The media learned that Russia requested a meeting of the UN Security Council on August 11 because of the attacks on the Zaporozhye nuclear power plant. There was a fire at the station yesterday. Russia blames the Ukrainian military for the attacks on the enterprise. The UN warned that the shelling of the power plant could result in a nuclear catastrophe.
The Russian Foreign Ministry said that Russia and the United States will discuss the suspension of inspections of Russian facilities under the nuclear arms reduction treaty. The ministry called Russia’s decision “legitimate and competent.”
Former Minister of Revenue and Fees, Acting Deputy Chairman of the Council of Ministers of the DPR Alexander Timofeev (Tashkent) was sentenced to three years and six months in a penal colony. For $ 5 million, together with the former adviser to the ex-Prime Minister of Ukraine Mykola Azarov, Igor Sosnovsky, he promised to help stop the criminal case against the former head of Railtransholding Sergei Shpak. More about it
Early in the morning of February 24, Russian President Vladimir Putin announced the start of a military operation in the Donbass and the entry of troops into the DPR and LPR. What happens after the hostilities – in the photo gallery “Kommersant”.
Bulgaria did not rule out that they would resume gas purchases from Russia. The head of the Ministry of Energy of the Republic, Rosen Khristov, said that the country is looking for alternative suppliers, but in case of failure, it is ready to start negotiations with Gazprom.
“Kommersant” learned that “Mir” cards of substation Russian banks can be used to pay in Turkey. At least two out of five Turkish partner banks accept cards despite the SDN status of the issuing bank, although they do not advertise this, risking secondary sanctions. More
Western companies that left Russia must reimburse office owners up to 30 billion rubles. for early termination of lease agreements with a total area of 950 thousand square meters. m only in the next year and a half. However, experts believe that the owners of business centers may be in the black. Why read here
The White House said that US President Joe Biden was not informed in advance about the search at the estate of his predecessor, Donald Trump. Mr. Trump, in turn, wrote on social networks that the head of state knew everything. Recall that the former President of the United States connects the visit of the FBI to his home with the intention to participate in the 2024 elections.
The former head of the 446th military representation of the Ministry of Defense, Vladislav Kozlov, was left in custody, Kommersant learned. He is accused of corruption – according to investigators, for several years the colonel allowed to inflate prices for the installation of fire-fighting equipment at military facilities, and in return received “increases in salary.” Details