Monthly Archives: September 2019

Putin’s exodus: Number of Jews leaving Russia for Israel reaches Soviet levels

Israel has recording a sharp growth in the number of immigrants from Russia on a level comparable to the Soviet Era of Stagnation. Over the last four years, the number of Russian Jews who have moved to Israel has reached 40,000, and is continuing to grow, the Jewish Telegraphic Agency reports. In 2018, Russian emigrants accounted for nearly 50% of Israel’s

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Ukraine: Criminal case opened against ex-speaker of parliament due to organization of mass unrest in Odesa in 2014

16:40, 23 September 2019 According to Parubiy, the criminal case was opened against him “for the organization of the defense of Odesa” The State Investigation Bureau (SIB) opened the criminal case against ex-speaker of the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine, MP from European Solidarity Andriy Parubiy. The mass unrest in Odesa in 2014 became the reason for the case as Parubiy

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European arrest warrant for Dutchman in Romanian child murder case

Romanian police have requested a Europeam arrest warrant be issued for a Dutch national suspected of the rape and murder of an 11-year-old girl at the weekend. The man, said to be aged 46, apparently left Romania by plane after the crime but his whereabouts are unknown. Dutch police have referred all inquiries to the Romanian authorities. Eleven-year-old Mihaela disappeared

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Schiff admits Trump’s impeachment over pressure on Zelensky

The chair of the Intelligence Committee of the U.S. House of Representatives, Adam Schiff, has admitted the impeachment of U.S. President Donald Trump because of his pressure on Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky, the staff of CNN’s State of the Union talk show has reported on Twitter. “Rep. Adam Schiff says that if the reports about Pres. Trump’s conversation with Ukraine

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Zelensky’s aide tells about idea of ​​signing new international treaty ‘for centuries’

The President’s team is working on the idea of ​​signing a multilateral international treaty with the United States, the United Kingdom, Germany, France and China on the guarantees of Ukraine’s territorial integrity and sovereignty. “We have an idea – this is the first time I’m talking about this – which is raised now in different negotiations. The settlement of the

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Two armored vehicles dropped from cargo plane crash over parachute failure in Russia drills (Photo, video)

The armored vehicles had no crew on board, the Command claim. ‹› 1/5 Two assault amphibious vehicles have been destroyed  after parachutes failed in landing routine during military exercises outside Orenburg, Russia, on Sept 20. According to photos posted on VKontakte social network, one of the vehicles crashed almost completely, while the second one was severely damaged. It is reported

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TASS Source: Ukraine Endangering Minsk Agreement

TASS Russian state news agency “The Contact Group’s meeting was focused on the agreements that the aides to the leaders of Russia, Germany, France and Ukraine had reached during recent consultations in Berlin, which particularly stipulated that a document on the implementation of the ‘Steinmeier formula’ be signed at today’s meeting so that the disengagement of forces may begin near

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Trump says EU should spend “much more” on backing Ukraine

23:55, 22 September 2019 The U.S. House of Representatives on September 19 passed a legislative act that would allow providing US$250 million in military aid to Ukraine. U.S. President Donald Trump says the European Union should spend “much more” on backing Ukraine. “Ukraine has got a lot of problems. < > We backed — I backed Ukraine from the beginning.

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The Kremlin on Global Warming: Connecting the Dots; Disconnecting the Facts

Judging from pro-Kremlin disinformation outlets, the Global Warming is just a conspiracy. The Russia based Oriental Review suggest “connecting the dots between Hitler and the climate change”. There is no real need to elaborate on this crackpot conspiracy. There is no shortage of “alternative versions” the Kremlin offers. Russian parliamentarians believe the US is attacking Russia with climate weapons. The New

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Pompeo: It’s President Trump who chose to send defensive weapon systems to Ukraine

03:02, 23 September 2019 He also confirmed a meeting between Trump and his Ukrainian counterpart Volodymyr Zelensky this week. U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo says that it is U.S. President Donald Trump who chose to send defensive weapon systems to Ukraine. “As for appropriate action, I’ve watched the president engage with the Ukrainian leadership. I listened to conversations. I

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Rada Allows Importation Of Electric Energy From Belarus And Russia

The Verkhovna Rada has allowed importation of electric energy from the Republic of Belarus and the Russian Federation. A total of 265 parliamentary members backed respective bill 1084 On Amendments to Some Laws of Ukraine Touching Nuclear Energy Use, when 226 votes were enough to pass the decision, the Ukrainian News Agency reports. The Verkhovna Rada allowed importation of electric

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Prystaiko not ruling out reaching agreement on Donbas issue, Ukraine’s energy security

Ukrainian Foreign Minister Vadym Prystaiko has said reaching an agreement resolving problems of Donbas and Ukraine’s energy security is possible. “It’s possible that as a result of very long meetings there will be some kind of big agreement worked out, some kind of big deal, that includes not only resolving the Donbas issue but also, for example, Ukraine’s energy security,”

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