Monthly Archives: January 2020

This plane is how Russia plans to kill F-22 or F-35 in a war

Meet Russia’s Su-57 fighter Russia’s official designation of the PAK-FA/T-50 jet as the Sukhoi Su-57 is just another reminder that the field of fifth generation fighters is about to get more crowded. The United States, China, Russia, Japan and Korea are all working on their own fifth generation designs, but so far only three planes, the F-22 Raptor, F-35 Joint Strike

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Trump administration shares no blame for downing of Flight PS752, says top Republican

‘There’s no doubt where the blame lies’ – House minority leader Kevin McCarthy The top Republican in the U.S. House of Representatives sidestepped questions today about whether the Trump administration should have warned Canada of its plan to kill a top Iranian general — while insisting the U.S. shares no blame for the deaths of 176 people aboard Ukraine International Airlines

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“Russians taught how to torture.” Ex-captives of Donbas “republics” share horrors of basement prisons

A massive prisoner swap in which Ukrainian POWs and civilian hostages held in occupied Donbas were released became one of the major events of 2019 for Ukraine. 76 Ukrainians, some of whom had spent over five years in the basement prisons of the self-proclaimed Donetsk and Luhansk “People’s Republics,” entered free Ukraine. Just after their return, the Ukrainian Ministry of

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Ukraine not using $6.8 billion of foreign financing

Three of Ukraine’s biggest partners from among the international financial organizations have around $6.8 billion that is available for Ukraine, but is not being used, reports Dzerkalo Tyzhnia. For projects through the International Bank for Reconstruction and Development (IBRD), $1.5 billion is not being used (the bank’s credit portfolio currently amounts to $2.3 billion). For projects through the European Bank for Reconstruction

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Khodorkovsky Was Denied Right to Fair Russian Trial, Court Says

Mikhail Khodorkovsky, the Russian businessman who spent nearly a decade in prison in Russia on what he said were politically motivated charges by the Kremlin, won a second victory at Europe’s top human rights court. The Russian trial judge’s refusal to “allow the defense to examine prosecution and defense witnesses and to submit important expert or exculpatory evidence,” violated Khodorkovsky’s

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Ambassadors of Estonia, Latvia and Poland arrive in JFO area in Donbas

Ambassador of the Republic of Latvia to Ukraine Juris Poikāns, Ambassador of the Republic of Estonia to Ukraine Kaimo Kuusk, and Ambassador of the Republic of Poland to Ukraine Bartosz Cichocki have visited the Joint Forces Operation area in Donbas. “The delegation of extraordinary and plenipotentiary ambassadors of Estonia, Latvia and Poland, as well as the military chaplains of Latvia,

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Russia could remotely control missile launcher that brought down PS752 – media

Remote target locking and a remote command to launch missiles are also possible from the territory of the country of origin, that is, from Russia, an expert said. REUTERS Moscow was interested in the crash of a Ukrainian passenger plane in the Middle East and had technology to remotely interfere with the operation of the Russian-made Tor missile launcher, Ukrainian

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Court Urges NACB To Open Case Against Poroshenko

The High Anti-Corruption Court has urged the National Anticorruption Bureau (NACB) to opened a criminal case upon alleged appropriation of public funds by former president, Petro Poroshenko, under respective appeal of 11 members of the Ukrainian Parliament. This follows from court records, Ukrainian News Agency reports. According to the report, on December 17, 2019, 11 MPs informed the NACB about

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Ksenia Puntus, Russian Vogue model, fighting for her life after falling naked from window

A Russian Vogue model is fighting for her life after she plummeted naked out of a third-floor window from her boyfriend’s Moscow pad, according to a report. Ksenia Puntus, 21, suffered head and chest injuries so severe that she hasn’t been able to help police investigating the fall Saturday from her boyfriend Andrei Bakov’s apartment, The Sun reported. The stunner —

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