Monthly Archives: September 2019

Russian Defense Minister: Syrian military operation allowed Russia to modernize its weapons

The shortcoming of the Russian cruise missile Kalibr were discovered after the missiles were used against militants in Syria and it allowed Russia to upgrade these missiles, stated Russian Defense Minister Sergey Shoygu in an interview with the newspaper Moskovskij Komsomolets. According to Shoygu, the upgrade of the Kalibr resulted in a significant reduction of their flight preparation. According to

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Trump acknowledges discussing Biden with Ukraine president – media

The U.S. president also said he would have “no problem” if his attorney Rudy Giuliani testified before Congress about Ukraine and Biden. REUTERS U.S. President Donald Trump directly acknowledged on Sunday that he spoke with the president of Ukraine about an investigation into political opponent Joe Biden, but called the talk appropriate. According to USA Today, speaking with reporters en

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Ukraine’s Poroshenko: Steinmeier formula was created by Russian MFA head Lavrov

The fifth president of Ukraine stresses that so-called “Steinmeier agreement” was written by Russian MFA head Lavrov for president Putin Petro Poroshenko, Ukraine’s ex-president, MP from European Solidarity faction said that the Steinmeier formula did not exist. He stated this at the Rendez-vous show on Channel 5 on September 21. “No Steinmeier agreement exists in nature. There is no Steinmeier

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Russian athletes might be excluded from participation in 2020 Olympics

WADA suspects Russia of manipulating information and faking doping test results over the past 18 months Russian athletes might be excluded from next year’s Tokyo Olympic Games because data from its Moscow anti-doping laboratory is suspected to have been tampered with before being submitted to the World Anti-Doping Agency, The Telegraph reported. WADA believes the information has been manipulated over

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Russia’s Defense Minister Shoigu doesn’t want to think about war with Ukraine

I hope that the Ukrainian people and Ukrainian authorities will be strong-willed and will have enough opportunities to cool those hot heads that urge to such stupidity and crazy story, – Shoigu Minister of Defense of the Russian Federation Sergei Shoigu stated he did not want to think about the war with Ukraine. He said that during the interview with

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Ukraine to adopt US border security model

The US Customs and Border Protection Service will assist the Ukrainian State Border Guard Service (SBGS) in adopting a new model of border protection, reported SBGS’s head Serhiy Deyneko. Deyneko said that the SGBS’s delegation was on a visit to Texas where it studied the specifics of work of the US Customs and Border Protection Service. Ukrainian border guards saw how the

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Ukraine may resume direct purchases of Russian gas

Ukrainian Minister of Energy and Environmental Protection Oleksiy Orzhel said during a press briefing that the Ministry does not exclude the option of buying gas directly from Russia. “The Russian side raised the issue of direct supplies, and we agreed that further discussion of this issue in the framework of consultations should be based on market conditions. That means that

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