Six Ukrainian regions not ready for quarantine easing – health ministry

22:40, 11 July 2020 – UNIAN In particular, Volyn, Donetsk, Zakarpattia, Rivne, Ternopil, and Chernihiv regions are not ready for the easing of quarantine. Ukrainian Health Ministry says six Ukrainian regions are not ready for the easing of the quarantine-related restrictions, as the incidence of coronavirus (COVID-19) cases there exceeds the limit. In particular, Volyn, Donetsk, Zakarpattia, Rivne, Ternopil, and

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In Karelia, AN official spoke about forcing the “right” vote on amendments to the Constitution. And he got fired

An official from the Belomorsky district of Karelia, Yevgeny Antipin, told VKontakte that on July 7 he was dismissed from service after talking about forcing employees of the district administration to “vote correctly” on amendments to the Constitution of the Russian Federation. Attention to it drew edition “Sever.Realii”. Antipin was fired from the post of director of the district department for physical education, youth affairs

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“Moscow’s protege will not win here” Due to the arrest of the governor, Khabarovsk gathered for protests of many thousands – and the police did not interfere. City deputy and head of Navalny’s headquarters explain that it was

On July 11, a rally was held in Khabarovsk in support of the arrested governor of the Khabarovsk Territory, Sergei Furgal. Several tens of thousands of people took to the streets of the city: the action is called the most massive in the history of the city. Despite the fact that she was unauthorized, the police did not prevent the rally and the march along the

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The region’s biggest protest, ever Tens of thousands rally in Khabarovsk to defend their arrested governor

Tens of thousands of demonstrators gathered in Russia’s Far Eastern city of Khabarovsk on Saturday, July 11, for an unpermitted protest against the arrest of their governor, Sergey Furgal. It was the biggest public assembly of its kind in the region’s history. Before the rally, messages circulated on social media and on public announcement boards in apartment lobbies, urging people to attend,

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The Netherlands considers inviting other countries to join MH17 lawsuit against Russia

The Netherlands plans to involve other countries in the lawsuit against Russia in the European Court of Human Rights (ECHR) in the case of the downed MH17 downed airliner, said Ukrainian Ambassador to the Netherlands Vsevolod Chentsov, as cited by Ukrinform. In particular, the judicial process can involve states whose citizens died in the plane crash. “The Dutch side is considering

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Kremlin: Russia has not been informed about MH17 lawsuit filed by the Netherlands

The European Court of Human Rights (ECHR) did not notify the Russian authorities of the lawsuit against it in connection with the downing of Malaysia Airlines airliner plane over the Donbas in 2014, said the Russian Ministry of Justice in a statement. “In the event of notification about the complaint, the Russian Ministry of Justice will start the necessary work in

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1,100 Russian tanks, 330 warplanes along border with Ukraine

03.07.2020 14:58 Our state informed OSCE about military potential being accumulated by Russia against Ukraine Ukrainian and American experts, as well as the Main Intelligence Directorate of the Ukrainian Defense Ministry, warned that under the pretext of holding strategic exercises Kavkaz 2020, Russia may resort to a large-scale offensive against Ukraine. The other day, the Russian president signed a decree

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Twitter Blocks InformNapalm

Russia is actively using “troll factories” to silence the voice of any effective initiatives to counter Russian disinformation on social networks. On July 4, all pages of the language versions of the InformNapalm international volunteer community site were blocked on Twitter at the same time , including a multilingual page that has been running since 2014 and has 13.5 thousand readers, including international organizations,

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EU satisfies a mere 10.2% of Ukrainian asylum seekers’ applications

The number of asylum applications lodged by Ukrainian nationals in the Schengen+ area decreased by 5%. Some 1,570 asylum applications were reported in Q1, 2020 / Photo from UNIAN A mere 10.2% of applications filed by asylum seekers from Ukraine were satisfied in European Union countries in 2019. “The asylum recognition rate decreased to 10.2% in 2019 (compared to 17.3%

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Olena Rotari: Trukhanov & Co. suspected of laundering budget money abroad

Last week, detectives of the National Anti-Corruption Bureau of Ukraine, or NABU, conducted mass searched across various districts of Odesa. The criminal proceedings looked into the organization of a criminal group, the fraud of Odesa City Hall, and the appropriation of money from the city’s budget. But the investigation did not end there. By July 8, on behalf of the

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Roger Stone

This is the type of horrible creep that Trump regards as such a close friend that he got his sentence commuted. (Info culled from BBC, Wiki, Mother Jones, politicus usa, Washington Times, Mother Jones). Stone was found guilty of lying to the House Intelligence Committee about his attempts to contact Wikileaks, the website that released damaging emails about Mr Trump’s

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Officials in Russia’s Khabarovsk Territory search homes of six Liberal Democratic Party members

Officials in Russia’s Khabarovsk Territory have conducted searches targeting multiple Liberal Democratic Party (LDPR) members, reports the faction’s regional duma leader, Sergey Zyubr. According to Zyubr, officials searched the “apartments, garages, and cars” of six LDPR members, including sitting governor Sergey Furgal — who was sentenced to two months in jail on July 10 on suspicion of organizing multiple murders between 2004

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Zelensky signs law on enrollment of school graduates from temporarily occupied territories to higher education institutions

President of Ukraine Volodymyr Zelensky has signed law No. 744-IX amending the law of Ukraine on higher education regarding the peculiarities of entering institutions of higher education for people from the temporarily occupied territories of the Autonomous Republic of Crimea and Sevastopol city, Donetsk and Luhansk regions, according to the president’s press service. “We are fighting for the youth in

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European Commission advises Ukraine to better fight corruption to extend visa-free regime

10.07.2020 17:00 The European Commission has released a report on the fulfillment of conditions needed for visa liberalization between the EU and the Eastern Partnership countries and the Western Balkans. The document, in general, praises the efforts of these countries, but, as a recommendation, advises Ukraine and other “visa-free” partners to strengthen the rule of law and the fight against

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Germany sends 600 tons of nuclear waste to Russia

A train with so-called “uranium tailings”, byproducts of the enrichment process used to make fuel for nuclear power plants, was sent to Russia from a uranium enrichment plant in the German city of Gronau, reports MBH Media news outlet. The 12-car train will deliver about 600 tons of nuclear waste from Germany to the port of Amsterdam, after which the cargo will be

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Russia accuse Ukraine of preparing “military” decision in Donbass

Russia’s Permanent Representative to the OSCE Alexander Lukashevich has accused Ukraine of the alleged preparing a “military scenario for solving the Donbass problem”. He stated this on July 9, – RIA Novosti reports. Lukashevich believes that allegedly, against the backdrop of the actually launched campaign to prepare for the local elections planned for the fall, the hackneyed myth of an

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Ukraine’s rocket firm to make electric buses for Korea, PM Shmyhal says – media

The total value of the contract is almost US$850 million. Photo from UNIAN Ukrainian state company Pivdenmash, or Yuzhmash, a leading producer of rocket boosters, will make 5,000 electric buses for South Korean firm Caris, Ukrainian Prime Minister Denys Shmyhal said on Friday. He said the total value of the contract was almost US$850 million and the deal was one

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Netherlands takes Russia to European court over 2014 downing of Flight MH17

The Dutch government is taking Russia to the European Court of Human Rights for its alleged role in the shooting down of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 over eastern Ukraine six years ago, the foreign minister announced Friday. The move is intended to support individual cases being brought to the European court by relatives of some of the 298 people who

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Hagia Sophia: Turkey turns iconic Istanbul museum into mosque

Turkey’s President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has signed a decree converting Hagia Sophia in Istanbul – founded as a cathedral – into a mosque. Earlier Turkey’s top administrative court annulled the museum status of the world-famous cultural site. Founded 1,500 years-ago as a cathedral, the Ottomans made Hagia Sophia a mosque. But in 1934 it became a museum. It is a

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The Netherlands brings MH17 case against Russia before European Court of Human Rights

Today, the Dutch government decided to bring Russia before the European Court of Human Rights (ECtHR) for its role in the downing of Flight MH17. By submitting an inter-State application, the government is sharing all available and relevant information about the downing of Flight MH17 with the ECtHR. The contents of the inter-State application will also be incorporated into the

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In fiery speech in Russian Parliament, Vladimir Zhirinovsky condemns arrest of Khabarovsk governor, threatens mass resignations and even ‘revolution’ in response

In a speech at the State Duma, LDPR party head Vladimir Zhirinovsky condemned the arrest of fellow party member Khabarovsk Governor Sergey Furgal, who’s accused of organizing multiple contract killings more than a decade ago. Zhirinovsky even threatened to stage mass resignations by all LDPR members in response to what he says is the unjust case against Furgal. “Let the

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