Monthly Archives: October 2019

Journalist David Satter in an interview with HB: Russians poorly understand the desire to be independent, especially from them

Well-known American journalist David Satter – perhaps one of the first Western reporters expelled from Russia since the ” cold war”. When asked why he, as a Western journalist, is interested in the unapproachable official Moscow’s themes of the 1999 bombings of residential buildings in the Russian Federation, the murder of Russian opposition leader Boris Nemtsov, the destruction of flight MH-17 over

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The European Parliament calls for an effective strategy to counteract Russian misinformation

MEPs deem it necessary to create an international legal framework for a robust response to hybrid threats, including cyberattacks and misinformation. The corresponding resolution was approved by the European Parliament on October 10, writes DW. In the document, MPs called attention to the “extremely dangerous nature of Russian propaganda” and called on the European Commission to develop an “effective strategy for the

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Ukrainian Foreign Minister explains failure to withdraw troops in Donbas

The Ukrainian Foreign Minister Vadym Prystaiko, in an interview with Ukrinform, provided the reasons for the failure to withdraw forces in the Donbas. Prystaiko admitted that in Ukrainian society withdrawal of the troops deeper into Ukraine is perceived as a retreat. “To move away deeper into our territory is painful,” he said. The Minister noted that now it is “a

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Ukraine Aid Delay Didn’t Harm U.S. National Security, U.S. Defense Secretary Says

(Bloomberg) — U.S. Defense Secretary Mark Esper said the Pentagon is preparing to respond to the House impeachment inquiry, but that the delay in hundreds of millions of dollars in aid to Ukraine didn’t harm national security. Esper said on Sunday that the Defense Department’s focus since he took over has been on the importance of the aid to Ukraine,

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Ukrainian Kukushkin, linked to Giuliani associates, arrested in San Francisco on campaign finance violations – media

He is expected to be transferred to New York at a later date to face the charges there. A Ukrainian-born California businessman who has been indicted in New York on charges of violating campaign finance law was arrested in San Francisco Thursday and appeared briefly in federal court in the city. Andrey Kukushkin, 46, is one of four people named

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Russian military expert: US may deprive Russia of ability to respond to nuclear strike

A member of the Russian Academy of Rocket and Artillery Sciences Konstantin Sivkov said that the United States might soon adopt a new medium-range missile designed to defeat the control centers of Russian Strategic Missile Forces, reports RIA Novosti. “We should expect the adoption of medium-range missiles of the Pershing II type soon, the so-called weapon of counter-force potential. It

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