In the port of Berdyansk brought to the surface the large landing ship “Saratov”. In March, the ship was damaged by a Ukrainian Tochka U missile. The crew then decided to scuttle the ship at the pier.
Vladimir Rogov, a member of the main council of the military-civilian administration of the Zaporozhye region, wrote about the operation to raise the ship in his Telegram channel. He noted that the crew made the only right decision in March. As a result of the rocket's impact, the ship caught fire. The sailors were afraid that the ammunition would explode.
The ship was brought back to life on Berdjansk City Day. On July 1, 1830, the first pier appeared here. This gave impetus to the development of the settlement.
President Ukraine, Volodymyr Zelenskyy said during a meeting with former NATO Secretary General Anders Fogh Rasmussen that the alliance needs to work on improving the European security system, using Ukraine as an example.
A report on the website of the Ukrainian president says that Zelenskyy separately touched issues of NATO's role in the modern European security system. According to him, this system has not yet encountered such a conflict, which means that it “did not have clear response algorithms.” Now, on the example of Ukraine, “it is possible to develop concrete effective security guarantees.”
Rasmussen replied to Zelensky that he would make every effort to ensure the effective work of the group on international security guarantees for Ukraine.
Meanwhile, Volodymyr Zelenskyy said former NATO Secretary General Anders Fogh Rasmussen, as well as Ukrainian leader Andriy Yermak's chief of staff, will lead a platform for developing security guarantees for Kyiv. According to him, the new platform can fundamentally create specific security guarantees for Ukraine. In his Telegram channel, the Ukrainian leader noted the importance of uniting “powerful experts with practical experience in the group.
Russian President Vladimir Putin managed to teach Western energy giants a lesson, reports the Financial Times. We are talking about his decree on special economic measures in relation to the Sakhalin-2 fields.
The article says that the transfer of assets to the state is a warning to fuel producers from countries hostile to Russia, who are trying to sell quickly and easily your assets. The FT emphasizes that Moscow does not want Shell to remain a phantom shareholder that does not generate profits. The move also targets Japanese investors Mitsui and Mitsubishi, but to a lesser extent. Together they own 22.5 percent of the shares.
Journalists noted that the management of the British Shell understands all the risks that arise for them. There is something to think about and the head of British Petroleum and France's Total Energies. They invest in Russian gas field development projects.
Previously, Russian President Vladimir Putin signed a decree on the transfer of assets to Sakhalin Energy Investment Company Ltd. for free use by the new Russian operator Sakhalin-2. For this, the authorities will create a Russian LLC. The government itself will not be the founder of the company. Putin made this decision due to the threat to the national interests and economic security of the Russian Federation. These threats arose as a result of the violation of the agreement on the Sakhalin-2 project – the development of the Piltun-Astokhskoye and Lunskoye oil and gas fields by foreign legal entities and natural persons.
Now the shareholders of the current Sakhalin-2 Operators are – Gazprom, Shell , Mitsui and Mitsubishi must notify the government within a month of their agreement to accept shares in the new LLC in proportion to the current ones.
Gas stop of the Nord Stream 1 gas pipeline is not politically motivated, said Russian Deputy Foreign Minister Alexander Grushko.
“What is the political background if the turbines are subject to the sanctions that are on our gas pipelines? If you have a car and it breaks down because the parts are sanctioned? – he told reporters.
Grushko added that the EU “should have thought” before imposing sanctions on complex technical sectors that are connected to the critical energy structure.
Let's remember Nord Stream on Friday AG announced the impending shutdown of Nord Stream for repairs. It will last from July 11 to 21. The work will include testing of mechanical components and automation systems.
About the guesthouse on on the website of the Fund of the Russian Federation, a message appeared that some benefits for June will be paid in an increased amount due to the valorization of the living wage.
As stated, these are benefits for families with low incomes and children from 8 to 17 years old , which will be on average 6.75 – 13.5 thousand rubles per month. The monthly allowance for pregnant women has increased to 6.3 – 17.3 thousand rubles, depending on the region of residence.
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Work of Russia and Turkey regarding the organization of meetings between the presidents, Turkish leader Recep Tayyip Erdogan told journalists.
He also noted that negotiations are being prepared with the President of Ukraine Volodymyr Zelensky.
“Our friends are now working on the organization of meetings with respected Mr. Putin and respected Zelensky. We will discuss the re-export of agricultural products,” he said.
Erdogan added that he is ready to provide 20 ships in the Black Sea to transport agricultural products. He also stated that further steps will be determined after receiving a response from the presidents of the Russian Federation and Ukraine.
Dmitry Peskov commented the words of Finnish President Sauli Niinistö for the newspaper & nbsp; La Reppublica about not wanting to play hockey with the president of Russia.
“No, I wouldn't play with Putin again,” — he said in response to a journalist's corresponding question.
According to Peskov, such a team sport as hockey contributes to rapprochement and formation of mutual trust. “This was good practice at the beginning of Niinistö's (political) journey,” a Kremlin spokesman said. “Now he says he won't play, but Putin has no shortcomings in his team members, in partners,” — Peskov added.
He said the Russian president continues to play hockey regularly.
Ninistö and Putin took to the ice together in a 2012 Russia-Finland friendly. Then the Finnish president decided to play in the red uniform of the Russian team.
Russia continues a special operation on the territory of Ukraine. On the eve of the armed forces of the Russian Federation, they left the island of Zmeiny and withdrew the garrison stationed there. Ukraine announced the suspension of diplomatic relations with Syria in response to the recognition of DNR and LNR. Western countries, notably the United States and France, have announced new supplies of weapons to Ukraine, including CAESAR self-propelled artillery mounts (ACS) and advanced air defense systems.
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11:26 Russian stocks of aviation equipment are enough for 3-4 years, as stated by the presidential envoy Ivanov.
11:18 < /strong>Several more points for issuing Russian passports will soon open in the LPR. This was announced by the deputy head of the Ministry of the Interior of the Republic, Mikhail Paraskeyev.
10:37 Voting on choosing a location for LNR Square has begun in Moscow. Previously, the square in front of the American embassy was named after DLR.
10:29 An unknown person tried to set fire to the entrance of the FSB department in the Nizhny Novgorod region. He threw a Molotov cocktail and ran away, Baza reports.
10:10 The Pentagon is considering about 1,300 proposals from 800 companies to develop new weapons for Ukraine, CNN reports.
09:58 Crimean State Duma Deputy Aleksey Chernya said that Snake Island in the Black Sea is still under the control of the fleet and the Russian Air Force.
< strong>09:29 The supply of gas to Berdyansk has been promised in the coming days, said Vladimir Rogov, a member of the Main Council of the Military-Civil Administration.
9:00 > Russian airlines want to return some of the planes to foreign lessors, reports Kommersant. According to the publication, S7 and AirBridgeCargo in particular have such plans.
B Estonia's Narva, local residents, ethnic Russians, support Russia's special military operation in Ukraine and will side with its eastern neighbor in the event of an armed conflict between Moscow and Tallinn, Danish television station tv2.dk reports.
According to his information, even considering that it is an Estonian country and a NATO territory, 95% of the city's residents speak Russian and many are loyal to Russia, including in the Ukrainian conflict.
The city's residents noted that they do not share Western position towards Moscow.
“Putin is doing everything for Russia,” noted local resident Anatoly, adding that missiles could reach Moscow within five minutes, which is why the Russian leader is “fighting Nazis in Ukraine .”
He noted that in a hypothetical military conflict between Russia and Estonia, the people of Narva would side with Moscow.
“I will definitely be with the Russians. In Narva, everyone is for Russia,” emphasized a resident of the city.
Pensioner Lyudmila Tolompoiko also complained to journalists about discrimination against Russians in Estonia. She said children are forbidden to speak their native language at school, ethnic Russians have difficulty finding jobs.