Official reports, politicians' statements, economic situation
Russia continues its special military operation in Ukraine. Residents of Rubizhne in the Severodonetsk region reported the continuation of street fighting. President of Ukraine Volodymyr Zelensky said he was ready to discuss the topic of Crimea and Donbass with Russian leader Vladimir Putin. And Tatyana Moskalkova, Commissioner for Human Rights in the Russian Federation, said that for the first time Russia and Ukraine exchanged prisoners, including the mayor of Melitopol.
Follow with us the events of Tuesday, March 22. You can read the live broadcast of the previous day here.
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10:58Dmitry Medvedev commented on Russia's withdrawal from the dialogue with the Japanese on the signing of a peace treaty: “Obviously, we would never have found any consensus with the Japanese on the island issue. This was understood by both us and them. So the negotiations about the Kuril Islands have always been of a ritual nature".
10:52 The Ministry of Digital Transformation is planning to hold the first marketplace of Russian software in May.
10:47 Russia currently has no relations with NATO, their future depends on the actions of the alliance, said Deputy Foreign Minister of the Russian Federation Sergey Ryabkov.
10:42 The Russian Defense Ministry reported that the Russian Armed Forces took possession of the village Urozhaynoye. At the same time, the DPR forces have established control over the settlements of Slavnoe, Trudovskaya, Marinka and Chelyuskintsev Mine and are fighting for the capture of the settlements of Kamenka, Verkhnetoretskoye, Novoselovka Vtoraya. The LPR fighters established control over the settlements of Kalinovo-Popasna, Novoaleksandrovka, Stepnoye and Boguslavskoye.
10:37 The press service of Rosfinmonitoring warned that financial and other assistance to Ukraine entails criminal liability.
10:23 The Russian Ministry of Defense reported that Russian aircraft struck 137 military installations of Ukraine.
10:12US President Joe Biden said about the “shaky” India's position on the Russian special operation in Ukraine. According to him, three countries of the Quadripartite Dialogue – the United States, Australia and Japan – have imposed sanctions against Russian companies, and India, also a member of QUAD, has not even condemned Moscow.
strong> The Federal Antimonopoly Service reported that "Children's World" fixed prices for individual items in the “clothing” categories; and “shoes” at the level of January 2022.
10:01 Russian Deputy Foreign Minister Sergei Ryabkov said that relations between the United States and Russia are now on the verge of breaking.
09:36 In Turkey, they were outraged by the proposal from the United States to give Ukraine the S-400 systems bought in Russia. "Do you take us for idiots ?", – says in Turkey.
09:35 The servicemen of the Russian Guard, together with the employees of the Ministry of Emergency Situations, delivered more than 80 tons of humanitarian aid to the Kharkiv region help.
09:09 Head of the Board of Naftogaz Ukrainy Yuriy Vitrenko said on Bloomberg that Ukraine will continue to transit Russian natural gas as long as it is technically possible.