Monthly Archives: June 2020

Ukraine’s Border Guards apprehend Russian mercenary in Donetsk region

The incident took place near Berezove checkpoint. The man tried to escape but failed21:15, 23 June 2020 Workers of the State Border Guard of Ukraine detained a man who turned out to be a Russian militant. Press office of the State Border Guard reported that on June 23.  The man was apprehended next to Novotroitske checkpoint, actually at Berezove checkpoint. The mercenary

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Judge removed from office after being busted with bribery

The official has been suspended for the time of pre-trial investigation18:20, 23 June 2020 A judge of Kharkiv court has been removed from office, as law enforcers busted him with bribetaking. Press service of the Specialized Anti-Corruption Prosecutor’s Office reported that on June 23. The official has been suspended for the time of pre-trial investigation. The investigation found out that when the judge

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MH17 trial: Pulatov’s lawyer says that plane could have been downed by Ukrainian military

23.06.2020 “Ukraine has a large arsenal of Buk systems and missiles. There were 96 missiles of this type in Ukraine in the area where MH17 was shot down,” said Pulatov’s lawyer Sabine Ten Doesschate, an Ukrinform correspondent in The Hague reports. According to her, it cannot be ruled out that the plane “could have been shot down by the Ukrainian

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Olena Rotari, Daryna Sarhan: Why do houses collapse in Odesa?

Police officer stands guard near the destroyed apartment building on Solomii Krushelnytskoi Street in Kyiv on the morning of June 21, 2020.Photo by Oleg Petrasiuk ODESA — The safety of Odesa residents is once again being questioned after a recent tragedy that took place in Kyiv, when several floors of an apartment block collapsed. Four people were killed, probably from a gas

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Situation in Ukraine about to reach dead end, says Russian senior diplomat – Russian Politics & Diplomacy

Warning! This article contains vomit inducing BS from the land of make believe. MOSCOW, June 23. /TASS/. Western nations keep on fueling the conflict in Ukraine and the situation is being driven to a dead end, Russian Foreign Minister Alexander Grushko said on Tuesday. “The Ukrainian conflict is being fueled. Under the passive eye of Western countries, or even pushed

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Take everyone who shouts ‘Freedom!’ St. Petersburg ‘Network’ terrorism case verdicts spark protests and dozens of arrests

https://meduza.io/impro/MTu4_BtBQc0iVkH6GftqQKiEVghLRLRI8cIUhnrPN4Q/fill/650/0/ce/1/aHR0cHM6Ly9tZWR1/emEuaW8vaW1hZ2Uv/YXR0YWNobWVudHMv/aW1hZ2VzLzAwNS82/NDAvMTA3L29yaWdp/bmFsL1BIc3AxM0l3/eEFJNU5SaXZUWkVV/TncuanBn.webp On June 22, a military court in St. Petersburg sentenced two suspects in the high-profile “Network” (“Set”) terrorism case to a combined total of 12.5 years in prison, for their roles in organizing an alleged terrorist group among left-wing activists in Penza and St. Petersburg. Twenty-five-year-old computer programmer Viktor Filinkov was sentenced to seven years in prison, while 28-year-old

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A cloud of hydrochloric acid covers Omsk, Russia

The Ob-Irtysh Office for Hydrometeorology and Environmental Monitoring has recorded chloro hydrogen in the atmosphere of Omsk, a poisonous gas that forms hydrochloric acid when dissolved in water particles in the air. The maximum allowable concentration exceeded 10 times, TASS reported, citing the press service of the organization. The gas was found in the Oktyabrskiy administrative district of the city.

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Kremlin urges Germany to build factories in Russia

Russia expects to expand cooperation with German businesses and establish joint production of high value-added products in Russian territory, stated Russian Minister of Trade and Industry Denis Manturov during the online conference “Russia and the World in 2021”, organized by the Russian-German Chamber of Commerce. According to the Minister, Germans could begin construction of factories for the auto industry, aviation

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Coronavirus Frontline Doctors Ordered to Vote on Changes Allowing Putin to Stay in Power

“This isn’t right. We shouldn’t be told what to do after all we have done.” By Pjotr Sauer Russian health workers treating coronavirus patients across the country say they are being pressured by their superiors to vote on constitutional amendments that would allow President Vladimir Putin to stay in power through 2036. “We simply don’t have a choice,” a doctor at

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Bolton memoir: Trump talks profanely about Ukraine, Zelensky

By Matthew Kupfer. Published June 22. Updated June 22 at 8:48 pm In his new memoir, former U.S. National  Security Advisor John Bolton confirms what others have concluded: President Donald J. Trump doesn’t like Ukraine, had no interest in meeting Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky and fawned over Russian President Vladimir Putin as well as other authoritarian leaders. And Bolton quotes

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Bloody trail of Russian military in Libya – media

UN mission monitors in Libya said they welcomed the decision to set up an investigation committee, and called on its members to study the sites of mass graves, identify victims, establish cause of death, and hand over the bodies to families. Although Moscow has officially rejected allegations of its involvement in Libya hostilities, there is sufficient evidence backing reports on

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Sniper Denis Pylypets: “Even if there are a lot of Russian scum around us, it’s still our land”

Denis Pylypets (nicknamed “Sarmat”), a sniper of the National Guard of Ukraine, who has been fighting in Donbass since 2014, told the Week about his own frontline adventures, the evolution of the Ukrainian army and the peculiarities of his current work. The reasons for secrecy around your work are clear. But, if possible, tell us about your first combat mission. –

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Deputy foreign minister Bodnar: Russia wants to become global player under flag of USSR

Russian leadership, by appropriating the laurels of victory over Nazism, seeks to become the same global player as the Soviet Union was during World War II, flying the flag of USSR. “Russia incessantly loses its role and place in global politics, and since 2014, after the start of the aggression against Ukraine, it has fallen into international isolation. However, geopolitical

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Zelensky: I don’t do political persecution, Poroshenko just playing victim

Ukraine’s President Volodymyr Zelensky said he was not behind a political persecution of his predecessor Petro Poroshenko, who now sits in parliament. “He just wants to be a victim, wants everyone to think that there are political persecutions in Ukraine,” Zelensky said in an interview with the Canadian news outlet The Globe and Mail. “I am not interested in Mr.

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What could the prosecution of Petro Poroshenko mean for Ukrainian democracy?

MON, JUN 22, 2020 UkraineAlert by Peter Dickinson Former Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko appeared in court on June 18 for a pretrial hearing on charges related to alleged abuse of office during his presidency. This is one of around twenty cases involving the ex-president that are currently being pursued in what critics have labeled a clear-cut case of political persecution.

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