Monthly Archives: October 2019

Is this war about Ukraine, or is it about Ukrainian women?

Since 2014 Ukraine is at war with her Russian ‘sister’. But was 2014 truly the beginning, or was it already 2004? Anyway, the battle for Ukraine continues. First Russia claimed that Ukraine is an integral part of Russia. Later the EU, sponsoring Maidan, claimed Ukraine belongs to Europe. Since Maidan Ukraine continues to face hardships. Why is that? Isn’t controlling

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Yanukovych’s security chief returns to Ukraine, meets Zelensky

By Oleg Sukhov. Published Oct. 12. Updated Oct. 12 at 7:07 pm Valery Khoroshkovsky, who headed the Security Service of Ukraine under ex-President Viktor Yanukovych. A former head of the Security Service of Ukraine under ex-president Viktor Yanukovych has returned to Ukraine and met with President Volodymyr Zelensky, according to an Oct. 10 investigation by the Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty show Schemes. 

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Lutsenko is unnamed Ukrainian who led plot to oust Yovanovitch – NBC News

Lutsenko is the Ukrainian official who prosecutors say urged two Giuliani associates to push for the ouster of Marie Yovanovitch, the former U.S. ambassador. Photo from UNIAN The unnamed Ukrainian official referenced in a federal indictment as directing a plot to oust the then-U.S. ambassador is Ukraine’s former chief prosecutor Yuriy Lutsenko, according to a U.S. official familiar with the

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Greece’s Holy Synod recognizes autonomy of Orthodox Church of Ukraine

“I am grateful to my Brother in Christ, His Beatitude Ieronymos, Archbishop of Athens and all Greece, President of the Holy Synod of the Church of Greece, and Brother Hierarchs of the Council of Hierarchs, for today determining to support and follow the canonical and historical decisions of the Ecumenical Patriarchate, opening the possibility of full interaction between our two

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Belarusian President Lukashenko urges CIS leaders to support new Ukrainian government

Belarusian President Alexander Lukashenko urged the leaders of the Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS) to support the new Ukrainian government, reports the Belarusian BelTA news agency. “Recently, we spoke about Ukraine. I want to express my position because both the Russian President [Putin] and I are very concerned about the situation in Ukraine because it’s happening so close to us. Speaking

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Giuliani’s partners detained in the USA worked for Firtash – Reuters

The businessmen detained in the United States, Lev Parnassus and Igor Fruman , who are associated with Donald Trump’s lawyer Rudolf Giuliani, worked for the Ukrainian oligarch Dmitry Firtash. It is reported by Reuters , citing sources. Parnassus was reportedly a translator for lawyers representing Firtash. A man familiar with the situation told the agency that Parnassus and Fruman worked for Firtash for several

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US transfers strategic bombers to Europe

The US has transferred a group of B-52H Stratofortress strategic bombers to the Fairford Air Base in England, AirForce Times reports, citing the US Air Force Command in Europe. The bombers can carry nuclear bombs and cruise missiles. Four B-52H Stratofortresses landed at the Royal Air Force base on Thursday after flying over the Atlantic from the Barksdale Air Force

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Zelensky: Donbas autonomy unacceptable

Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky said in a press marathon that the bill on local self-governance in the separate Donetsk and Luhansk regions cannot imply autonomy for the Donbas, but certain humanitarian issues are open for discussion, Interfax-Ukraine reports. “As for the law on the special status – we cannot talk about autonomy in this law. The important thing now is

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‘Truce’ in Donbas: 26 Ukrainian soldiers killed, 75 wounded since July

From July 21, when yet another ceasefire regime was declared in Donbas, and till the end of September, 26 Ukrainian soldiers were killed and 75 soldiers were wounded in attacks launched by Russian armed forces. “Since the recommitment to ceasefire entered into force on 21 July and until the end of September, the armed provocations by the Russian armed formations

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