Monthly Archives: February 2020

China asks EU for medicine supplies to battle coronavirus

On January 31, the European Union allocated EUR 10 million for ‘urgent’ scientific research into the new coronavirus. Chinese Premier Li Keqiang has asked the European Union for medicine supplies to battle coronavirus outbreak. “Chinese Premier Li Keqiang spoke with [European Commission President] Ursula von der Leyen on the phone, asking the EU side to facilitate Chinese side’s urgent procurement

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‘The Experiment: Georgia’s Forgotten Revolution 1918-1921’

Eric Lee’s book illuminates a remarkable period in history. By Michele A. Berdy In January Eric Lee came to Moscow to present the Russian translation of his book, “The Experiment: Georgia’s Forgotten Revolution 1918-1921.” This followed the Georgian translation that was released the previous year. At Memorial International, Lee discussed his book with Russian and Georgian scholars, many of whom

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Russian Armed Forces Aircraft to Evacuate Citizens From China – Agencies

Russia’s aerospace defense forces, part of the armed forces, will start evacuating Russian citizens on Saturday from China due to the coronavirus outbreak, news agencies reported, citing the Kremlin spokesman. Spokesman Dmitry Peskov told reporters the evacuation would take place in regions that had been most affected by the outbreak, Interfax and TASS news agencies reported. Russia joins other countries

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Council of Europe ready for cooperation with Ukraine for implementation of Budapest convention on cybercrime

Representatives of the Council of Europe have expressed their readiness for cooperation with Ukrainian law enforcement authorities in the field of the implementation of the provisions of the Budapest Convention on Cybercrime, ensuring the increase in the level of countering cybercrimes and investigating them. Head of the Cybercrime Division at the Council of Europe Alexander Seger gave this information after

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Alexei Bayer: The fake Slavic brotherhood

Late last year, Vladimir Putin made a controversial foray into history accusing Poland of being partly responsible for starting World War II. This was especially amusing because most of the world’s historians agree that the war started when Hitler, and then Stalin, invaded and partitioned Poland as per the secret protocols of the Molotov-Ribbentrop non-aggression pact. Immediately after Putin’s blatant

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Zelenskyy’s Visit To United States To Meet With Trump Possible After Significant Progress In Trade And Economic Relations – Secretary Of State Pompeo

The Ukrainian and American sides believe that the official visit of President of Ukraine Volodymyr Zelenskyy to the United States should take place after significant progress achieved in negotiations on strengthening of trade and economic relations in order to be substantive. This was reported by Zelenskyy and the U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo at a joint briefing in Kyiv,

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MP from Servant of the People party advises pensioner to sell dog to pay for utilities

A pensioner asked how to survive on 80 USD pension and pay large utility bills at the same time15:14, 1 February 2020MP from Servant of the people party Yevhen BragarOpen source The MP from Servant of the people party Yevhen Bragar advised the pensioner to sell a dog in order to pay for utilities. This Bragar stated on the air of “Voice of

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Sanctions against Russia will remain in place until aggression in Ukraine ceases – Pompeo

U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo states that sanctions against Russia will remain in force until Russian aggression in Ukraine ceases. “Russia’s aggression in Ukraine has led to the senseless loss of thousands of lives in the Donbas. Today, I joined Ukrainian Foreign Minister Vadym Prystaiko to honor their memories. Sanctions against Russia will remain in place until the actions that

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Pompeo: State Department is working on new meeting between Trump and Zelensky, but now is not time

09:28, 1 February 2020 Secretary of State does not exclude that Trump and Zelensky can once again meet both in Washington, and in Kyiv, or in any other place. US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said that the State Department is working on preparing a new meeting between US President Donald Trump and Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky. Pompeo announced this in

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Ukraine’s former prosecutor general claims survived mercury poisoning

22:45, 31 January 2020 He went on to suggest that it was Joe Biden who could stand behind the attempt. Former Prosecutor General of Ukraine Viktor Shokin claims he survived mercury poisoning in September 2019. He felt unwell while on a trip to Greece where he went after his brother died, Shokin told the TSN news service. “This happened on September

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Russia Threatens Facebook, Twitter With $100K Fines

Russia’s communications watchdog said Friday it has launched fresh proceedings against Facebook and Twitter over their failure to comply with local data laws. The social media giants “have not provided information on the localization of Russian users’ database inside Russian servers on time,” the watchdog, Roskomnadzor, said. Roskomnadzor had issued a Jan. 31 deadline for Facebook and Twitter to report

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