Monthly Archives: January 2020

In Odesa hostel grenade exploded

In one of the dormitories in Odesa, during a domestic conflict, a grenade exploded, resulting in three people being injured. The press service of the Odesa region police reports. “Odesa police establish the circumstances of the explosion in one of the dormitories in the Malinovsky district. Three people were injured as a result of the accident. They were all taken

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Australia on fire: Ukrainian government ready to provide assistance

The Ukrainian government is ready, if necessary, to provide assistance to the Australian people due to massive bushfires across the country. The Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Ukraine said this in a statement on the wildfire situation in Australia. “For its part, the Government of Ukraine is ready to render assistance to the friendly Australian people if the situation requires

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The best Ukrainian wines: choosing sommeliers

“Wine Guide of Ukraine 2019” was presented at the last wine forum. Which Ukrainian wines does the guide recommend and which of them did you like? The Ukrainian wine industry has experienced a huge decline since the 1980s. However, in recent years, many winemakers, persistent and obsessed, have fallen in love with their own country, which makes the industry start to

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Church can act as mediator in the conflict in Eastern Ukraine – Advisor to National Security and Defense Council Secretary

16:07, 7 January 2020 Serhiy Syvokho is confident that “peace comes when those who have previously fanned the war are silent” Advisor to the Secretary of the National Security and Defense Council, Serhiy Syvokho believes that the Church can act as a mediator in the conflict in eastern Ukraine. He stated this on the “Christmas. People instead of war. Children of Donbas”

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Putin Makes Rare Visit to Syria, Meets Assad Amid Middle East Tensions

Vladimir Putin met Bashar al-Assad in Damascus on Tuesday, the Russian leader’s second trip to Syria since Moscow intervened decisively on the Syrian president’s behalf in the country’s civil war. The visit comes at a time of heightened regional tension — Assad’s other main military ally, Iran, has said it will retaliate against the United States for the killing of an

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Russian Orthodox Leader Rails Against ‘Foreign’ Domestic Violence Law

Russian Orthodox Patriarch Kirill has accused lawmakers who seek to re-criminalize domestic abuse of “borrowing” the draft law, as well as the concept of domestic violence, from abroad.  Russia scrapped criminal punishments for first-time domestic abuse offenses in 2017. A series of high-profile murder and domestic violence cases has pushed lawmakers to begin work toward overturning that decision last fall,

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Ukraine: Placing ‘Osa’ air defense system on demarcation line does not violate Minsk agreements

18:04, 7 January 2020 Ukrainian side does not divert anti-aircraft missile systems 9KZZ ‘Osa’ The Ukrainian side on the demarcation line does not divert anti-aircraft missile systems 9KZZ Osa. The OSCE claims that this is a violation of the Minsk agreements, but it is denied at the Joint Forces Operation staff. “The Ukrainian side of the joint center for monitoring and coordinating ceasefire

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Militant “DPR” under the influence of drugs shot his co-workers

In the temporarily occupied Kulikovo of Donetsk region, an insurgent of the so-called “ DPR”, while in a state of drug-alcohol intoxication, shot his colleagues from his company. This was reported by the press headquarters of the operation of the United Forces on Facebook. “One of the unit’s militants, who was on duty at one of the forefront in the trench, in a state

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US deploys 6 B-52 bombers to Diego Garcia in Indian Ocean after Soleimani strike

The U.S. Air Force is deploying six B-52 bombers to Diego Garcia, an island base in the Indian Ocean, amid the rising threat from Iran after the U.S.-led airstrike killed Iranian Gen. Qassem Soleimani, Fox News confirmed Monday. The move, which CNN first reported, was the latest in efforts by U.S. military officials to bolster resources near the Middle East after the Iraqi Shia militia

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Nigerian Pirates Abduct 2 Russian Sailors, Embassy Says

Two Russian sailors have been captured by pirates off the coast of Nigeria, the state-run RIA Novosti news agency reported Tuesday, citing the Russian Embassy in Abuja. The two Russian crew members of the Ambika oil dredger were abducted by unidentified armed men on Jan. 2 alongside a third crew member from India, Nigeria’s Premium Times newspaper first reported Sunday.

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Tehran: Suleimani was a key figure in cooperation with Russia

The assassinated Iranian general, Qasem Soleimani, was a key figure in Russia-Iran relations, said Ali Akbar Velayati, an adviser to Iran’s supreme leader for international affairs, during the funeral ceremony, as cited by Al-Alam TV channel. Ali Akbar Velayati said that the commander of the Al-Quds unit of the Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC) “was a key figure in our

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Kremlin: It is pointless for Russia to attend G7 summit

The Russian Foreign Ministry believes that the Group of Seven (G7, which includes France, Germany, the UK, Italy, Canada, the US and Japan) has lost its significance as an instrument of global governance, since most important matters are resolved in other formats, for example at G20 summits, Russian Deputy Foreign Minister Sergey Ryabkov told Interfax in an interview. According to

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Forbes: Kyiv among best underrated capital cities you need to put on your bucket list

Often referred to as the “City of Golden Domes,” Kyiv is the mother of Eastern Slavic civilization. Ukraine’s capital city of Kyiv is among the world’s best underrated capital cities you need to put on your bucket list, according to Forbes. Often referred to as the “City of Golden Domes,” Kyiv is the mother of Eastern Slavic civilization,” reads an

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