Monthly Archives: June 2020

Fighting the ‘satanic regime’ After falling out with the Russian Orthodox Church over COVID-19, a dissident priest seizes a convent in the Urals

https://meduza.io/impro/UmM-op7cw6nWpdo1-4NeZsmj9b5JIdI7hBOIkdP2dRM/fill/650/0/ce/1/aHR0cHM6Ly9tZWR1/emEuaW8vaW1hZ2Uv/YXR0YWNobWVudHMv/aW1hZ2VzLzAwNS82/MjQvNDYwL29yaWdp/bmFsL2FxTHE5cThQ/VU9pcEwya0pQdzlI/NlEuanBn.webp An ongoing conflict between one of the most prominent priests in central Russia and the leadership of the Russian Orthodox Church turned into an open confrontation on June 16. Schema-Hegumen Sergii not only denies the existence of COVID-19, but has also spent the entire quarantine period urging believers to visit churches and refuse vaccinations, which he claims is a

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Lukashenko orders Belarusian companies to close accounts in Russian banks

The Belarusian authorities ordered state-owned companies to stop using bank accounts and withdraw money from all Russian banks except state-owned ones, reported Belarusian news outlets Naviny.by and TUT.by, citing sources in financial industry. The order of the Belarusian government concerns the banks with Russian capital, one of the bankers said. This includes the subsidiaries of Sberbank and VEB (BPS-Sberbank and BelVEB), which have

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MEP Radacovsky: We should never forget people who fought for liberation from fascism

Miroslav Radačovský has laid flowers to the monument of Eternal Glory in Kyiv We should never forget people who fought for freedom and liberation from fascism. This was stated by the MEP  from Slovakia Miroslav Radačovský after the laying of flowers to the monument of Eternal Glory in Kyiv. “This is an important day for me. I’m walking here, I

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Ukraine claims its new Neptune missiles can destroy Russian ships in Novorossiysk

The new Ukrainian cruise missile Neptune is capable of “reaching” the ships of the Russian fleet in the port of Novorossiysk, stated the Ukrainian military expert Mikhail Zhikhorov in his article in the newspaper “Business Capital”. “Theoretically, the range of the missile allows the system to reach the targets around the occupied Crimea, and from the coast of the Sea of

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National interests’ protection includes search for solutions with partners – Putin

There is a huge distance between egoism and protecting one’s own national interests, Russian President said MOSCOW, June 21. /TASS/. Protection of Russia’s national interests implies searching for mutually acceptable solutions with partners, Russian President Vladimir Putin said in an interview for a film “Russia. Kremlin. Putin” broadcast by Rossiya-1 television. “You know, there was a period when Russia, sadly

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Putin: Russia and Ukraine are not in an argument, they only have different views

Russian President Vladimir Putin said that Russia and Ukraine “did not argue but only had different views”. “First of all, Crimea has always been ours, even from a legal point of view,” Putin said, in an interview with Russia 1 TV channel, calling the annexation of Crimea “the highest degree of democracy.” In an interview, he was asked whether a dispute of such a

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Kremlin: Russia’s relations with Poland are ‘at their lowest level’

Relations between Russia and Poland are “at their lowest possible level”, this goes against the interests of the two countries, said Russian Presidential spokesman Dmitry Peskov on Channel One Russia. “Our relations with Poland today do not just leave much to be desired, they are bad. They are probably at their lowest level, which is clearly contrary to the interests

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