Press Secretary of the President of the Russian Federation Dmitry Peskov said that Moscow, against the backdrop of the situation in Kaliningrad with a transport blockade, is determined.
Assistants to State Duma deputies were advised not to travel abroad during the holidays, Vedomosti writes, citing four sources.
The US can help Finland and Sweden join NATO if they themselves meet Turkey halfway, suggested Mikhail Alexandrov, a leading expert at the MGIMO Center for Military-Political Studies.
Residents of the Kherson region have already begun to apply for Russian citizenship, said the head of the military-civilian administration Vladimir Saldo.
Deputy Foreign Minister Andrei Rudenko commented on the possibility of exchanging Russian serviceman Vadim Shishimarin, convicted in Ukraine.
Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said that UN Secretary General António Guterres missed the opportunity to achieve a peaceful settlement of the Ukrainian conflict.
The musician noted that he maintains friendly relations with him, despite different political views.
Zelensky in early April invited foreign diplomats to return to Kiev.
Since the start of the military operation, the Ukrainian authorities have attracted about 7,000 foreign mercenaries from 63 countries to the country, Maria Zakharova said.
This is due to the detention by the Finnish customs authorities of cultural values belonging to Russian museums.
According to the ministry's website, the employees distributed propaganda justifying Russia's actions in Ukraine.
Gold bars, jewelry and a large number of cigarettes were also found in the diplomat's minibus.
The Russian authorities may impose personal sanctions against the leadership of countries included in the list of hostile to the Russian Federation.
The Council of Europe has begun to lose its meaning, because recently it has devoted itself to criticizing the Russian Federation and putting pressure on it, said State Duma Speaker Vyacheslav Volodin.
The President of Kazakhstan, Kassym-Jomart Tokayev, proposed changing the form of government in the country.