What happened on the night of March 19
Putin made a working trip to Mariupol
Russian President Vladimir Putin made a working trip in Mariupol. He flew there by helicopter, then drove around the city by car. On the trip, the head of state was accompanied by Deputy Prime Minister Marat Khusnullin. The Russian leader inspected several facilities in the city. He spoke with local residents in the Nevsky microdistrict and visited one of the families. Putin also toured the city’s memorial sites and Mariupol’s coastline.
Ecuador earthquake death toll rises to 14, 381 others injured
Least 14 people died, another 381 were affected by a strong earthquake in Ecuador. Most of the dead are in the province of El Oro. A two-story residential building collapsed there, rescuers sort out the rubble. An earthquake of magnitude 6.7 was recorded in Ecuador on Saturday evening. The tremors were felt by residents in 13 provinces of the country. The epicenter was located 59 km from the city of Guayaquil. The elements completely destroyed seven buildings, about 50 more residential buildings were damaged.
Postgraduate students in the new system can increase the scholarships of the President of the Russian Federation up to 50 thousand rubles
Ministry of Education and Science of the Russian Federation working on a raise the size of scholarships of the President of the Russian Federation for graduate students up to 50 thousand rubles per month. The increase is due to the transition to a new postgraduate model. This is reported by TASS, referring to the press service of the ministry. At present, the amount of such scholarships for graduate students is 4.5 thousand rubles per month.
Vucic: Belgrade and Pristina agreed on several positions
Belgrade and Pristina agreed on several points at the negotiations held in North Macedonian Ohrid. Serbian President Aleksandar Vucic spoke about this. He held 12-hour talks with the prime minister of the unrecognized Kosovo, Albin Kurti. They were also attended by the head of EU diplomacy, Joseph Borrell, and the special representative for dialogue between Belgrade and Pristina, Miroslav Lajcak. As a result of this meeting, Pristina pledged to start the formation of the Community of Serbian Municipalities in Kosovo and Metohija.
UK plans to start sending illegal immigrants to Rwanda by summer
The UK government hopes to start a program by summer to send illegal migrants to Rwanda to await their asylum applications in the UK. About it informs The Telegraph, citing a British government source. On Saturday, an updated version of the agreement on sending illegal migrants was signed with Rwanda. According to the newspaper, it will eliminate the shortcomings of the previous intergovernmental agreement and will allow refugees to be sent to the African state on a wider range of grounds. So, now it will be possible to deport illegal immigrants if they claim that they left their native country due to modern slavery or human rights violations.
The trillion dollar question: why is global oil demand continuing to rise?
Prices for hydrocarbons have soared in the last one and a half to two years, beating or approaching historical highs. Much is explained by the current situation: a special military operation in Ukraine, a sharp increase in liquidity in the global financial system due to covid, and other attendant circumstances. But more and more often a more fundamental reason is also mentioned – a sharp drop in investment in oil production, which began in the middle of the last decade. Why did it happen and what will happen if this trend continues, figured out “News”.
Amounts to be refunded: when will the amount of social tax deductions be increased
They want to increase the amount of social tax deductions from the costs of education and treatment from January 1, 2024. The relevant bill has recently been submitted to the State Duma. How relevant are the proposed changes? understood “Profile”.