Court hearings in the case of crewmembers of the Russian tanker Virgo that were to be continued in St. John's (Canada) this January were postponed until June. Three of the Virgo's crewmembers are in St. John's now and are not allowed to leave, a source in the press service of the Primorye Shipping Company, i.e. the owner of the tanker, reported to RosBusinessConsulting. The Company is satisfied with its lawyers and hopes to win the case.
Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov announced the termination of diplomatic relations with NATO at a time when US Secretary of Defense Lloyd Austin ended a meeting in Georgia with his counterpart