Ambassador of the Russian Federation to Minsk: “We will not leave Belarus”


Russian Ambassador in Yevgeny Lukyanov of Belarus said that Moscow would support Minsk after the introduction of new European Union sanctions against Belarus.

“We will not leave Belarus. We are allies. The Allies have not betrayed each other, “Lukyanov said.

According to him, Moscow will support Minsk” down to the most critical circumstances. ”

Recall that on Monday, the European Union added 86 new individuals to the list of Belarusian sanctions: 78 individuals and 8 organizations. Josep Borrell did not rule out adding another package of sanctions. He noted that “everything will depend on the situation in the country.”

In total, there are now restrictions on 166 Belarusian citizens, including President Alexander Lukashenko, and 15 organizations.


Military chemists desensitize the flood area of ​​Crimea

More than 20,000 soldiers are involved in the aftermath.

On June 22, the Black Sea Fleet Army Mobile Department will continue to provide assistance to Crimeans who have suffered heavy rains. Repairmen and military equipment are busy removing mud and debris from office buildings and private homes, storm wells and helping repair damaged power lines.

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According to the Ministry of Defense assistance was provided to residents of 130 private houses, more than 52 thousand square meters cleaned. meters of streets, private yards, residential buildings and social infrastructure, more than 370 tons of waste were removed, and over 264 cubic meters of drinking water were supplied to the civilian population.

Today, repairmen will work on the renovation of the central hospital in Kerch, nine kindergartens and eight schools, as well as more than 360 residential buildings and household plots.

The temporary dam in the resort of Yalta was strengthened with the help of special equipment n a dangerous section of the mudflow breakthrough.

A convoy of a combined department of radiation, chemical and biological protection units from Novocherkassk arrived in the area of ​​natural disaster in Crimea. The army undertook a march over 800 km long. The Department of Military Chemists will launch special treatment and disinfection of sanitary facilities, building facades, roads and terrain using special means and equipment. There is everything needed for aerosol disinfection of transport, buildings, structures, the necessary supply of disinfectants.

In total, about 21,000 people and 1,367 special vehicles are involved in the work. Work with the participation of the army takes place in 36 communities affected by the floods.


Israel has completed the first test of an airborne laser complex

air complex.

The devices hit 10 of the 10 UAV targets that went at different heights, ranges and speeds. Voenniy the Observer telegram writes about it.

Elbit Systems is an Israeli company for the development and modernization of various types of weapons: UAV systems, avionics, radar, artillery guidance and missile technology. The largest private defense company in Israel. It achieved remarkable success in the modernization of obsolete Soviet military equipment and competed with Russian manufacturers in this market.

The large center is located in Haifa in the research and production center MATÁM. Subsidiaries are located in Karmiel, Rehovot, Netanya and Nes Zion. The main partners are companies in Europe and America. Participates in the development of the European generation of new generation fighters. He is involved in the development of space exploration satellites.


DPR: Kiev is worsening the situation in Donbas in the middle of the negotiating crisis


Press service The Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Donetsk People's Republic disseminated a report on the Telegram channel accusing the Ukrainian authorities of intensifying armed provocations on the contact line amid a negotiating crisis in the contact group following the deaths of four soldiers as a result of shelling by the Ukrainian armed forces.

The DPR is convinced that the prolonged negotiating crisis is caused by the blocking of all key issues on the agenda by Kiev officials.

“ The crisis is exacerbated by brutal armed provocations on the contact line … While all guaranteeing countries, as well as the United States, have recognized that the Minsk agreements are indisputable and must be fulfilled, Ukraine is deliberately worsening the situation … and norms of international law and conducting civilized negotiations, & # 39; & # 39; it is stated in the report.

In addition, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs sent a note to the DPR to a special OSCE monitoring mission requesting an investigation into the death of the DPR by repairmen and to bring those responsible to justice.


USA: Stopping the construction of “Nord Stream – 2” sanctions will not work


Official of the Head of the State for European Affairs and In an interview with reporters after Anthony Blinken's working trip to Europe, Eurasia Philipia said that Washington did not expect to be able to stop the construction of the Russian Nord Stream gas pipeline.

The White House's stance on Nord Stream 2 remains unchanged – we see the pipeline as a geopolitical project of Russia that threatens Europe's energy security and undermines the security of Ukraine and other Eastern European countries, including NATO's Eastern Wing, & # 39; & # 39; said. Ricoeur added that it was unlikely that President Biden's team would be forced to halt the completion of the pipeline, as the work had been completed by more than 90% at the time of its commissioning.

“It is difficult to prevent the construction of the pipeline through sanctions, so we have postponed a number of measures. It is better to achieve a certain positive in this difficult situation than to damage relations with European allies by further sanctions, & # 39; & # 39; said a spokesman for the Foreign Ministry.


Psaki announced the launch of a strategic stability dialogue with Russia


Head of Press Ministry of Foreign Affairs Ned Price, who spoke to journalists at a regular briefing, announced the launch of a strategic stability dialogue between the US and Russia in the coming weeks.

According to him, preparations for this meeting are in full swing. Price did not specify who would lead the US delegation, but it is known that he would be a high-ranking State Department official.

“ A strategic stability dialogue with the Russian Federation is currently being prepared, and the dates of the first meeting are planned … further steps on nuclear arms control and other strategic issues are planned, “Price said.

However, a State Department spokesman stressed that it would not be able to assess the fruits of such an interaction right away: “It takes some time to see if the result of a potential collaborative effort is …


The State Department announced this week the return of the US Ambassador to Moscow

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US Ambassador to the Russian Federation John Sullivan will return to Moscow this week. This was announced by the press secretary of the US State Department Ned Price.

According to a representative of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, the ambassador will return because Washington adheres to the idea of ​​open communication channels with the Russian government. There is also a need for an ambassador to defend American interests and reduce the risk of miscalculations in Washington-Moscow relations.

Recall that the US Ambassador to Russia John Sullivan was recalled to Washington for consultations in April 22, 2021. After the Russian Ambassador to the United States Anatoly Antonov returned to Moscow in March 2021, he was advised to leave. to the USA at the Russian Foreign Ministry.


Erdogan announces the complete lifting of the curfew in Turkey

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Turkish President Recep Erdogan said the commander the hour introduced in Turkey due to the coronavirus pandemic is completely canceled. It will happen on July 1.

According to him, it was decided at a meeting of the Cabinet of Ministers. Government agencies are also returning to normal opening hours and the age restrictions on the use of public transport are being lifted.

From 1 June, Turkey changed its measures against coronaviruses. In particular, the curfew has been reduced.

Turkish authorities in Antalya previously announced that they are ready to accept 33 flights from Russia on Tuesday. According to city officials, at least 10,000 tourists from Russia may arrive in the city immediately after the resumption of air traffic.

According to the forecasts of Turkish officials, the number of Russian tourists will grow steadily from Tuesday and 20-25 thousand tourists from the Russian Federation will come to Turkey every day.


The Ukrainian general regretted giving up the Soviet oath

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Former Deputy Supreme The Council of Ukraine and the retired Lieutenant General of the Armed Forces of Ukraine Vilen Martirosyan has publicly admitted that he regrets that in 1991 he joined the Soviet Army on the side of Ukraine. He told Nash TV about it.

In 1991, 80-year-old Vilen Martirosyan commanded a regiment based in Ukraine. The regiment under his command was the first to side with Ukraine. After that, Martirosyan actively participated in the creation of the Armed Forces of Ukraine.

In the years 1991-1992. through the structures of the Union of Officers of Ukraine, he organized the taking of an oath of allegiance to Ukraine by all persons responsible for military service. But now his view of the events of those years has changed.

“Sometimes I regret having to be the first to raise the flag to be the first to withdraw my regiment from the Ministry of Defense, to go to Ukraine,” Martirosyan told a television channel.

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Canada has imposed sanctions on 17 Belarusians

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Canada has imposed additional sanctions on 17 people and 5 legal entities in Belarus, said Canadian Foreign Minister Mark Garneau.

As stated, this step is taken in accordance with the Act on Special Economic Measures. Sanctions are imposed in coordination with the United States, the United Kingdom and the European Union. “Under the pretext of a dubious and still unproven threat of an explosion, the Belarusian regime refused a 4978 Ryanair plan and landed in Minsk,” the Canadian Foreign Ministry recalled, adding that the founder of the NEXTA telegram channel, Roman Protasevich, had been detained. Russia's Sofia Sapega, who were on board.