The Bank of Russia lowered the key rate to 11% per annum

The head of the Ministry of Economic Development, Reshetnikov, called for a return to the previous equilibrium exchange rate of the ruble The key rate was reduced by 3% by the decision of the Central Bank of the Russian Federation and now stands at 11%. Such a decision was made against the backdrop of the … “The Bank of Russia lowered the key rate to 11% per annum”

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Why did the FSB detain Stanislav Matyukhin, the grandson of the first head of the Bank of Russia?

On Wednesday, May 25, employees of the Ministry of Internal Affairs and the FSB detained in Moscow the grandson of the first chairman of the Bank of Russia Georgy Matyukhin — 36-year-old Stanislav Matyukhin. About This is reported by “Kommersant”. Matyukhin is charged with participation in an organized criminal community (OPS). Matyukhin, according to law enforcement agencies, … “Why did the FSB detain Stanislav Matyukhin, the grandson of the first head of the Bank of Russia?”

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Yakut miracle. Startupers of Russia showed the best technological projects

In the innovation center “Skolkovo” the tenth international technological conference Startup village, the largest in Russia and the CIS, was held. It traditionally brought together founders of startups, mentors and investors, representatives of business, science, and authorities from all over Russia. The largest participant of the event was the Republic of Sakha (Yakutia). Innovative developments … “Yakut miracle. Startupers of Russia showed the best technological projects”

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The pro-Russian authorities of Zaporozhye announced their intention to become part of Russia

The Zaporozhye region was a Russian region for “hundreds of years”, after taking control of the city of Zaporozhye, the process of becoming part of Russia will begin, the military-civilian administration said, rejecting the creation of the Zaporozhye Republic The only way to develop the Zaporozhye region involves joining Russia as a full-fledged region without … “The pro-Russian authorities of Zaporozhye announced their intention to become part of Russia”

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The Foreign Ministry said that Russia will not “grab” any plan for Ukraine

Zakharova said the Italian authorities might think that Russia would “seize on” any proposal to achieve peace in Ukraine, “no matter how absurd it may be.” In this case, they “understand nothing” about the situation, she added. ” alt=”The Ministry of Foreign Affairs stated that Russia would not “grab” any plan for Ukraine” /> Maria … “The Foreign Ministry said that Russia will not “grab” any plan for Ukraine”

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Nike curtails the supply of products to Russia

Vedomosti reports on the decision of the American company. IRG President Tikhon Smykov sent a letter to the company's employees stating that the franchise agreement with the American company Nike, which produces sports shoes and clothing, has not been extended. According to Vedomosti, citing a document, which is at the disposal of the editors, it … “Nike curtails the supply of products to Russia”

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Russia to develop ethical standards for the behavior of judges in social networks

Chairman of the Council of Judges of Russia Viktor Momotov noted that “this will allow us to avoid many controversial issues in the future” In Russia, it is necessary to develop ethical standards of behavior in social networks for officials vested with judicial power. This was stated during a speech at the Council of Judges … “Russia to develop ethical standards for the behavior of judges in social networks”

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Von der Leyen accused Russia of using food as a weapon

The head of the European Commission announced that Brussels is taking measures to ensure that grain enters the world market. The Russian authorities are blaming the potential food crisis on Western countries that have imposed sanctions against Moscow jpg” alt=”Von der Leyen accused Russia of using food as a weapon” /> Ursula von der Leyen … “Von der Leyen accused Russia of using food as a weapon”

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Russia bans 154 members of the British House of Lords from entering the country

The Russian Foreign Ministry explained the restrictions as retaliatory measures against sanctions against “almost the entire” composition of the Federation Council 756533999599819.jpg” alt=”Russia banned 154 members of the British House of Lords from entering the country” /> Russia banned 154 members of the British House of Lords from entering the country in response to sanctions … “Russia bans 154 members of the British House of Lords from entering the country”

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Russia and China conduct joint air patrols in the Pacific region

Air groups of the Russian Aerospace Forces and the Chinese Air Force conducted joint patrols in the Asia-Pacific region as part of the provisions on military cooperation between countries for 2022, according to the Russian Ministry of Defense. Russians took part in the maneuvers Tu-95MS missile carriers and Chinese Hun-6K bombers. They flew over the … “Russia and China conduct joint air patrols in the Pacific region”

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How will schoolchildren from the DPR and LPR take the USE in Russia?

Graduates who were forced to interrupt their studies in the LPR, DPR and Ukraine and were enrolled in schools in Russia will take the USE with the general flow in the main period. Head of Rosobrnadzor Anzor Muzaev stated this in an interview with the Vedomosti newspaper. How will graduates who remain in the DPR … “How will schoolchildren from the DPR and LPR take the USE in Russia?”

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Glorious battles of the past. Computer games on the history of Russia

Russian history is again in the center of attention of the creators of computer games. Cyberia Limited received a grant to create a game in the genre of role-playing action “Trouble”, writes “Kommersant”. The basis for the plot of the game will be the novel by the Russian writer Mikhail Zagoskin “Yuri Miloslavsky, or the … “Glorious battles of the past. Computer games on the history of Russia”

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YouTube CEO says the company wants to stay in Russia

Video service YouTube has no plans to leave Russia because of a special operation in Ukraine, YouTube CEO Susan Wojcicki said Tuesday, speaking at the World Economic Forum in Davos. “We see in this conflict that information really plays an important role. This is the reason why we are still working in Russia. We believe … “YouTube CEO says the company wants to stay in Russia”

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Scholz urged Schroeder to leave all posts in Russia

German Chancellor Scholz called on Schroeder to leave all posts in Russia after leaving Rosneft. Gerhard Schroeder previously announced the impossibility of extending his powers on the board of directors of Rosneft. The German chancellor urged him to leave all posts in Russia German Chancellor Olaf Scholz urged Schroeder to leave all posts in Russia … “Scholz urged Schroeder to leave all posts in Russia”

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Reshetnikov urged to solve logistics issues for Russia’s “pivot” to Asia

According to the head of the Ministry of Economic Development, the current supply chains with Asian countries are more suitable for trade in raw materials, and for the development of mutual trade, Russia needs to “solve issues with logistics” For a successful turn of Russian foreign economic activity to Asia Russia needs to solve logistics … “Reshetnikov urged to solve logistics issues for Russia’s “pivot” to Asia”

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Blinken joked about relations with Russia with a line from a Taylor Swift song

US Secretary of State Anthony Blinken, speaking to alumni of Georgetown University, quoted a song by American singer Taylor Swift, hinting that Washington might not restore relations with the Russian leadership. The broadcast was hosted by the Reuters YouTube channel. “Indeed, Taylor Swift spoke at the graduation ceremony at New York University. Unfortunately, my team … “Blinken joked about relations with Russia with a line from a Taylor Swift song”

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Commander of the Strategic Missile Forces of Russia revealed the technical characteristics of “Sarmat”

According to the general, the Sarmat missile is capable of flying across the North and South Poles, and the means to intercept it are unlikely to be developed in the coming decades The latest Russian intercontinental ballistic missile “Sarmat” capable of flying over the North and South Poles and other trajectories. About this on the … “Commander of the Strategic Missile Forces of Russia revealed the technical characteristics of “Sarmat””

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Monkeypox infection. How dangerous is it, and is there a vaccine

In May 2022, the monkeypox virus began to spread around the world, which usually does not go beyond endemic countries. How the virus is transmitted, what its characteristic symptoms are, and whether there is a vaccine against it – RBC understood Where the monkeypox virus was found In Europe, the first case of monkeypox infection … “Monkeypox infection. How dangerous is it, and is there a vaccine”

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Ukraine withdrew from agreements on taxes with Russia and on the heroism of the peoples of the CIS

We are talking about the Agreement on perpetuating the memory of the courage and heroism of the peoples of the CIS in the Great Patriotic War (it regulated the cooperation of countries in this area) and an agreement that excludes double taxation Ukraine denounced agreements on perpetuating the memory of the courage and heroism of … “Ukraine withdrew from agreements on taxes with Russia and on the heroism of the peoples of the CIS”

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Berlusconi invited the EU to persuade Kyiv to accept Russia’s terms of peace

Europe must convince Kyiv to accept the demands put forward by Moscow and personally by Russian President Vladimir Putin, the politician said. EU countries need to join forces and develop proposals for a settlement, he said. Silvio Berlusconi Europe must convince the Ukrainian authorities to accept Russia's terms in peace talks, former Italian Prime Minister … “Berlusconi invited the EU to persuade Kyiv to accept Russia’s terms of peace”

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Hungary proposed to the EU to impose a ban on offshore oil supplies from Russia

The Foreign Ministry believes that this will help find a compromise, since most of the oil from Russia comes to the EU by sea. Hungary depends on Russian oil imports by 60% and does not remove the veto from the sixth package of EU sanctions, it has no access to the sea Peter Szijjarto In … “Hungary proposed to the EU to impose a ban on offshore oil supplies from Russia”

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Gasum announced the suspension of gas supplies from Russia to Finland

Gas supplies from Russia have been stopped, Finland will supply it in the summer season via the Balticconnector pipeline, Gasum reported. Gasgrid Finland assured that the country's system is balanced Natural gas imports from Russia to Finland are suspended, during the entire summer season the company will purchase it from other suppliers through the Balticconnector … “Gasum announced the suspension of gas supplies from Russia to Finland”

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Russia bans 963 US citizens from entering the country

Russia has banned 963 US citizens from entering the country, including Joe Biden and Morgan Freeman Among the US citizens who are now banned from entering Russia are US President Joe Biden and his son Hunter, members of Congress, US ministers and representatives of the military-industrial complex, as well as actor Morgan Freeman Joe Biden … “Russia bans 963 US citizens from entering the country”

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Hungarian Prime Minister Orban compares sanctions against Russia with an atomic bomb

The Hungarian and Serbian leaders also discussed the threat of famine and migration. Vučić warned that a quarter of the world's population could face a food problem due to the conflict in Ukraine /756531414872740.jpg” alt=”Hungarian Prime Minister Orban compared sanctions against Russia with an atomic bomb” /> Viktor Orban Ill-considered sanctions against Russia are equivalent … “Hungarian Prime Minister Orban compares sanctions against Russia with an atomic bomb”

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Truss rejected the British desire for a change of power in Russia

British Foreign Minister Truss: London and Washington are not seeking a change of power in Russia London and Washington are not making efforts to change power in Russia, Truss said. Earlier, Biden said that Putin could no longer remain in power, the White House explained that he meant influence on neighboring countries Great Britain and … “Truss rejected the British desire for a change of power in Russia”

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The EC urged European companies to pay Russia for gas in euros

According to the vice-president of the European Commission, the agreements concluded with Gazprom clearly spell out the gas payment scheme in euros, and the Russian president violates the agreements with his demands European companies must pay for Russian natural gas exclusively in euros . Frans Timmermans, Vice President of the European Commission, stated this on … “The EC urged European companies to pay Russia for gas in euros”

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Blinken said that Russia itself refused NATO membership in the 1990s

According to Blinken, the idea of ​​Russia joining NATO was indeed discussed in the 1990s. The Kremlin said that the doors of the alliance were closed for the country at that time ” alt=”Blinken said that Russia itself refused NATO membership in the 1990s” /> Anthony Blinken Russia itself abandoned the idea of ​​joining NATO … “Blinken said that Russia itself refused NATO membership in the 1990s”

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Putin instructed to revise Russia’s strategy in the WTO

The President also instructed to conduct a comprehensive assessment of the measures taken by WTO members in relation to Russia, for compliance with the principles of the organization President Vladimir Putin instructed the government to analyze the restrictions adopted against Russia by countries— members of the World Trade Organization (WTO) and submit proposals for updating … “Putin instructed to revise Russia’s strategy in the WTO”

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Canada bans exports of luxury goods to Russia

Ottawa also expanded the sanctions list by adding 14 Russians to it. From Russia it is forbidden to import alcoholic beverages, seafood, fish, diamonds =”Canada has banned the export of luxury goods to Russia” /> Canada has imposed new sanctions against Russia, banning the import into the country and the supply of luxury goods from … “Canada bans exports of luxury goods to Russia”

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Finland has announced the date of cessation of gas supplies from Russia amid record sales

Helsinki reported that they had not received notifications from Gazprom. A message appeared on the website of the Finnish state-owned gas company Gasum that fuel supplies from Russia are being stopped this week. The statement also mentions the dates when the pumping will be stopped – the evening of May 20, or the 21st. The … “Finland has announced the date of cessation of gas supplies from Russia amid record sales”

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