Monthly Archives: August 2019

Barbaric excavations underway at Sandarmokh in Russia to rewrite history about the Great Terror

16.08.2019 | Halya Coynash  –  New excavations are underway at the Sandarmokh Clearing in Karelia which holds the last remains of thousands of victims of the Great Terror of 1937-38. Any pretence that the excavations by a body linked to the Russian minister of culture are not aimed at rewriting history has been dispelled by a letter from the Karelian

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Court rules to arrest Deputy Minister Hrymchak, sets US$237,154 bail

At the same time, Hrymchak said in a courtroom he did not have money for such a bail. Photo from UNIAN Judge of Chernihiv’s Desniansky district court Natalia Liamzina has ruled to take Deputy Minister for Temporary Occupied Territories and Internally Displaced Persons Yuriy Hrymchak into custody, setting bail at UAH 6 million ($237,154). The Ukrainian prosecutor’s office in its

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Russia to establish naval base in Venezuela

The Russian and Venezuelan defense ministries have agreed to expand the cooperation between their navies. At a meeting in Moscow on Thursday, Russian Defense Minister Sergey Shoygu and his Venezuelan counterpart Vladimir Podrino Lopez signed an agreement to allow visits by military vessels. As part of the agreement, the Venezuelan ports will be opened to the Russian Navy, effectively enabling

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Russia demands compensation from China for deforestation in Siberia

Russia is expecting China to invest in a joint project to restore the forest in Siberia in the wake of illegal logging and subsequent exportation to china, Dmitry Kobylkin, Russian Minister of Natural Resources and Ecology, told Vedomosti in an interview. He said that “serious work” is being done with the Chinese. “I asked their law enforcement agencies to get involved,”

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Medvedchuk: If Russia stops gas transit through Ukraine, our country will lose about $3 billion per year

Ukraine has to agree on gas transit with Russia to provide Ukrainians with gas If Russia stops gas transit through Ukraine’s gas transporting system, Ukraine will lose about $3 billion per year as 112 Ukraine reported citing Viktor Medvedchuk, the Chairman of the Political Council of Opposition Platform – For Life. “If there is no gas transit through the Ukrainian

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Biopharma blood preparations producer to officially open fractionator plant in Kyiv region late Sept

The blood preparations manufacturer, Biopharma, at the end of September will officially open a fractionator plant in Bila Tserkva (Kyiv region). As the company told Interfax-Ukraine, the construction and commissioning work lasted about four years. In total, the company invested more than $75 million in the construction of the plant. The plant has installed equipment from global manufacturers in the

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Donbass and Crimea. What price will Ukraine pay

For some reason, there is a feeling that events will unfold very quickly Irina Gerashchenko The other day, French President Emmanuel Macron will meet with Putin. Ukraine also awaits distinguished guests from Israel. The next meeting of political advisers of the Norman format is coming, then important foreign visits of the president. I am analyzing between the lines certain recent events and all

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Russian saboteur Igor Girkin hopes that Putin will not surrender him to Hague Tribunal

Russian saboteur Igor Girkin (Strelkov) hopes that the Russian authorities will not extradite him to the Hague Tribunal. He told this in an interview with Moskovskij Komsomolets. The correspondent recalled that “the burden of responsibility taken five years ago (a sabotage raid on Sloviansk, which began the Russian occupation of Donbass – OstroV) is such that it fully admits a

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Crimean residents were not even going to fight for entry into Russia in 2014 – Girkin

Residents of Crimea and Sevastopol were very passive in the spring of 2014 and were not ready to really fight for a “reunion” with Russia. This opinion was expressed by Russian saboteur Igor Girkin (Strelkov) in an interview with Moskovskij Komsomolets. “Donbass was much more active than Crimea. Including, perhaps, even Sevastopol. I was there and I know quite well

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Militant Prilepin is offended that killing of large number of people is not recognized for his battalion

Russian mercenary and propagandist Zakhar Prilepin is offended when the superiority in killing a large number of Ukrainians is not recognized for the terrorist battalion created by him in the “DNR”. He told this in an interview with one of the Russian information resources. “Whatever they say, I ran a combat unit that killed people. In large numbers… There are

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Volker calls for rejecting Russia’s false claims of “internal conflict” in Donbas

The U.S. Special Representative insists that Russia controls the armed groups in the warzone and is directly involved in Donbas hostilities. U.S. Special Representative for Ukraine negotiations Kurt Volker has called on mass media and governments to reject Russia’s false claims of an “internal conflict” in eastern Ukraine’s Donbas as Moscow keeps denying its leading role in the conflict. By

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Zelensky refused to give interview for Russian news agency

The Ukrainian leader referred to his extremely tight schedule President of Ukraine Volodymyr Zelensky refused to be interviewed by RIA Novosti news agency. The reason is his tight working schedule, as the agency reported quoting the Presidential Office’s response.  “Office of the President of Ukraine is grateful for your request. Unfortunately, due to the tight schedule of President Volodymyr Zelensky,

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Moscow City Courts upholds extended arrest of 24 Ukrainian sailors as lawful

The Moscow City Court has declined to release six out of 24 Ukrainian sailors arrested as a result of the Kerch incident in fall 2018, including their commander Denys Hrytsenko, from custody. “The Moscow Lefortovsky District Court’s ruling, which extends the detention of defendants Denys Hrytsenko, Andriy Drach, Vyacheslav Zinchenko, Mykhailo Vlasyuk, Bohdan Golovash, and Serhiy Popov until October 24,

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Australian MP praises role of Ukrainian community in developing his country

Member of the Parliament of Victoria Bruce Atkinson praised the important contribution of the Ukrainian community of Victoria in the development of Australia’s multicultural life. This is noted in his greetings on the occasion of the Independence Day of Ukraine sent to the Embassy of Ukraine in Australia. “We share the greetings from Honorable Bruce Atkinson, the member of the

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The contribution of Ukraine to America’s success

Another reason why America should offer more help to Ukraine during its hour of need. The list of famous Americans with Ukrainian roots is huge. Here are just a few : George Gershwin, Leonard Nimoy, Walter Matthau, Natalie Wood, Vera Farmiga, Jack Palance, Jan Kaum, Max Levchin, Michael Strank, Vladimir Horowitz, Steven Tyler, Milton Friedman, Steven Spielberg. Bob Dylan Bob

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Moscow Trash Incinerator Spews Bright-Purple Smoke

18 hours ago    A garbage incineration plant reportedly owned by the son of Russia’s attorney general has been filmed spewing purple smoke on the eastern outskirts of Moscow for at least the third time in as many years.  Activists seeking to shut down the MSZ-4 plant have long complained about its bad odor and adverse environmental impact. The plant, said to be majority-owned by

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