TOP 5 news of the past week
USM publishes a digest of the 5 news that attracted the most readers last week, April 4 – 10.
- In Odessa, they fear the landing of Russian troops. But it is likely that Russia no longer has the resources to do so. A military expert explained why.
- Social networks are circulating messages written by a sailor from Odessa about a voyage that could be his last. A merchant ship, the crew of which was a Ukrainian, entered Vladivostok. Russian border guards boarded and began to search the cabins of the Ukrainian sailors. The Odessa cadet, the second assistant, was photographed, fingerprinted and demanded to provide passwords for personal phones and laptops. How it all ended, read HERE.
- The Russian frigate of project 11356P Burevestnik was seriously damaged as a result of a fire attack by Ukrainian defenders. The missile frigate Admiral Essen was hit.
- Russia has adopted a law on supporting the transport industry, which removes the restriction on the use of temporarily imported foreign containers. Now containers transported on railway vehicles temporarily imported into the Russian Federation, as well as containers transported on sea vessels, inland water transport vessels and river-sea vessels, can be used for domestic transportation through the territory of the Russian Federation many times within the period of temporary importation. Thus, in the Russian Federation it will be possible to use foreign containers for transit across the country without the knowledge and consent of their legal owners .
- The Cabinet of Ministers is considering a decision that will allow forcibly withdrawing ships under the flag of the Russian Federation, which are located at the shipyard in the city of Izmail. The USM published a list of these vessels.