Monthly Archives: January 2020

Five World Famous Games Developed In Ukraine

No secret that Ukrainian software developers are recognized globally as highly competent, quality-oriented, creative and persistent IT resources that any big technology player wants to have on staff or as an auxiliary workforce. Google, Facebook. Microsoft and Skype organize regularly their headhunting tours to Ukraine to recruit local software engineers and testers for their head offices. Samsung, Playtech and Travian

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Ukrainian army to receive military simulators, level of training base supply to reach 60% in 2020

The training centers of the Armed Forces of Ukraine are supplied with necessary equipment by 40% today, while the budget for 2020 will allow increasing this index to 60%, the ArmyInfo news agency reported referring to Deputy Head of the Military Training Department of the Armed Forces of Ukraine Lieutenant Colonel Vladyslav Ponomariov. “Simulators will be purchased for training of

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Alexei Bayer: Donald Trump and the new lawless world

A picture published by the media office of the Iraqi military’s joint operations forces on their official Facebook page shows a destroyed vehicle on fire following a US strike on January 3, 2020 on Baghdad international airport road in which top Iranian commander Qasem Soleimani was killed along with eight others, including the deputy head of Iraq’s powerful Hashed al-Shaabi

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Lutkovskaya on Donbas prisoner swap: Russia refused to swap Ukrainian military without return of ex-Berkut troops

About 300 Ukrainians are still illegally held in captivity in the temporarily occupied areas of Donetsk and Luhansk regions, the official says. Ukraine’s Representative in the humanitarian subgroup of the Trilateral Contact Group for the Donbas settlement Valeria Lutkovska says Russia refused to return Ukrainian military without extradition of ex-Berkut troops, suspects in the Maidan shooting case, in the latest

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Germany Helped Secure Russia-Ukraine Gas Transit Contract

While Ukraine initially wanted a 10 year contract, the signed contract is for 5 years After intensive negotiations, the Russian company Gazprom and the Ukrainian company Naftogaz concluded a new contract for gas transit through Ukraine on December 31, 2019. Gas transit through Ukraine is now secured for the next five years. The German Government, together with the European Commission,

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Russia Lavrov, Iran Zarif Discuss Soleimani Killing

Russia’s Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov spoke with his Iranian counterpart Mohammad Javad Zarif over the phone on Friday to discuss the killing of Iran’s military chief Qassem Soleimani, the Russian foreign ministry said in a statement. “Lavrov expressed his condolences over the killing,” the statement said. “The ministers stressed that such actions by the United States grossly violate the norms

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Putin announces plans to talk about declining incomes of Russians in his January address

Russian President said that, in particular, he had in mind the “issues related to overcoming stagnation in areas of citizens’ incomes, reducing the number of people living at the minimum wage, and overcoming poverty” Russian President Vladimir Putin© Alexei Nikolsky/Russian Presidential Press and Information Office/TASS MOSCOW, January 4. / TASS / Russian President Vladimir Putin in his work on the

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Russian citizen tried to travel to Poland on stolen Lexus

Foreign car was handed over to National Police16:31, 3 January 2020000 112 Agency At the international automobile checkpoint Hrushiv, on the Ukrainian-Polish border, soldiers of the Lviv detachment detained a foreign car, which was on the international wanted list. The vehicle was driven by a 50-year-old citizen of the Russian Federation who was traveling on departure from Ukraine. The main border

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Honcharuk: E-Baby app will work in 10 cities of Ukraine by end of January

112 Agency Until the end of January the E-Baby application will be launched in 10 Ukrainian cities. The program was tested in Kharkiv on Friday, as Prime Minister of Ukraine Oleksiy Honcharuk said on his Facebook page. “In the Kharkiv city perinatal center, the parents of a newborn baby for the first time received 6 necessary services on only 1 application,” – the

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White House withholds 20 emails between two Trump aides on Ukraine aid – media

It contends the release of the documents sought by The Times, would “inhibit the frank and candid exchange of views” in government decision-making. Donald Trump / REUTERS The Trump administration disclosed on Friday that there were 20 emails between a top aide to President Trump’s acting chief of staff and a colleague at the White House’s Office of Management and

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Russia-led forces do not let OSCE SMM into territories near border

The Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe Special Monitoring Mission (OSCE SMM) is again restricted from observing the territories in the border districts not controlled by the government of Ukraine, the Ukrainian side of the Joint Center for Control and Coordination (JCCC) dealing with ceasefire issues and stabilizing the sides in Donbas reported. “In its daily report as of

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Invaders fire grenade launchers at Ukrainian positions near Novoluhanske

Russian-occupation troops have opened fire on the positions of the Joint Forces near Novoluhanske in Donetsk region. Ukrainian Defense Ministry spokesman Dmytro Hutsuliak said this on Saturday, January 4, the press service of the ministry reported. “Today, as of 12:00, one enemy shelling was recorded at about 04:00 near the village of Novoluhanske [53km north-east of Donetsk]. The invaders fired

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House burnt amid brawl between local militants, Russian mercenaries in Donbas – intel

The conflict sparked during the celebration of the New Year in the village of Viktorivka, in Donetsk region’s Volnovakha district. A house was burnt down in Russian-occupied Donbas amid a brawl between local militants and Russian mercenaries, as they were firing weapons, according to the Ukrainian Joint Forces’ intelligence data. “The conflict sparked during the celebration of the New Year

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Top 10 politicians capable to move Donbas conflict closer to its resolution

French online outlet Facta.Media, publishes its version of dozens of politicians who, due to their influence, can bring the conflict in the Donbas closer to an end. 112.international publishes a translation of the article from French into English Facta.Media, the French online outlet publishes its version of dozens of politicians who, due to their influence, can bring the conflict in

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‘Russian world’ should be understood as ‘infectious psychiatric disorder,’ Altufyev says

This article represents personal opinions of the author. Stopfake editors may not share this opinion. By Paul Goble, Window on Eurasia The Russian world has been defined and approached from many different directions, with some arguing that it includes all those who speak Russian and thus share in a common culture and others that it is a modified version of

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