NR: If the United States is involved in the attack on Nord Stream, Russia will retaliate

NR: if the United States is involved in the attack on Nord Stream, Russia will retaliate

National Review believes that this option makes the United States a “military adversary” of Moscow.

Western media offered a version of the “Russian response” if evidence of US involvement in the incidents with leaks on the Nord Stream and Nord Stream 2 gas pipelines is found.

According to National Review columnist Antonio Wright, Russia could react in mirror and attack the already American gas infrastructure.

According to him, the incidents could force Moscow to treat the United States as a full-fledged military adversary. Such is the damage caused by the alleged “immediate lack of participation in the explosions,” Wright said.

The second consequence of – these are completely spoiled relations with the allies, including Germany, participating in the “Nord Stream-2” project. Wright thinks Berlin would not forgive Washington for such an act.

In turn, a retired colonel, ex-adviser to Pentagon chief Douglas McGregor, told media that the United States and Britain could have been the attacking party.

On Judjing Freedom's YouTube channel, he explained that “it's the Royal Navy, the United States Navy” who “obviously”. The fact is that the “SP” durable, and it takes hundreds of kilograms of TNT to damage them.

Moscow's response, he said, is nonsense, nobody cares. Including Germany, which needs Russian gas.

Recall, as Topnews wrote, three incidents, one in Danish and two – on Swedish soil happened last week. The pressure in the gas pipelines has dropped dramatically, which is why the authorities in Bornholm have announced sabotage or an emergency, but while the investigation is ongoing, the exact reasons are not known.< /p>

The Kremlin reported a glaring fact about the gas pipelines and demanded an immediate investigation and prosecution of all those responsible.

According to the Representative of the Russian Federation to the ;UN Vasily Nebenzi, it cannot be held without the participation of Moscow.

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In the DPR, the assets of the leader of the Opposition Platform for Life, Pshonka and the “master of Donbass” Akhmetov were confiscated

The assets of the leader of the Opposition Platform for Life, Pshonka and the

More than 140 people were confiscated.

The authorities of the Donetsk Republic have confiscated the assets of the leader of the “Pro-Russian Opposition Platform – For Life” Yuriy Boyko, ex-prosecutor general of Ukraine Viktor Pshonka, leader of the Communist Party of Ukraine Petro Symonenko, businessmen Sergei Kurchenko and Rinat Akhmetov, former Secretary of the National Security and Defense Council Andrei Klyuev, and more ;about 140 people.

It is known that at the beginning of the summer, Kyiv decided to confiscate the property of Pshonka and Boyko, because. they were suspected of having links with the Russian Federation.

Now the State Defense Committee of the DPR has taken a similar decision.

In total, there are 142 people on the list who have been affected by the sanctions. In the text, which is posted on the portal of the DPR government, all participants are deprived of "property rights and other real rights", which affect "real estate" on the territory of the DPR.

All of them become state property and their loss will not be compensated for the owners.

It is known, according to RBC, that Pshonka was a member of the inner circle of former Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovych.

Boyko called for negotiations between Moscow and Kyiv at the start of the NWO.

Akhmetov was considered “the owner of Donbass”, according to Forbes, in March 2022, he had $4.2 billion and declared his confidence in Ukraine winning.

Kurchenko fell under EU sanctions for taking the control of large metallurgical, chemical companies and power plants in the Donbass.

Klyuev is suspected of having embezzled 1.5 billion hryvnia during a fictitious transaction, of which 610 million were appropriated by a company he controls.

Earlier, Topnews wrote that the Russian Federation had confiscated six apartments in Moscow belonging to the former leader of the ;Uzbekistan.

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Media: Pressure in Nord Stream could drop due to sabotage – pipes could collapse to bottom

Media: Pressure in Nord Stream could have dropped due to sabotage – pipes could have exploded at bottom

2″. < p>The media have suggested that the cause of the drop in pressure in the two 'Nord Stream' gas pipelines could be sabotage.

As the German edition Tagesspiegel writes, citing an insider of the German representative office of the project, an investigation is already underway, which the country's federal security agencies have joined.

< p>The authors report that “all evidence against” the fact that two emergencies #8211; it's just a coincidence. The source said a scenario in which what happened could not be a “targeted attack” cannot be imagined.

Remember that about the incident of “SP-2” became known by the media. The incident took place in Danish territory, not far from Bornholm, on September 26.

The pressure in the gas pipeline dropped sharply, and after a while the same thing happened at “SP-1&#8221 ;. Since September 2, as reported by “Gazprom”, due to a breakdown of the compressor station “Portovaya” no gas is pumped here, according to “Kommersant”.

The Danish Maritime Authority has declared a danger zone for shipping and introduced a restrictive perimeter of 5 miles .

Local authorities, according to the source, believe that there was sabotage, which was carried out by special forces & # 8211; by divers or from a submarine. There are two versions of the attack.

The first – Ukrainian or Kyiv-related forces should be held accountable, the second – the sabotage was committed by the Russian Federation, but under the guise of a "foreign flag".

According to RIA Novosti, Nord Stream AG assessed the state of ;emergency at " North Stream” and “Nord Stream-2” as an unprecedented situation.

According to the text of the appeal, the destruction that has occurred on three lines of gas pipelines at once is such that it does not ;is unclear when the infrastructure will be restored.

Speaking of leaks, Western media mentions one in Denmark and two – on Swedish territory, while all are "close to each other".

The Kremlin also reacted to the emergency. According to the official representative of the President of the Russian Federation Dmitry Peskov, the violations detected require immediate investigation and are of concern to the presidential administration.

Peskov admitted that the pressure has dropped “significantly” #8221;.

“We are extremely concerned about this news”, – quoted by the media.

The Kremlin spokesman also said that the nature of “some damage in the pipeline” is still unknown.

< p>Earlier, Topnews wrote that & #8220;Nord Stream” suspended by Russia for an indefinite period.

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Banks of Turkey, Kazakhstan, Vietnam and Armenia have suspended work with Russian Mir cards

Banks of Turkey, Kazakhstan, Vietnam and Armenia suspended work with Russian “Mir” cards

The reasons for this decision are given.

At the end of last week, the largest Turkish banks Is Bankasi and DenizBank stopped supporting and managing cards from the Russian payment system “Mir”.

As RIA Novosti explained in the East Bankasi Help Center, such a decision was taken in the context of the sanctions policy of the United States and Great Britain towards Russia.

At the same time, Denizbank ATMs simply return the card after reporting an error in the ATM transaction.

Meanwhile, after Turkish banks, the decision on the suspension of service cards “Mir” also accepted at People's Bank of Kazakhstan (Halyk Bank) and Vietnamese BIDV.

The press services of the two banks confirmed this information, and also explained that the financial organizations serve Mastercard, VISA, Western Union, JCB payment cards and UnionPay, but “World” not in the lists.

Their service is not carried out by vending machines or terminals.

Also about the suspension of the service “Mir& #8221; announced in Armenia. The Central Bank of Armenia explained that commercial banks in the country take this decision independently and also because of sanctions.

Meanwhile, at the request of “Izvestia' 8221; the Central Bank of the Russian Federation explained that foreign partners themselves decide on the management of the infrastructure for accepting “Mir” cards.

But the Bank of Russia indicated that it plans to continue to maintain a dialogue about expanding the geography of card acceptance.

ATOR, in turn, advised Russians to #39;take money with them when visiting or on business trips.

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“The black lion can enter”: Manturov urged Russians to change their mentality and enjoy meat from fly larvae

“The black lion may come”: Manturov urged Russians to change their mentality and enjoy meat from fly larvae

The head of the Ministry of Industry and Commerce assessed the need to change the taste preferences of Russians.

The head of the Ministry of Industry and Trade of the Russian Federation, Denis Manturov, believes that Russia should develop meat production from an “alternative” sources.

According to RBC, during the session of the Innofood exhibition in Sochi, the manager announced the need to change the mentality of Russians.

For example, Manturov does not see anything wrong with including protein from fly larvae in the “the black lion” diet.

He thinks that if other countries of the world use it in food, so the Russians must “ ;work with their mentality, and go “in step with the times”.

“The black lion can” enter. But we have to try,” the Commerce Department chief said.

The head of the Ministry of Industry and Commerce added that one person can adapt to anything.

The official was prompted by the hamburgers presented at the ;exhibition with an alternative meat cutlet.

The presented product included a concentrate of the same black flies, as well as vegetables and aquafabs.

< p>According to Manturov, at the; exhibition “Innoprom” he tried vegetable meat twice and could not distinguish it from natural meat.

As the manager noted, the use of vegetable raw materials instead of animal protein is a global trend, to which Russian producers are fully compatible. However, consumers remain cautious.

Earlier, Topnews wrote that the Ministry of Industry and Commerce announced that retailer Wildberries is becoming a distributor of counterfeit products.

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Media: Kazakhstan began detaining Russian trucks carrying goods from the EU

Media: Kazakhstan has started to detain Russian trucks carrying goods from the EU

“Izvestiya” has discovered details of the detention of 8 highways to Russia by Astana .

The media has learned that heavy trucks transporting goods from EU countries to Russia are detained in Kazakhstan.

According to Izvestia, about eight road trains are already detained in the country neighbor for an indefinite period.

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The media, citing the Association of International Road Carriers, reports that to date the number of cases has not reached ten, but the reasons for their retention are not given.

The vehicles are located in car parks reserved for traffic law violators, where storage is expensive. In addition, road trains are delayed at local customs terminals. A number of them, as ASMAP points out, were simply stopped on the road.

At the same time, the drivers' documents were confiscated, and they therefore cannot leave Kazakhstan.

“News” specify that all road trains delivered goods to Russia from Europe, via Belarus and Kazakhstan.

The Ministry of Transport of the Russian Federation noted that the country's authorities impose on Russian requirements that cannot be recognized as legal.

< p>According to the department, Astana requires drivers to provide documentation for goods that were not issued to Russian carriers, but to their predecessors – European companies that have transported goods across the EU to Belarus or the Russian Federation. However, the problem is that the companies do not transfer the documents to each other.

The illegality, according to the Ministry of Transport, lies in the fact that the new Kazakhstan rule itself violates the 39; International Road Transport Agreement . The agency demands to release the drivers, return their documents and not impose fines.

Due to the current situation, ASMAP recommends that Russian carriers refrain from transiting for a while.

Earlier, Topnews wrote that media data appeared on billionaires who are part of Nazarbayev's entourage.

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The expert revealed that the Russian Federation was selling the United States after February 24, but Washington carefully hides it

The expert revealed that the Russian Federation sells the United States after February 24, but Washington carefully hides it

It became known what goods continue to sell. #39;be imported to the United States from Russia, despite sanctions.

Russian expert Valentin Katasonov, based on information from open sources, analyzed the exchange of goods between Russia and other countries in the context of politics Western sanctions.

According to “Free Press&# 8221 ; while the United States and the EU continue to impose new restrictions on Russia, the states themselves, even after February 24, since the start of the NWO in Ukraine, continue to impose new restrictions on Russia. buy wood, metals, uranium, titanium, food and other goods in Russia.

Referring to the opinion of the foreign observer Drago Bosch, the analyst exposed the hypocrisy of Washington, which forced Europe to abandon its relations with the Russian Federation, but at the same time continues to actively cooperate with the Russian side .

In addition, the US authorities are trying to hide from the “partners” the import of many goods from Russia. For example, the United States recently began to transport Russian products through Turkey.

This, in particular, was reported by the newspaper Yeni Safak at the end of August, citing sources in Turkish affairs.

According to the expert, the analysis of foreign economic relations between the RS and other countries is difficult due to the fact that the Russian Federal Customs Service, as well as other departments, have closed operational statistical information on the country's foreign trade.

However, thanks to information from other countries with which Russia has economic relations, Katasonov drew conclusions about the exchange of goods between our country and other states.

So, according to the US Department of Commerce, in the period from January to July 2022, goods from America were imported into the Russian Federation in the amount of 1.30 billion dollars.

At the same time, imports to the United States and Russia amounted to $11.64 billion over the same period.

Thus, shipments from the Russia to the United States exceeds purchases from this country by 9 times.

Recall that after February 24, Washington imposed trade sanctions against Russia. Particularly harsh measures concerned the supply of goods from the United States. Thus, the West has sought to bleed the Russian economy by cutting off the supply of important goods.

However, many goods will continue to flow to the states States from Russia – military grade titanium wood.

Despite the drop of about half in trade, deliveries are still taking place on a large scale.

The expert says that not only is the wood brought to the United States from Russia, wood, metals and foodstuffs, but also radioactive materials (47 lots, 7.7 thousand tons), and some of these goods can fall into the category of “strategic importance”.

Also in the USA, from Russia they always bring: & # 8220; carbon and graphite electrodes & # 8221; (39 batches, 8.4 thousand tons), "ammunition" (47 lots, 3.39 thousand tons), "equipment for oil production" (20 lots, 791.99 tons), “data processing equipment” (11 lots, 446.5 tons), “optical fiber” (8 lots, 388.41 tons), “turbines” (2 lots of 45.43 tons) and other goods.

“I believe that at least some of the above groups of goods can and should be classified as “of strategic importance. The question arises as to why, after February 24, Moscow continued to supply the country, which declared us a direct enemy, ”the expert wonders.

Earlier, TopNews wrote that The Hague wanted to seek the lifting of anti-Russian sanctions.

Last August it was reported that restrictions could be raised until 2023.

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Ex-CIA adviser: The EU in the fight against Russia faced an unusual problem

Former CIA adviser: EU faces an unusual problem in its fight against Russia

The financial expert pointed out that there was already signs of recession in Europe.

US financial expert, former CIA adviser James Rickards, said the West faces unusual problems in its drive to defeat Russia. In particular, an energy crisis is raging in Europe, caused by the economic sanctions imposed on Russia.

The publication “PolitRussia” in reference to The Daily Reckoning.

In order to somehow alleviate the problem of ordinary citizens, the German, British and Czech authorities have provided for the allocation of financial assistance. However, this assistance will only be a short-term relief and, in fact, involves unnecessary steps.

The expert explained that at present, even subsidiary assistance will not be able to save or prevent the onset of winter for Europe, which will become the coldest in the world. #39;modern history.

For Europe, this means losing the economic confrontation with Russia. And the longer the economic sanctions last, the more the EU and the United States will suffer, the expert stressed.

And if Italy started to show good sense, then Germany and Britain are in no hurry to do so.

At the same time, the economic downturn will directly affect the United States, since the European Union will be in a recession and will suffer from inflation, and therefore spending purchases of goods in the same amount will simply not be not able. A global recession is not at all uncommon for the West.

“It is not unusual for a country or region to enters a recession, but a synchronized global recession is extremely unusual" ;, — says analyst.

Signs of a recession in Europe are already evident: high energy prices, energy shortages and disruptions to supply chains exacerbated by sanctions, closure of certain industries due to a lack of essential components or strategic metals.

By winter, this will only happen& #39;worse, the expert concluded.

Earlier, Topnews wrote that the Pentagon's intelligence chief spoke about Putin's change in NWO goals.

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The construction of the Power of Siberia-2 gas pipeline to China has caused panic in the West

The laying of the Power of Siberia 2 gas pipeline to China has caused panic in the West

Russian Energy Minister Alexander Novak has announced the start of construction of the 39;a gas pipeline to China.

Russian gas project “Power of Siberia-2”has received its implementation in the near future.

According to the Minister of Energy of the Russian Federation Alexander Novak, the relevant plans have been discussed for a long time, but due to the work on 'Nord Flux-2' the implementation did not take place.

Now, due to the geopolitical situation and the shutdown of large-scale gas transportation in the European direction, it was decided to develop “Sila Sibiri-2” or Siberian Force 2, which will compensate for “SP-2” revenue losses.

It is reported that work on “Sila Siberia-2” will begin in 2024, writes InoSMI.

Part of the project will pass through Mongolian territory.

At the same time, gas supplies from Russia to Europe will decrease by 50 billion cubic meters, while supplies to China will increase year by year, and this part of the #39;supply will be carried out by “Sile Sibiri-1”.

According to the readers of the French publication Le Figaro, the new energy strategy of the Russian Federation could have a negative impact on the situation in Europe.

Thus, a user surnamed Yann believes that the measured life of Europeans has come to an end, since Europe will no longer be able to receive gas in sufficient quantities, and the resources of other gas producers – Norway and Algeria – will not be enough to fully supply European consumers.

Due to a lack of gas, wind turbines will not even be able to start, as gas generators are still needed to power them.

“Generally this is what will happen: we will find ourselves in a state of decline very soon, which will probably mean the end of the lull on our mainland”, – user notes.

Earlier TopNews wrote that last fall at “Gazprom” for “The Power of Siberia” there was an explosion.

The incident happened in the Amur region.

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US warns of sanctions for supporting Mir cards outside Russia

US warned of sanctions for supporting Mir cards outside Russia

The US Treasury has announced that restrictive measures will affect Turkish banks.

The US Department of the Treasury has announced the possible imposition of sanctions on organizations for serving “Mir” outside of Russia.

The agency's website states that the Office of Foreign Assets Control, under the Harmful Foreign Activities Sanctions Regulations, can block those who provide financial assistance to people whose property and related interests are blocked.

Violations include an introduction to deceptive or structured transactions and any transactions that allow you to circumvent US sanctions. And the Ministry of Finance is ready to use such powers if it supports the circumvention of anti-Russian sanctions.

We are talking about serving the “Russian national payment system “Mir” outside the territory of the Russian Federation”.

Earlier, the Financial Times reported that the EU and the United States were trying to punish banks in Ankara that process cards & # 8220;Mir”.

As a result, a number of hotels refused to accept Russian cards, but the NSPK called this information unreliable.

Russians with cards ' 8220;Mir& #8221; Turkey is served by Turkiye Is Bankasi, Ziraat Bankasi, VakifBank, DenizBank and Halkbank. Whether they continue to support the Russian payment system after the US threats, they can make such a decision on their own.

As “Interfax” clarifies, now “Mir”; operates in 11 countries, including Turkey, Vietnam, South Korea, Armenia, Uzbekistan, Belarus, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan, South Ossetia and Russia. #39;Abkhazia.

In the future, the card can be served in Iran, Cuba, Egypt, Thailand and Venezuela.

More earlier, Topnews wrote that the US Treasury had imposed a ban on the import of gold from Russia.

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