Deputy Head of the Russian Security Council Dmitry Medvedev commented on the decision of the German authorities to simplify the issuance of visas for a number of Russian citizens. Earlier, Berlin stated that they intend to facilitate the relocation of Russian scientists, employees of non-state media, NGOs, and politicians who disagree with the special operation.
“Let them go to the Germans as soon as possible,” he wrote in his telegram channel. – And preferably irrevocably under the penalty of criminal liability for fakes.
He also reasoned that to do “preferential entry” in Russia for those “who has been active in Germany,” including against the Chancellor Olaf Scholz. To him, Medvedev again recalled the nickname given by the Ukrainian ambassador “liver sausage”.
Last week, Medvedev called on Telegram to stop “minding” with those who are recognized as a foreign agent in Russia, and “restore order”.
The head of European diplomacy, Josep Borrel, said that the European Union needs to reach an agreement with Russia on the export of 20 million tons of wheat from Ukraine. He told reporters about this before the summit in Brussels.
“We are looking at how to export 20 million tons of Ukrainian wheat. It’s not easy. Russia’s consent is needed for the use of the sea route,” he said, stressing that this is an important topic.
Borrel added that the food crisis will be one of the main topics of the EU summit. In addition, the sixth package of sanctions against Russia will be discussed at the summit.
Deputy Head of the Russian Security Council Dmitry Medvedev commented on media reports according to which US President Joe Biden refused to supply Ukraine with missile weapons capable of striking Russia.
“It’s reasonable!” – Medvedev appreciated this decision of Washington.
In his telegram channel, he writes that otherwise – “when attacking our cities” – the Russian military “would have fulfilled their threat and struck at the centers of making these criminal decisions.” Medvedev expressed the opinion that “some of them are not in Kiev at all.”
“There’s no need to explain what’s next…” he concluded.
Another journalist was killed during a special military operation of the Russian Armed Forces in Ukraine. This time, the deceased turned out to be a journalist from France, Frederic Leclair.
Leclair worked for BFMTV. I came to Ukraine to cover all the events taking place. Recently, he was in Severodonetsk. It is in this locality that active fighting is underway between the Russian military and the Armed Forces of Ukraine (AFU).
According to preliminary information, Leclair was in a car that came under fire.
On the eve of the head of the Chechen Republic Ramzan Kadyrov said that his fighters are in Severodonetsk, looking for and liquidating Ukrainian nationalists. According to him, the settlement is controlled by the Chechen military.
As a result of the artillery strike of the Armed Forces of the Russian Federation on the hangar on the territory of the Okean shipyard in Nikolaev, more than 15 tanks and infantry fighting vehicles of the Armed Forces of Ukraine, as well as 5 large-caliber artillery pieces were destroyed.
Vladimir Rogov, a member of the main council of the military-civil administration of the Zaporozhye region, blamed Ukrainian saboteurs for the explosion in Melitopol.
He called the incident a terrorist attack and said that a sabotage and intelligence group was behind it.
“I am sure that anti-terrorist security measures should be strengthened in the region in order not to allow Ukrainian militants to intimidate the population and try to disrupt the peaceful way of life in the future,” he said.
The explosion occurred on Monday morning in the city center. The media reported about three victims.
Recall that the Azov part of the Zaporozhye region is under the control of the Russian Federation. A civil-military administration was established there.
The first President of Kazakhstan, Nursultan Nazarbayev, said that if his relatives used the name as a cover for violating the law, they should be punished to the fullest extent of the law.
He clarified that Kazakhstan has been building a rule-of-law state for several years, the fundamental factor of which is the law, uniform for all. He said this in an interview with political scientist Daniyar Ashimbayev.
“In the event that one of my relatives used my name as a cover and violated the law, they should be held accountable,” Nazarbayev added.
According to the first President of Kazakhstan, guilt must be proved in court.
NATO Deputy Secretary General Mircea Joane said that due to Russia’s special military operation in Ukraine, the North Atlantic Alliance has no restrictions to create strong positions on the eastern front.
He clarified that in the NATO-Russia Founding Act, Moscow’s representatives assumed obligations to prevent attacks on neighbors. Among other things, the document spelled out participation in regular consultations with the North Atlantic Alliance. Based on the fact that the Russian Federation allegedly does not adhere to the above conditions, Joane blamed Russia for non-fulfillment of this act.
“Currently, we have no restrictions to create a strong position on the eastern flank and give guarantees that the territory of the North Atlantic Alliance is protected by Article 5 of the NATO charter,” Joane added.
Earlier, NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg said that the new strategy of the alliance will not consider Russia as a partner in strategic terms. This statement will be discussed at the summit to be held in Madrid in June.
RIA Novosti reported that American forms for the evacuation of wounded from the battlefield, based on which Ukrainians should be rescued last, were found on the territory of the Azovstal plant located in Mariupol and Volnovakha. The documents were found in positions where the APU was previously based.
According to the publication, in the forms, patients were divided into several categories. The first was the US military, the second was US citizens, then not the US military, after them the list included non-American citizens and prisoners.
These evacuation forms were made on vandal-proof plastic carriers and sewn into special notebooks. Together with them, the documents contained information concerning the use of military field medicine.