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What happened on the night of May 26

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Venezuela called Russia to talks with the opposition

The Venezuelan government and head of state Nicolas Madurov opposed the continuation of Norway’s mediation in negotiations with the opposition and insists on the presence of Russia. About it Reuters reported with reference to sources familiar with the preparations for the resumption of the dialogue.

US proposes tougher sanctions against North Korea

The UN Security Council will meet on Thursday for a meeting on the DPRK after three missile launches by the North Korean authorities. A vote is expected on a draft American resolution providing for tougher sanctions against Pyongyang, reports TASS.

Russians began to pay more often in cash after disabling Apple and Google Pay

40% of Russians from among former users of Apple Pay and 35% – Google Pay switched to cash payments, write “Izvestia” with reference to a study by the Analytical Center of the National Financial Research Agency (NAFI). 31% of Android smartphone owners reported that they have installed the Mir Pay application, and 7% of respondents said they use the Samsung Pay service.

NASA declares successful the second test flight of Starliner to the ISS

Boeing’s CST-100 Starliner (OFT-2) performed very well during its unmanned test flight to the International Space Station. This was stated by the head of the program of commercial manned flights NASA Steve Stitch. From the moment of separation from the launch vehicle to the moment of landing, the Starliner performed extremely well, the communication system worked well, quotes Stitch “Interfax”.

The EU has frozen the assets of the Bank of Russia for €23 billion

For the first time, the European authorities officially announced the value of the assets of the Bank of Russia, frozen in the framework of anti-Russian sanctions. Didier Reynders, Commissioner for Justice and the Rule of Law, said: EU freezes €23bn ($24.5bn)owned by the Russian regulator.

The Ministry of Labor called the subsistence minimum after indexation

As a result of the indexation of the subsistence minimum by 10% from June 1, 2022 the value of this indicator for the able-bodied population will be 15,172 rubles., for pensioners – 11970 rubles, for children – 13501 rubles. This was told by the Minister of Labor and Social Protection of the Russian Federation Anton Kotyakov.

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