Monthly Archives: June 2020

Biden family has no relation to $6 mln bribe case – SAPO chief

Head of the Specialized Anti-Corruption Prosecutor’s Office (SAPO) Nazar Kholodnytsky has said that former U.S. Vice President Joe Biden and his son Hunter are not involved in the case of offering a bribe to the top officials of anti-corruption bodies for closing the episode, which involves former ecology minister Mykola Zlochevsky. During a briefing on Saturday, asked about whether Hunter

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Boryspil International Airport prepares to resume regular flights (PHOTOS)

NextBoryspil International Airport outside Kyiv is preparing to resume regular international and domestic flights as Ukraine eases restrictions aimed to contain the spread of COVID-19. https://www.kyivpost.com/multimedia/photo/boryspil-international-airport-prepares-to-resume-regular-flights-photos?cn-reloaded=1 Photo by Volodymyr Petrov Boryspil International Airport’s Terminal D is gearing up for a long awaited reopening as Ukraine restores international and domestic air travel on June 15. Travelers will see new safety features including body temperature

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U.S. House Foreign Affairs Committee Chair introduces legislation condemning Putin’s ally Prigozhin

Engel says Prigozhin continues to use different tools to undermine American interests. REUTERS Chairman of the U.S. House Committee on Foreign Affairs Eliot Engel has introduced legislation designed to expand sanctions against Russian businessman Yevgeny Prigozhin, who is Russian President Vladimir Putin’s close ally. “Yevgeniy Prigozhin is a Putin puppet with a long history of undermining the security and the

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Putin promises to ‘pleasantly surprise’ countries which have hypersonic weapons

Russia will be ready when other countries have hypersonic weapons, said Russian President Vladimir Putin in an interview with “The News of the Week” on Rossiya 1 TV channel. “They will have these weapons. But I think that we will be able to pleasantly surprise our partners because when they have these weapons, it is very likely that we will have a

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From tomorrow. The leader of the “DPR” militants Pushilin cancels the increased combat readiness of the occupying forces

The leader of the so-called “ DPR” Denis Pushilin canceled the high alert mode of the occupying forces along the contact line in the Donbass. The so-called ” decree” of the leader of the terrorists comes into force on June 15. This was reported by the publication Ostrov , citing a statement by Pushilin. “ Given the changes that have occurred in the operational situation on the line

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Record bribe offered to Ukraine’s officials for closing Burisma case

The National Anti-Corruption Bureau of Ukraine (NABU) and the Specialized Anti-Corruption Prosecutor’s Office (SAP) said that they were offered a bribe of $5 million for the closure of the criminal case involving Mykola Zlochevsky, owner of Burisma. According to the representative of the prosecutor’s office, this case has nothing to do with Hunter Biden, a former member of the board

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Kim Jong-un’s sister threatens South Korea with military action

In addition, Foreign Ministry spokesman said that North Korea will continue to build up its military capabilities in response to alleged threat from United States North Korean dictator’s sister Kim Yo Chen threatened South Korea with military action by the DPRK army, as Deutsche welle reports. “Exercising my authority, sanctioned by the supreme leader, our party and the state, I

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Alexei Bayer: Permanent revolution comes to America

25th Year!Sign inSubscribeSunday, June 14, 2020 Ukraine Business Tech Opinion Lifestyle Video Ukraine Digest Calendar Hot topics More Employment Business Wire KP BrandStudio HOT TOPICSCoronavirus in UkraineTracking the outbreak HOT TOPICSKyiv Post ClassicsThe best stories from 25 years HOT TOPICSKyiv Post 25th AnniversaryCelebrating this newspaper’s 25th year HOT TOPICSUkraine-US Relations In The Trump EraHow impeachment, 2020 election affect Ukraine COVID-19 in

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‘Look after yourself — vote electronically!’ Moscow’s civil servants report being forced to register for online voting ahead of Russia’s constitutional plebiscite

Moscow’s government employees have made mass complaints about management coercing them into registering to vote online ahead of Russia’s July 1 plebiscite on constitutional amendments. In particular, this apparent attempt to boost voter turnout has elicited reports of abuse from the Moscow Education Department, as well as the Moscow Housing and Utilities Department’s offshoots known as “Zhilishchnik” and “Avtomobilnye Dorogi” (which

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Russia’s population shrinks by 160,300 in January-April – stats agency

The data is not final and will be amended after the quarantine restrictions are lifted MOSCOW, June 13. /TASS/. Natural population decrease in Russia amounted to 160,300 in January-April, but the data is not final and will be amended after the quarantine restrictions are lifted, since the received information is not complete, Russian Federal State Statistics Service said. Russia’s natural

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State of emergency introduced in Kazan over large fire at gas distribution station

One person has died and three have been injured in the explosion TASS, June 13. A state of emergency has been introduced in Kazan in the Volga area over a large fire at a gas distribution station, Russia’s Emergencies Ministry told TASS on Saturday. “As of 07:00 Moscow time, a state of emergency was introduced for governance bodies and the forces

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Western coalition must be brought to account for campaign in Iraq – Zakharova

Russian Foreign Ministry spokeswoman remarked that “the statement by such a senior British official is clear evidence London is determined to conceal numerous instances of disgraceful conduct by British troops in Iraq MOSCOW, June 12. /TASS/. Keeping quiet about crimes committed by the Western coalition in Iraq is impermissible and those responsible must be brought to justice, Russian Foreign Ministry

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NATO’s colonization of Ukraine under guise of partnership

Scott Ritter Warning! This article contains BS NATO has extended yet another in a long line of “incentives” designed to tease Ukraine with the prospects of joining the transatlantic alliance, while stopping short of actual membership. The North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) has designated Ukraine as an “Enhanced Opportunity Partner,” making it one of six nations (the others being Georgia,

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