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Expert has predicted the fate of the "Nord stream — 2" after Polish fine

Expert of the national energy security Fund Stanislav Mitrakhovich sure imposed by Poland because of the "Nord stream — 2" the fine will not prevent the construction of the pipeline, writes "Evening Moscow".

On the eve of the Polish Antimonopoly regulator UOKiK has fined Russia's Gazprom on 213 million zlotys, equivalent to about 50 million euros for noncompliance in the case of "Nord stream — 2". "Gazprom" has promised to appeal the decision.

Austria will lift the ban on passenger flights from Russia 1 August

Austria's government from August 1 to lift the ban on passenger flights from Russia and a number of countries, but impose restrictions on the entry, said the Vienna international airport.

Arriving to Austria from countries with an unfavorable situation around COVID-19 August 1, must show a negative test for coronavirus and go on a 10-day quarantine. In addition to Russia, to adverse regions according to the Austrian authorities are Egypt, Albania, Bangladesh, Belarus, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Brazil, Bulgaria, Chile and Ecuador. Also in this list India, Indonesia, Iran, Kosovo, Mexico, Moldova, Nigeria, Northern Macedonia, Pakistan, Peru, Philippines, Portugal, Romania, Sweden, Senegal, Serbia, South Africa, Turkey, Ukraine, USA and the Chinese province Hubei.

The Finnish foreign Ministry requested explanations about the violation of the borders of the Russian su-27

Finnish foreign office contacted the Russian Embassy in Helsinki regarding the alleged violation of its airspace by Russian fighters su-27.

On Tuesday, the defense Ministry of Finland said that two Russian fighter su-27 in the region of 14 hours, allegedly violated the country's airspace, the investigation is conducted by the Finnish border guard service. The Department of information and mass communications of the Russian defense Ministry in turn stated that four su-27 naval aviation of the Russian Navy carried out a planned flight from an airfield in the Republic of Karelia on the airfield deployment in Kaliningrad oblast. The flight was made in strict compliance with international regulations use of airspace, without violating borders of other States, which is confirmed by means of objective control, said the Ministry of defense of the Russian Federation.

Named ready to receive the Russians a European country

Croatia and Malta expressed its readiness to accept tourists from Russia, according to "Vestnik ATOR", citing a source in one of the European diplomatic missions.

As noted in the Association because of the situation with the incidence of COVID-19 other EU States decided not to open the border for Russian travelers, at least until the second half of August.

Finnish military suspected two Russian su-27 in violation of the border

The Ministry of defence of Finland said that two Russian fighter su-27 today, allegedly violated the country's airspace.

"Two Russian fighter su-27 are suspected of violating the airspace of Finland on Tuesday, 28 July. The alleged violation took place in the Gulf of Finland from Helsinki in the afternoon about 14.00", - stated in the message Department.

Foreign Minister: US not yet appealed to Russia on the sale of icebreakers

The US appealed to Russia on leasing or sale of the breakers, said in an interview with RIA Novosti Ambassador at large Ministry of foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation Nikolay Korchunov.

The President of the United States Donald trump ordered to develop a program for the construction of icebreakers for the Arctic and Antarctic. In order to encourage "national interests" in these regions, it is planned to develop icebreaker fleet, which will be at least three courts heavy class, as well as a number of icebreakers middle class.

Britain re-imposed quarantine for those arriving from Spanish Islands

The UK has extended the requirement for mandatory 14-day quarantine on arriving from the Balearic and Canary Islands, reported the Ministry of foreign Affairs of the United Kingdom.

The British government has previously ruled out Spain, where in recent years the situation has deteriorated with a coronavirus, from a list of countries, upon arrival of which do not need to undergo quarantine. Until now, the Spanish island for this requirement did not fall.

Finnish opposition calls for convening Parliament after the EU summit

The opposition party "True Finns" in Finland requires the Parliament interrupted their vacations to discuss the actions of the Prime Minister Sanna Marin during the EU summit, where it was agreed the package of measures for the recovery of the European economy due to a pandemic coronavirus, according to state broadcaster YLE.

It is reported that the party held on Thursday an extraordinary meeting. The leader of the faction Ville Tavio said that Martin exceeded his authority and violated the Constitution by endorsing the package of measures for the recovery of the European economy. According to Tavio, the Parliament had to interrupt their vacation to discuss the actions of the Prime Minister.

After the EU summit at the Prime Minister complained of 13 people

Thirteen people filed a complaint to the Chancellor of justice of Finland to the Prime Minister Sanna Marin during the recent EU summit where it was agreed the package of measures for the recovery of the European economy due to a pandemic coronavirus, according to state broadcaster YLE.

Complaints, including those filed by the Deputy from party "True Finns" Sebastian Tynkkynen. The authors of most of the cases believe that the country's Prime Minister had acted contrary to the position of the constitutional Committee of the Parliament, when approved taking new loans as part of a package of measures to restore the EU economy.

The foreign Ministry of China told about the dialogue with Russia on resumption of flights

China maintains contact with Russia over the resumption of flights after the notification that the Russian Federation from July 15 to gradually lifts restrictions on international passenger air travel, said RIA Novosti in the Ministry of foreign Affairs of the PRC.

Deputy Prime Minister Tatiana Golikova said earlier about the beginning from July 15 the process of removing the limitations on international flights. According to her, flights to the countries with the most favourable sanitary-epidemiological conditions will be opened in the first stage of resumption of flights.

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