Monthly Archives: November 2019

Sixth Anniversary of Maidan Crackdown That Ignited the Revolution of Dignity

In the early morning hours of November 30, 2013, Berkut officers used excessive force against pro-EU protesters, mostly university students, setting the stage for the revolution to follow November 30, 2019 marks the sixth anniversary of the violent crackdown on protesters who had camped out in Maidan Square. Just prior to the protest, then Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovych had broken

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Ukraine tests Neptune cruise missile with 280 kilometer range

Tests of the Neptune cruise missile P-360 have been successfully completed in Ukraine, reports Defense Express. The missile flew more than 250 kilometers. According to Oleh Korostelev, General Director of the Ukrainian defense company Luch Design Bureau, the Ukrainian rocket flew such a distance along a given route and altitude for the first time. “Today, the development of the aircraft

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Naftogaz director on Nord Stream 2: Germany facilitating economic strangulation of Ukraine

Naftogaz group executive director Yuriy Vitrenko believes that by participating in Russia’s Nord Stream 2 project, Germany is facilitating the economic strangulation of Ukraine and creating threats to the stability of the gas supply to Eastern Europe. He explained his view to Deutsche Welle in an interview when asked whether Germany will be taking away Ukraine’s role as the primary

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Winter War: The 1939 Soviet Invasion Of Finland In Crystal-Clear Photos

NOVEMBER 23, 2019 02:01 GMT An archive of thousands of images of the Soviet Union’s 1939 invasion of Finland have been scanned and digitized, revealing the harrowing human details of the David vs. Goliath struggle. – By Amos Chapple On November 30, 1939, nearly half a million Soviet troops stormed into Finland, beginning what would become known as the Winter War.

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Ukrainian lawyer on hunger strike over investigation of Maidan massacre

Yevheniya Zakrevska is a prominent Ukrainian lawyer for the families of Heavenly Hundred, the protesters who were killed during the Euromaidan Revolution. On 21 November, the anniversary of the Revolution of Dignity, Zakrevska announced her hunger strike on the air of a TV show. This is how the lawyer tries to draw public attention to the fact that the investigations

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“Presence of Russian troops in Crimea is contrary to the national sovereignty of Ukraine.”

UN published document planned to be adopted at General Assembly in December The draft resolution was published of the UN General Assembly entitled “Problem of the militarization of the Autonomous Republic of Crimea and the city of Sevastopol, Ukraine, as well as parts of the Black Sea and the Sea of Azov” of November 21, 2019. The text of the

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Head of Ukraine’s defense conglomerate UkrOboronProm: Russia could be behind purchase of Ukrainian defense company Motor Sich

The deal through which Chinese investors came to hold more than 50% of the shares of the Ukrainian company Motor Sich is concerning with respect to the possibility of technologies leaking to China or even Russia, Aivaras Abromavicius told Economichna Pravda(Economic Truth) in an interview. Abromavicius has been appointed by Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky as the director general of the

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