Monthly Archives: August 2019

Russian Defense Minister: Russia’s peacekeeping operation in Transnistria pays off

On August 24 Russian Defense Minister Sergey Shoygu said that Russia is not planning to stop the peacekeeping mission in Transnistria. “If we talk about peacekeeping, we never had doubts about it and are not going to,” said Shoygu at a meeting with the President of the unrecognized republic of Transnistria, Vadim Krasnoselsky. According to Shoygu, “the most important, vital

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Ukraine further diversifies nuclear fuel supply with Canadian deal

Such diversification means it is fully complying with the recommendations of the International Atomic Energy Agency to have at least two suppliers of nuclear fuel. Photo by L.Kucher Energoatom and Cameco this week signed a memorandum of cooperation and understanding as part of the Ukrainian nuclear power plant operator’s strategy to diversify its nuclear fuel supply. Energoatom, which said the

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U.S. aims to block Chinese acquisition of Ukraine’s Motor Sich aerospace giant – media

U.S. officials are working to schedule a meeting between John Bolton and Motor Sich’s top executive next week in Ukraine’s capital. Photo from UNIAN U.S. national security adviser John Bolton is seeking to scuttle the pending Chinese acquisition of a Ukrainian aerospace company on grounds that it will give Beijing vital defense technology, according to senior U.S. administration officials familiar

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Success as Ukraine conducts first burn test of Cyclone-4 launch vehicle stage

This is the final and major step before the first flight tests. facebook.com/yuzhnoye For the first time in recent history, Ukraine conducted burn tests of the Cyclone-4 class launch vehicle, Pivdenne Design Office reported. “On August 23, on the eve of the 28th anniversary of our country’s independence, for the first time in its recent history, burb tests of the

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Chechen activists marching from Strasbourg to Geneva to seek justice for their nation

2019/08/24 – 11:51 Chechen activists carrying Chechen, Ukrainian, Turkish, German and American flags have been marching from Strasbourg to Geneva to attract attention to the Chechen cause and seek justice and the rule of law for their nation. August 15, 2019. Photo: thechechenpress.com For the last two weeks, a small group of Chechen activists carrying Chechen, Ukrainian, Turkish, German and

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