Monthly Archives: July 2020

Millions in Swiss bank, Rolex, Breguet watches: New National Bank head updates declaration

In addition, Kyrylo Shevchenko owes 8,520 dollars of taxes12:28, 23 July 2020Newly-appointed Chairman of the National Bank of Ukraine Kyrylo ShevchenkoKyryloShevchenko/Website Kyrylo Shevchenko, who was appointed the new head of the National Bank of Ukraine by the Verkhovna Rada on July 16, published his income declaration on the same day. But on July 21, he edited the declaration. Shevchenko stated

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IF YOUCAN’T MAKE IT,STEAL IT Given the Putin regime’s history of criminality, Russia’s efforts to steal information about a covid-19 vaccine should not surprise us. Brian WhitmoreJuly 22, 2020 Dmitry Peskov is a master of chutzpah. The Kremlin spokesman said with a straight face that Russia is “among the pioneer countries” in the race to develop a covid-19 vaccine.  Peskov

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Russia will find way to respond to US sanctions against Kadyrov, says diplomat

US Secretary of State Michael Pompeo said earlier on Monday that the United States was imposing sanctions on head of the Chechen Republic Ramzan Kadyrov and his family members for gross violations of human rights© Anton Novoderezhkin/TASS MOSCOW, July 20. /TASS/. Russian will find a way to respond to the US sanctions against head of the Chechen Republic Ramzan Kadyrov,

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Russian economy remains stable, despite pandemic, says PM

Mishustin also pointed out that all measures taken by the Russian authorities in the context of the crisis caused by the pandemic were very clear and gave their results© Alexander Astafiev/Russian Government Press Office/TASS MOSCOW, July 23. / TASS /. The Russian economy despite the pandemic remains stable, there are enough funds for the implementation of national development goals, said

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French ambassador: Only Normandy, Minsk formats can bring peace to Donbas

The Normandy and Minsk formats are the only ones that are capable of bringing peace to Donbas and reaffirming Ukraine’s sovereignty within its internationally recognized borders, French Ambassador to Ukraine Etienne de Poncins states. The ambassador assured that France will not abandon its attempts to find a way to establish peace in Donbas. “We use a lot of energy and diplomatic

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Russian aircraft carrier Admiral Kuznetsov rusted beyond repair

Russian aircraft carrier Admiral Kuznetsov, which is currently the only Russian aircraft carrier in service, contrary to the intended repair, “broke” even more in a year. Judging by satellite images published by the Chinese publication Sohu, there has been no repairs done on the warship yet. However, in one a year, its deck has rusted significantly so that it became noticeable

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Man Who Threatened Law Enforcement Officers With Grenade In Poltava Frees Hostage, Disappears Into Forest

    Roman Skrypnyk, who threatened law enforcement officers with a grenade and took a police colonel hostage in Poltava, has freed the hostage and disappeared into the forest. The press service of the National Police announced this in a statement, the Ukrainian News Agency reports. “The suspect left the car in the middle of the road and hid in a

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Russian tycoon Deripaska: Next spring Russia will face ‘sanctions from hell’

Russia may face a sharp tightening of U.S. sanctions in the spring of 2021, according to Russian billionaire Oleg Deripaska. If Donald Trump loses the election and Democrats, led by 77-year-old Joe Biden, come to power in Washington, “all previous sanctions will seem like a walk in the park to us,” Deripaska, who has been on the U.S. Treasury Department’s

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Melting Arctic Permafrost Threatens Russian Energy Firms’ Bottom Line – Morgan Stanley

Rapidly melting Arctic permafrost poses the greatest threat to major Russian energy producers’ infrastructure and financial indicators, according to a new Morgan Stanley report obtained by the Vedomosti business daily. Gazprom, Novatek, Alrosa and Norilsk Nickel — whose fuel tank leaked after sinking into thawing permafrost in May, resulting in a major environmental disaster — stand to lose the most from the

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EU ambassador to Ukraine disturbed by fire in activist Shabunin’s house

23.07.2020 15:07 EU Ambassador to Ukraine Matti Maasikas has expressed concern over the fire in the house of Vitaliy Shabunin, the head of NGO Anti-Corruption Action Center. He wrote this on his Twitter account. “Very disturbed by the news that the house of the anti-corruption activist Vitaliy Shabunin burned down. I call on the authorities to investigate this case and if a

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Air Force in Europe demonstrates its power in Black Sea joint drill

   STUTTGART, Germany — U.S. Air Forces in Europe led a large-scale show of force in the Black Sea that brought F-16s together with a Navy warship, drones and special operations aircraft to simulate the destruction of “well-defended targets.” The one-day exercise conducted Wednesday occurred in international airspace and waters in the Black Sea, where Russian forces also have been

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Man Takes Police Officer Hostage In Poltava

     A man threatening with a grenade to police officers in Poltava has taken hostage the head of the criminal investigation department from the Main National Police Department in Poltava region Shiyan. Anton Heraschenko, a deputy interior affairs minister, has written this on Facebook, Ukrainian News Agency reports. He noted that on July 23 at 9:05 a.m., employees of the

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KGB file reveals how the Kremlin planned to destabilize Ukraine in the early 1990s

On July 16, 2020, Ukraine celebrated the Declaration of State Sovereignty of Ukraine, approved on July 16, 1990 by the recently elected parliament of the Ukrainian SSR by a vote of 355 for and four against. This was the first step towards the independence of Ukraine, officially proclaimed on August 24, 1991. The document decreed that Ukrainian SSR laws took precedence over the laws of

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Russians in Trilateral Contact Group demand that Kyiv cancels resolution adopted by Rada on local elections, Ukrainian side refuses

Within the political group of Trilateral Contact Group (Ukraine, Russia, OSCE), it was noted that a complete and comprehensive ceasefire is a basic precondition for a political settlement. “After all, elections in the temporarily occupied territories of Ukraine are possible only under the following conditions: after a comprehensive de-escalation; after withdrawal of foreign military units and equipment, disarmament of illegal

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Russia on course to suffer 400,000 more deaths than births in 2020, new Rosstat figures show

In the first five months of 2020, the State Statistical Agency Rosstat reports, the Russian population declined because there were 221,300 more deaths than births, a decline 22.4% greater than in the same period a year earlier and one that puts the country on course to see its population fall by the end of this year by 380,000 to 420,000.

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Volunteers launch huge Ukrainian flag into the sky over occupied Donetsk (Photo, video)

Russian invaders were seen shooting at the balloon-driven banner for at least 20 minutes. Vlad Ivanov / Facebook On July 21, a group of volunteers launched a massive Ukrainian flag into the sky over the occupied city of Donetsk, using dozens of balloons. One of the activists, Vlad Ivanov, said Russian invaders had been shooting at the flag for about

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Ukraine and Russia agree on ceasefire

Ukraine’s chief clown and Russia’s godfather signed an agreement on a ceasefire in Eastern Ukraine, starting next week. We recall, since the first ceasefire was signed five years ago thousands of Ukrainians were killed or injured, towns near the frontline look like Swiss cheese from all the bullet holes that remind us of what a Russian ceasefire is all about.

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UK weighs plans to make foreign agents register after new report suggests bigger threat of Russian interference

22 July, 2020 – Fox News ‘The PM sat on this report for 10 months,’ Labor leader Keir Starmer said. Britain’s ministers are considering making foreign agents register with the government in the United Kingdom after an intelligence report detailed allegations that there was Russian interference in the European Union referendum. Ministers lambasted Prime Minister Boris Johnson for holding on to the report for 10 months and not taking

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