Top news of the day, May 8
The UN announced the elaboration of details of a high-level meeting on the “grain deal”
Details of High-Level Istanbul Talks on Food Deal still being worked out. So far, it remains unknown who will represent the United Nations.
Bloomberg: EU develops measures for attempts by courts to circumvent oil sanctions against Russia
The European Union proposed to ban access to European ports for ships for trying to circumvent sanctions on Russian oil. About it says the documentwhich is at the disposal of Bloomberg.
Kostomarov published a post on the social network for the first time after hospitalization
The 2006 Olympic champion in ice dancing, figure skater Roman Kostomarov, published his first post on a social network after his hospitalization in January. In the publication, the athlete thanked everyone who worried about him all these months and believed that he “gets out”.
Ukraine received €189 million from the World Bank to pay salaries
Ukraine received a loan from the World Bank in the amount of €189.32 million to pay salaries to civil servants and teachers. Money arrived to the general fund of the state budget of the country.
Prilepin’s wife said that the writer is on the mend
The wife of the writer and former deputy of the State Duma of the Russian Federation Zakhar Prilepin, Maria Prilepin, shared on May 8 with Izvestia journalists the details of his current state after the crime. assassination attempt on him.
State of emergency declared in Omsk region due to natural fires
The state of emergency (ES) has been declared in the Omsk region due to wildfires. Such a decision was taken at a meeting of the task force.
Military exercises with participation of 11 more NATO countries begin in Lithuania
On May 8, military maneuvers involving 3,500 servicemen and 600 pieces of equipment will begin in Lithuania, representatives of the Lithuanian army command said. Military exercises will continue two weeks.
The European Commission handed over to the EU countries the draft of the 11th package of sanctions against the Russian Federation
The European Commission has developed a draft of the 11th package of anti-Russian sanctions and handed it over to the states that are members of the European Union. EU countries to be agreed.
Türkiye will not join US and EU sanctions against Russia
The Turkish side does not plan to join the unilateral sanctions imposed by the US and the EU against Russia. Ankara proceeds from its own benefit and own prosperity.
Alexander Permyakov, accused in the case of the attempt on Prilepin, was arrested
Detained for the attempt on the life of writer Zakhar Prilepin, Alexander Permyakov, a measure of restraint in the form of detention was chosen for two months.
Zelensky submitted to the Rada a bill on the celebration of Victory Day on May 8
Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky submitted a bill to the Verkhovna Rada, according to which the celebration of Victory Day in World War II planned to be rescheduled on May 8th.
Pridnestrovie asks Russia to increase the number of peacekeepers due to increased security risks
The unrecognized Pridnestrovian Moldavian Republic (PMR) asks Russia to increase the number of peacekeepers in the region, such a measure is justified, given rising risks security.