Although the Defense Ministry denies that any "mobilization activities” are taking place, authorities seem to be pulling out all the stops to bolster enlistment.
Russian warplanes have used Saki to strike areas in Ukraine’s south on short notice, and Ukrainian social networks were abuzz with speculation that Ukrainian-fired long-range missiles hit the base.
Slovnaft is owned by Hungary's MOL energy group. "I expect the oil shipments to resume in hours," Sulik said. Slovakia receives practically all its oil through the Druzhba pipeline.
Crimea Today News said on Telegram that witnesses reported fire on a runway and damage to nearby homes as a result of what it said were dozens of blasts.
It said that one of the ships, the Rahmi Yaggi, was bound for Turkey with 5,300 tons of products, while the Ocean Lion was carrying some 65,000 tons of corn to South Korea.
Pro-Moscow officials are preparing for a possible referendum on Melitopol and other occupied areas joining Russia, conducting security raids and handing out Russian passports, Fedorov said.
If it operates successfully, the satellite would give Iran the ability to monitor its archenemy Israel and other countries in the Middle East.
YouTube, TikTok and Meta, which owns Facebook and Instagram, all pledged to remove RT and Sputnik from their platforms within the European Union.
Fertilisers are being offered at a discount of anywhere between 10 to 25 per cent from Russia as a result of which nearly 20 per cent of the fertiliser imported between April and July came from Russia
President Volodymyr Zelensky said the rights group had tried to "amnesty the terrorist state and shift the responsibility from the aggressor to the victim."
Russian national Sergei Novikov, who has been staying here for over a year, married his Ukrainian girlfriend Elona Bramoka in a traditional Hindu ceremony this week.
The highest-profile Russian prisoner in the United States is Victor Bout, a 55-year-old arms trafficker, dubbed the "Merchant of Death", who is serving 25 years in jail.
In March, Ovsyannikova shot to prominence for interrupting a live TV broadcast to denounce President Vladimir Putin's military intervention in Ukraine.
Moscow and Kyiv agreed in Istanbul last month to resume shipments of wheat and other grain from Ukrainian ports for the first time since Russia invaded its neighbour in February.
It’s not clear when the verdict will be announced. If she does not go free, attention will turn to the high-stakes possibility of a prisoner swap.
Iran insists its space programme is for civilian and defence purposes only and does not breach the 2015 nuclear deal between Iran and world powers, or any other international agreement.
Armenia-Azerbaijan conflict: Russia accuses Baku of violating ceasefire as new tensions explode over Karabakh
Arch enemies Armenia and Azerbaijan have fought two wars -- in 2020 and in the 1990s -- over Azerbaijan's Armenian-populated region of Nagorno-Karabakh.
"This historic vote sends an important signal of the sustained, bipartisan US commitment to NATO," Biden said in a statement.
The Southeast Asian nation has been in turmoil since the putsch last year, with the junta accused by rights groups of committing war crimes as it struggles to crush resistance to its rule.
Germany has been working to wean itself off Russian energy imports since the invasion of Ukraine in February.