Belarusian President Alexander Lukashenko has arrived in the Far East. He will meet Russian President Vladimir Putin.
Japan has approved new sanctions against Russia. Restrictions apply to Sberbank, Alfa-Bank and 398 Russians. The blacklists include Maria Vorontsova and Ekaterina Tikhonova, who are named daughters of President Vladimir Putin, as well as Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov’s wife and daughter Maria Lavrova and Ekaterina Vinokurova.
The EU’s fifth anti-Russian sanctions package will only hit civilian chipmakers, not the defense order, which Brussels originally relied on, discovered “b”. Russia has silicon deposits and produces silicon wafers. But it is only suitable for special-purpose technologies. After
American-Indian talks took place in Washington. Pentagon chief Lloyd Austin said the United States was talking to India about its military modernization and wanted to become a “preferred partner”. Indian Foreign Minister Subramaniam Jaishankar, responding to the journalist’s proposal to rely less on Russia, said his country understood what was in its interests. On strengthening India-Russia partnership
In Russia, there have been difficulties in obtaining and renewing arms licenses, discovered “b”. As a result, some citizens will even have to turn in their weapons to the National Guard unit for storage. About the problem
Moldova could be disconnected from gas on May 1 due to non-payment of debt to Gazprom, said Moldovan Deputy Prime Minister Andrei Spinu. He promised that the people of the country will not be left without gas, because Chisinau has alternatives.
Europol launched Operation Oscar to search for sanctioned Russian assets.
The number of inactive workers has fallen from 44,000 to 100,000 since the beginning of March, Deputy head of the Ministry of Labor Elena Mukhtiyarova said. According to her, it’s less “than in the middle of a pandemic, but more than in normal times”. About unemployment forecasts
The public prosecutor’s office requested eight years in prison for the former co-owner of Trust Bank Ilya Yurov, learned “b”. The ex-financier is accused of having organized the theft of 14.6 billion rubles from a credit institution. About the trial
The Russian Boxing Federation has filed a lawsuit against the International Boxing Association. The first trial concerns the protection of the honor and dignity of Russian boxers, the second challenges the ban on organizing international competitions in Russia.
About the upcoming major events of April 12 – in the announcements of “Kommersant”.