Monthly Archives: December 2019

My dream team…

If i had to appoint a government i would select the following: Tymoshenko for president, Poroshenko for prime minister, and ‘Yatz’ for secretary of foreign affairs. Such government would blow Putin’s regime and invasions. Zelensky so far has not understood that he’s dealing with a lying and cheating rat, a person that cannot be trusted. He is either completely naive,

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Why Did Russia Give Away Crimea Sixty Years Ago?

Crimea was part of Russia from 1783, when the Tsarist Empire annexed it a decade after defeating Ottoman forces in the Battle of Kozludzha, until 1954, when the Soviet government transferred Crimea from the Russian Soviet Federation of Socialist Republics (RSFSR) to the Ukrainian Soviet Socialist Republic (UkrSSR). The transfer was announced in the Soviet press in late February 1954,

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Zelensky speaks against construction of wall on Donbas border

Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky said during the broadcast of the “Pravo na Vladu” program on the 1+1 TV channel that he doesn’t want to allow the construction of a wall on the border with the Donbas and called it “the last option.” The Ukrainian President recalled that Kyiv had approved five scenarios for the reintegration of the Donbas territories. “The

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Elite leisure in Rivne region: Court finds NABU head Sytnyk guilty of corruption

Sytnyk lost the appeal in the corruption-related case. Artem Sytnyk / Photo from UNIAN Today, on December 13, the Rivne Court of Appeals upheld the decision of the court of first instance in National Anti-corruption Bureau (NABU) Head Artem Sytnyk’s elite vacation case. Thus, now, according to the law on NABU, Sytnyk should be fired from the NABU director’s post,

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E-system for real estate developers presented in Ukraine, to be launched by Dec 2020 – Honcharuk

 The launch of the e-system for real estate developers is the first step in the fight against corruption in the construction sphere. The e-system for the registration of all procedures in the sphere of construction will be launched in Ukraine by December 2020, Prime Minister of Ukraine Oleksiy Honcharuk has said. “Construction is traditionally one of the most corrupt spheres.

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Russia turns Donbass into desert. Why Kremlin needs passportization

The long-running military conflict in the Donbass provoked a situation with the “passportization” of the local population. As if fencing off from Ukraine, the “authorities” of CADLO (of course, as agreed with the Kremlin), could not think of anything cleverer than how to show their “independence” by issuing the main identity card to the citizens of the “republic”. It was

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7 Things British PM Boris Johnson Has Said About Russia

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s Conservative Party has secured a majority in a landslide election victory, results showed on Friday. In addition to leading Britain through its withdrawal from the European Union, Johnson will be tasked with navigating British-Russian relations, which have been fraught since Russia annexed Crimea from Ukraine and a former Russian spy was poisoned on British soil. 

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Poroshenko says Minsk agreements partially fulfilled their goal

Former Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko has said he believes that the Minsk agreements were justified and partially fulfilled their goal. He stated this in an interview with Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty. “Were the Minsk agreements justified? Of course, they were. Have they fulfilled their goal? Partly yes and partly not. The introduction of a Steinmeier formula, taken out of context

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Kremlin names condition for amending Minsk agreements

Peskov said it’s not the Kremlin that should be asked for such an opportunity, but the “self-proclaimed republics.” Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov has said the parties to the conflict, which Russia has repeatedly denied being, need a mutual will to amend the Minsk agreements. In a response to the relevant statement by Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky, who said Minsk Agreements

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"North Stream-2". Germany urged the US not to impose sanctions

Berlin is in talks with Washington. The German government has urged the US Senate not to approve a defense budget, which imposes sanctions on companies involved in the construction of the Nord Stream-2 pipeline. This was stated by the head of the German Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Gaiko Maas, reports the German edition  Handelsblatt . Maas said that imposing sanctions on the gas

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Israel to build medical center in the Crimea despite sanctions

A new cardiac center will be built in Yevpatoria (Crimea) “with the support of Israeli doctors,” reports Rossiyskaya Gazeta newspaper, citing a member of the Coordination Council of International Association of Friends of Crimea and the future Director of the medical institution Alexander Lichstein. “Anti-Crimean sanctions will not stop the project. Over the past year alone, three delegations from Israel

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