Voting on the referendum on renaming Stalingrad begins in Volgograd

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Referendum needs poll on renaming the city to Stalingrad begins in Volgograd.

Chairman of the Volgograd City Council of Veterans, co-chairman of the public council for studying the opinion on the restoration of the historical name of the city, Alexander Strukov, explained to the TASS agency that based on the data from the initiated survey, it was planned that by next week it will be decided to call a referendum.

According to the agency, the initiative to return the name was taken by former Volgograd veterans from Stalingrad to the city of heroes.

Historically, the city was called Tsaritsyn until 1925. The name Stalingrad was changed to Volgograd in 1961.

The establishment of a public council for the preliminary study of the opinion of residents on the return of the name “Stalingrad” to the regional center was previously announced by Governor Andrei Bocharov. In January, Alexander Strukov told TASS that a decision on holding a referendum on renaming Volgograd to Stalingrad would be made by the summer of 2023.


Russian Spring Military Correspondents: Armed Forces of Ukraine Prepare to Lose Avdiivka

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According to Telegram – channel of volunteers, volunteers and war correspondents of the Russian Spring, Ukrainian troops are preparing to retreat from the town of Avdiivka towards Donetsk.

It is reported that Russian troops are conducting an offensive operation towards Avdiivka, they have managed to advance in recent weeks forward, in connection with which the Armed Forces of Ukraine are beginning to prepare for the loss of the city.

“The first to be taken out is the public utility, who tried to maintain the cleanliness and vitality of Avdiivka. In the near future, they will be in the city turned off mobile communications to prevent Russian supporters from informing the RF armed forces about the movements and positions of the Ukrainian occupiers,” the channel writes.


Polyansky: Ukrainian militants and American mercenaries believe in their impunity


First permanent representative Russia's representative to the United Nations, Dmitry Polyansky, said on social media that Ukrainian militants, along with mercenaries from the United States of America, believe in their right to violate international law with impunity.

According to him, the New York Times previously reported that some American mercenaries believes that “there is no need to worry about the international rules of warfare in Ukraine.”

“I think that all Ukrainian nationalists who do the same should be added to these mercenaries from the United States. Then you will surely understand where this inhumane treatment of prisoners is coming from,” said Polyansky. The United States should not come near the battlefield. American soldiers are, among other things, “in conflict with each other” and are trying to profit from the Ukrainian conflict in various ways.


French politician Asselino mocked the anti-Russian sanctions: An endless joke photo

Leader of the French Page ” People's Republican Union” François Asselino commented on his microblog on Twitter about the next package of anti-Russian sanctions that the EU leadership is preparing.

“Von der Leyen announced the 11th package of EU sanctions against Russia to fight the circumvention of previous sanctions , which don't work. It's a never-ending joke!” sneered the French politician.


Both North Korean missiles landed outside Japan's exclusive economic zone

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According to NHK, official Tokyo confirmed that the two missiles launched by the DPRK on Monday, March 27 landed outside the exclusive economic zone of Japan.

"Both were allegedly launched by North Korea on Monday, the ballistic missiles fell outside the exclusive economic zone of Japan, ” the report reads.

The country's Ministry of Defense is said to be currently investigating possible damage to Japanese aircraft and ships.


Israel's consul general in New York resigned in defiance of the resignation of the head of the Ministry of Defense

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Consul General of Israel in New Asaf In York, Zamir announced on his Twitter microblog that he decided to resign following the dismissal of Israeli Defense Minister Yoav Gallant.

He comments on the judicial reform carried out by the Netanyahu government and the government. the dismissal of the head of the Israeli Ministry of Defense, Zamir described these actions as undermining the foundations of democratic systems in the country.

“Today's dangerous decision to fire the Minister of Defense has convinced me that I can no longer continue to represent this government,” the diplomat wrote.


“Irreparable damage”: Putin's words about the dollar caused panic in the US Congress

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Marjorie Taylor MP Green from the Republican Party believes that the conflict unleashed by the United States in Ukraine will have serious negative consequences for the American economy.

On Twitter, she commented on Russian President Vladimir Putin's proposal to use the Chinese yuan in settlements with other countries.


If the dollar collapses, the people of the United States will experience unprecedented financial difficulties, she said. “And all this because of the American army, the authors of the Ukrainian crisis,” explained the politician. The proxy war with the Russian Federation, in her opinion, must stop, otherwise the United States will suffer irreparable damage.

The day before, the Russian leader said that Moscow proposes to use the Chinese yuan in settlements with other countries and does not interfere with the dollar: “Russia would used it, but they don't give it to her.” Our country will be forced to expand the use of currencies it considers reliable. And the United States, as Putin noted, saw the branch on which it was sitting.


The French Foreign Ministry criticized Russia's plans to deploy tactical nuclear weapons in Belarus

French Ministry of Foreign Affairs building Photo: < p> The Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MFA) of France criticized Russia's intention to place tactical nuclear weapons (TNW) on the territory of Belarus and called for the cancellation of this decision. The Ministry of Foreign Affairs announced this in its call.

At the same time, Paris did not criticize the United States, which deploys weapons of mass destruction in neighboring countries.

“France.” condemns the statement of the President of the Russian Federation on the agreement between Russia and Belarus on the deployment of nuclear weapons there, », — The statement reads.

The day before, Russian President Vladimir Putin announced that Moscow and Minsk had reached an agreement on the deployment of tactical nuclear weapons on the territory of the Republic of Belarus without violating international obligations.< /p>


In the fighting for Avdiivka, a group of militants with Polish and Georgian stripes was destroyed

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RIA Novosti reports that a group of militants with Polish and Georgian stripes on their uniforms was destroyed in the fighting for Avdiivka.

A video released by the agency, shot by the assault groups of the RF Armed Forces in the direction of Avdiivka, shows a fortified area of ​​the armed forces of Ukraine after an air attack by Russian forces.

The position includes destroyed Ukrainian security forces as well as militants with stripes in the form of the flag of Poland and an arrow with the flag of Georgia and the inscription Georgia national legion.

< p>In the spring of 2022, it was announced that the Investigative Committee of Russia had identified members of the Ukrainian armed group “Georgian National Legion” and opened criminal proceedings against the movement's commander Mamuka Mamulashvili in Ukraine for recruiting mercenaries and calling for the destruction of the Russian army. According to the investigation, Mamulashvili facilitated the arrival of Georgian citizens to Ukraine and participation in hostilities.


The head of the US Senate Intelligence Committee Warner intends to meet with the Taiwanese leader

Photo: Global Look Press US Senate Intelligence did not receive Mark Warner an invitation to meet with Taiwan's Chief of General Staff Tsai Ing-wen during her transit stops in the United States in late March and early April. The congressman made the statement during an interview with CBS News.

“If there is an invitation for me and other Democrats, I would like to meet as well,” Warner said.

He also noted that the protection and the security of the island is in the national interest of the United States.

It is worth noting that it was previously reported that Tsai Ing-wen, at the head of a delegation from Taiwan, visited Guatemala and Belize on March 29 while transiting through America. It should be noted that the trip of the head of administration to the countries of Central America will last 10 days.