"Moscow considers Kiev’s efforts to reclaim Crimea as illegitimate, they represent a threat of aggression against two Russian regions, spokeswoman for the Russian Foreign Ministry Maria Zakharova said in a statement Monday.
"All efforts by Kiev to reclaim Crimea are illegitimate and cannot be interpreted in any other way but a threat of aggression against two Russian subjects. We reiterate that we will consider participation of any states or organizations in such activities, including the Crimean Platform initiative, as a hostile act against Russia and direct encroachment on its territorial integrity," she noted." This is worth watching because Ukraine is a NATO member.
Yesterday in Rome a large crowd gathered to take down an EU flag and replace it with an Italian flag. If Italy ends up leaving the EU, it could absolutely lead to other countries following as well. Will the European Union fall apart in the next 5-10 years? Could it be even sooner?
Tens of thousands of illegal immigrants from Africa and the Middle East are approaching the Turkish city of Edirne, calling themselves the "Caravan of Light".
They storm the border with Greece and move north through the Balkans. The final destination is the countries of Western Europe, mainly Germany.
In total, up to ten such "convoys" can be formed this fall.
Do you think that Russia or some other European power might retaliate against a country that they believe is responsible for Nordstream?
The Largest gas supplier in Europe, Norway's Equinor, has raised emergency preparedness at installations following the sabotage attacks on Nord Stream pipelines.
The heads of all four territories where referendums were held - the DPR, LPR, Zaporozhye and Kherson regions appealed to Putin about accepting the regions as subjects of the Russian Federation.
The Kremlin's response is expected in the near future.