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  • Operational situation regarding the #russian invasion on the diplomatic front as of March 18, 7pm
    Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Ukraine, posted 18 March 2022 20:42

    More and more foreign companies are leaving the Russian market.  Russia is suffering great economic losses, its global isolation is growing.  Bulgaria, Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania have sent 20 Russian diplomats. Ukraine and its partners are preparing a powerful new package of sanctions against Russia to stop the Russian military machine.

    Deputinization of the world

    • European Parliament President Roberta Metsola has announced that Russian and Belarusian diplomats are barred from entering parliament
    • The Organizing Committee of the Joint European Summer Sports Championship 2022 has decided not to allow Russian and Belarusian athletes to participate in the competition

    Financial Aid

    • Ukraine has received the next 300 million of emergency macro-financial assistance from the European Union
    • The World Bank is providing nearly $ 100 million in funding to reimburse the government's budget program in the higher education sector.  These funds will allow the payment of academic scholarships for 172 thousand students and social scholarships for 50 thousand students

    Isolation of the Russian Federation

    • The amount of Russian actives frozen by banks and other financial institutions in the Netherlands is 200 million euros
    • The United Kingdom has announced the suspension of tax information exchanges with Russia and Belarus
    • Omnicom Group, which is covering  marketing communications and advertising, announced the termination of its activities in Russia
    • Japan's global company AGC Inc., the world's largest glass producer, is suspending investment in Russia due to its invasion of Ukraine
    • The National Agency of the Romanian Tax Administration has announced the blocking of bank accounts of the local Aeroflot representative office

    Reconstruction of Ukraine

    • Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis has said Greece is ready to rebuild a maternity hospital in Mariupol that was destroyed by the Russian army
    • Italian Culture Minister Dario Franceschini said his country was ready to rebuild a drama theater in Mariupol