Monthly Archives: August 2019

Russia launches program to upgrade strategic aircraft

Russia’s strategic bombers are being upgraded at an accelerating rate. The first thoroughly modernized Tu-95MSM bomber will be tested in 2019, and by the end of 2020, the first Tu-160M strategic bomber built from scratch will take to the sky, reports Lenta.ru, citing Russian Minister of Trade and Industry Denis Manturov. In parallel with the construction of the first batch

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Ex-Minister Raisa Bogatyreva detained at Kiev airport

Former Minister of Health of Ukraine since the times of ex-President Viktor Yanukovych Rais Bogatyrev returned to Ukraine, but she was immediately transferred to the National Police at the airport. This was reported by news channel “24” . The former official flew to Kiev today, August 27, said a spokesman for the National Police, Yaroslav Trakalo. An official from the

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Defense Ministry offers purchasing fine quality steel to unblock production of APCs for army

Ukraine’s Defense Ministry has said it is possible to settle the issue of armor standard incompliance for assembling hulls of BTR-4 armored personnel carriers for the needs of the Armed Forces of Ukraine through the direct purchase of Finnish armored protection steel. As deputy chief of the directorate of the military representative offices of Defense Ministry of Ukraine Dmytro Kolesnyk

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Putin Calls for Rise in Incomes, Stronger Economic Growth

Russian President Vladimir Putin on Monday described Russia’s economic growth as insufficient, telling the head of the Central Bank and top government officials to come up with ways to boost real-income growth. The issue of real disposable income has recently been one of the most socially sensitive in Russia, where economic growth has slowed from an average of about 7% a year from

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Literally half a step remains to fascism in “DNR”– disappointed apologist for the Russian world

A fascist state is being formed in the part of Donetsk oblast occupied by Russia. This was acknowledged by one of ardent supporters of Novorossia and Russian world Roman Manekin in a social network. There is already a secured in legislation totalitarian system in the “DNR”, the rigidity of which is mixed by the international, production mentality of the Donbass

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RT Questions Tusks’ Claim Ukraine a Better G7 Fit than Russia

RT anonymous author “How this made Kyiv more suitable to be invited to the club of leading economies, even as a guest, Tusk did not explain.” Source: Russian state broadcaster RT, August 24, 2019 With the Group of Seven (G7) leaders of the world’s advanced economies three-day summit concluding on August 26 in Biarritz, France, U.S. President Donald Trump once

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Motor Sich case: U.S. tries to convince Ukraine’s authority in danger of cooperation with China

According to Bolton, China tries to integrate into the economy of the countries all over the world, including through the project Silk Road and attractive investments John Bolton, the U.S. National Security Advisor confirmed that he will try to convince the Ukrainian authority in the danger of the cooperation with Chinese. However, he refuse to comment questions tied with Motor

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Militant Khodakovsky admits that it was “hard” for him to bomb peaceful city with missiles

Creator of the terrorist Vostok Battalion Alexander Khodakovsky has confirmed that in 2014, he bombarded peaceful Yasynuvata with missiles. He wrote this on his page in social network. According to him, he decided to carry out artillery preparation in the battles for the satellite town of Donetsk and only after that proceed to the assault on Yasynuvata, which was under

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Russian Riot Police Launch Recruitment Drive ‘To Suppress Uprisings’ in Moscow

Russia’s National Guard is recruiting people from across the country to join its anti-riot forces amid a summer of mass demonstrations that have rocked Moscow. The Russian capital has been the site of the biggest anti-government protests in years after authorities last month barred more than a dozen opposition politicians from taking part in a Moscow city election. Police have

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Most Donbas residents see themselves as part of Ukraine – German research

Most residents of the regions on both sides of the frontline, including the self-proclaimed “republics” of Donbas, consider themselves to be the part of Ukraine. This is evidenced by the results of the latest research conducted by the Centre for East European and International Studies (ZOiS) headquartered in Berlin. “A new ZOiS research in Donbas shows that most residents of the two sides

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U.S. National Security Advisor Bolton Arrives In Ukraine On Official Visit

United States National Security Advisor, John Bolton, has arrived in Ukraine on an official visit. The U.S. Embassy has written this on Twitter, Ukrainian News Agency reports.According to the report, Mr. Bolton’s visit proves the support of the United States to the sovereignty and territorial integrity of Ukraine. According to the Embassy, the advisor hopes for fruitful meetings with the

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Russian FSB officers ‘mistakenly’ cross border with Lithuania

Two FSB border officers armed with pistols mistakenly entered Lithuania where they were detained by local border guards, LNK TV channel reports. The Russian officers ‘made a mistake’ and got 500m inside the Lithuanian territory. Deputy Head of the State Border Guard Service of Lithuania Vidas Machajtis said that Russian citizens entered the territory near the village of Nida. Lithuanians

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Second round of “elections” scheduled in occupied region of Abkhazia. PACE, Georgia and Ukraine declared them illegal

On August 25, the so-called “presidential elections” were held in the Russian-occupied region of Abkhazia, the second round of which was scheduled for September 8. The governments of Georgia, Ukraine, as well as the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe condemned holding the elections and declared them illegal. Georgian President Salome Zurabishvili condemned the so-called elections in Abkhazia. The

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