The day before, Putin signed laws providing various support measures for citizens and businesses in the face of sanctions. A meeting between US and Ukrainian foreign and defense ministers was held, and US President Joe Biden also took part. A mine was discovered in the Bosphorus, which closed the strait to navigation for several hours. On Monday, the Moscow Stock Exchange will resume trading in securities. How events are unfolding in Kommersant’s online broadcast.
12:41. Authorities in Bavaria and Lower Saxony in Germany are criminalizing the demonstration of the letter Z.
12:37. The head of the State Duma Committee on CIS Affairs, Eurasian Integration and Relations with Compatriots Leonid Kalashnikov: “Now is not the right time to hold a referendum on the entry of the People’s Republic of China into the Russian Federation.” Earlier, Senator Klishas said that the People’s Republic of China and the Democratic People’s Republic of Lithuania have the right to decide to join Russia if it does not contradict their constitutions.
12:11. The President of Turkey is planning a telephone conversation with the President of Russia in the coming days.
12:05. US Secretary of State Blinken: The United States does not have a strategy to change power in Russia.
12:02. Training of schoolchildren and students will resume in Kiev on March 28 in a remote format.
11:56. The Red Cross is going to dramatically expand its work amid the humanitarian crisis in Ukraine.
11:47. Egyptian state institutions will switch to austerity on April 1. In particular, it was decided to postpone the implementation of not yet started projects, which require expenditures in dollars, “because the treasury will not be able to withstand additional costs at the moment.” Ministries under the control of ministries will be able to conclude new contracts only after the project is considered by the minister. Officials will be banned from traveling abroad except in cases of “emergency.”
11:39. The head of the People’s Republic of Belarus Pasechnik intends to hold a referendum on joining Russia on the territory of the republic.
11:18. Turkey is studying a mine found in the Bosphorus to determine its affiliation.
11:17. Swiss insurance company Zurich Insurance has changed the logo on social media because of the letter Z.
11:02. Minister of Foreign and European Affairs of Slovakia Ivan Korčok: “Today I held talks with representatives of Qatar on possible options for the supply of liquefied natural gas from this country.”
10:54. Konashenkov: On March 26, a large fuel base near the city of Lviv, which provided fuel to Ukrainian troops in the western regions of Ukraine, as well as near Kiev, was destroyed by high-precision long-range air-based weapons. Ukraine reports five wounded in a missile strike.
10:50. There is no state of emergency in the Black Sea, mine search vessels are on duty, said Turkish National Defense Minister Hulusi Akar.
10:50. Elon Musk wants to create a social network. “I’m seriously thinking about it,” he wrote in a microblog.
10:39. State Duma Speaker Volodin: indexation of 8.6% of social pensions comes into force on April 1.
10:22. Gazprom continues to export gas to Europe via Ukraine. The application for March 27 is 109.6 million cubic meters per day.
10:16. Deliveries of goods from Serbia to Russia may be suspended.
10:14. Auchan continues to operate in Russia despite criticism from the Ukrainian authorities. “It simply came to our notice then. I am ready to accept public opinion, which does not agree with us. We are easy to criticize, but we are, we are open and we work for the civilian population, ”said Yves Claude, CEO.