in an interview with RIA Novosti that if the Ukrainian side shows military aggression against Russia, then Minsk will side with its eastern neighbor. At the same time, he said that Crimea was de facto and de jure Russian territory after the referendum in 2014.

Chornovil criticized these statements and noted that Lukashenko's words about Crimea were a direct blow to Ukraine. In his opinion, Kiev should recall diplomats from Minsk and also reduce the status of the diplomatic mission to the level of a lawyer.

“The Belarusian president did declare war when he announced that he would support Moscow in case of any compelling reason (because they do not need it) for the alleged attack on Ukraine,” Chernovol concluded.


Merkel finally forbids unvaccinated Germans from going to shops and bars

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According to Der Spiegel, Before leaving office, Chancellor Angela Merkel signed a decree tightening up restrictive measures in connection with the spread of coronavirus.

It is clarified that the new 2G restrictions (vaccinated or sick) will affect unvaccinated citizens. They will be prohibited from visiting all stores except grocery stores as well as pharmacies. They will also be barred from free social contacts, with the exception of their family members.

Unvaccinated and unvaccinated people will not be able to attend entertainment facilities, including cinemas, restaurants, theaters, etc.