Monthly Archives: March 2020

Migration crisis. Erdogan plans to apply to the UN because of Greece’s refugee action

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said that Turkey considers Greece’s actions against migrants to be illegal, therefore they intend to hold her accountable. It is reported by TRT . “ Regarding Greece … This is not the first Greece to demonstrate ignorance of international law. Unfortunately, Mr. Mitsotakis ( Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis – Ed.) Takes a very backward position on these issues. He must first study international

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Turchynov tells how he bluffed Russian official amid Crimea annexation start

The move gave the Ukrainian military time to mobilize, equip its Army, and prepare forces and means to repel the Russian attack. Oleksandr Turchynov / Photo from UNIAN Former Secretary of the National Security and Defense Council (NSDC) Oleksandr Turchynov, who served as Ukrainian president in 2014, has told how he tried to get in touch with the Russian president

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MH17 defendants face life in prison

The maximum penalty for the defendants in the case of the crash of Malaysian Boeing MH17 in the Donbass in July 2014 is life imprisonment, said the representative of the Dutch prosecutor’s office, Digna van Butzelar, as quoted by UNN news agency. The four suspects are charged with two counts: the downing of flight MH17, which resulted in the deaths

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It took five hours for Russian lawmakers to propose, consider, and adopt legislation that could keep Putin in office for another 16 years

The State Duma convenes to vote on the second reading of constitutional reform legislation. Vladimir Zhirinovsky, the leader of LDPR and a long-time political blowhard, proposes adding a last-minute amendment that would initiate snap parliamentary elections. https://meduza.io/impro/et8PbLu3wyySgO8Q7aDpvEEMW7UNQJGhSKD0e06qOOA/fill/650/0/ce/1/aHR0cHM6Ly9tZWR1/emEuaW8vaW1hZ2Uv/YXR0YWNobWVudHMv/aW1hZ2VzLzAwNS8y/MTgvNjU2L29yaWdp/bmFsL0YxN2JFOXhJ/N2ZtTXJjRnVBMF9h/ZEEuanBn.webp Next, deputy Valentina Tereshkova (yes, the first woman in space) floats another idea: eliminate all presidential term limits or at least zero the

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First case of coronavirus reported in DPR

The so-called “Ministry of Health of Donetsk People’s Republic” stated that on March 9 a woman with a suspected coronavirus infection was hospitalized in the territory which is not under Ukraine’s control territory. The hospitalized woman returned from China. Upon her arrival at Moscow’s Sheremetyevo airport, the woman was checked for signs of illness, but according to the DPR representatives,

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Erdogan asks NATO for help in Syria

Speaking at a joint press conference with NATO Secretary General, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said that he had requested additional assistance from the alliance in connection with the current situation in Syria’s Idlib. According to him, the situation in Syria threatens all European countries. “No country in Europe has the right to look indifferently at the humanitarian drama in

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‘President for Life’: Putin Opens Door to Extending Rule until 2036

The Russian leader said Tuesday that he is open to a proposal that would allow him to run for president in 2024 and 2030. By Evan GershkovichUpdated: 20 minutes ago In a whirlwind series of events on Tuesday, Russia’s lower house of parliament laid the groundwork for President Vladimir Putin, who first took office in 2000, to remain in the Kremlin until

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Seven dead in Iran after consuming methyl alcohol to avoid coronavirus

Seven people have died from methyl alcohol in the city of Ahvaz in western Iran. The victims thought it would save them from coronavirus, IRNA reported citing the local prosecutor’s office. The prosecutor’s office says the number of deaths from methanol is expected to rise. As of March 8, 48 people were poisoned. Four people lost their eyesight after consuming

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JFO headquarters reports losses sustained in battle with Russian occupiers. “DNR” talks about 5 dead AFU soldiers

The Joint Forces have suffered losses as a result of a Russian anti-tank guided missile hitting the AFU lorry on Tuesday afternoon. This is stated in the report of press center of the JFO headquarters. “Today, on March 10, the Russian occupation troops attacked the positions of Ukrainian defenders in the Donetsk direction. Russian occupiers fired at the Joint Forces

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Russian State Duma resets counter of Putin’s presidential terms

Russian State Duma on Tuesday, March 10, lifted restrictions on the number of presidential terms. A total of 380 MPs voted for the corresponding amendment to the Constitution of Russia, 43 voted against, and one abstained. “In principle, the option would be possible. But on one condition, namely: if the Constitutional Court of the Russian Federation gives an official conclusion

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Former Ambassador Jon Huntsman Jr. says Russia ‘shaking in their boots’ as oil prices tank

Russia is “shaking in their boots” as oil prices continue to plunge, Utah Republican gubernatorial candidate and former U.S. Ambassador Jon Huntsman Jr. stated Tuesday. Triggered by the multiplying threat of coronavirus, oil prices fell 30 percent at the start of the week, the largest one-time drop since the 1991 Gulf War. In an interview on “Fox & Friends” with host Brian Kilmeade, Huntsman said Russia and President Vladimir Putin are concerned about the United States taking more

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Dutch prosecutors accuse Russia of trying to ‘thwart’ MH17 investigation

AMSTERDAM – Dutch prosecutors accused Russia on Tuesday of trying to sabotage the investigation into the downing of Malaysian Airlines Flight 17 in Ukraine in 2014, saying this cast “a dark shadow” over the impending trial of four suspects in the crash. Pretrial hearings began in Amsterdam on Monday. Prosecutors say the defendants, three Russians and a Ukrainian, helped arrange

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Kremlin’s Dutch puppets join the MH17 case manipulations on the eve of the trial

In March of this year, the first hearing starts in the Dutch court of the MH17 downing case, where among the suspects there are three Russian nationals. So it is not surprising that the Kremlin propaganda machine, which has recently been distracted by many other topics, from Syria to the Munich Security Conference, is returning to traditional information manipulations. And

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Russian lawmakers move to extend Putin’s presidency to 2036

State Duma deputy Valentina Tereshkova has proposed an amendment to Russia’s constitutional reform legislation that would reset the term clock to zero for all future presidential candidates. In other words, Vladimir Putin would be able to win another two elected terms in office, extending his presidency to 2036. The first woman in space, Tereshkova said it’s necessary “either to remove

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