Monthly Archives: April 2020

Russia suspends all international air traffic

Russia has been suspending all international passenger flights, including evacuation flights for Russian citizens, since April 4, reported the Russian news agencies TASS, Interfax, Kommersant and RBC, citing sources in the Russian aviation industry. ” Rosaviation (the Russian Federal Air Transport Agency) has revoked all permits for international flights. Among others, outbound flights carrying nationals from Russia will be suspended,”

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Spain’s prime minister says Europe needs a new Marshall plan

Spanish Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez has called on the EU to develop a new version of the Marshall Plan to stimulate the recovery of the European economy after the coronavirus crisis. He wrote about it in the article in The Guardian , reports “European truth”. “Europe is going through the deepest crisis since World War II. Our people are dying or fighting

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Lukashenko: Ukraine should do everything possible to hold elections in Donbas

President of Belarus Alexander Lukashenko believes that Ukraine should hold elections in the Donbas in order to end the conflict. “All the leadership (of Ukraine), not only the president, who is trying to do something there (his legacy is difficult) (…) should take unpopular steps and hold these elections today in order to go take control of the border with

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Prague removes statue of Marshal Konev, will lend it to a museum of totalitarism

The controversial statue of Soviet Marshal Ivan Konev has been removed from náměstí Interbrigády in Prague 6. The statue will be stored until it can be moved to the planned Museum of 20th Century Memory. The Prague 6 administration decided in September 2019 that the Konev statue would be replaced by a memorial to the liberation of Prague at the

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Russian specialists disinfect three retirement homes in Italy

By now, the Russian military has disinfected more than 160,000 square meters of indoor premises in 32 buildings MOSCOW, April 5. /TASS/. Russian military specialists have disinfected three retirement homes in Italy’s Lombardy, the Russian Defense Ministry reported on Sunday. “On April 4, Russian military specialists carried out a disinfection effort at retirement homes in three inhabited communities of Lombardy,

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Ask for help in Russia or die

Galina Poptsova Russian propaganda around the world is trying to exploit the situation with the spread of the coronavirus to achieve the Kremlin’s strategic goals. As for Ukraine, it adapts informational pretexts to narratives that remain unchanged: the collapse of the state, the collapse of the economy, the Nazi state. Ukraine also has signs of a global softpower campaign to position authoritarian

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Russia accuses Ukraine, Germany and France of undermining agreements to create joint council with Donbas militants

The Russian Ministry of Foreign Affairs believes that the rejection of the agreements reached with representatives of the militant authorities in the Donbas was not only Kyiv’s initiative. “Unfortunately, strange things began to happen after the breakthrough. During the telephone talks, the assistants of the “Normandy” leaders, Berlin and Paris, under various pretexts avoided supporting the agreements between Kyiv and

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Chiygoz: Putin should have already been judged in the Nuremberg Criminal Court

Vice President of the Mejlis of the Crimean Tatar People (QTMM), Ukrainian Deputy Ahtem Chiygoz stated that the constitutional amendments to be accepted in Russia is a challenge for Ukraine and the whole world, and Russia’s military aggression against Ukraine will expand. Speaking to the Crimean News Agency (QHA), Chiygoz said, “Actually, this is nothing new. Putin does not trust

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12 civilians died from mines explosion in Donbas since beginning of 2020, – OSCE

20:30, 4 April 2020 Since 2017, the SMM has recorded about 300 civilian casualties Since the beginning of 2020, 12 deaths have been recorded in Donbas as a result of the mines explosion. This was announced by the head of the OSCE Special Monitoring Mission Yashar Halit Cevik. According to Cevik, in 2019 mines and other explosive ordnance led to 48

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Coronavirus: Man arrested after filming himself coughing on shoppers

A man who filmed himself coughing and sneezing on supermarket shoppers in Christchurch has been arrested and charged. A police spokesman said a 38-year-old man was arrested in Christchurch last night after he was seen on video online coughing at people in a supermarket. “The man has been charged with endangering life by criminal nuisance and obstruction of a medical

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