Monthly Archives: October 2019

Under Sharia law. Leader of “DNR” Pushilin promises to bring Islamic banking to “republic”

The “DNR” leader Pushilin promises to bring Islamic banking to the “republic”. He stated this during the so-called “international investment forum” in occupied Donetsk. According to him, the authorities agreed with the International Association of Islamic Business (IAIB), “the use of Islamic banking is considering” one of the areas of joint activity. “We consider the use of Islamic banking opportunities

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5 Russian Mercenaries Reportedly Killed in Mozambique Ambush

Five Russian mercenaries are believed to have been killed alongside 20 Mozambique servicemen during an ambush in the southeastern African nation, the independent Carta de Moçambique news outlet reported Tuesday. The unconfirmed report comes a month after the reported arrival of 200 Russian mercenaries and three helicopters to help Mozambique’s government forces fight jihadists amid Moscow’s wider push for influence on the

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Russian ‘cannibal’ charged after human and animal remains found

A man arrested in northern Russia has been charged with cannibalism, after three partially eaten murder victims were identified along with remains of cats, dogs and smaller animals. The 51-year-old is suspected of having eaten the animals as well as the three men, whom he had befriended and plied with alcohol. When the victims dozed off he allegedly stabbed them

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Kremlin offers Ukraine to refuse from claims at European courts for conclusion of gas contract

16:16, 29 October 2019 Earlier the trilateral gas talks between Ukraine, Russia and EU on new gas transit contract took place Dmitry Peskov, the Spokesperson of Russian President Vladimir Putin stated that Ukraine should exclude judicial claims from the agenda to reach the agreements on gas transit as TASS reported. “The positions of Russia yesterday (during the trilateral consultations of Russia, EU and Ukraine,

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Average monthly wage grows by 18.2% year-on-year – State Statistics Service

The average nominal wage in Ukraine made up UAH 10,687 in September 2019, which is 18.2% higher from September 2018, according to the State Statistics Service. The highest average monthly salaries were recorded in the financial and insurance sector – UAH 17,929 (an increase of 12.4% from September 2018), in the information and telecommunications sector – UAH 17,072 (an increase

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U.S. Congressman calls for sanctions against companies involved in Nord Stream II construction

16:41, 29 October 2019 The Republican Andrew Barr offers that the individuals involved in these actions face the entry ban in the U.S. US Congressman Andrew Barr (Republicans, Kentucky) introduced a bill, which offers new sanctions against the companies involved in the construction of the Nord Stream II pipeline. This is mentioned in the message of the congressman’s website. The official described

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President opens startup development center in Mariupol

President opens startup development center in Mariupol 29.10.2019 16:42Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky has participated in the opening of the 1991 Mariupol Startup Development Center, according to the website of the head of state. “I am very glad that such events are happening in Mariupol. This is the beginning. I think that we will have a ‘parade of cities’ of Ukraine,

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Ukraine’s parliament adopts bill on ‘piano voting’ at first reading

The Verkhovna Rada, Ukraine’s parliament, has approved at first reading bill No. 2148 introducing amendments to some legislative acts of Ukraine on ensuring personal voting by the people’s deputies of Ukraine. A total of 287 MPs backed the document at a parliament meeting on Tuesday, according to an Ukrinform correspondent. “The draft law proposes establishing criminal responsibility for a people’s

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U.S. JP Morgan Upgrades Hryvnia Exchange Rate From 25.5 UAH/USD To 25 UAH/USD As At Late 2019

JP Morgan (United States) has upgraded the hryvnia exchange rate from 25.5 UAH/USD To 25 UAH/USD as at late 2019. This follows from the data provided by JP Morgan, Ukrainian News Agency reports. According to the financial institution, in the first quarter of 2020, the hryvnia might devaluate to 25.5 UAH/USD; to 26.3 UAH/USD in the second quarter; and in

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Ukraine supports EC’s proposal for new gas transit with Russia – Minister Orzhel

The EC proposes a 10-year contract for 60 bcm of gas annually. Ukrainian Minister of Energy and Environmental Protection Oleksiy Orzhel says Ukraine has supported the proposal put forth by the European Commission (EC) on amounts and timeframe of a new gas transit contract with the Russian Federation. “We fully support the position of our European partners, given the clear

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Microsoft Says Russia-Linked Hackers Target Sports Organizations

Microsoft Corp said it has tracked “significant” cyberattacks coming from a group it calls “Strontium” or “Fancy Bear,” targeting anti-doping authorities and global sporting organizations. The group, also called APT28, has been linked to the Russian government, Microsoft said in a blog post. At least 16 national and international sporting and anti-doping organizations across three continents were targeted in the attacks

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Attacking the Church of Ukraine: The Kremlin Turns the Orthodox World into a Battlefield

Religion is a major topic for the pro-Kremlin disinformation outlets. Europe has lost its Christian roots. Jews aim at exterminating all non-Jews. NATO is destroying the Orthodox Church. The West is accused of employing religion as a weapon. Sooner or later, Lucifer is summoned by the pro-Kremlin disinformation outlets. The theological concept “autocephaly”, rarely met outside Spelling-Bee Contests, yields 20

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Lukashenka threatens Lithuania with asymmetrical response to American ‘armored fist’

On October 27, Alyaksandr Lukashenka held a meeting with State Secretary of the Security Council of Belarus Stanislau Zas, Defense Minister of Belarus Andrei Raukou and Chief of General Intelligence Directorate of the Armed Forces Pavel Tsikhanau. The main topic of the conversation was the “armored fist,” located in Lithuania, 15 km from the Belarusian border, BelTA informs. “One shouldn’t

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