In Novosibirsk, two entrances to a five-story residential building collapsed due to a gas explosion. As a result, one person died and eight others were injured. Debris clearing continues.
The death toll due to earthquakes in Turkey has risen to 12,391 people, throughout Syria – up to 2992. The total death toll approached 15 thousand people.
In the Starodubsky municipal district in the Bryansk region, nine Ukrainian drones were shot down. As a result of the attack, no one was injured, said the head of the region Alexander Bogomaz.
Lending terms for car loans and mortgages increased in 2022. So banks are trying to bring the debt burden of borrowers in line with the new regulatory standards. More about it.
The American SpaceX has limited Ukrainian military access to Starlink satellite communications to control drones. SpaceX does not want its technology to be used for offensive purposes, said company president Gwynn Shotwell.
G7 countries may impose sanctions on companies from China, Iran and North Korea for helping to bypass Western restrictions. A new package of sanctions may be adopted on February 24 – the anniversary of the entry of Russian troops into Ukraine, Bloomberg reported. France also insists on expanding sanctions against Wagner PMCs.
Presidents of Ukraine and France Volodymyr Zelensky and Emmanuel Macron and German Chancellor Olaf Scholz met at the Elysee Palace. Mr. Macron proposed holding a conference on the peaceful settlement of the conflict between Russia and Ukraine.
The Ministry of Justice has begun forming a working group to prepare a report to the UN on the state of human rights in the Russian Federation. According to Kommersant’s information, President Vladimir Putin gave the corresponding instruction to the department. More about it.
Russian metallurgists evaluate the consequences of the earthquake in Turkey. According to Kommersant’s interlocutors, Turkish metallurgists will be able to independently cover the demand for steel for restoration work, but they will have to increase purchases of raw materials for ferrous metallurgy. More about it.
About the upcoming February 8, the most important events – in the announcements of “Kommersant”.