Monthly Archives: August 2019

Ukrainian Intelligence names four scenarios of possible Russian invasion

Chief Directorate of Ukrainian Intelligence of Defense Ministry described several possible scenarios of possible Russian invasion in the coming years, reports Radio Liberty with reference to Ivan Aparshin, the head of the Security and Defense Office of the Secretariat of the Ukrainian Cabinet of Ministers. The first and most dangerous scenario Ukrainian intelligence considers a full-scale war against Ukraine. If

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Explosion in Russia linked to testing of new nuclear deterrent weapon

The recent incident at a testing ground near Arkhangelsk, Russia, in which an explosion killed five people, continues to generate rumors, and experts are proposing new theories as to what happened. The Swiss news outlet Le Temps writes that “a new nuclear deterrent weapon” was being tested there. The newspaper cites a statement by a representative of the company Rosatom,

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One of conditions for transfer of convicted to Ukraine from Russia is his consent

Earlier Roman Sushchenko signed documents on the agreement to serve sentence in Ukraine One of the conditions for transfer of the convicted person from the colony in Russia to Ukraine is the agreement of the sentenced Ukrainian citizen as Ukrinform reported citing Justice Ministry commenting the case of Roman Sushchenko. According to Article 3 of the Convention on Transfer of

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Merkel: cooperation with Russia will be limited until Minsk agreements implemented 1 min read

Cooperation of EU countries with Russia will be restricted until the Minsk agreements are implemented, German Chancellor Angela Merkel has stated. The Minsk agreements need to be implemented … until they are not implemented, the opportunities for cooperation for us will be completely different from what we would like, Merkel told reporters at a joint press conference with President of

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Russian-backed insurgents sentence Ukrainian student to 6 years behind bars

Russian-backed insurgents have illegally sentenced yet another Ukrainian to time behind bars, human rights activists revealed on Aug. 13. This time it is university sophomore Serhii Rusinov. The Russian-backed Luhansk “authorities” charged the 22-year-old with terrorism and sentenced him to 6 years in prison in October, but his case was not publicly known until recently, according to Eastern Human Rights

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Ukraine to supply An-178 military cargo aircraft to Peru

The Ukrainian An-178 won against C-27 Spartan (USA-Italy) and C-295 (Airbus). Photo from UNIAN Ukraine’s state-run Ukroboronprom Concern has won the tender announced by the Ministry of Internal Affairs of Peru for the purchase of a certain number of An-178 military transport aircraft. The Ukrainian An-178 aircraft will replace the Ukrainian An-32Bs, according to the concern’s press service. Ukroboronprom CEO

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Ryanair launches Odesa-Budapest flights

Irish low-cost airline Ryanair launches a new route from Odesa to Budapest. “Ryanair launches Odesa-Budapest route starting from October 29. The flights will be operated twice a week: every Tuesday and Saturday. The flight will depart from Odesa at 15:25, from Budapest – at 12:05. The flight duration is about two hours,” lowcostavia.com.ua reports. The tickets are already available on

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Pro-Moscow deputy refuses to speak Ukrainian at official Conciliation meeting of MPs

Ukraine’s leading party chief and possible future Speaker of Ukraine’s Parliament Dmytro Razumkov reminded the representative of the “Opposition Platform – For Life” Party of the provisions of language legislation and Verkhovna Rada regulations. Za Zhittia press service During the Concilation Group’s meeting of newly-elected Ukrainian MPs held on Wednesday, Aug 14, Vadym Rabinovych, a newly elected Ukrainian MP of

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Opposition Platform-For Life wants deputy speaker’s position in Rada, control over freedom of speech committee, rules committee

The Opposition Platform-For Life Party will insist on a Verkhovna Rada deputy speaker’s position and supervising the Freedom of Speech Committee and the Rules Committee. ‘The opposition must get supervisory committees, first of all, the Freedom of Speech Committee and the Rules Committee,” Oleksandr Puzanov elected MP from the Opposition Platform-For Life Party told reporters on Wednesday before the meeting

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Joe Biden states he’d make Ukraine a foreign policy priority

The former vice president of the United States and Democratic 2020 presidential candidate, Joe Biden, stated that if he was elected president he would make Ukraine a foreign policy priority. The Voice of America reported this with reference to a questionnairesent by the Council on Foreign Relations (CFR) to all Democratic candidates regarding their positions on major foreign policy issues.

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Russian intel operatives posing as females in social networks trying to recruit Ukrainian military

In one of the cases exposed, after establishing psychological contact, the “female friend” tried to convince the serviceman into gathering intelligence, promising to take him out to Russia where he would allegedly be provided with housing. local.standard.co.uk The SBU Security Service of Ukraine says it has been monitoring numerous attempts by Russian intelligence agencies and Russia-controlled militants in the occupied

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