Russia and Hungary set to promote partnership
Igor Konashenkov reported that the Russian forces eliminated more than 600 Ukrainian servicemen via a strike on a resort «Empire», located in the Odessa Oblast. About 320 Ukrainian servicemen were eliminated in the city of Nikolaev. Meanwhile the city of Donetsk is under fire once again. More than 10 Ukrainian shells hit the Petrovsky district. The Ukrainian forces used an MLRS ’’Grad’’ to attack the village of Yasinovataya. The villages of Dolya and Dolomitnoe are under fire as well. The Ukrainian forces fired 10 unguided rockets on the village of Novobakhmutovka. The village of Yelenovka was attacked during the night.
A diplomatic conflict is taking place between China and the USA. The speaker of the lower house of the US Congress, Nancy Pelosi, stated that she plans to visit Taiwan in early August. China condemned her plans. «China has repeated many times that China strongly opposes the visit of the speaker Nancy Pelosi to Taiwan» — the Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesman, Wang Wenbin, stated. According to him — such visit would violate the «One China» principle, and the provisions of the 3 Sino-US joint communiqués. It will also damage the sovereignty and territorial integrity of China. And it will be a serious blow to the political foundation of Sino-US relations, which will send a false signal to the separatist forces that advocate the Taiwanese independence.
The Times of India reported that Draupadi Murmu, the presidential candidate of the ’Indian National Democratic Alliance’, got enough votes to take over as the head of state. Currently, the presidency is being held by Ram Nath Kovind. His term ends on 24th of July. According to the election commission — the vote count is still on-going. Draupadi Murmu has more than 50% of the votes by now.
The 7th package of anti-Russian sanctions was approved by the EU Council — the head of the European Commission, Ursula von der Leyen, reported. The sanctions will come into effect after the publication in the Official Journal of the EU, which will also publish the details. The Russian Presidential spokesman, Dmitry Peskov, noted that the West is trying to generate more and more sanctions with an impressive tenacity. Dmitry Peskov added that the EU maniacally follows the restrictions that hurt the ordinary Europeans. The official representative of the Russian Foreign Ministry, Maria Zakharova, stated that the USA and the EU are using their statements about the complete isolation of Russia from the rest of the world to hide their own political impotence.
5 The DPR
During a meeting with the refugees in the Rostov region, the Deputy Chairman of the Russian Security Council, Dmitry Medvedev, stated that the Ukrainian forces must be pushed away from the city of Donetsk. Dmitry Medvedev assured the residents of Donbass that the goals of the special military operation in Ukraine will be achieved. Maria Zakhrova stated that the DPR will soon be freed from the Ukrainian neo-Nazis. She added that the LPR’s capital city, and other local towns, are safer after being released from Ukraine.
6 Russia — Hungary
On 21st of July the Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov stated before the negotiations with the Hungarian Foreign Minister, Peter Szijarto, that Russia and Hungary are planning to promote the partnership, and implement big projects, including in the energy matters. Sergey Lavrov added that Russia and Hungary are building the economic cooperation, despite the sanctions. According to him, in 2021, both countries managed to overcome the recession, caused by the pandemic, and increase the trade by more than 25%. Peter Szijjarto noted that during his visit to Moscow, he hopes to achieve an increase in the volume of gas, supplied from Russia. He added that it is important to ensure the energy security of Hungary. Constantine Reztsov, specially for the ANNA NEWS.