Russia Says Ukraine Massing Troops Near Separatist East

Moscow said Wednesday that Ukraine has massed tens of thousands of troops in the country’s east, where Kiev is fighting pro-Russian separatists, as worries grow over an escalation in the long-simmering conflict. Kiev’s Western allies last month began raising the alarm over a fresh Russian troop build-up around Ukraine’s borders and warned of a possible winter invasion. The Kremlin has

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Residents of CADO complain about rise in food prices and compare them with those in Mariupol (PHOTO)

Food prices continue to rise in the occupied territory of the Donetsk oblast. Residents of CADO write this in the local segment of social networks. In particular, the townspeople are discussing a significant jump in prices for cereals and pasta. “Cereals/porridges and pasta from different manufacturers are becoming more expensive in the DNR supermarkets. Price increase is by $0.04-0.17”, –

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Belarus leader, in U-turn, says annexed Crimea is legally Russian

MOSCOW (Reuters) – Belarusian leader Alexander Lukashenko said on Tuesday that the Crimean Peninsula, annexed by Moscow from Ukraine in 2014, was legally Russian territory, RIA news agency reported, in a reversal of his public stance. Belarus is a close ally of Russia, but did not recognise the peninsula as Russian after Moscow seized it in an annexation that drew

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Putin warns NATO not to deploy troops or weapons to Ukraine

30 November, 2021 – Associated Press – Fox News The Russian dictator said he’s worried about NATO drills near its borders and ‘such threats’ are a ‘red line’ Russian Dictator Vladimir Putin on Tuesday sternly warned NATO against deploying its troops and weapons to Ukraine, saying it represents a red line for Russia and would trigger a strong response.  Commenting on Western

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Opinion poll: “European Solidarity” came out on top in the rating of parties, overtaking the “Servant of the people”

“European Solidarity” came out on top in the ranking of political parties. This is evidenced by a sociological survey conducted on November 26-29 by the Kiev International Institute of Sociology (KIIS). So, according to sociologists, if the elections to the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine were held next Sunday, the European Solidarity party would receive the most votes, for which 17.1%

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Lukashenko Says Crimea is Russian, Will Visit Peninsula With Putin

Belarus leader Alexander Lukashenko on Tuesday said Moscow-annexed Crimea was legally part of Russia, adding that he planned to visit the peninsula with Russian leader Vladimir Putin.  Russia’s annexation of Crimea from neighbouring Ukraine in 2014 and support for separatists in the east of that country caused alarm in ex-Soviet Belarus.  Lukashenko has been under huge pressure to publicly define

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Moscow Says West, Ukraine Threaten Russia Security

Russian President Vladimir Putin said Tuesday that military exercises and other moves by the West and Ukraine threaten Russia’s security, warning against crossing the Kremlin’s “red lines.” Addressing an investor conference via video link, Putin declined to say whether Moscow planned to move troops across Ukraine’s border — as the West has been alleging for weeks. “Look, they spoke about

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U.S. stepping up Russia deterrence in Europe – Pentagon

30.11.2021 12:40 The U.S. Department of Defense has completed work on the Global Position Review (GPR), initiated by the Joe Biden administration, including adopting a concept to strengthen U.S. deterrence against Russia in Europe. This was announced on Monday during a briefing at the Pentagon by Deputy Under Secretary of Defense for Policy Mara Karlin, Ukrinform’s own correspondent reports. “Turning

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Putin answered whether Russia is preparing to invade Ukraine

The President of the Russian Federation recalled that the threat of invasion was discussed at the beginning of the year.Putin answered the question about the threat of the Russian invasion of Ukraine / photo REUTERS Russian President Vladimir Putin said that in the spring of this year there was already talk of a possible Russian invasion of Ukraine, but this never happened.

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The DPR militant who finished off the wounded Ukrainian military was sentenced to 6 years in prison

The killer was detained in October this year in one of the hostels in Kiev, where he arrived from the occupied Crimea.The militant was detained in one of the hostels in Kiev / photo ssu.gov.ua The DPR militant , who in 2014 eliminated the Ukrainian military wounded in battle, was sentenced to 6 years in prison. This was reported by the

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Lukashenko, in a conversation with propagandist Kiselev, called Crimea “Russian” (video)

Lukashenko says that Putin invited him to visit the occupied Crimea.Lukashenko is convinced that his “recognition” of Crimea for Russia allegedly fully legitimizes the occupation / REUTERS Alexander Lukashenko called the Crimea occupied by Russia “Russian”. He stated this in an interview with the controversial Kremlin propagandist Dmitry Kiselev. “Crimea, de facto (as I said then) is Russian Crimea. Then I

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Angela Merkel privately admitted she was ‘helpless’ to stop Nord Stream 2 pipeline

Chancellor said Germany’s powerful business lobby impossible to stop, claims Donald Tusk. By Justin Huggler: Berlin and Matthew Day, Warsaw. Nov 29, 2021 Angela Merkel admitted she was “helpless” to resist pressure from German business to support the Nord Stream 2 gas pipeline, Donald Tusk claimed at the weekend. “The decision to build Nord Stream 2 was Angela Merkel’s biggest

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Russia Deports U.S. College Professor After Bard Hit With ‘Undesirable’ Label – Reports

Russia has deported an American professor at a prestigious St. Petersburg university who was associated with a U.S. college that was blacklisted by the authorities earlier this year, media reported Monday. Michael Freese, a professor in St. Petersburg State University’s Liberal Arts and Sciences faculty, was banned from returning to Russia until 2026, according to the St. Petersburg-based Fontanka.ru news website. 

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Ukraine Will Fight, and Ukraine Will Be Right

November 27, 2021 Ukrainians will resist Russian aggression. The only question is whether the West will help. Ukraine is growing stronger by the day, and that’s what irritates Russia’s President Vladimir Putin. Despite the Kremlin’s propaganda campaign, which portrays it as a weak and failed state, Ukraine has shown miraculous resilience since it was attacked by Russia seven years ago.

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Russia may stop gas transit through Ukraine after 2024 – Vitrenko

He says that the Russian Federation does not want to discuss the extension of the contract.“Naftogaz” has no veto on the issue of certification of “SP-2”, Vitrenko said / photo from UNIAN The head of Naftogaz, Yuri Vitrenko, said that Russia does not want to negotiate with Ukraine to extend the contract on gas transit to the EU after 2024. Reported by Reuters . According

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The Taliban answered the question about the ownership of Crimea

They say they support the Crimeans.The Taliban answered the question “whose Crimea” / photo REUTERS The radical Islamist Taliban group believes that the occupied Crimea belongs to Russia. This was stated by a representative of the grouping Zabihullah Mujahid, writes  Octagon Media . According to Zabihullah, they want to have good diplomatic contacts with Russia. “We want stability in the region, and we do

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Bellingcat’s chief investigator talks about Kremlin’s “death list”

The Kremlin’s “death list” is long, the journalist noted.There is a state machine of death in Russia, and there is a “death list”, the journalist shared / photo Reuters Hristo Grozev , a Bulgarian journalist and Bellingcat chief investigator , shared that a “state death machine” operates in the Russian Federation. The Russian authorities have a long “death list”, the journalist said in

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Russia sends sabotage, sapper units to Donbas – intelligence

29.11.2021 17:52 A group of Russian servicemen has arrived in non-government-controlled areas in eastern Ukraine to “strengthen” sabotage and sapper units, the press service of the Ukrainian Defense Ministry’s Main Intelligence Directorate has said. “The command of the Russian Armed Forces continues to send Russian regular army officers and contract servicemen of certain military specialties to perform tasks as part

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Russian language will become compulsory for study in CAR universities

From 2022, Russian will become compulsory for study at the universities of the Central African Republic. Such a directive, according to Corbeau News Centrafrique , was signed by President Faustin-Archange Touadera. The initiative to study the Russian language is part of a plan for cooperation between the two countries, Agence Ecofin notes . The universities are already developing appropriate training programs. Now French, Spanish and Chinese languages

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After being tortured in Izolyatsia, a Mariupol citizen was almost completely blind and told about the torture of Donetsk jailers

“Hell on earth” and “concentration camp” – these are the words of the former illegally imprisoned Mariupol resident Oleg Kulakov characterizes the underground Donetsk prison “Izolyatsia”. The man went through physical moral abuse, torture and survived thanks to the strength of spirit and courage. The Ukrainian was released from prison after 2.5 years, according to one of the Ukrainian TV channels. Now one of

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Polish Prime Minister accuses Merkel of legitimizing Lukashenko’s regime

Polish Prime Minister Mateusz Morawiecki criticized the acting Chancellor of Germany Angela Merkel for a telephone conversation with Belarusian dictator Alexander Lukashenko, the DPA agency reports. “The European Union should get involved in finding a diplomatic solution. But when Chancellor Merkel called Mister Lukashenko, she contributed to legitimising his regime, while the struggle for a free Belarus is going on

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Zelensky reacted to Erdogan’s proposal for Donbass

According to Podolyak, the reaction of the Russian side to such an offer of mediation from Turkey demonstrates that Moscow realizes how significant the weight of the Turkish side is.Zelensky commented on Erdogan’s proposal / photo from UNIAN The President’s Office commented on Turkey’s offer to act as a mediator in negotiations between Ukraine and Russia . The adviser to the head

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