Breaking news of the day, April 26
Alexander Lentsov became the new commander of Russian peacekeepers in Karabakh
Deputy Commander-in-Chief of the Ground Forces, Colonel General Alexander Lentsov appointed commander of Russian peacekeepers in Nagorno-Karabakh. This is stated in the information bulletin of the Ministry of Defense of the Russian Federation.
Money withdrawn from accounts of Russian embassy in Poland
Head of the Russian diplomatic mission in Warsaw Sergey Andreev saidthat the Polish prosecutor’s office seized money from the accounts of the embassy and the Russian trade mission in Santander Bank. The accounts were frozen, allegedly on suspicion that they could be used for money laundering or terrorism purposes.
MiG-31 fighter crashed in Murmansk region
In the Murmansk region plane crashed MiG-31, the crew ejected. This was reported in the power structures. According to preliminary information, during the execution of a planned flight, one of the aircraft’s engines caught fire, and then it crashed. It is noted that the plane crashed near the island of Rizh-Guba, 10 km from the city of Monchegorsk.
Ministry of Defense: 40 Russian servicemen returned from Ukrainian captivity
As a result of the negotiation process with the territory controlled by the Kyiv regime returned 40 Russian servicemen who were in mortal danger in captivity, the Russian Defense Ministry said.
The military of the Russian Federation stopped the attempts of the Armed Forces of Ukraine to conduct counterattacks in Artyomovsk
As part of a special operation in the Donetsk direction over the past day, Russian assault detachments continued destroy units of the Ukrainian army and mercenaries in the western part of Artemovsk. They were assisted by units of the Airborne Forces and the “Southern” group of troops, which stopped the attempts of the Ukrainian military to counterattack in the north and south of the city, the Russian Defense Ministry reported.
The Federation Council approved a number of bills
Members of the Federation Council for meeting approved several important documents. Among them is a law that introduces life imprisonment for high treason. In addition, the senators supported a law providing for criminal liability for assisting in the execution of decisions of international organizations in which Russia does not participate.
Russia announces 10 diplomats from Norway persona non grata
The Russian Foreign Ministry summoned the head of the Norwegian diplomatic mission in the Russian Federation, Robert Kvile. He was handed a note announcing the announcement of ten representatives of the Norwegian Embassy in Moscow and the office of the Defense Attache persona nongrata. This is stated in the statement of the Russian Foreign Ministry.