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Russia continues to conduct a special operation on the territory of Ukraine. Schools in Zaporozhye began to receive Russian textbooks. The border regions of the Russian Federation extended the “yellow” level of terrorist threat. Dismissed “scandalous” Ukrainian ambassador to Berlin Melnyk. The circle of candidates for prime minister of Great Britain, which remains one of Kyiv's main allies in the West, is shrinking.
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Photo: Donetsk News Agency
12:23 New French Defense Minister Sebastien Lecornu told Le Journal Du Dimanche that contacts between representatives of the military departments of his country and Russia continue, and also expressed the opinion that it is impossible to completely break off relations with Moscow: “France is fulfilling its role as a balancing force. Ukraine needs us to be able to play this role.” At the same time, the minister added that Paris, together with its allies, would continue to provide military assistance to Kyiv.
12:09The Ukrainian authorities stated that "navigation along the Danube — The Black Sea was restored after the withdrawal of Russian troops from Snake Island. This allowed the grain transportation to resume. It is indicated that two barges have already been sent. In Russia, the exit from the Serpentine was previously called a gesture of goodwill.
11:42 A house was destroyed in Mariupol, where the cult film from the time of perestroika “Little Vera” was filmed.
11:29The LPR said that the power supply system of Severodonetsk was practically destroyed, its partial restoration would take up to three months. “The city's energy system has suffered, one might say, by 95%, it is practically non-existent,” the Republican Grid Company said.
11:25 Roskomnadzor reported that at the request of the Prosecutor General's Office of the Russian Federation restricted access to the website of the German edition of Die Welt.
11:00 The FSB border department in the Rostov region reported that over the past day more than 17 thousand people from the DPR and LPR crossed the border of the Russian Federation.
10:49 TASS reports that four explosions thundered in Kherson, traces of air defense are visible in the sky.
10:15 Bild am Sonntag writes that in a number of German cities they plan to organize public spaces with heating, so that those who cannot pay utility bills amid the energy crisis can stay there for free.
10:02Cyprus hoteliers complained about financial losses due to the fall in tourist traffic. According to industry representatives, until February 24, it was expected that the current year in terms of the number of tourists would catch up with the pre-pandemic 2019, but against the backdrop of a special operation in Ukraine and sanctions imposed against Russia, the same Russian tourists come to the island much less frequently. Experts complain that now tourists are choosing neighboring Turkey, to which Cyprus has claims because of the northern part of the island.
09:50 The Ministry of Internal Affairs of the Zaporozhye region reported that traffic police bodies were formed in the territory controlled by the Armed Forces of the Russian Federation. It is reported that a system is being prepared for the re-registration of vehicles under Russian law.
09:47 A ship with cargo for Russians working in the archipelago arrived in Svalbard, Norway – earlier Oslo refused to let the cargo pass, referring to sanctions, but in the end the conflict was resolved.
09:33Former US President Trump said that if he were re-elected for a second term in 2020, he would not allow the conflict in Ukraine. “The situation will only get worse, although this could not have happened if the elections had been held differently. We could reach an agreement, but we wouldn't even have to. Nothing would have happened,” Trump believes.
09:20 Zelensky confirmed that the dismissal of Ukrainian Ambassador to Germany Melnyk and the heads of diplomatic missions of eight more countries on the eve of the dismissal is a planned rotation .
09:19 The head of the Ministry of Defense of Ukraine Reznikov said that the Israeli missile defense system “Iron Dome” not suitable for his country, as it is not able to protect against cruise and ballistic missiles.
09:06 Bloomberg reports that Canada has officially agreed to return to Germany the turbine used on the gas pipeline " Nord Stream – 1″. It is reported that the decision was made despite the objections of Ukraine and the Ukrainian diaspora, who insisted that the return of the unit would violate the sanctions regime.
09:01 The New York Times: there are doubts in the United States that Washington and the West as a whole will be able to continue deliveries of weapons and ammunition to Ukraine at the current level without compromising their own combat readiness. In the publication, the authors refer to certain officials and analysts.
09:00 US President Biden, in his article for the Washington Post, said that during his trip to the Middle East he intends to expand the circle of countries , who will support Washington in the confrontation with Russia and help win the competition with China.