Monthly Archives: June 2020

Pompeo Offers U.S. Help in Cleaning Huge Russian Oil Spill

The United States on Saturday offered to help Russia clean up a vast fuel spill that has fouled an Arctic river in northern Siberia. “Saddened to hear about the fuel spill in Norilsk, Russia,” Secretary of State Mike Pompeo wrote on Twitter.Secretary Pompeo✔@SecPompeo Saddened to hear about the fuel spill in Norilsk, Russia. Despite our disagreements, the United States stands

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Odesa activist to be charged with homicide in what he claims was self-defense

The case where Sternenko is about to be probed as a suspect in the killing of one of the attackers he says were trying to murder him highlights the issue of self-defense boundaries in Ukraine. facebook.com/sternenko Odesa-based activist Serhiy Sternenko says the SBU security service of Ukraine is ready to press homicide charges against him over the death of Ivan

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Kiva proposes to rename Bandera Avenue in the capital in honor of the murdered George Floyd

MP Ilya Kiva from the Opposition Platform Faction – For Life proposes to announce a week of mourning and rename Stepan Bandera Avenue in Kiev in honor of George Floyd, an African American killed by US police . And the deputy put forward a proposal to canonize Floyd, put him on the lists of Heavenly hundreds and pay his family $ 10 million. He

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Donbas children deployed as weapons in Russia’s hybrid warfare against Ukraine, rights watchdog warns

The threat is that the youths that are being massively fed propaganda lies are likely to become a strong pro-Russian electorate after Ukraine regains control over the occupied territories. REUTERS Russia is effectively deploying children in the interests of its aggression against Ukraine in Donbas, and this is not only about military games or competitions. Through systematic militarization and indoctrination,

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Russia is preparing mirror measures in response to expulsion of its diplomats from Czech Republic

Russian Foreign Ministry promised that Moscow will take into account Czech government’s action The Russian Foreign Ministry announced its readiness to take “mirror measures” in response to the expulsion of Russian diplomats from the Czech Republic. The corresponding statement was made by the press secretary of the Russian Foreign Ministry, Maria Zakharova, as Interfax reports. “The most important thing is

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Russia claims its air defense systems don’t counter Israeli attacks in Syria for political reasons

Russian air defense systems deployed in Syria do not shoot down Israeli missiles for political reasons, said Dmitry Danilov, head of the European Security Department of the Institute of Europe of the Russian Academy of Sciences and a professor at the Moscow State Institute of International Relations (MGIMO), during a conversation at the Patriot Media Center as part of the

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23 Russian-made Pantsir air defense systems destroyed in Libya by Turkish drones

 Sunday, June 7, 2020 10:00:00 AM Turkish drones have destroyed at least 23 Pantsir-S1 anti-aircraft missile systems during the military conflicts in Syria and Libya. While, eight Russian-made aid defense systems were destroyed in Middle East conflicts, 15 combat vehicles have already been destroyed in Africa, reports Ukrainian news outlet Defense Express. It is noted that the total amount of lost air

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OSCE records about 10,000 ceasefire violations in Donbas over two weeks

   The OSCE Special Monitoring Mission to Ukraine (SMM) has recorded almost 10,000 ceasefire violations in eastern Ukraine over the past two weeks. “Between 18 and 31 May, the SMM recorded about 9,850 ceasefire violations, including about 2,650 explosions. This compares with about 10,500 and about 2,000, respectively, in the previous two-week period,” reads the report of June 1, 2020,

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European neo-Nazis undergo training in Russia and join militants in Donbas, – media

We are talking about the Partizan camp near St. Petersburg, which was founded by Russian ultra-right extremists and supporters of the “white race supremacy”15:43, 7 June 2020Far-right movement participants from GermanyFocus.deFar-right movement participants from Germany, Finland and Sweden undergo training at a Russian military camp near St. Petersburg and join militants in Donbas. This was reported by Focus with reference to intelligence

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Moderate Zelenskyy makes a mockery of the Kremlin’s anti-Ukraine propaganda

Atlantic Council. June 4, 2020. UkraineAlert by Vitaliy Syzov There is much talk of Russian revenge in Kyiv these days. As President Zelenskyy begins his second year in office, political opponents accuse him of pursuing an increasingly revanchist agenda and warn of escalating plots to return Ukraine to the Kremlin orbit. The country’s historic pivot towards Euro-Atlantic integration is in

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Ukraine official spins mouse tale to highlight corruption

A Ukrainian official’s announcement that mice had eaten some 30 million dollars worth of grain in the state reserves – enough to fill some 2,700 containers – has stirred a wave of concern in the country. Mykhaylo Apostol, an adviser to the interior minister, quickly clarified that he was really talking about shortages caused by corruption and that his reference

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