“The choice has been made! Together forever!” | Articles

On September 30, 2022, a nationwide concert was held on Red Square dedicated to the entry into the Russian Federation of the territories of Luhansk, Donetsk, Zaporozhye and Kherson regions. Towards the end, Russian President Vladimir Putin addressed the audience. His address to the audience was ten times shorter than the speech that he had … Read more

Not yet NATO: why Ukraine will not join the alliance in the near future | Articles

The admission of Ukraine to NATO in the near future should not be expected, since the North Atlantic Alliance does not intend to enter into direct confrontation with Russia. Experts interviewed by Izvestia agreed on this. On September 30, Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky announced that he would apply for fast-track membership, but even if the … Read more

False call: is the KHL facing a mass exodus of North Americans | Articles

The Continental Hockey League (KHL) is faced with the threat of the departure of North American players. On September 28, the Ministries of Foreign Affairs of Canada and the United States recommended that their compatriots leave the territory of Russia and Belarus. We are talking primarily about those who have dual citizenship – according to … Read more

Fake with the devil: scammers began to sell HIV certificates to defer from the army | Articles

Scammers on the Darknet and Telegram channels began offering to apply for a certificate of HIV infection or COVID-19 in order to receive a deferment from partial mobilization. Information security specialists told Izvestia about this. Documents are also sold on the Web, allegedly confirming that a person is caring for a disabled person and therefore … Read more

According to sabotage investigation: what caused the accidents at Nord Stream | Articles

It is still difficult to estimate the timeframe for the recovery of the Nord Stream gas transmission infrastructure after the accident in the Baltic Sea, but most likely it will be weeks or even months., said the experts interviewed by Izvestia. The speed of fuel exhaustion may indicate very serious damage, which cannot be investigated … Read more

Technical oversight: the number of maintenance stations in Russia has halved | Articles

In Russia, the number of technical inspection stations has halved over the year. Last year there were about 7.3 thousand of them, and in 2022 only 3.8 thousand remained, Izvestia was told in the Russian Union of Motor Insurers. Some stations closed due to the cancellation of mandatory technical inspection, while others refused to provide … Read more

“Young Russian Guardsmen and soldiers come out with tears in their eyes after the performance” | Articles

In the center of Kerch there is a wonderful building of the Drama Theater named after A.S. Pushkin. True, the temple of arts is now in the woods, as repairs are in full swing. However, the theater troupe, temporarily located in the cultural center. Y. Bogatikova, does not stop working for a minute, is looking … Read more

Seasonal things: what tourists are treated to in St. Petersburg | Articles

Petersburg, even in the off-season, remains one of the most popular destinations for domestic tourism. Autumn in the city on the Neva is full of charm; this time seems to be specially created for unhurried walks along the embankments. And right now, after the decline of the summer hype, it is relatively easy to get … Read more