"Call with my Canadian counterpart @melaniejoly... We agreed that sanctions pressure on Russia will further increase. Canada supports Ukraine on all fronts," Kuleba wrote on Twitter.
In particular, the sanctions envisioning the freezing of assets in Japan in the event of detection, as well as a ban on money transfers to these persons, apply to Zyuganov, lawmaker Leonid Kalashnikov and others.
In addition, the list includes board chairman of the Renova group Viktor Vekselberg and relatives of entrepreneur Kovalchuk.
"Currently, Russian servicemen, together with Ukrainian guards and plant personnel, control the situation at the Chernobyl and Zaporizhzhia nuclear power plants. The plants are operating normally, the radiation background remains normal, which is confirmed by the IAEA," Polishchuk said.
"Now the main efforts are aimed at preventing provocations by the Ukrainian nationalist forces against these critical infrastructure facilities," he said.
The Russian deputy defense ministers on the list include Aleksey Krivoruchko, Timur Ivanov, Yunus-bek Evkurov, Dmitry Bulgakov, Yuriy Sadovenko, Nikolay Pankov, Ruslan Tsalikov, and Gennady Zhidko.
“Russia is introducing a temporary ban on the export of grain to the Eurasian Economic Union countries, as well as on the export of white sugar and raw cane sugar to third countries. The resolutions on this were signed by Prime Minister Mikhail Mishustin. Restrictions on grain will be in effect until June 30, on sugar - until August 31, 2022," it said.
According to the cabinet, the grain ban applies to wheat and meslin, rye, barley and corn.
"Supplies of these products outside of Russia will be possible, including for the provision of humanitarian assistance, as well as within the framework of international transit traffic," the government said.
This decision was made to protect the domestic food market in the face of external restrictions, the cabinet said.
The martial law regime will be extended from March 26.
Zelensky said February 24 that martial law is introduced throughout the country.
Earlier, Macron said he intends to talk with Putin in the coming hours.
"Today [Monday], no," Peskov said, when asked if there was a conversation with Macron in the Russian president's schedule.
"The situation around Ukraine was considered, including in the context of the Russian military’s assistance of the safe return of [Turkish] citizens … to Turkey," the ministry said, adding that Ankara was advised to contact Kiev and urge them not to obstruct humanitarian corridors.
"On Wednesday 16 March 2022, the International Court of Justice, the principal judicial organ of the United Nations, will deliver its Order on the Request for the indication of provisional measures submitted by Ukraine in the case concerning Allegations of Genocide under the Convention on the Prevention and Punishment of the Crime of Genocide (Ukraine v. Russian Federation)," the ICJ said in a statement.
"A Fox News journalist has been injured while news gathering outside of Kiev," network co-host John Roberts said. "Very few details but teams on the ground are working as hard as they can to try to gather more information."
The name of the injured journalist is Benjamin Hall and he has a wife and three young children, his colleague Fox News reporter Garrett Tenney said in a Twitter message.
"National Security Advisor Jake Sullivan met today with Chinese Communist Party Politburo Member and Director of the Office of the Foreign Affairs Commission Yang Jiechi in Rome, Italy. Their meeting followed up on the November 15, 2022 virtual meeting between President Biden and President Xi," the statement said.
Sullivan raised "a range of issues in U.S.-China relations, with substantial discussion of Russia’s war against Ukraine. They also underscored the importance of maintaining open lines of communication between the United States and China," the statement concluded.
"We have a concrete set of projects that add up to $3 billion, that would be possible over the next six to eight weeks," Malpass said.
"We actually made disbursements last week of $325 million, and we have a press release going out today showing that we now have $923 million that's been made available over the last two weeks including including that first disbursement for Ukraine," Malpass said.
The government of Ukraine can use this cash to the most needed services, including pensions, he added.
"We can today accommodate up to 100,000 refugees in our national territory," he told reporters after a meeting of the interministerial crisis unit.
The UN refugee agency estimates that more than 2.8 million civilians have fled fighting in Ukraine since Russia has launched a special operation on 24 February. More than half of them crossed to Poland.
The report said, citing officials familiar with US diplomatic cables regarding the exchange, noted that the cables did not mention whether China had already started providing assistance or plans to do it in the future.
"We regret all people who die in the conflict but I would like to make two clarifying points ," Nebenzia said. "Firstly, he is not a journalist, that was something that The New York Times itself stated … Secondly, Irpin is fully controlled by the Ukrainian armed forces and Ukrainian units. Given what his colleague, who survived the incident, is saying, it was them who opened fire on their vehicle."
The New York Times said on Sunday that it was very saddened to learn about the death of US journalist Brent Renaud, 50, in Irpin, a suburb of Kiev, but added that he was not on any assignment for the newspaper there. US photographer Juan Arredondo was travelling with Renaud and was injured in the same attack near a Ukrainian security checkpoint. According to the newspaper, Renaud was wearing a journalist press badge, which had been issued to him by The New York Times "many years ago."
White House national security adviser Jake Sullivan said on Sunday that the US was going to work with the Ukrainians to investigate Renaud’s death "to determine how this happened and then to measure and execute appropriate consequences as a result of it."