Monthly Archives: February 2020

Russia hints on incorporation of Belarus in exchange for common price on energy carriers, – Lukashenko

“It’s not integration. It’s incorporation. I will never agree on it”, the Belarusian leader said14:04, 14 February 2020Open source The Russian government is hinting on the incorporation of Belarus in exchange for the common price for energy carriers. Aleksandr Lukashenko, the Belarusian leader said so during the meeting with Svetlogorsk cardboard mill workers. Belta, the Belarusian outlet reported that on February 14.

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Trump admits sending Guiliani to Ukraine, contradicts himself once again

During his impeachment inquiry, the U.S. President denied directing his personal lawyer to “do anything” in Ukraine18:34, 14 February 2020 U.S. President Donald Trump openly admitted to sending his personal attorney Rudy Giuliani to Ukraine in order to find damaging information about his political opponents days after his impeachment inquiry officially ended, CNN reports. During a podcast interview with journalist Geraldo Rivera, Trump

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Romanian Church agrees to granting tomos to Orthodox Church of Ukraine – media

The Romanian Orthodox Church believes the granting of autocephaly to the new Orthodox Church of Ukraine established on the basis of non-canonical religious organizations was lawful, the Greek church news agency Romfea said on Friday. According to the article, the Synod of the Romanian Church came to the conclusion that it “inherently agrees to the granting of autocephaly, but a

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Ukraine’s chief rabbi says Sytnyk met with him privately to discuss wiretapping of synagogue

National Anti-Corruption Bureau of Ukraine (NABU) Director Artem Sytnyk met secretly with Chief Rabbi of Ukraine Moshe Reuven Asman to discuss audio surveillance of parishioners of the synagogue in October 2018, Asman has said on Facebook. “Sytnyk said yesterday that information about eavesdropping on parishioners in the synagogue is fake news. Alas, he publicly told a lie yesterday. I have

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Business Update – Feb. 14: Boryspil passenger growth up, GDP growth down

Business Update is a new daily publication by the Kyiv Post providing our readers with a roundup of the latest and most important business news. Business Update is perfect for the fast-paced lives of our entrepreneurial readers: concise and to-the-point, but with a broad perspective on the Ukrainian economy.Photo by Kyiv Post Kyiv Boryspil International Airport takes first place in 2019

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Russia selecting Donbas terrorists for May 9 parade in Moscow – OSINT group

They are supposed to take part in the Moscow Victory Day Parade on the 75th anniversary. REUTERS Russian supervisors are selecting members of illegal armed groups in Russia-occupied Donbas to be sent to Moscow to participate in the Victory Day parade on May 9. Units and divisions of the Russia-led occupation forces have started selecting those who will take part

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Ukraine to build town for IDPs from Crimea in Kherson region – Zelensky

PHOTO14.02.2020 12:30 Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky has agreed with Turkey on the construction of a town in Kherson region for internally displaced persons (IDPs) from the occupied Crimea. He said this during a meeting with Permanent Representative of the President of Ukraine to the Autonomous Republic of Crimea Anton Korynevych and his deputies Darya Svyrydova and Tamila Tasheva on Thursday, the

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Zelenskyˈs people consider story of Schemes about “rest in Oman” to be manipulation, they demand refutation and institute legal proceedings

The office of President of Ukraine Volodymyr Zelensky will demand a refutation and apology from journalists through the court for the information contained in the Scheme program about the details of the trip to Oman. This was reported on the website of the head of state. “The Office of the President of Ukraine states that the information set forth in

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Kazakhstan first president’s grandson seeks political asylum in UK and promises to expose Putin’s ‘offshore wallets’

Aisultan Nazarbayev, grandson of Kazakhstan’s first president, Nursultan Nazarbayev, has requested political asylum in the UK and promised to expose the details of multi-billion dollar corruption with gas contracts, reports finanz.ru. He claims that Kazakh leaders and “Russia’s upper echelon” – including Gazprom CEO Alexey Miller and Russian President Vladimir Putin – are involved in the corrupt schemes. 29 year-old Aisultan,

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Media report of Sytnik getting an apartment for bribes

The documents presented by journalist Boyko suggest that Artem Sytnyk, who heads an anti-graft body, is himself being investigated for obtaining illegal proceeds. Artem Sytnyk / REUTERS Investigative journalist Volodymyr Boyko has released a video report, telling the story of NABU Director Artem Sytnyk having received an apartment in a new apartment block in Brovary by exerting pressure on the

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Edward Lucas

With his usual crisp, economic style, Edward outlines putler’s plans for the 75th anniversary of VE Day in May. Using lies and trickery, the shitweasel will attempt to glorify Russia, insult Poland and gloss over Ribbentrop-Molotov. Shun Putin’s party, and remember the Molotov-Ribbentrop Pact

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Macron Ally Drops Out of Paris Mayor Race After Russian Artist Leaks Sex Tape

A close ally of French President Emmanuel Macron on Friday pulled out of next month’s race to become mayor of Paris after a Russian dissident artist said the candidate had sent sexual images to a woman who was not his wife. Artist Pyotr Pavlensky published screenshots of an online chat between Benjamin Griveaux and the woman on social media on

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Flawed peace plan for Ukraine repeats Kremlin talking points

A distinguished group of American, European, and Russian former government officials and think tank experts has taken advantage of the Munich Security Conference to issue a statement recommending twelve steps to bring greater security to Ukraine and the Euro-Atlantic region. For years, the Kremlin has tried to change the conversation on Ukraine, and they are clearly seeking another opening in Munich.

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‘When Suicide Becomes Logical’: Inside A Separatist-Run Prison In Ukraine’s Donetsk

One of the most harrowing articles yet about the true nature of the occupiers of Donetsk. It will make you simultaneously feel profoundly sad and uncontrollably angry. Stanislav Aseyev, 30, is a journalist, blogger, and member of the Ukrainian PEN Club. After his native city of Donetsk, in eastern Ukraine, fell under the control of Russia-backed separatist militants in May

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Russian State Duma accused Medusa, Air Force and Radio Liberty of drug trafficking

Deputies blame a number of media and nonprofit organizations for “sabotaging youth” work. The Ministry of Internal Affairs of the Russian Federation began checking. Deutsche Welle writes about it . Thus, on February 13, the State Duma Commission on Foreign Intervention accused foreign NGOs of promoting drugs and promoting their legalization. In particular, the commission’s head, Vasily Piskaryov, named the Open Society Fund, Open

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Operation Thunderclap

From British and Commonwealth Forces FB Page On the night of 13-14 February 1945, the RAF’s Bomber Command launched 855 aircraft to attack the German city of Dresden. Seven hundred and eighty-six ‘planes reached their targets and dropped 2,600 tons of bombs. On each of the next two days the USAAF’s Eighth Air Force bombed Dresden with 521 Bombers. Massive

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56% Of Russians Believe Russia And Ukraine Should Be Independent But Friendly Countries – Levada Center Poll

56% of Russians believe that Russia and Ukraine should be independent but friendly countries with open borders and without visas and customs checks. This is indicated by the results of a poll that that the Yuri Levada analytical center conducted in January, Ukrainian News Agency reports. Asked the question, “Which of the following opinions about relations between Russia and Ukraine

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Russia poll: negative attitudes toward Ukraine double

At the same time, 56% of Russian nationals believe that Russia and Ukraine should be independent, but friendly states – with open borders, no customs, and no visas. REUTERS The number of Russians expressing a negative attitude toward Ukraine has almost doubled over the past four months, that’s according to the latest poll by Levada Center, an UNIAN correspondent reports.

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