The European Union released a list of individuals caught in new sanctions list, published in the Official journal of the EU. Just a list of 24 persons, including the self-proclaimed leader of the Donetsk national Republic (DND) Alexander Zakharchenko, LDPR leader Vladimir Zhirinovsky, the state Duma Svetlana Zhurova, Nikolai Levichev, Ivan Melnikov, Igor Lebedev and Alexander Babakov, as well as the General Director of the state Corporation rostec Sergey Chemezov and the commander of the 76th guards air assault division Alexey Naumets.
Syrian army and militia groups on Saturday, July 22, beat out terrorists from the settlements Dahila and es-Sabha to the East of Raqqa, where is the Outpost of the "Islamic state". Troops reached the South Bank of the Euphrates river, threatening the ISIS gangs, osdevcon of Deir ez-Zor.
The European Union considers new sanctions against Russia and Iran, the bill which is considered in the U.S. Congress, was adopted on the basis of domestic American considerations. The EU urged Washington to continue to coordinate with its partners of the "group of seven" and warn about unintended consequences.
On the website of the United States Congress was the text of the new draft law on additional sanctions against Russia. The vote is scheduled for July 25. Measures should relate to the oil and gas and banking sectors of the Russian economy. The bill, in particular, aimed against the "Nord stream-2".
The President of the United States Donald trump took part in the commissioning of the new aircraft carrier "Gerald Ford". The ceremony was held in Norfolk, Virginia. Speaking on Board the vessel, trump criticized the previous administration, which made the lack of investment in new military technology.
One of the spectators ran onto the court during the semifinal match of tennis tournament in the Swedish Bastage between Spaniards Fernando Verdasco and David Ferrer and shouted a Nazi slogan. The meeting was suspended in the second set. Offender brought to court security officers.
In some districts of St. Petersburg passed a hailstorm. For published users photo and video captures covering of hailstones, "drifts" with the wading passers-by. "A hailstorm in the Central district. The streets are strewn with hailstones the size of large cherries" — said in one of the groups.