All airports have been closed in Sakhalin, and sea ferry traffic on the Vanino-Kholmsk route has been ceased because of a snow cyclone. According to the Far Eastern Regional centre of the Emergencies Ministry, the snow blanket has almost 50 cm increased over the past 24 hours, while the temperature fell to -18-20 degrees Celsius. The heavy snow and gusty wind have caused several avalanches. Snow-removal vehicles are operating in the islands' main roads and the streets of Yuzhno-Sakhalinsk. All-terrain vehicles deliver food to Sakhalin's towns and villages.
The Investigative Committee of the Russian Federation put the head of the contractor company of Russia's space corporation Roskosmos, Sergei Slastikhin, on international wanted list
"Washington operators of the sanctions machine ought to get acquainted with the history of Russia, to stop the unnecessary fussing," spokesperson for the Foreign Ministry said