Breaking News, February 24th, 2018
US Department of the Treasury in the next few weeks will announce new sanctions against Russia. «We are working on sanctions against the Russian Federation. I can assure you, they are at work. Over the next few weeks, I will be here again, in the White House, to talk about this.» — Interfax quotes the head of the US Treasury Department.
The Biathlon Federation of the United States announced its intention to boycott the final stage of the biathlon World Cup in 2018, which will be held in Tyumen in March this year. «The decision of the International Biathlon Union to host the Biathlon World Cup finals in Tyumen is unacceptable. Since we support ‘clean’ sports and our own physical health, we cannot perform there.» — the statement says.
The Ministry of Defense of Russia announced a decision to spend 2 millions of Euros on the training of military pilots of Serbia. This was announced today by the head of the Ministry of Defense of Serbia, Alexander Vulin. Earlier Moscow has transferred to Belgrade six fighters MiG-29. Currently Serbia is discussing the acquisition of two S-300 SAM battalions and a regimental command post with Russia and Belarus.
«At around 08:20, local time, one person was killed and another six were injured as a result of the suicide bombing in Kabul» — the spokesman for the news agency said. The TOLO News agency reported this incident with a reference to the Ministry of Internal Affairs of Afghanistan. All the victims were taken to the hospital, two of them are in critical condition.
In the Polish city of Zgierz, drunken citizens of Ukraine and Georgia attacked policemen. The police had to use weapons. During the routine patrol, the police officers noticed drunken men and asked them for their documents. In response, stones and paving slabs flew at the police, Russia Today reports with the reference to the local newspaper. After warning shots in the air, the policemen opened fire on the attackers. As a result of the incident, 13 people were detained, four of them were hospitalized with leg injuries. One of the police officer got a head injury. The detainees face up to 10 years in prison.
Over the past day , the Ukrainian military forces fired four times at the position of LPR’s Militia. The areas of Kalinovo, Kalinovka, Logvinovo and Molodezhnoe were under attack. In the DPR, during the same period, Ukrainian troops violated the ceasefire agreements eight times, firing 164 shells at the front-line territories of the Republic. During the shelling, artillery, IVF weapons, mortars, various types of grenade launchers and small arms were used. The village of Trudovskie in the west of Donetsk, the village Zhabichevo to the north of the capital, the suburbs of Yasinovatoy and Gorlovka, Dokuchaevsk and Yelenovka, and the village of Novolaspa in the Telmanovo district were under fire.