World News 30.06

Throughout the last three days, NATO leaders agreed to Sweden and Finland’s accession into NATO, and declarations were made about the strengthening of NATO members, also those on the eastern flank. Meanwhile, Russian forces abandoned the strategic Black Sea outpost of Snake Island.

NATO summit highlights


Throughout the last three days, NATO leaders agreed to Sweden and Finland’s accession into NATO, and declarations were made about the strengthening of NATO members, also those on the eastern flank.

Next stop: Vilnius


We already know the location of next year’s NATO Summit.

Russia abandons Snake Island


Russian forces abandoned the strategic Black Sea outpost of Snake Island in a major victory for Ukraine that could loosen a Russian grain export blockade threatening to worsen global hunger.

Russian officers exposed


Independent Ukrainian analysts found out the personal information of Russian officers responsible for the attack, as well as their family members. So having these data, we have decided to... call them.

Exchange of prisoners


The Central Intelligence of the Ukrainian Defence Ministry has reported the largest exchange of prisoners since the beginning of the war. The Russians released 144 Ukrainian soldiers, including as many as 95 defenders of Azovstal. Most of the freed soldiers are wounded.

Barrier on Polish-Belarusian border completed


The border wall between Poland and Belarus has officially been completed. The newly constructed wall which stretches over a length of 180 kilometres will allow for restrictions, imposed in the region because of the refugee crisis created by Belarus, to be finally lifted.

Anti-ship missiles deployed in Kaliningrad


Satellite footage shows that Russia has deployed anti-ship missiles to their forward positions in the exclave of Kaliningrad. The move comes as tensions over the region are on the rise, following the imposition of a partial blockade by Lithuania.

Gazprom going bankrupt?


Gazprom's shares have experienced a significant drop after the conglomerate decided that in the current situation it would not pay shareholders a dividend for 2021. The corporation lost more than 30 percent in value in an hour. Moscow's stock market is wobbling.

Knesset disbanded


Israel’s government, Knesset, has voted to disband itself, setting the date of new elections for November 1. The decision came after the coalition government proved internally conflicted to maintain unity.

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