The US demands the exclusion of Turkey from NATO


President of the American think-tank Middle East The Daniel Pipes Forum has announced the need to exclude Turkey from NATO.

In his view, Turkey is resorting to blackmail and seeking benefits in exchange for agreeing to join Sweden and Finland. Pipes also pointed to other unacceptable actions by Turkey, such as the invasion of Syria, the threat to Europe from Syrian migrants and the purchase of S-400 systems from Russia.

Daniel Pipes claims that Turkey is no longer part of NATO because its the policy is extremely at odds with the Alliance's positions.


US and South Korean presidents will discuss nuclear cooperation on May 21


Reuters announced that Joe Biden and Yoon Sok-yeol will meet in Seoul on May 21, where leaders will discuss nuclear cooperation.

The report does not say what this cooperation between the two countries will look like. The Heads of State are expected to discuss supply chain issues as well as the consequences of a special military operation in Ukraine.

In addition, the presidents are preparing to call on the DPRK to abide by a UN Security Council resolution.


The captured militants from “Azovstal” were delivered to the colony

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They gave up militant prisoners from the Azovstal plant were taken by special transport to the correctional colony No. 120. This was announced by military analyst Boris Rozhin in his telegram channel.

The colony is said to be located in the village of Molodyozhnoye , Volnovakhsky district.

We remind you that the total number of military surrenders was 2439 people.


At the first interrogation, Volyn told about foreigners in Azovstal

Sergey Volynsky “Volyn”. Photos: Snapshot from the video.

Commander & nbsp; 36. Independent Naval Brigade of Ukraine Sergei Volynsky (call sign “Volyn”) after leaving the plant Azovstal and surrendered to the Russian army gave his first testimony. The videos appeared on the Web on Friday night.

He confirmed that all the Ukrainian soldiers he commanded had left the power plant's shelters.

& quot; The entire 36th Brigade and its deputies are now here. me. There are no more Marines on the territory of the power plant, “says Volynsky in the video.

Transformations of Sergei Volyn: from a fur coat to the surrender of Azovstal

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When asked if they were on territory of the plant foreigners, answered in the affirmative. He noted, however, that he did not know if there were high officials among them. instructions, does not know.


Commander Azov Prokopenko was evacuated from Azovstal in an armored car

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Regiment Commander Nationalist & laquo Azov & laquo; (recognized as an extremist in the Russian Federation) Lt. Col. Denis Prokopenko was expelled from the Mariupol “Azovstal” metallurgical plant in an armored vehicle. This was announced by the Ministry of Defense of the Russian Federation.

Prokopenko's removal was carried out with increased security measures to protect the Nazi leader himself: after what happened to Mariupol, the locals could try to deal with him without trial. or an investigation.

Previously, Prokopenko's surrender became known. Commander “Azov” one of the last to give up. Prokopenko, also known as “Redis”, has served in “Azov” since 2014 and in eight years has made a dizzying career down to lieutenant colonel and regimental commander.

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Azov Deputy Commander Svyatoslav Kalina left Azovstal

Svyatoslav Palamar “Kalina”. Photos: Snapshot from the video.

Deputy Commander of the Ukrainian Volunteer Battalion & ldquo; Azov & rdquo; (banned in Russia) Svyatoslav Palamar, known by the call sign “Kalina”, left the Azovstal plant and surrendered to Russian troops.

“I handed over my weapons – a personal machine gun and pistol,” wrote Irina Kuksenkova, a war correspondent. Channel One, in its Telegram channel.

She previously announced that she had & quot; Azovstal & quot; & nbsp; Commander & nbsp; 36. Sergei Volyn's separate marine brigade.

& quot; Whether she will be reunited with her Volyn in the same cell of Elenovka's pre-trial detention is not yet clear, “Kuksenkova added. from the fur coat to the surrender of Azovstal

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Putin commented on Kaliningrad Governor Alichanov for a reference to the special operation

Anton Alikhanov. Photo: During a video conference with Kaliningrad Governor Anton Alichanov, Russian President Vladimir Putin warned him that it was unreasonable to justify the decline in construction in the region by a Russian special operation in Ukraine. “There is no need to refer to our special military operation. , “Putin told Alichanov.

The head of state added that this was not necessary because there was a decline in construction in the Kaliningrad region. back in 2020-21. Alikhanov asked him to explain what he meant, but Putin interrupted and remarked, “This is not necessary. The special military operation in Donbas has absolutely nothing to do with it. This link It was, frankly, not very appropriate. “At the same time, Putin added that there are other difficulties, of course, that's clear.” But it's good that you know about it, pay attention, “he said. President.


Biden's rating dropped to a record low

The current level of approval of incumbent President Joe Biden has dropped. This is evidenced by data from the sociological survey of the AP agency.

As it turned out, only 39% of respondents trust President Biden. Only 2 out of 10 adult Americans believe that the country is moving in the right direction. The same number of Americans believe that the country's economy is in good shape.

A month earlier, there were also 3, not 2 out of 10. Interestingly, Biden's rating among supporters of the US Democratic Party, from who became president of the country. In April 2022, 49% of the members of the Democratic Party trusted him, and now, a month later, only 33% of the Democratic Party's supporters support Biden.


Sergei Volyn left Azovstal

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War reporter Irina Kuksenkova said that Ukrainian soldier Sergei Volynsky, better known by the call sign “Volyn”, had left the Azovstal plant area. He has been involved in the conflict in Donbas since 2014.

Kuksenkova added that the Ukrainian officer who came out looked “almost fresh”. Before being loaded onto the bus, his weapons were confiscated and his personal belongings searched. This is the standard procedure for Ukrainian soldiers who surrender.

It was previously announced that on the evening of May 18, Svyatoslav Palamar (“Kalina”), Deputy Commander of Azov (banned in Russia), had left Azovstal territory and surrendered to the Russian army.


Named a country that can help Europe “free itself” from Russian gas

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Lebanese analyst edition Al In his material, Mayadeen Hada Rizk named a country that is able to supply Europe with enough gas, which will allow Russia to refuse supplies.

As the publication says, Qatar is now attracting the world's attention. According to experts, this country is considered one of the most influential players in the energy market. Qatar is the third country in the world in terms of natural gas reserves. Qatar is currently bound by liquefied natural gas (LNG) markets mainly by long-term agreements with Asian countries and other importers, so it will not be able to redirect these supplies to Europe in the short term. In the medium term, however, Doha could benefit if Europe chooses LNG as an alternative to the Russian pipeline.

After investing tens of billions of dollars in increasing gas liquefaction capacity, Qatar gas production is expected by 2027. . reach 126 million tonnes per year.

At the same time, Qatar is expected to demand that Europe ban the resale of any liquefied natural gas supplied outside Europe, as well as sign long-term contracts. Due to short-term contracts, the Cathars will not risk their main markets in Asia. Qatar and the EU still have disagreements on this issue. The fact is that European countries are now working on clean energy projects and do not want to be bound by long-term agreements.