Monthly Archives: November 2019

The head of the DPR commented on the law on the state border

The head of the self-proclaimed Donetsk People’s Republic, Denis Pushilin, commented on the law that establishes the borders of the DPR within the Donetsk region. As he noted on the air of the program “60 minutes” on the TV channel “Russia-1”, this law does not contradict the Minsk agreements. “I would ask you not to look for secret meanings. This

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Ukraine, Russia discuss possibility of paying $3 bln under arbitration award by Gazprom – Naftogaz top manager

Ukraine and the Russian Federation are discussing a possibility of making payments under the award of the Arbitration Institute of the Stockholm Chamber of Commerce by Russia’s Gazprom in the form of gas supplies for the amount of $3 billion, Executive Officer of NJSC Naftogaz Ukrainy Yuriy Vitrenko has said. “Minister [Minister of Energy of the Russian Federation Alexander] Novak,

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Ukraine facing $3bn budget revenue shortfall with Russian gas transit contract in limbo

Kiev has missed the opportunity to ink a new profitable gas transit deal with Moscow, Ukrainian politician Victor Medvedchuk said on Friday after another day of fruitless talks between Russia, Ukraine and the EU. With the current agreement set to expire after December 31, “for the moment, there are hardly any mechanisms that could prevent the loss of transit of

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A Univeristy of Alberta lecturer called the Holodomor a ‘myth.’ Ukrainian Canadian students want him fired

EDMONTON—Ukrainian Canadian students across Canada are demanding that the University of Alberta fire a lecturer who called the Holodomor genocide a “myth.” Holodomor — Ukrainian for “death by hunger” — was a yearlong, famine-genocide in Soviet Ukraine in 1932. It is estimated that between three million to 12 million Ukrainians lost their lives. Apart from Canada, the genocide is recognized

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Macron Says NATO Should Focus on Terrorism Instead of Russia

French President Emmanuel Macron on Thursday said his remarks that NATO was experiencing “brain death” had been a useful wake-up call to alliance members, and he would not apologize for saying it. Macron’s blunt verdict ahead of a Dec. 4 summit in Britain drew strong reaction from European peers who believe Europe still needs to rely heavily on the transatlantic

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