Monthly Archives: June 2020

Danone ends advertising campaign with Porechenkov – Ukrainian ambassador

10.06.2020 17:55 French dairy producer Danone has ended an advertising campaign involving Russian actor Mikhail Porechenkov, Ukraine’s Ambassador to France Oleh Shamshur has said on his Twitter page. “I have good news for you. I have just received a call from Danone Secretary General Mathias Vicherat. The company ends the advertising campaign with the participation of Porechenkov. A rapid and

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Kolomoisky stated that the Medvedchuk family’s share in the 1 + 1 structure was news to him

According to his declaration, Viktor Medvedchuk’s wife Oksana Marchenko is the owner of Bolvik Ventures LTD. This company is also present in the ownership structure of “1 + 1”. Ihor Kolomoisky, an oligarch and co-owner of the 1 + 1 channel group, said that the Medvedchuk family’s share in the 1 + 1 structure was news to him. He said this in

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Russia concerned about respect for human rights amid protests in U.S.

Nevertheless, according to Putin’s spokesman, the Russian Federation does not want to interfere in a domestic issue Russia perceives protests and civil unrest in the U.S. following the death of George Floyd as a “domestic issue.” It was stated by Russian President Vladimir Putin’s spokesman Dmitry Peskov, CNBC reports. “What is going on in the States with these riots and

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Judge rules MH17 accused can’t claim ‘combatant immunity’ defence

A Dutch prosecutor says four men accused of murder over the downing of MH17 can’t claim combatant immunity because they weren’t fighting for a state. Four men accused of murder over the downing of Malaysia Airlines flight 17 in eastern Ukraine can’t claim combatant immunity, a Dutch court has heard. Prosecutor Ward Ferdinandusse says Russian Oleg Pulatov, Igor Girkin, Sergey

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Andrew Fink: How US corporations finance Russia’s infowar in Ukraine

By Andrew Fink While Ukraine is in COVID-19 lockdown, the Ukrainian oligarch Viktor Medvedchuk is spreading fear that there are dangerous American military biolabs in Ukraine. Medvedchuk is not a marginal figure. He is the chairman of Ukraine’s largest opposition party (Za Zhittya) and his daughter’s godfather is Vladimir Putin – really. For years Medvedchuk and his comrades have been

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A Russian diplomat spread a fake about the war in Donbass

Authors:MediaSapiensAnother manipulation was brought to the attention of the Ukrainian Ministry of Foreign Affairs Alexander Alimov, Russia’s deputy permanent representative to the UN in Geneva, wrote on Twitter that children had died during the war in Donbas. He added to the post a photo of a girl who, according to him, “died from the shelling of the Ukrainian army.” A spokesman

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Russian nuclear-capable bombers intercepted by US aircraft near Alaska

   Russian nuclear-capable bombers were intercepted and escorted by U.S. fighter jets during a flight over neutral waters near Alaska, according to a report on Wednesday. U.S. F-22 Raptor tactical fighters accompanied the four Russian Tupolev Tu-95MS bombers during some periods of their 11-hour flight that reportedly complied with international law, Reuters reported, citing the RIA news agency and the

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Kadyrov Donates Millions to Help Chechen Grooms ‘Buy’ 200 Brides

Chechen leader Ramzan Kadyrov has announced plans to donate 10.3 million rubles ($131,500) to help men cash-strapped by the coronavirus pandemic “buy” brides under Islamic law. The families of 207 grooms in Russia’s North Caucasus republic of Chechnya would each receive 50,000 rubles ($635) for their sons to get married in accordance with traditional Islamic practices, the region’s Spiritual Board of

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River almost dries out amid water shortage in occupied Crimea (Photo)

The relevant photos were posted by a local blogger. A water-shortage disaster has been unfolding in the Russian-occupied Crimea, which is evidenced by the recent photos of the Salgir River in the city of Simferopol. The photos recently posted on Twitter by blogger RoksolanaToday&Crimea25% (@KrimRT) show the river-bed that has been almost dried out and covered with weeds. In contrast,

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Vote or Gays will Take Your Children. 2020 edition

Pro-Kremlin propaganda and homophobia go hand in hand ahead of the vote on constitutional amendments in Russia. Two years ago, EUvsDisinfo wrote about a viral video in Russia that promoted participation in the 2018 presidential election by suggesting that unless people go and vote, forced homosexuality will become a norm in Russia. Now, ahead of the constitutional referendum scheduled in

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Moscow Sees 57% Mortality Spike in May as Russia’s Low Virus Deaths Questioned – Ekho Moskvy

Almost 60% more people in Moscow have died in May than the city’s average toll for the past three years, the Ekho Moskvy radio station reported Wednesday as questions continue to swirl around Russia’s low coronavirus death figures. Around 15,700 people died in Moscow in May, Ekho Moskvy cited an unnamed source familiar with preliminary civil registry data as saying.

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Retired Austrian Colonel Jailed Over Spying for Russia

A retired Austrian army colonel was jailed for three years on Tuesday after being convicted of spying for Russia. The 71-year-old who has not been named “betrayed state secrets at the expense of Austria for a foreign secret service,” a Salzburg court ruled. He also “deliberately disclosed a military secret,” according to the verdict. The court case began in March

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Experts concerned over Ukraine’s concessions to Hungary in Zakarpattia region

09:20, 10 June 2020 – by UNIAN The administrative-territorial reform envisages the creation of a Hungarian district with the center in Berehove. The Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine on June 1 published a draft resolution laying down the newly formed districts across the country’s regions. Five districts will be formed in the far-western Zakarpattia region (with the centers in Berehove,

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“It’s as if the road was bombed”: stressed-out driver posts photos of M13 highway in Mykolayiv region

This is the actual condition of the M13 highway from the junction with P06 to the administrative border of Kirovohrad region. facebook/IHateUkrAvtoDor Driver Oleksandr Ostrovskiy has posted the photos showing the catastrophic condition of the M13 Poltava-Chisinau international highway. The relevant photos were posted in the “I hate Ukravtodor” group on Facebook. facebook/IHateUkrAvtoDor facebook/IHateUkrAvtoDor It can be seen that in

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Ten Ukraine servicemen injured in Spartan vehicle blast in Avdiyivka (Photo)

A criminal case was opened to probe into the act of terrorism. The vehicle hit an explosive device / Photo from gp.gov.ua Ten Ukrainian servicemen were injured in a blast as a Spartan armored personnel carrier of the Armed Forces of Ukraine hit an unidentified explosive device in the town of Avdiyivka, Donetsk region, on Tuesday morning. Law enforcement agencies

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