15 dead in the Kharkiv region, the death of a pilot in the crash of the Su-25, double the salary of officials and sheep with the letters Z. The main thing of the day

Shelling killed 15 people in Kharkiv region

As a result of Russian shelling on Tuesday, June 21, 15 people were killed in the Kharkiv region, 16 more were injured. This was announced by the head of the OVA Oleg Sinegubov in his Telegram channel.

“In Kharkov - 11 wounded, 5 people died. In the Kharkiv region, an 8-year-old child died, his mother was wounded. There are three dead in the Zolochiv community. This is terrorism. These are crimes against humanity that must be punished!”

Muratov sold the Nobel medal, the money will go to help refugees

Novaya Gazeta editor-in-chief Dmitry Muratov sold his Nobel medal at auction for $103.5 million. The money will go to support UNICEF's humanitarian mission to help Ukrainian refugee children and their families. The auction took place at Heritage Auctions in New York. The starting price of the medal was $550,000. According to The Insider in Novaya Gazeta, there is no information about the buyer.

Su-25 crashed in the Rostov region, the pilot died

On June 21, a Russian Su-25 attack aircraft crashed in the Rostov region. According to Baza, the pilot was killed. The crash was believed to have been caused by a technical malfunction, with initial reports that the aircraft could have hit a power line.

All EU countries have agreed on candidate status for Ukraine

All 27 member states of the European Union (EU) have agreed to grant Ukraine candidate status for EU membership, Bloomberg learned. The final decision will be made at a meeting of EU leaders to be held in Brussels on June 23-24.

German Chancellor Olaf Scholz, French President Emmanuel Macron, Italian Prime Minister Mario Draghi and Romanian President Klaus Iohannis, following a meeting with Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky , advocated immediately granting Ukraine candidate EU membership status.

Officials will be paid double salary for trips to "LDNR"

Employees of Russian government agencies seconded to the "LDNR" will be charged double wages. The government’s decision states that “employees of organizations and institutions subordinate to federal authorities will receive a double salary during their stay on business trips in the territories of the DPR and LPR and other territories that need to ensure the livelihoods of the population and restore infrastructure.” At the same time, it is not specified what kind of "other territories" it is.

Aleksey Navalny filed a report for a T-shirt

Aleksey Navalny was reported in the Pokrovskaya correctional colony No. 2 for violation of the uniform.

London sent a note to Russia because of the death penalty to the British

London sent a note of protest to Russia because of the situation with the British Aiden Eslin and Sean Pinner sentenced to death in the so-called DPR. This was announced by the Russian Ambassador to the UK Andrey Kelin.

However, earlier the representative of the Russian Foreign Ministry, Maria Zakharova, stated that the British side did not address either the leadership of the "DPR" or the Foreign Ministry about Aislin and Pinner. “Contrary to the statements of British officials, the mentioned citizens are not prisoners of war, but mercenaries. The mercenaries sent by the West to help the Kyiv nationalist regime are not combatants under international humanitarian law and do not have the right to the status of a prisoner of war, ”Zakharova argued.

The Ministry of Agriculture of Dagestan showed the driving of sheep with the letters Z

The Ministry of Agriculture of Dagestan showed in its Telegram channel the driving of sheep with the letters Z on their backs. The video is accompanied by Oleg Gazmanov's song "Forward, Russia". Later, the agency decided to remove the entry, but it was already distributed in other channels.

Russia lacks 170 thousand IT specialists due to their departure since the beginning of the war

Russia is experiencing a shortage of 170,000 IT specialists, Igor Zubov, deputy head of the Ministry of Internal Affairs of the Russian Federation, admitted . He also recalled that IT specialists left the country en masse due to the sanctions imposed after the start of the war in Ukraine: “We have a large outflow of IT specialists due to sanctions, the need is about 170,000 people... A million people are employed in the industry.”

On the same day, Dmitry Medvedev announced that in the near future the Russian Federation would not be able to purchase components for the IT industry in unfriendly countries: “We need to finally realize that here we can only rely on ourselves, on our own intelligence, strength and capabilities.” He noted that many Russian IT developments are still based on Western technologies, which endangers their work.

In Russia, they are trying to introduce measures for the return of specialists. So, at the end of March, Russian Prime Minister Mikhail Mishustin signed a government decree on the procedure for deferment from military service for IT specialists.

Tele2 has almost doubled the cost of the tariff, FAS will conduct an audit

Tele2 has increased the cost of the Unlimited tariff plan from July 5, the monthly fee in some regions will increase from 450 to 750 rubles. Initially, users complained about the cost, referring to SMS alerts, then the operator himself confirmed the information to RBC.

Later it became known that the Ministry of Digital Development of the Russian Federation and the Federal Antimonopoly Service would check the validity of a sharp increase in prices for some of the operator's tariffs. If the level of tariff changes does not correspond to the growth of the consumer price index, the mobile operator may face an antimonopoly investigation.

Ukraine will not restrict the publication of works by Russian classics

Ukraine will not restrict the publication of works by Russian classics, said Yulia Grishina, MP from the Servant of the People, a member of the Parliamentary Committee on Education, Science and Innovation. She is quoted by UNIAN.

“Russian books written in the original language can be published in Ukraine with serious restrictions. There are no restrictions on the publication of books of Russian classics, but it will not be possible to import, publish and distribute popular foreign literature translated into Russian. Such books must be translated from the original language into Ukrainian.”

Earlier, the Verkhovna Rada adopted a law according to which it will not be possible to import into Ukraine and distribute books published in Russia, Belarus and in the occupied territories. The Rada also adopted a law banning Russian music in the media and public places.

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