The President of Finland called cold-blooded conversation with Putin about NATO

Finnish President Niinistö: conversation with Putin was calm and cool Putin was “surprisingly calm” about the conversation with Niinistö about Finland's prospects in NATO, the president said. Earlier, the Russian Foreign Ministry said that Moscow would take steps of a “military-technical nature” jpg” alt=”President of Finland called cold-blooded conversation with Putin about NATO” /> Sauli

Sweden followed Finland in joining NATO

If approved, Stockholm intends to achieve non-deployment of nuclear weapons and permanent bases of the alliance in the country, the ruling party of Sweden said. The leaders of other parties approved the submission of an application to NATO Finland decided to join NATO” /> Sweden has officially decided to apply to join NATO, the ruling

The United States announced the reflection of the deterrence of “aggression” of Russia in the NATO concept

The US Secretary of State warned that NATO's updated strategic concept would reflect a policy of deterring “any aggression” from Russia. Bloomberg wrote that the alliance could call Moscow's actions a direct threat in the document Anthony Blinken The new strategic concept of NATO will fully reflect the deterrence of any manifestation of “aggression”; Russia,

In Chechnya, they announced the death of seven US citizens in a special operation in Ukraine

Seven Americans who fought on the side of Ukraine as part of the special forces were killed in the Donbass, the Chechen authorities said. The State Department previously said that one of them is alive and safe Rubezhnoye Seven American citizens who fought on the side of the Armed Forces of Ukraine as part of

The President of Finland doubted the possibility of a “Russian attack”

Niinistö said that he did not believe in a scenario in which Russia would attack Finland – not before, not now. On the eve of Helsinki, they officially decided to join NATO, Putin called such a step erroneous ” alt=”The President of Finland doubted the possibility of a “Russian attack”” /> Sauli Niinistö Finland used

Zakharova considered Ukraine’s victory at Eurovision “a humiliation of Europe”

Ukraine's victory at Eurovision showed that “humiliating Europe is now in trend,” said Maria Zakharova. According to her, this demonstrated the attitude towards Europe of Washington and “NATO structures” jpg” alt=”Zakharova considered Ukraine's victory at Eurovision “a humiliation of Europe”” /> Eurovision Song Contest showed that humiliating Europe is now in trend, said the official

In Belarus, they announced a decrease in exports by $ 18 billion due to sanctions

Western sanctions have blocked almost all exports of Belarusian goods to North America and the EU, Prime Minister Roman Golovchenko said. He said that Minsk would redirect this volume of supplies to the markets of Asia, Africa and the Middle East Roman Golovchenko (foreground) Due to economic sanctions imposed against Belarus, almost all exports Minsk

Delegations of the Public Chamber were not allowed to participate in the OSCE meeting

The organization, which this year is headed by Poland, has withdrawn the accreditation of the delegation. The chamber condemned the decision and emphasized that they submitted an application in accordance with all the rules. The accreditation was withdrawn when the public had already flown to Vienna Poland is chairing the OSCE this year. The Chamber

Sweden says NATO membership is not directed against Russia

Sweden, following Finland, announced that it intends to join NATO. The Cabinet of Ministers of the country stated that this decision is the best for the security of Sweden, it is not directed against Russia Magdalena Andersson Swedish's decision to apply for NATO membership was made in order to secure the country, told Aftonbladet newspaper

Zelensky replaced the commander of the Territorial Defense Forces of the Armed Forces of Ukraine

President of Ukraine Zelensky appointed Igor Tantsyura commander of the Territorial Defense Forces. By another decree, Zelensky dismissed the commander of the unit, Yuri Galushkin. The President created the Territorial Defense Forces on January 1 President of Ukraine Vladimir Zelensky appointed Major General Igor Tantsyura as commander of the Territorial Defense Forces of the Armed

The head of the Pentagon told the head of the Ministry of Defense of Ukraine about the conversation with Shoigu

Last week, the US and Russian defense ministers held their first telephone conversation since the beginning of the military operation in Ukraine. Austin called on Shoigu to immediately end the conflict and “emphasized the importance of maintaining channels of communication” jpg” alt=”The chief of the Pentagon told the head of the Ministry of Defense of

New York to tighten gun laws after Buffalo shooting

Video On Tuesday, May 17, New York City officials will introduce a package of laws to combat gun trafficking, said State Gov. Kathy Hokul, CBS reports. . This is how the Governor reacted to the shooting at the Buffalo supermarket near New York. Ten people were killed in the attack, and three more were injured.

Finland plans to apply for NATO membership on May 18

The Permanent Representative of Finland to NATO in Brussels is likely to apply to join the alliance on Wednesday 18 May. Finnish Foreign Minister Pekka Haavisto told the Aftonbladet newspaper about this. “For our part, this [application] will be done by the NATO ambassador in Brussels physically, probably on Wednesday. Then, if negotiations with NATO

Volodin announced bills to counter sanctions

At the spring session of the State Duma, deputies will consider bills to counteract anti-Russian sanctions. The documents will cover IT, education, tax breaks and external management of companies alt=”Volodin announced bills to counter sanctions” /> Initiatives aimed at protecting the citizens and economy of Russia will be considered during the spring session of the

German Foreign Minister urged to quickly accept Sweden and Finland into NATO

Annalena Burbock emphasized that there should be no “grey zone” between countries applying for NATO membership and their acceptance, the allies should ensure their security after the initiative of Helsinki and Stockholm Annalena Burbock Germany will do everything to speed up the process of Finland and Sweden joining NATO, Foreign Minister Annalena Burbock told reporters

The Ministry of Defense announced the destruction of S-300 launchers near Sumy

In the same region, a radar station was destroyed. Air defense systems shot down 15 drones during the night, while missile forces and artillery destroyed “up to 150 nationalists” and disabled 26 units of military equipment Video Russian tactical and army aviation struck 32 areas of concentration of manpower and military equipment of the Armed

Croatian Foreign Ministry says Turkey is on the right path in NATO issues

Ankara's talks with Finland and Sweden on their entry into NATO are going in the right direction, Croatian Foreign Minister Gordan Grlich-Radman said. Turkey objects to the entry of these northern European countries into the alliance Gordan Grlich-Radman Negotiations between Turkey, Finland and Sweden over Ankara's concern about their desire to join NATO are moving

Latvia terminated the agreement with Belarus on the transportation of military cargo

An agreement on the transportation of military cargo from Belarus through Latvian ports was signed even before the republic joined the EU and NATO. Against the backdrop of the military operation in Ukraine, Riga is reviewing relations with Moscow and Minsk alt=”Latvia terminated the agreement with Belarus on the transportation of military cargo” /> The

In Lvov, they reported the destruction of a military facility by Russian missiles

According to the head of the local administration, the facility is located near the border with Poland. No one was hurt during the rocket attack. The Russian Ministry of Defense did not report strikes in the Lviv region Maxim Kozitsky Four Russian missiles hit one of the military infrastructure facilities in the Lviv region, it

Roskomnadzor restricted access to news portals Germania.One and USA.One

As a reason for blocking, the regulator calls the article of the law on information about sites that publish calls for extremism and inaccurate socially significant information Roskomnadzor restricted access to Germania.One and USA news portals. One, which publish news about Germany and the United States in Russian. Access to Germania.One is limited on the

Finland decides to join NATO

Earlier, Vladimir Putin said that Finland's rejection of the traditional policy of neutrality and the country's entry into NATO would be a mistake, since there are no threats to the security of Helsinki Sanna Marin and Sauli Niinistö The government of Finland has officially decided to join the North Atlantic Alliance ( NATO). This was

Vucic declared resistance to sanctions against Russia to the last

According to the Serbian president, his country will refuse sanctions against Russia, despite the fact that it has to pay dearly for it. Serbia does this not for profit, but because of “an honest attitude towards itself” Aleksandar Vučić Serbia will resist the imposition of sanctions against Russia as much as possible, President of the

Zakharova said about the “incomplete picture” without the victory of Ukraine at Eurovision

Without Ukraine's victory in the competition, “the picture of what happened to this country would be incomplete,” said an official representative of the Russian Foreign Ministry. The Eurovision was won by the musicians of the folk rap group Kalush Orchestra with the song Stefania jpg” alt=”Zakharova said about the “incomplete picture” without the victory of

Bloomberg learned about the “Russian threat” clause in the new NATO concept

The current concept refers to partnership with Russia. According to Bloomberg, the new document is likely to include a provision on a direct threat from Moscow's actions NATO in the new strategic concept may designate Russia's actions as a direct threat, writes Bloomberg. Brussels' position may change if Moscow changes its behavior, the agency's interlocutor

Turkish Foreign Ministry announced the absence of “bargaining” in the position on Finland in NATO

Cavusoglu called the republic's position clear: Ankara supports the principle of “open doors” in NATO, but cannot ignore information about “support for terrorism” in the Scandinavian countries seeking to join the alliance Mevlut Cavusoglu Turkey's position on Finland's accession to NATO is “very clear”, Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu said, Hurriyet reports. Earlier, President Recep Tayyip

Scholz did not attach importance to the words of the Ukrainian ambassador about the “insulted sausage”

Olaf Scholz urged not to “put on the golden scales” every word of Kyiv, pointing out that hostilities are taking place in Ukraine. The Ambassador of Ukraine called him “an insulted liver sausage” after refusing to visit Kyiv before the visit of the President of Germany Olaf Scholz Since hostilities have been going on in

The head of NATO called the new concept of the alliance the basis of the era of rivalry

Jens Stoltenberg called the new concept of NATO the basis of the “epoch of strategic rivalry.” Bloomberg wrote that the document would include a clause on a direct “Russian threat.” The current concept refers to partnership with Russia Jens Stoltenberg NATO's new strategic concept will be the basis for the “era of strategic rivalry”, said

The European Parliament threatened Turkey with isolation due to its position on NATO

There is no objective reason to prevent Finland and Sweden from joining NATO, such actions would be a pretext for isolation in the alliance, Weber warned. Earlier Erdogan called Sweden a “guest house” for terrorists The European Parliament threatened Turkey with isolation due to its position on NATO” /> European Parliament in Brussels, Belgium If