Reports of the Ministry of Defense, official statements, data from sources
Talks were held in Istanbul with the participation of Turkey, Russia, Ukraine and the UN to resolve the “grain crisis”. An agreement was reached to establish a coordination center in Istanbul. The meeting itself was positive and constructive. Meanwhile, the forces of the LPR and Russia entered Seversk. Now the city is under operational control. The Ukrainian authorities announced the severance of diplomatic relations with the DPRK. Earlier, Pyongyang recognized the DPR and LPR. Read online of the previous day of the special operation here.
Photo: Donetsk News Agency
12:40 Maria Zakharova said that the Kyiv authorities ordered the country's diplomatic missions to mobilize Ukrainians living abroad. We are talking about men of military age from 18 to 60 years. True, it is legally impossible to do this.
“The West is trying to induce the Kyiv regime to begin mobilizing its citizens abroad. Maybe they just want to get rid of them in this way, sending them back home? – said the diplomat.
12:28 The Prime Minister of Lithuania informs that until the Lithuanian authorities establish new rules based on the recommendations of the European Commission, the current procedure for transit to Kaliningrad will apply.
12:04 Kaliningrad Governor Alikhanov said that recommendations of the European Commission have lifted more than 80% of restrictions on transit to Kaliningrad.
11:58 The TikTok press service said they did not intend to remove restrictions for users from Russia.
11:50 Denis Pushilin said that Kyiv's reaction to the recognition of the DPR by the DPRK was predictable. According to him, the DPR Foreign Ministry was given the task of working out practical cooperation with Pyongyang, including in the economy.
The DPR also plans to use the port of Mariupol for the import of building materials, as well as the export of coal, metal and grain.
11:30 Russian Foreign Ministry spokeswoman Maria Zakharova said that the United States had transferred intelligence to Kyiv for shelling Donbass using HIMARS installations. According to her, the Ukrainian troops were ordered to use these systems against the civilian population.
11:11 According to the 360 TV channel, the social network with short videos TikTok will be unblocked in Russia September 27, 2022. This was announced by Artem Geller, the chief developer of the Kremlin.ru website. According to him, TikTok has been able to make apolitical decisions, being one of the few IT companies in this position.
11:08 The preliminary date of the new meeting of the delegations of Turkey, Russia, Ukraine and the UN on grain — July 20-21.
11:05 Losses of the Armed Forces of Ukraine in the zone of responsibility of the People's Militia of the DPR per day amounted to 40 people. This is reported in the defense department of the republic.
11:00 In the Kherson region of Ukraine, the first school received Russian accreditation. This is reported by TASS.
10:46 The Chinese Ministry of Commerce confirmed that the Chinese vice premier had discussed with the head of the US Treasury the issue of setting a ceiling price for Russian oil. Nothing has been said about the results of the talks yet.
10:26 Estonian Prime Minister Kaja Kallas officially announced her resignation. Previously, she was repeatedly accused of Russophobia because of her scandalous statements. In particular, in an interview with The Associated Press, she said that every Russian should suffer from sanctions, because the majority of Russian citizens support the policies of President Vladimir Putin.
10:12 Russian Foreign Ministry Speaker Maria Zakharova believes that Brussels and Washington do not think about the possible consequences of sanctions against Russia. As an example, she cited the situation with one of the Nord Stream turbines, which got stuck in Canada.
10:07 The US Senate demanded that Turkey change relations with Russia in order to approve the sale of the F-16. They also called for abandoning the Russian S-400 systems, as stated by the chairman of the Committee on Foreign Relations, Robert Menendez.
10:02 , up to 58.19 rubles, and the euro — by 63 kopecks, up to 58.47 rubles.
9:52 The Russian Defense Ministry reports that centralized municipal authorities have been restored in all Russian-controlled settlements of Ukraine.
9:32 The Federal Grid Agency, which is the regulator of Germany, expects gas prices in the republic to increase at least three times in 2023. This was announced by the head of department Klaus Müller. In this regard, German citizens should be more active in reducing the consumption of this type of fuel, since “every kilowatt saved can help delay or even prevent shutdowns of industrial users and slow down the growth of household spending.”
9: 12 LNR forces took the first British M777 artillery mount as a trophy during the fighting. This was reported by the People's Militia of the Republic.
9:02 President of Kazakhstan Tokayev instructed the government of the country to create conditions for the relocation of foreign companies that left the Russian market after the start of a special operation in Ukraine.
Ukraine lacks mobile air defense systems and armored vehicles for a counteroffensive, as announced in the office of the country's president. So far, Kyiv is asking the United States for long-range missiles for the HIMARS MLRS. We are talking about those that are capable of hitting targets at a distance of 300 km.
Meanwhile, NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg said that the alliance is focused on military assistance to Ukraine, and not on its accession.
The Executive the service of the DPR prepared a place for the execution of the death sentence for foreign mercenaries, as the head of the DPR Pushilin said. At the same time, there is no specific date for the execution of the sentence for foreign mercenaries who fought on the side of the Armed Forces of Ukraine. According to him, the law does not provide for this. The head of the republic added that the decision would not be public. It is not subject to publicity.