Monthly Archives: January 2020

Ukraine ready to fully participate in NATO's procurement system – Kuleba

Ukraine is planning to join in the services and partnerships of the NATO Support and Procurement Agency (NSPA) in order to get full access to the alliance’s procurement system, Deputy Prime Minister of Ukraine for European and Euro-Atlantic Integration Dmytro Kuleba has said. “Ukraine has intensified its efforts to join in the services and partnerships of the NATO Support and

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New documents reveal Giuliani associates surveilled US ambassador in Kyiv

Rudy Giuliani (L), personal attorney for U.S. President Donald Trump; Marie Yovanovitch (R), former U.S. ambassador to UkrainePhoto by AFP/U.S. Embassy in Ukraine Associates of Rudy Giuliani, the personal lawyer of U.S. President Donald J. Trump, conducted an extended campaign of surveillance against the former American ambassador to Ukraine, according to new evidence released on Jan. 14 as part of Trump’s

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In Russia, a former VTRC operator was beaten to talk about censorship and corruption in the company

In Moscow, on January 11, two unidentified assailants attacked former VTRC (All-Russian State Television and Radio Broadcasting Company) operator Leonid Krivenko, who gave a number of interviews to foreign journalists about political censorship and corruption in the company. About it writes the Russian service “Radio Liberty”. Leonid Kryvenko said that he was attacked from behind, knocked to the ground and started kicking. According to

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Who Targeted Ukraine Airlines Flight 752? Iran Shot It Down But There May Be More to the Story

The claim that Major General Qassem Soleimani was a “terrorist” on a mission to carry out an “imminent” attack that would kill hundreds of Americans turned out to be a lie, so why should one believe anything else relating to recent developments in Iran and Iraq? To be sure, Ukraine International Airlines Flight 752 departing from Tehran’s Imam Khomeini International

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US could provide $1 billion aid to Ukraine

The United States could allocate to Ukraine more than $1 billion of assistance, said Ukrainian Ambassador to the US Volodymyr Yelchenko at a press conference, as cited by RBC Ukraine. According to him, $250 million has already been allocated, and another $50 million will be allocated if certain conditions are met in the implementation of the first part, and another $50

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Putin's New Plan to Hold Power Forever

Russia’s real constitution is in Putin’s head. That’s where the missing details will come from, too. In his state of the nation address on Wednesday, Russian President Vladimir Putin proposed a sweeping constitutional reform that would give him several options to retain power after 2024, when his term ends. The announcement led to the resignation of Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev’s government, showing that a

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Belarus seeks alternative to Russian oil

Belarus has sent offers to purchase oil to enterprises in Ukraine, Poland, the Baltics, Kazakhstan and Azerbaijan, said Belarusian First Deputy Prime Minister Dmitry Krutoy, as cited by Belta. According to him, the commercial services of the Belarusian Oil Company’s plants are involved in daily negotiations regarding possible oil deliveries. Latvia has already said that it is willing to participate in

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Putin makes it clear that decisions of international courts in Russia can be ignored in case of referring to Constitution

Russian President Vladimir Putin has stated that the requirements of international law and treaties, as well as decisions of international bodies, can act on the territory of Russia only to the extent that they do not contradict the country’s Constitution. This was reported by Russian media with reference to the appeal of President of the Russian Federation Vladimir Putin to

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Russian government resigns after Putin proposes constitutional changes

Despite vows not to change legislation to run for the third term, Putin may stay in power by taking the helm of the newly-created State Council. REUTERS Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev on Wednesday, January 15, told Russian President Vladimir Putin that the entire government is resigning, according to an UNIAN correspondent in Russia. Medvedev made the move after Putin

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Iran Military Suggests US Disruption Of Radar Caused Downing Of Airliner As New Video Emerges

A top official of Iran’s armed forces has said the Ukrainian plane may have been targeted by the Revolutionary Guard as a result of “disruption of Iran’s radar network by Americans” while the emergence of new footage showing two missiles being fired at the plane challenges all the explanations offered by the military officials so far. Brigadier General Ali Abdollahi,

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Pompeo phoned Zelensky to find out what he was doing in Oman – Yeliseyev

13-1-20 US Secretary of State Michael Pompeo telephoned President of Ukraine Volodymyr Zelensky to find out what he is doing in Oman. The diplomat, adviser to the fifth president of Ukraine Konstantin Yeliseyev has declared it on the air of the TV channel ‘Direct’, Censor informs. He said that there were only two people in the so-called ‘delegation’, which arrived

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U.S. ‘Climate Weapon’ Caused Russia’s Warm Winter, Lawmaker Says

The United States may be using a “climate weapon” to cause an unseasonably warm winter in Russia, a lawmaker has claimed in an interview with the Govorit Moskva radio station Tuesday. Weather experts say the anomaly in Moscow and parts of Russia this winter was caused by an atmospheric front from the Atlantic Ocean. “I’m convinced these are not random

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No more screwing around! Husband has metal nut attached to his penis in his sleep by his wife as a DIY chastity device because she thought he was cheating on her

Unnamed Ukrainian man, in his 40s, woke up to find his penis being strangled He tried to take the metal ring off himself but needed urgent medical attention  Rescuers used a circular saw to cut the chastity nut in two places before removal According to the rescue team, they saved the man’s penis and its functionality  By Roksana Panashchuk For

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Russia Urges Gulf Nations to Consider a Joint Security Mechanism

Russia’s Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov said on Wednesday Moscow has been urging Gulf countries to consider a common security mechanism for the region and it was time the world got rid of unilateral measures such as sanctions. “We have been suggesting to the Gulf countries to think about collective security mechanisms … starting with confidence-building measures and inviting each other

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