No employees of MENATEP, a partner and shareholder of YUKOS, have applied for political asylum in Great Britain, MENATEP Public Relations Director Yury Kotlyar told RBC. He noted that they had contacted their office in London and received information that no one made such attempts. Thus, he rejected information of some mass media source that had reported earlier that seven members at the MENATEP office in London asked for political asylum in the UK.
The Armed Forces of Ukraine may face new problems over the upgraded Russian unmanned aerial vehicle Lancet. Kyiv will now need to use airfields far from the line of combat contact and look for new ways to protect its aircraft