Monthly Archives: May 2020

Russian forces deliberately bombed schools and hospitals in Syria. Key points from the latest ‘Amnesty International’ report.

https://meduza.io/impro/w2ItIon4lPmzcZEu-zGe3Q06MnLPhfVL1Qcbh_gjQ3I/fill/650/0/ce/1/aHR0cHM6Ly9tZWR1/emEuaW8vaW1hZ2Uv/YXR0YWNobWVudHMv/aW1hZ2VzLzAwNS81/MDUvMDEyL29yaWdp/bmFsL05pUkxhTnpy/Q0p3ZDhLV2xoVGlF/bVEuanBn.webp In recent months, Russian aircrafts, as well as Syrian government planes, have carried out regular airstrikes against schools and hospitals in the provinces of Idlib, Hama, and Aleppo in northwestern Syria. This was revealed in the latest report from the human rights organization Amnesty International, which was made available to Meduza. All total, Russian and Syrian troops attacked 53 medical facilities and 95

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Putin: Russia possesses weapons that no other country has

Russia has weapons that “no other country in the world has,” Russian President Vladimir Putin said on the TV talk show “Moscow. Kremlin. Putin.”, reported Radio Liberty. “It would be absolutely impossible. But we did it. Such successes could not have been achieved without fundamental science, scientific schools and engineering personnel,” Putin said. Earlier, the US and Russian presidents discussed

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US pharmacists discover antibody to destroy coronavirus in human body in 4 days

This is STI-1499 antibody, which can provide 100% inhibition of COVID-19 US biopharmaceutical company claims to have discovered an antibody that could shield the human body from the coronavirus and flush it out of a person’s system within four days. This is reported by Fox News. Sorrento Therapeutics will announce their discovery of the STI-1499 antibody, which the San Diego

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Washington: Russia’s actions in Arctic threaten NATO’s securityWashington: Russia’s actions in Arctic threaten NATO’s security

    Russia is increasing its presence in the Arctic and threatening NATO’s defense at the Greenland/Iceland/UK gap, stated the Deputy Assistant Secretary of State for European and Eurasian Affairs Michael Murphy. “China and Russia are seeking to more actively challenge American and Western and allied interests, whether that’s in Ukraine, whether that’s in North Africa, whether that’s in the

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Ukraine launches free consultancy to help find info on victims of Soviet repressions

To mark the Day of Remembrance of the Victims of Political Repression, the Sectoral State Archives of the Ukrainian Institute of National Memory (UINM) has opened a Consultation Center providing information about victims of political repression. Source: website of the Ukrainian Institute of National Memory with a direct quote from Ihor Kulyk, Director of the Sectoral State Archives “The Holodomor

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It Pays To Have Friends: Over 30 Government Positions Filled by Zelenskyy Associates15 May, 2020

en.hromadske.ua Over the course of the past year that Ukrainian president Volodymyr Zelenskyy has been in power, over 30 people who had previously worked on Zelenskyy’s comedy program ‘Studio Kvartal 95’ or their associates, have received government appointments. 12 of these have directly worked at Kvartal 95, while the rest are either from subsidiaries, related companies, or were simply acquainted,

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Washington Post describes Georgia as one of the most successful examples of struggling with COVID-19

1TV Georgia. https://1tv.ge/en/ 11:06, 17.05.2020  The Washington Post describes Georgia as one of the most successful examples of struggling with COVID-19. “When it comes to coronavirus response, superpowers may need to study smaller nations” – the Washington Post published an article under this title. According to the article,  the global pandemic showed that small countries are better able to cope with such challenges

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Germany’s decision not to exempt Nord Stream 2 from EU gas directive is blow to Russia, – ambassador

Melnyk added that it is too early to say that the current victory around Nord Stream 2 is final22:07, 16 May 2020 Nord Stream 2rian.com.ua  The Ambassador of Ukraine to Germany Andriy Melnyk welcomed the decision of the German authorities not to exempt the Nord Stream 2 gas pipeline from the requirements of the EU gas directive. This was stated by the

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From Petro Poroshenko FB page

Brief extract. Auto-translation from Ukrainian. The tragedy of communist terror must become an instructive lesson for the future, a reliable fuse from attempts to resuscitate “Russian peace” on our Ukrainian land. Eternal memory to all the victims of repression buried in the bikívnânsʹkomu forest, elsewhere shootings in Ukraine and beyond. We remember…

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Russia: Rostec finally finds a buyer for its unwanted fleet of Sukhoi Superjet 100s: Russian taxpayers

6:59 am, May 15, 2020 After years of failing to find new buyers on the open market, the Russian state corporation Rostec plans to supply Red Wings Airlines with as many as 60 “Sukhoi Superjet 100” aircraft over the next several years, three sources told the newspaper Vedomosti.  Since 2016, Red Wings Airlines has belonged to the United Aircraft Corporation, which

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Ukraine: OSCE SMM patrol came under fire near Berezivske

23:19, 16 May 2020 No one was injured in the incident. The patrol of the OSCE Special Monitoring Mission was shelled in the occupied territory of Donbas. OSCE press service reported this. It is reported that on 15 May, an SMM patrol comprising six members and two vehicles was positioned on the south-western edge of Berezivske (non-government-controlled, 53km north-west of Luhansk) to monitor adherence

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Kyiv mayor reports record 153 COVID-19 cases, two fatalities in past day Read

15:20, 16 May 2020 Twenty-two people recovered from the disease in the past day, he said. Kyiv Mayor Vitaliy Klitschko has said the number of confirmed COVID-19 cases in the capital city rose by record 153 in the past day. “In the past 24 hours, the number of Kyiv residents who tested positive increased by 153, including 17 healthcare workers.

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