TEXT LIVE. Russia’s invasion of Ukraine; Putin and Macron agree to conduct an independent inspection of the Zaporizhia NPP

The Deputy Chairman of the Russian Security Council, Dmitry Medvedev, issued a statement on Thursday in which he called on the citizens of the European Union (EU) not to be silent and to demand that the politicians whom Medvedev called “morons” restore full-fledged economic relations with the Russian Federation. “The benefits are obvious – it … Read more

“Such objects must be destroyed.” An adviser in Zelensky’s office has stated that Ukraine considers the Crimean bridge a legitimate military target

“This is an illegal construction and the main gate for supplying the Russian army in Crimea. Such objects must be destroyed,” Podoliak said. Podolyak also said that in the next two to three months, new attacks, similar to the recent explosions at an army warehouse in Dzhankoya district, Novofedorivka airfield, could occur in Crimea. Ukraine … Read more

The traffic on Tallinn street, which was blocked after the cooking oil was spilled, has been restored. PHOTO

The traffic was blocked on the section of Tallina Street from Zviņuų to Deglava Street. The State Fire and Rescue Service explained that the oil spilled over a length of about 700 meters. Initially, rescuers worked at the scene, but later road maintenance workers continued their work.

During the day, more than 250,000 euros were donated in Latvia for the purchase and gift of the combat drone “Bayraktar” to Ukraine

Fundraising started on the morning of August 16. Since the start of fundraising, almost 8,000 donors have allocated funds for the purchase of a combat drone. According to the list of donors available on “Ziedot.lv”, a number of donors choose to indicate Russian-speaking politicians working in Latvia as their name, for example, the member of … Read more

Saudi woman sentenced to 34 years in prison for tweets

According to court documents, Shehab “aided and abetted those who sought to cause public unrest” in Saudi Arabia, including by following activist accounts on Twitter and posting calls for human rights and the release of political prisoners. Initially, the court sentenced the woman to three years in prison for using Internet resources “to provoke public … Read more

On Tuesday, another 1,736 people were diagnosed with covid; five patients died

Of these, 716 were detected in an unvaccinated person or a person who did not complete the vaccination course, and 1020 – in a vaccinated person. There were five reports of deaths (one person aged 40-49, one aged 60-69, one aged 70-79, one aged 80-89, one aged 90-99). Of these, four were unvaccinated or had … Read more

Auto News: The Big Pickup Truck Test. What to buy?

The only misfortune is that there are none. Global cataclysms have led to the fact that long-standing and successful pickup league players have temporarily or completely disappeared from the European Union market – some until the 2023 season, and some forever. “Not without effort, TV Autozisna collected all pickup trucks that can really be bought … Read more

Five captured Europeans are on trial in Donetsk; they face the death penalty

Swedish citizen Matias Gustafsson, Croatian citizen Vjekoslav Prebeg and British citizens John Harding, Andrew Hill and Dylan Healy are accused of being mercenaries of the Armed Forces of Ukraine. If found guilty, they could be sentenced to death. They denied their guilt in court. The next court hearing in this case is scheduled for October. … Read more

On Monday, another 1,679 people were diagnosed with covid

Of these, 694 were registered for an unvaccinated person or a person who had not completed the vaccination course, and 985 for a vaccinated person. Four deaths were reported (one person aged 40-49, one aged 50-59, one aged 60-69, one aged 90-99). Of these, three were unvaccinated or had not completed the vaccination course, while … Read more

China again holds maneuvers near Taiwan

The Chinese military said in a statement that all classes of weapons are involved in the sea and air maneuvers near Taiwan. Beijing believes that the visit of a delegation of five US lawmakers to Taiwan is a violation of China’s sovereignty and territorial integrity. Taiwan and mainland China are governed separately since the Nationalist … Read more