Monthly Archives: February 2020

Erdogan: Russia is spearheading the war in Libya

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said Russia is spearheading the conflict in Libya “at the highest level.” He noted that Ankara will continue to support the Government of National Accord which is headed by the Prime Minister, Fayez al-Sarraj. “Russia is currently spearheading the war there at the highest level,” NTV news channel quotes Erdogan as saying. Earlier, Russia abstained in a vote

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China introduces death penalty for concealing coronavirus symptoms

Chinese authorities have decided to radically fight the carriers of a deadly disease The Chinese authorities have criminalized the intentional concealment of the new Covid-19 coronavirus symptoms or distortion of information about the patient’s condition. It is reported by Deutsche Welle with reference to a statement by a Chinese court. The court ruling also said that concealing the history of

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Polish Foreign Minister: Russia a threat to the EU

Russia is a “serious threat” to the European Union, Polish Foreign Minister Jacek Czaputowicz said during the 56th Munich Security Conference, RFM24 reports. “We believe that Russia is a very serious threat, that it is a serious player acting to the detriment of the interests of the West, at the expense of democracy. Therefore, Europe and the European Union should

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BORYSPIL AIRPORT RANKED NO. 1 IN EUROPE FOR PASSENGER GROWTH

Aviation industry association ACI Europe has ranked Kyiv’s Boryspil International Airport as the continent’s number one airport in terms of passenger growth during 2019 in the 10-25 million passenger category as Ukraine’s air travel boom continues Kyiv’s Boryspil International Airport was Europe’s number one airport for passenger growth during 2019 among airports in the 10 to 25 million passenger category,

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Ukrainian MP reveals names of Ukraine fishermen detained by Russians in Azov Sea off Crimea coast (Photo)

The detainees are residents of the village of Rainivka, Zaporizhia region’s Prymorsky district. REUTERS Ukrainian MP with the Servant of the People faction Pavlo Melnyk says four Ukrainian fishermen detained by Russian authorities on board of a small vessel in the Sea of Azov are presumably Ukrainian nationals Serhiy Hoha, Oleksiy Ivanov, Vasyl Tiurkedzhy, and Maksym Terekhov. “The fishermen are residents

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Zelensky comments on possibility of joint border control with uncontrolled Donbas territories representatives

The head of state reiterated that Ukraine came up with a proposal to conduct disengagement of forces on a new principle, which would free the Donbas sector from military equipment22:08, 15 February 2020 Ukraine agrees to joint border control with representatives of the uncontrolled territories of Donetsk and Luhansk regions as a condition for holding local elections in Donbas. This was

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“I wanted to be popular in U.S.”: Zelensky jokes about Trump phone call

But that’s “not the kind of popularity I’d been seeking,” he added. REUTERS President of Ukraine Volodymyr Zelensky stated that he had wanted to become popular in the United States as an artist, not as a result of his phone conversation with U.S. President Donald Trump. “I’m often asked around the world about [Donald Trump’s] impeachment [process]. In my previous

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Disecting Putinist agitprop: agitation, propaganda, and division

This article represents personal opinions of the author. Stopfake editors may not share this opinion. By Janusz Bugajski, for CEPA Moscow has a long history of disseminating disinformation to soften up its targets and achieve specific political goals. In Soviet times such initiatives were often included under the rubric of “agitprop” – agitation and propaganda. Agitprop campaigns were not only

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‘Change course before it’s too late’: Lavrov calls on Europe to reject false notion of ‘Russian threat’ in Munich speech

This article contains huge amounts of BS, propaganda and hypocrisy. In other words, Lavrov opened his mouth. NATO’s eastward expansion and large-scale drills near Russian borders may lead to unpredictable consequences and it’s time for Europe to change course, Russia’s FM Sergey Lavrov told the Munich Security Conference. Europe is where the “crisis of confidence” in international relations is felt

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Reefer carrying drugs arrested with all hands in Danish waters while en route to Russia UPDATE

Feb 16 UPDATE: 310 kilos of cocaine were seized. The ship was brought to Kalundborg, berthed, crew understood to be under investigation. It is not known, how many of the crew were involved in trafficking, though there’s no doubt, that a number of crew had to be involved, including officers. The ship can’t slow down at night in a lane

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U.S. Says It Has Thwarted $6 Billion Russia-Germany Gas Pipeline

By Patrick Donahue and Matthew Miller15 februari 2020 16:45 CET  Gazprom won’t complete Nord Stream 2 link, Brouillette says  Trump administration will continue efforts to halt project President Donald Trump’s top energy official said he’s confident that Russia won’t be able to complete the Nord Stream 2 gas pipeline in the Baltic Sea — and signaled that the U.S. will press forward with

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Oleksandr Turchynov: “In matters of protection of Ukrainian identity we cannot give back”

The week discussed with the ex-Chairman of the Verkhovna Rada, former NSDC Secretary-General Alexander Turchinov a possible change in the nature of the war, information security issues and the growth of conservative trends in modern politics. How do you assess the exchange of prisoners in terms of state interests? Can we really expect the exchange to continue in the near future?

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Zelensky hopes for increase in US military assistance to Ukraine

President Volodymyr Zelensky hopes for an increase in US military and security assistance to Ukraine. He made a corresponding statement during a meeting with the US Congress delegation led by Senator Jim Inhofe within the framework of the 56th Munich Security Conference. “Volodymyr Zelensky stressed the great importance of the military and security assistance that Ukraine receives from the United

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