What happened on the night of May 3
Russian doctors will receive a manual for communication with those wishing to have an abortion
The Russian Ministry of Health has developed guidelines for talking doctors with those who want to have an abortion. They have already entered the medical institutions of the Primorsky and Kamchatka Territories, as well as the Arkhangelsk, Kaluga, Novgorod, Tula and Magadan regions. As Kommersant found out, in the training manuals for doctors recommended explain that “being a new mother is great” and that “having a child will not be an obstacle to meeting your life partner.”
Demand for underage employees has skyrocketed in Russia
The demand for young employees in Russia has increased dramatically. The number of vacancies for candidates aged 14 and over rose in April by 63% year-on-year. According to the Izvestiya newspaper, the authorities would like to simplify employment of minors. Thanks to this initiative, domestic companies can be able to meet seasonal needs for workers.
Less than 10% of Russian citizens found themselves below the poverty line for the first time
Rosstat revised the data on the level of poverty in Russia. According to the updated information of the department, in 2022, 14.3 million citizens of the Russian Federation were below the poverty line – 9.8% of the population. This is a historical minimum, the share of poor Russians for the first time fell below 10%, writes RBC.
Kyiv is likely hiding the details of the counteroffensive from the allies
Kyiv may keep a secret plan his counter-offensive for fear of new information leaks. It is assumed that the real plan of action of the Armed Forces of Ukraine is known only to a few people in the country. At the same time, the United States does not see a problem in the position of Ukraine – it was indicated here that from the very beginning of the conflict, Kyiv was rather sparingly sharing such data with the Americans.
Germany expects new migration crisis on EU borders
German police detect a new wave of refugees from the Middle East. They are supposedly trying get into the European Union through Russia and Belarus. Already in March 2023, the border of the Schengen zone was illegally crossed by 60% of illegal immigrants than in March 2022. In just a month, border structures registered about 22.5 thousand illegal entries.
In the Krasnodar Territory, a tank with oil products caught fire
At the port of Taman in the Krasnodar Territory caught fire oil tank. The fire broke out in the Volna village. The governor of the region said that the ignition was assigned the highest rank of complexity. Initially, there were no casualties, the fire does not threaten local residents. The cause of the fire has not yet been officially announced.
Passport in the clouds: what scares the digitalization of basic documents
In February 2023, the head of the Mintsfira called for the accelerated implementation of digital passports, a project that was frozen in the summer of 2022. The minister’s initiative was supported by the President of the Russian Federation, instructing him to prepare a draft of the corresponding decree by May. As an identity card, it will probably be possible to use the State Services portal. “Profil” analyzed in detail what such an innovation will bring to citizens and what scares some digitalization of basic documents.