Contents tagged with Rostov

  • Moscow, Kursk and Rostov region come under drone attacks

    On August 20, the mayor of Moscow, Sergey Sobyanin, reported on his Telegram channel that an unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) made an attempt to fly into Moscow from the south but was intercepted by air defense forces. However, no further details were provided.

    The Russian Ministry of Defense announced that around 4 am, a UAV of an aircraft type was detected over the Stupino district in the Moscow region. It was allegedly neutralized using electronic warfare means and subsequently lost control, …

  • Fire breaks out at the Russian FSB building in Rostov

    The FSB border guard building is on fire in the Russian city of Rostov-on-Don, reports Russian media. Eyewitnesses reported that they heard an explosion before the fire broke out in the building on Sivers Avenue.

    The Telegram channel SHOT reports that all people were told to leave the building. 20 firefighter units are on the scene. All the cars were also removed from the area. The territory was cordoned off. Traffic police officers blocked Sivers Avenue. It is reported that there is no threat …

  • Russia not yet granting citizenship to Donbas residents

    Following a decree by the Russian President to simplify the passport issuance process for people living in the so-called Luhansk and Donetsk People’s Republics (LDPR) in eastern Ukraine, the Migration Service in Rostov has been bombarded with applications – all of which have been rejected, said Russian MP from Rostov-on-Don Anatoly Kotlyarov in a Facebook post.

    “Citizenship? Aha. You’re getting ahead of yourselves! The Interior Ministry has received 1309 appeals concerning rejected citizenship …

  • Media: Ukraine started purchasing Russian coal through Belarus

    Russian coal companies had to resort to indirect supplies of coal to Ukraine through Belarus because of trade restrictions imposed by Russia, RBC news agency reports, citing sources in the coal companies. 

    “We cannot supply them directly. Quotas prevent us from doing so,” one of the interlocutors stated. 

    According to one of RBC’s sources, Russian companies used to export coal to Ukraine under the guise of export to Europe. Raw materials were delivered to Ukrainian ports ostensibly for export, …